What's on

Book Online or tel 02 6240 6701 (Mon–Fri) or via the NGA front desk


Oct 1

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by our much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 2

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by our much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create Space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 3

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by our much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create Space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 4

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by the much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 4

ASI: Art Scene Investigation

10:30am – 12:00pm

Mike Parr: Foreign Looking | Kids and family

(ages 7-12)

Does art have the power the change the way you think? Can it make you experience the world in unexpected ways? Join the Art Scene Investigation Squad on a mysterious journey looking at art that's designed to push your buttons.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 child members (includes morning tea)

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Oct 5

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by the much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 6

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by the much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create Space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 6

Art explorer: Zine time

10:30am – 4:00pm

Mike Parr: Foreign Looking | Kids and family

(ages 8-12)

Zines are a fun and easy DIY publishing system. Experiment with typewriters, Dymo labels and other quirky materials and create your own zines using digital publishing aps. Bring your own morning tea and lunch.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $60, $55 child members (all materials and tools supplied)

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Oct 7

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by our much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 8

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by our much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 9

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by our much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 14

stART with art

10:30am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(ages 2-5, to be accompanied)

Enjoy creative art activities inspired by our national collection, join Gallery educators on an interactive art tour for young children, and finish with an art-inspired live music concert.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12 child, $10 child members, includes materials (free for accompanying adults)

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Oct 15

Create space

10:01am – 4:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by our much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 16

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Contemporary Asian art | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

It's time to celebrate spring in the Sculpture Garden with creative activities inspired by our much-loved fog sculpture by Fujiko Nakaya. Create space is free for the whole family to enjoy.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 19

Little look at ART

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(ages 0-1 and parents/carers)

Join a voluntary guide for an informal tour of the Gallery for parents and carers with babies, followed by coffee and muffins.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 NGA members/concession

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Oct 22

Create space

10:00am – 4:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

Enjoy drop-in creative activities in gallery spaces inspired by works of art on display. Talk to our staff for more information.

Venue: check at main desk
Price : Free (no booking required)

Oct 23

Big Draw

10:00am – 2:00pm

Special event | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

The NGA and the National Portrait Gallery welcome all members of the community to the STEAM powered Big Draw. Includes workshops, drawing to music and lots more. Featuring artists Cameron Robbins at the NGA and Julie Bradley at the NPG.

Venue: check at main desk
Price : Free (no booking required)

Nov 11

stART with art

10:30am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(ages 2-5, to be accompanied)

Enjoy creative art activities inspired by our national collection, join Gallery educators on an interactive art tour for young children, and finish with an art-inspired live music concert.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12 child, $10 child members, includes materials (free for accompanying adults)

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Nov 16

Little look at ART

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(ages 0-1 and parents/carers)

Join a voluntary guide for an informal tour of the Gallery for parents and carers with babies (ages 0-1), followed by coffee and muffins.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 NGA members/concession

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Nov 22

Tales for the very young

10:30am – 11:30am

Diane Arbus: American portraits | Kids and family

(ages 3-5, to be accompanied)

Join Margie Kevin, Gallery educator, for an interactive story-based experience.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $7, $5 child members (free for accompanying adults)

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