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Coffee tour of the collection

East meets west

Meissen Parrots, model (detail) 1745. On loan from Kenneth Reed, AGNSW.

Tuesday 3 March 2015, 10.30am
Sunday 8 March 2015, 2pm

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

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 Bre & back, courtesy Urban Theatre Projects

Thursday 19 March 2015, 11am

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

Tours for tots 2015: Pattern

Fun artmaking tour for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 24 and Thursday 26 March 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Sonic canvases

Art and music come together in a self-guided tour

Daily during opening hours
11-29 March 2015

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

Studio visit: emerging artists

Go behind the scenes with contemporary artists

Image: Siena White in her studio at the National Art School 2014 (detail). Photo by Simone Griffin.

Saturday 11 April 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Collection Circle private tours

Conversations with a new acquisition

Image: Ah Xian Evolutionaura13: Taihu rock-1 2011-13 © Ah Xian

Tuesday 17 March 2015, 10.30am
Wednesday 25 March 2015, 6.15pm
Wednesday 8 April 2015, 6.15pm
Tuesday 14 April 2015, 2pm

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

Mason Kimber artist talk

Visit Galerie pompom

Image: Mason Kimber Green Court 2015 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Galerie pompom.

Tuesday 14 April 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

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

Street art walking tour: Redfern

We'll take the Blak way home

Sunday 19 April 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Coffee tour: The photograph and Australia

Rediscover the sense of wonder a photo can induce

Saturday 18, Thursday 23 April 2015, 10.30am

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

Collection stories: Nicole and Chico Monks

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: Nicole Monks at home with Tony Tuckson artwork in background. Photo by Prue Aja.

Thursday 23 April 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Tours for tots 2015: Dress ups

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 28 and Thursday 30 April 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Studio tour: Sarah O’Sullivan

Go behind the scenes with a ceramic artist

Image: courtesy the artist

Saturday 2 May 2015, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Skin exhibition tour and talk

Visit Studio W and hear from the artists

Image: Siena White Skin 2014 (detail). Courtesy the artist

Tuesday 19 May 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Conservation tour: Caring for the art

Go behind the scenes at the Gallery

Image: Conservation treatment of WC Piguenit The flood in the Darling 1890 1895

Wednesday 20 May 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

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

Tours for tots 2015: Myths and legends

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 May 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Collection visit: Laura Jones, Alexandra Standen and Mirra Whale

A sneak peek into a private collection

Image: courtesy Alexandra Standen

Thursday 28 May 2015, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Wednesdays 11am
6 May - 3 June 2015

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

Wednesdays 11am
1 April 2014 - 3 June 2015

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

Saturdays 2pm
4 April - 6 June 2015

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

Saturdays 2pm
4 April - 6 June 2015

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

Guided tour: The photograph and Australia

An introduction to the exhibition

Daily 12pm, Wednesday 6pm
21 March - 8 June 2015

Duration 1 hour
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

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

Tours for tots 2015: Colour

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 25 and Tuesday 30 June 2015
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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