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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.

Panel discussion: Emerging as an artist with disability

Artists reflect on two programs that have allowed their work to flourish

Image: Edith Magnussen

Wednesday 5 December 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Performance: Spoken word inspired by William Kentridge

Hear Front Up Artist, Jessie Bisset, respond to artworks in the exhibition

Image: Jessie Bisset

Wednesday 5 December 2018, 7.15pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Auslan tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Paul Cézanne Banks of the Marne c1888 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Sunday 25 November 2018, 1.30pm
Wednesday 5 December 2018, 7.30pm

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

Art and dementia: Tony Tuckson

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Thursday 20 December, 11am

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

Children's access workshop: Colour, pattern, rhythm and shape

Free artmaking activity for children with specific needs and their families and carers

Wednesday 16 January 2019, 11am

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

Art and Dementia: Judy Watson

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Thursday 17 January 2019, 11am

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

Art and dementia: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Image: Camille Pissarro Boulevard Montmartre in Paris 1897 (detail), The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Friday 7 December 2018, 1.30pm
Wednesday 13 February 2019, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Access workshop: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Tuesday 4 December 2018, 11am
Thursday 14 February 2019, 11am

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

Audio-description tour: Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

For visitors who are blind or with low vision

Thursday 29 November 2018, 1pm
Saturday 16 February 2019, 1pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Art and dementia: Chinese bible

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their care partners

Thursday 21 February 2019, 11am

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