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Tours for tots: Distortion

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 July 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Audio-description presentation: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

For blind and vision-impaired visitors

Image: Frida and Diego with Fulang Chang, 1937 (detail). Photographer unknown. Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

Wednesday 6 July 2016, 2pm
Friday 12 August 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Coffee tour: Archibald Prize 2016 BOOKED OUT

For members and guests

Image: Natasha Bieniek Wendy Whiteley (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Tuesday 26 July & Saturday 13 August 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

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

Community access tour and workshop: Archibald Prize 2016

For adults with specific needs

Image: Nick Stathopoulos Deng (detail), Archibald Prize 201 finalist

Wednesday 25 August 2016, 11am

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

Art and away

Visit Casula Powerhouse and Liverpool Art Society

Image: Anne Zahalka Untitled (figurepillar) 2015 (detail). Courtesy the artist and ARC ONE Gallery, Melbourne

Saturday 27 August 2016, 9am

Duration 8 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply

Auslan tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2016

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors with a Deaf presenter

Image: Lucy Culliton Lucy and fans (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Wed 10 August 2016, 7.15pm (45 minutes)
Sun 28 August 2016, 2.30pm (1 hour)

Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Tours for tots: Tea time

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 25 and Tuesday 30 August 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

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

Audio-description tour: Archibald Prize 2016

For blind and vision-impaired visitors

Image: Rosemary Valadon The Scribbler (Luke Sciberras) (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Wednesday 27 July 2016, 2pm
Thursday 25 August 2016, 1pm
Friday 23 September 2016, 1pm

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

Mandarin-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2016

普通話導覽:2016年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Kate Beynon Claudia, Spartacus and the robots (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Saturdays and Sundays 2pm
16 July - 25 September 2016

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

Korean-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2016

An hour of highlights from the 2016 exhibition

Image: Kate Beynon Claudia, Spartacus and the robots (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Wednesdays 11am
27 July – 5 October 2016

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

ANZ Blue express tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2016

A half hour of highlights from the exhibition

Image: Michael McWilliams The usurpers (self-portrait) (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Monday-Friday 12.30pm
Saturday-Sunday 1pm
16 July – 9 October 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Cantonese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2016

粵語導覽:2016年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Kate Beynon Claudia, Spartacus and the robots (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Sundays 2pm
17 July - 9 October 2016

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

ANZ Blue guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2016

An hour of highlights from the exhibition

Image: Kate Beynon Claudia, Spartacus and the robots (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Monday-Friday 1.30pm, 3pm
Wednesday 5.30pm, 7.15pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am, 3pm
16 July – 9 October 2016

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

Art and dementia: Beyond words

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Prince Sikandar Jah of Hyderabad c1780-1800 (detail)

Thursday 20 October 2016, 10.30am

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

Tours for tots: Zoom in on nature

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 25 and Thursday 27 October 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Art and dementia: Narrative, memory and experience

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Catherine O’Donnell Inhabited Space 2015-16 (detail) © Catherine O’Donnell

Thursday 17 November 2016, 10.30am

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

Tours for tots: Found, collected and assembled

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 24 and Tuesday 29 November 2016
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

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

Asian art guided tour

An introduction to Asian art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Moon of pure snow at Asano river – Chikako, the filial daughter (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Daily 12pm
from 20 August 2016

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

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)

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Korean-language guided tour

한국어 안내 투어

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free