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Curators tour: Drawing out

The stories behind the exhibition

Image: Ross Laurie Walcha III 2013 (detail) © Ross Laurie

Sunday 11 January 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Guided tour: Drawing out

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Tom Carment Caravan park, Coledale 2012 (detail) © Tom Carment

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 1pm
22 November - 23 December 2014
3 – 24 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: Pop to popism

粵語導覽:波普到波普藝術

Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Saturdays 2pm
3 January - 7 February 2015

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

Coffee tour of the collection

Eavesdropping into the conversation

Image: Kalachakra and Vishvamata 14th century (detail)

Tuesday 3 February 2015, 10.30am
Saturday 7 February 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Mandarin-language guided tour: Pop to popism

普通話導覽:波普到波普藝術

Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Sundays 2pm
4 January - 8 February 2015

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

Day tour: James Turrell and Impressions of Paris

At the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Image: James Turrell Sight unseen 2013. Ganzfeld: LED light. Villa e Collezione Panza, Varese (Italy) © James Turrell photograph © Florian Holzherr

Saturday 21 February 2015, 7.45am

Duration 14 hours, 15 minutes
Charges apply

Japanese-language guided tour: Pop to popism

日本語ガイドツアー:ポップ・アート展(Pop to popism)

Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesdays 11am
12 November, 10 December 2014
14 & 28 January, 11 & 25 February 2015

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

Korean-language guided tour: Pop to popism

한국어 안내 관람: '팝 아트에서 팝이즘까지'

Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Wednesdays 11am
5 November 2014 - 25 February 2015
except 17, 24, 31 December

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

Wednesdays 11 or 25 February 2014, 6.30pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply

Guided tour: Pop to popism

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Peter Tyndall A Person Looks At A Work of Art / someone looks at something …LOGOS/HA HA 1985–87, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne purchased from Admission Funds, 1988 © Peter Tyndall

Daily 12pm
Wednesdays 5.30pm (except 17 December)
1 November - 23 December 2014
2 January - 1 March 2015

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

Auspicious symbols tour in English

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Image: Padmapani, c13th century, Nepal

Sundays 15, 22 February, 1 March 2015, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Auspicious symbols tour in Mandarin and Cantonese

如意吉祥普通話及粵語導覽

Image: Padmapani, c13th century, Nepal

Sundays 15 February - 29 March 2015, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Gallery Express 2015

A bus tour for members only of selected commercial galleries

Various Wednesdays and Thursdays in 2015
See listing for details

Duration 3 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply

Aboriginal art guided tour

A guided introduction to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection

Image: Cornelia Tipuamantumirri Winga (Tidal movement, waves) 2012 © Cornelia Tipuamantumirri

11am daily
except 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Asian art guided tour

A guided introduction to art from China, Korea, Japan, the Himalayas, India and Southeast Asia

Image: Rodney Glick, Made Leno, Wayan Darmadi, Dewa Tirtayasa, Christopher Hill Everyone no 83 2009

12pm daily
except 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Australian collection guided tour

An introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection

Image: Margaret Preston Implement blue 1927 © Margaret Rose Preston Estate

2pm daily
except 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Tuesdays 11am (except January, last 3 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 9 December
First 2015 tour: 3 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Collection highlights tour

An introduction to selected highlights from the Gallery's collection

11am daily
except 24 December 2014 - 1 January 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Japanese-language guided tour

日本語による美術鑑賞ツアー

Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 12 December
First 2015 tour: 6 February

Duration 1 hour
Free

Korean-language guided tour

무료 한국어 아트 투어

Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 12 December
First 2015 tour: 6 February

Duration 1 hour
Free

Thursdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December, public holidays)
Last 2014 tour: 11 December
First 2015 tour: 5 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free