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Tours for tots: Pattern, repeat, pattern, repeat

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 24, Thursday 26 October 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Young Members: Night walking tour

Visit Paddington galleries

Thursday 26 October 2017, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Charges apply

Art and away

Sculpture in the Vineyards

Image: Tobias Bennett Rearing horse 2017 (detail)

Saturday 11 November 2017, 7.45am

Duration 10 hours, 45 minutes
Charges apply

The influences and traditions of Robert Mapplethorpe

A curator-led tour and talk

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Ken Moody 1983 © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 6.15pm

Duration 1 hour, 45 minutes
Location: Study room
Charges apply

Art and dementia: Playful possibilities

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia

Image: Mikala Dwyer The letterbox Marys 2015-17, installation detail at the Art Gallery of New South Wales © Mikala Dwyer

Thursday 16 November 2017, 10.30am

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

Access tour and workshop: Art and experimentation

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Image: Laith McGregor Opal 2011 (detail) © Laith McGregor

Wednesday 22 November 2017, 11am

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

Auslan tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

With Todd Wright for vistors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Richard Brakenburg The Feast of Saint Nicholas 1685 (detail), Rijksmuseum, Dupper Wzn Bequest, Dordrecht

Sunday 26 November 2017, 1.30pm
Wednesday 29 November 2017, 6.30pm

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

Tours for tots: Magical masquerade

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 28, Thursday 30 November 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Gallery Express 2017

A bus tour of selected commercial galleries

Various Wednesdays in 2017
See listing for details

Duration 3 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply

Coffee tour: Robert Mapplethorpe

For members and guests

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Tulips 1977 © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Tuesday 21 November, Thursday 7 December 2017, 10am

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

Coffee tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

For members and guests

Image: Abraham Mignon Still life with fruit, oysters, and a porcelain bowl 1660–79 (detail), Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt

Tuesday 28 November, Thursday 14 December 2017, 10am

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

Mystery tour

A guided tour of a featured theme, artist or exhibition

Saturdays, Sundays 3pm
until 17 December 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Aboriginal art guided tour

An introduction to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection

Image: Cornelia Tipuamantumirri Winga (Tidal movement, waves) 2012 © Cornelia Tipuamantumirri

Daily 10.30am
until 22 December 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Collection highlights tour

An introduction to selected highlights from the Gallery's collection

Daily 11am
until 22 December 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Asian art guided tour

An introduction to Asian art highlights in the Gallery

Image: teamLab Flowers and People – Gold 2015 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © teamLab, courtesy Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney

Daily 12pm
until 22 December 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Contemporary art guided tour

An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Richard Serra Plate pole prop 1969, 1983 (detail) © Richard Serra. ARS / Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Daily 1pm until 22 December 2017
Wednesdays 7.15pm until 13 December 2017

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
until 22 December 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Audio-description tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

For vistors who are blind or with low vision

Image: Nicolaes Maes Young woman at a cradle c1655 (detail), Rijksmuseum, De Bruijn-van der Leeuw Bequest, Muri, Switzerland

Wednesday 29 November 2017, 1pm
Thursday 18 January 2018, 1pm
Saturday 3 February 2018, 1pm

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

Art and dementia: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia

Image: Jacob Ochtervelt The players 1665–70 (detail), Rijksmuseum, MH Insinger-van Loon Bequest, Amsterdam

Thursday 8 February 2018, 1.30pm

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

Korean-language guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

한국어 안내 관람: 렘브란트와 네덜란드의 황금시대

Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

Wednesdays 11am
15 November - 13 December 2017
3 January - 14 February 2018
Saturdays 1pm, 13-27 January 2018

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

Japanese-language guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

レンブラントとオランダの黄金時代、日本語ガイドツアー

Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

Saturdays 11am
11 November - 16 December 2017
6 January - 17 February 2018

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

粵語導覽:林布蘭(倫勃朗)和荷蘭黃金時代

Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

Saturdays 2pm
11 November - 16 December 2017
13 January – 17 February 2018

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

Guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

Daily 11.30am, 2pm
11 November – 22 December 2017
2 January – 18 February 2018
Wednesdays 7.15pm
15 November – 13 December 2017
10 January – 14 February 2018

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

Mandarin-language guided tour: Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age

普通話導覽:林布蘭(倫勃朗)和荷蘭黃金時代

Image: Rembrandt Bust of a man in oriental dress 1635 (detail), Rijksmuseum, gift of Mr and Mrs Kessler-Hülsmann, Kapelle op den Bosch

Saturdays and Sundays 2pm
11 November - 17 December 2017
13 January – 18 February 2018

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

Guided tour: Robert Mapplethorpe

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Robert Mapplethorpe Self-portrait 1980 © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission

Wednesdays and Saturdays 12pm
28 October - 20 December 2017
3 January - 3 March 2018
Wednesdays 7.15pm
1 November – 13 December 2017
10 January – 28 February 2018

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Tuesdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2017 tour: 12 December
First 2018 tour: 6 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Japanese-language guided tour

日本語ツアー

Fridays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December and public holidays)
Last 2017 tour: 15 December
First 2018 tour: 2 February

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)
Last 2017 tour: 15 December
First 2018 tour: 2 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Thursdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December, public holidays)
Last 2017 tour: 14 December
First 2018 tour: 1 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free