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02 6240 6701 Mon–Fri
or via the NGA front desk


  1. Permanent collection | Assisted Art and Alzheimer's
    Dec 5 10:30am – 11:30am Friday with a friend A tour for people living with dementia and their carers.
    Venue: Meet at information desk
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
    Booking: (02) 6240 6632 or email access@nga.gov.au
  2. Members | Members Tutus and tinsel
    Dec 6 10:30am – 11:00am (all ages, children to be accompanied) A magical Christmas ballet with a company of dancers, including Lauren Viera, formally Bavarian State Ballet Company, and Liz Fellows, Canberra Dance Theatre.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $25 members, $35 guests (prices for adults and children)
    Booking: more details from membership@nga.gov.au or (02) 6240 6528
  3. Impressions of Paris | Performances Piano recital: Images
    Dec 7 3:00pm – 4:00pm Margaret Legge-Wilkinson, pianist, performs works by Debussy and Ravel.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $40, $35 members/concession, $20 students, children under 16 free
  4. Collection: Indigenous art | Assisted Private viewing for carers
    Dec 9 10:30am ATSI Galleries: Earth, sea and sky A tour for carers to celebrate the festive season, led by voluntary guides in collaboration with Carers ACT.
    Venue: Meet at information desk
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
    Booking: (02) 6296 9900
  5. NGA Contemporary | Talks and Lectures Curator's perspective: Contemporary photography
    Dec 10 12:45pm Anne O'Hehir, Curator, Photography, explores the work of Australian artists and the trends and themes in photography on show at NGA Contemporary.
    Venue: NGA Contemporary
    Price : Free
  6. James Turrell: a retrospective | Talks and Lectures Curator's perspective: James Turrell
    Dec 13 2:00pm Auslan sign-interpreted lecture Lucina Ward, Curator, International Painting and Sculpture, and curator of James Turrell: a retrospective, discusses the work of this groundbreaking American artist and his influences.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  7. NGA Contemporary | Members Beer, bangers and beers
    Dec 18 6:00pm Sport your best beard while enjoying contemporary art, sweet beats, sizzling bangers and beer by the lakeside.
    Venue: NGA Contemporary
    Price : $55 members, $55 bearded friends, $65 guests