What's on

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


Jul 23

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 location at the main desk
Price : Free (no booking required)

Jul 23

Film screening: The wolf in Australian art

2:00pm

Permanent collection | Screenings

(2015, G, 42 mins)

This documentary tells the story of major Austrtalian artist Danila Vassilieff. Introduced by the director, Richard Moore, and followed by a Q&A with Felicity St John Moore and NGA curator Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax.

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Jul 24

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 location at the main desk
Price : Free (no booking required)

Jul 25

Rendezvous with art

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Tours

Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the NGA cafe before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.

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

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Jul 26

Embrace of the Serpent

6:30pm

Special event | Members

A NGA Members exclusive preview of Embrace of the Serpent, which follows the quests of two European explorers in search of a rare flower alleged to have healing properties.

Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Jul 28

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Permanent collection | Talks and Lectures

Loss and isolation: an Indigenous perspective on Australian art with Cara Kirkwood.

Venue: venue TBC
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Jul 28

Ask me anything

4:30pm

Permanent collection | Members

A Members event. Behind-the-scenes tour with Debbie Ward, NGA's Head of Conservation and a team of NGA conservators, followed by a glass of wine and an open question session on caring for textiles.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $30 NGA members only

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Jul 30

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 location at the main desk
Price : Free (no booking required)

Jul 30

Artist talk

2:00pm

Special event | Talks and Lectures

Ramesh Nithiyendran discusses his new installation, Mud men.

Venue: Contemporary galleries (lower ground)
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Jul 31

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 location at the main desk
Price : Free (no booking required)