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Thursday 28 April 2016, 11am
Friday 6 May 2016, 11am

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

Art and dementia: Biennale of Sydney

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursdays and Fridays, 10.30am
7 & 8 April, 5, 6 & 19 May 2016

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

Coffee tour: Tang

Discover treasures from the Silk Road

Image: Man on horseback 706 (detail), Qianling Museum

Tuesday 17 & Saturday 21 May 2016, 1pm

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

Private eye: Macquarie Group Collection

An exclusive tour for members

Image: 50 Martin Place

Tuesday 24 May 2016, 6pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Cantonese-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

粵語導覽 : 悉尼雙年展

Image: Mella Jaarsma Dogwalk 2015-16 (detail), leather, stuffed cow and goat feet. Multi-channel video. Courtesy of the artist and Arndt Fine Art. Photo: Mie Cornoedus

Saturdays 2pm
2 April - 28 May 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Mandarin-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

普通話導覽 : 悉尼雙年展

Image: Mella Jaarsma Dogwalk 2015-16 (detail), leather, stuffed cow and goat feet. Multi-channel video. Courtesy of the artist and Arndt Fine Art. Photo: Mie Cornoedus

Saturdays 2pm
2 April - 28 May 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Tours for tots: Whatever the weather

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 26 and Tuesday 31 May 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Audio-description tour: Biennale of Sydney

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Jumana Manna A magical substance flows into me 2015 (detail of video still), HD video, 70 mins. Co-commissioned by the Sharjah Art Foundation and Chisenhale Gallery with Malmo Konsthall and the Biennale of Sydney. Courtesy of the artist and CRG Gallery, New York

Thursday 31 March 2016, 11am
Wednesday 6 April, 1 June 2016, 11am

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

Japanese-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

An introduction to art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Mella Jaarsma Dogwalk 2015-16 (detail), leather, stuffed cow and goat feet. Multi-channel video. Courtesy of the artist and Arndt Fine Art. Photo: Mie Cornoedus

Fridays 11am
18 March – 3 June 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Korean-language guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

한국어 안내 투어: 시드니 비엔날레

Image: Mella Jaarsma Dogwalk 2015-16 (detail), leather, stuffed cow and goat feet. Multi-channel video. Courtesy of the artist and Arndt Fine Art. Photo: Mie Cornoedus

Saturdays 11am
2 April - 4 June 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Mella Jaarsma Dogwalk 2015-16 (detail), leather, stuffed cow and goat feet. Multi-channel video. Courtesy of the artist and Arndt Fine Art. Photo: Mie Cornoedus

Daily 1pm, Wednesdays 7.15pm
18 March – 5 June 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia: Costume drama

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Frans Pourbus Portrait of a man (detail)

Thursday 16 June 2016, 10.30am

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

Tours for tots: Around the world

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 June 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Korean-language guided tour: Tang

한국어 안내 투어: 당

Image: Camel rider and camel 742 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

Wednesdays 11am
8 June - 6 July 2016

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

Guided tour: Tang

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Camel rider and camel 742 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

Daily 12pm
9 April – 10 July 2016

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: Tang

粵語導覽: 唐都遺珍

Image: Camel rider and camel 742 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

Sundays 2pm
10 April - 10 July 2016

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

Mandarin-language guided tour: Tang

普通話導覽: 唐都遺珍

Image: Camel rider and camel 742 (detail), Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology

Sundays 2pm
10 April - 10 July 2016

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

Art and dementia: Skin deep

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: François Boucher A young lady holding a pug dog mid 1740s (detail)

Thursday 18 August 2016, 10.30am

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

Art and dementia: Art and experimentation

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 15 September 2016, 10.30am

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

Art and dementia: Beyond words

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Wang Zhen Nine years facing the wall late 1800s – early 1900s (detail)

Thursday 20 October 2016, 10.30am

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

Art and dementia: Narrative, memory and experience

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Nyapanyapa Yunupingu Larrani 2014 © Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala

Thursday 17 November 2016, 10.30am

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

Gallery Express 2016

A bus tour for members only of selected commercial galleries

Various Wednesdays and Thursdays in 2016
See listing for details

Duration 3 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply

Art and dementia: Creative possibilities for photography

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 15 December 2016, 10.30am

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

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

Daily 11am

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

Daily 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Tuesdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Collection highlights tour

An introduction to selected highlights from the Gallery's collection

Daily 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Contemporary art guided tour

An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Frank Stella Khurasan Gate variation II 1097 (detail) © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Daily 1pm
Wednesdays 7.15pm, except 20, 27 January 2016
With focus on the Biennale of Sydney, 18 March – 5 June 2016

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)
With focus on the Biennale of Sydney, 18 March – 3 June 2016

Duration 1 hour
Free

Korean-language guided tour

한국어 안내 투어

Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)

Duration 1 hour
Free

Thursdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December, public holidays)

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free