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Coming Access program events (view Calendar)

At the Gallery, we want to share our collection, exhibitions and events and our passion for art. Our range of access programs is aimed at engaging diverse audiences with different needs.

Upcoming scheduled access programs and events are listed here. Most do not require booking.

We also offer programs on demand, which must be booked in advance. Find out more about the Gallery’s access programs.

Audio-description tour: Pop to popism

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Rosalyn Drexler Race for Time 1964 (detail), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, gift of Joseph H Hirshhorn, 1966 © Rosalyn Drexler. Licensed by ARS/Viscopy, Sydney

Tuesday 9 December 2014, 11am
Thursday 5 February 2015, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Community access workshop: Celebrity pop

Artmaking activity for people of all ages and abilities

Image: Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe 1967, Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles © Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts Inc. Licensed by ARS/ Viscopy, Sydney

11am
Wednesday 19 November 2014
Friday 6 February 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings recommended

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 19 February 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 22 February 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Sunday 22 February 2015, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Oz pop talks

Short talks on pop art in Australia

Image: Brett Whiteley The American dream 1968-69 (detail) State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia, purchased 1978 © Art Gallery of Western Australia

Wednesdays 6.30pm
5 November 2014 – 25 February 2015
except 17, 24 & 31 December 2014
28 January Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free with exhibition entry

Investigating colour workshop

Celebrating Seniors Week 2015

Wednesday 18 March 2015, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Art and dementia tour: Inspired by nature

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: IMAO Keinen Susuki grass, Chinese bellflowers, patrinia and waxwing from the albums of Keinen Gafu 1891 (detail)

Thursday 19 March 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Bre & back screening, talk and tour

Celebrating Seniors Week 2015

Image: Noeleen Shearer in Bree & back, courtesy Urban Theatre Projects

Thursday 19 March 2015, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Drawing in the Grand Courts

Celebrating Seniors Week 2015

Friday 20 March 2015, 11am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 29 March 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 16 April 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 26 April 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

InterACTive art

Image: Daniel Cordeaux and Monique Dykstra

Sunday 8 February, 29 March, 10 May 2015, 2.30pm
29 March is Auslan-interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 21 May 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 31 May 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

Didgeridoo dance

Image: Matthew Doyle

Sunday 31 May 2015, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

Commedia dell'arte

Image: Dennis Murphy

Sunday 26 April and 14 June 2015, 2.30pm
26 April is Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 18 June 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 28 June 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Gallery Kids Sunday performance

The fabuloso feast of Fernanda

Image: Bronwyn Vaughan

Sunday 28 June 2015, 2.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 16 July 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 26 July 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 20 August 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 30 August 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 17 September 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 27 September 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 15 October 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 25 October 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 19 November 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Auslan-interpreted talk

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

Sunday 29 November 2015, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia tour

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 17 December 2015, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required