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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.

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

Auslan tour: Sidney Nolan

With Stefan Kater for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Sidney Nolan Central Australia 1950 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © AGNSW

Sunday 30 July 2017, 1.30pm

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

Fools’ Gold poetry performance

Bringing poetry and art together

Image: Grace Crowley Abstract painting 1950 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Reproduced with permission of Grace Crowley Estate

Saturday 5 August 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Art and dementia: Portraits in the collection

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Tom Roberts Portrait of Florence c1898 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 17 August 2017, 10.30am

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

Access tour and workshop: Portraiture and identity

For adults with specific needs

Image: Creating art in an access workshop at the Gallery

Friday 25 August 2017, 11am

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

Art and dementia: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Marc Etherington Paul (Paul Williams in his studio) (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Friday 25 August 2017, 1.30pm

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

Auslan tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

With Sue Wright for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Yvette Coppersmith Professor Gillian Triggs (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Sunday 27 August 2017, 1.30pm

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

Access tour and workshop: Inspired by colour

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Tuesday 19 September 2017, 11am

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

Auslan tour: Out of the ordinary

With Kate Matairavula for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Sara Hughes Torpedo 2008, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Sara Hughes

Sunday 24 September 2017, 1.30pm

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

Audio-description tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Madeleine Winch Facing the canvas (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Friday 18 August 2017, 11am
Saturday 9 September 2017, 11am
Tuesday 10 October 2017, 11am

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