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Auslan tour: Passion and procession

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

Image: Rodel Tapaya Adda Manok Mo, Pedro? 2015-16, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Rodel Tapaya

Sunday 25 June 2017, 1.30pm

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

Tours for tots: All creatures great and small

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 27, Thursday 29 June 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Young Members walking tour: Keeping it local

Redfern and Darlington gallery walk

Image: Clare Milledge Rice Ambient Liquid Lens Soap 2016 (detail), courtesy The Commercial Gallery, Sydney

Saturday 1 July 2017, 1pm

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Contemporary art guided tour: The National 2017

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Tiger Yaltangki Doctor Who 2016 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © the artist, courtesy Iwantja Arts

Daily 1pm, Wednesdays 7.15pm
30 March - 16 July 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Wednesday 19 July 2017, 11am

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

Art and dementia: Victorian watercolours

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Nicholas Chevalier Cape Girão, Madeira c1895 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 20 July 2017, 10.30am

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

Tours for tots: All wrapped up

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Tuesday 25, Thursday 27 July 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Auslan tour: Sidney Nolan

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

Japanese-language guided tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

日本語ガイドツアー:オキーフ、プレストン、コッシントンスミス

Image: Grace Cossington Smith The bridge in building 1929 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Ellen Waugh 2005 © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Wednesday 16 August 2017, 11am

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

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: Dean Manning Maximum Lawrence (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Friday 25 August 2017, 1.30pm

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

Harana poetry tours

Discover the art of the Philippines through performance poetry

Image: Eunice Andrada

Saturdays 2pm
5-26 August 2017

Duration 45 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Auslan tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Melissa Ritchie Rhys smart mouth (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Sunday 27 August 2017, 1.30pm

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

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

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Juan Ford Regaining sight (a meditation on Rose Soady) (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Friday 18 August 2017, 11am
Saturday 9 September 2017, 11am

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

Coffee tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

For members and guests

Image: Margaret Preston Implement blue 1927 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Margaret Rose Preston Estate, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Tuesday 18 July, Thursday 24 August & 14 September 2017, 10am

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

Guided tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Grace Cossington Smith Landscape at Pentecost 1929, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australian Government Grant 1981 © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Wednesdays 7.15pm
5 July – 27 September 2017

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

粵語導覽:歐姬芙, 普雷斯頓, 克星頓.史密斯

Image: Grace Cossington Smith The bridge in building 1929 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Ellen Waugh 2005 © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Saturdays 2pm
1 July – 30 September 2017

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

Mandarin-language guided tour: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

普通話導覽:歐姬芙、普雷斯頓、克星頓.史密斯

Image: Grace Cossington Smith The bridge in building 1929 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Ellen Waugh 2005 © Estate of Grace Cossington Smith

Saturdays 2pm
8 July – 30 September 2017

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

Coffee tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

For members and guests

Image: Sinead Davies Toni Zeltzer (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Tuesdays 10am
1, 15 August, 5 September, 10 October 2017

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

Japanese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

日本語ガイドツアー:アーチボルド、ウィン、サルマン賞2017

Image: Tsering Hannaford Self-portrait with magnolia (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Wednesdays 11am
2 August – 18 October 2017

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

粵語導覽:2017年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Guan Wei Plastic surgery (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Saturdays 2pm
5 August – 21 October 2017(except 9 September)

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

Mandarin-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

普通話導覽:2017年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Guan Wei Plastic surgery (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Saturdays 2pm
29 July– 21 October 2017 (except 9 September)

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

ANZ Blue express tour: Archibald Prize 2017

A half hour of highlights from the Archibald

Image: Kirsty Neilson There’s no humour in darkness (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Daily 1.30pm
29 July – 22 October 2017 (except 9-10 September)

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

ANZ Blue guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2017

An hour of highlights from the exhibition

Image: Tsering Hannaford Self-portrait with magnolia (detail), Archibald Prize 2016 finalist

Daily 12pm, 3pm
Wednesdays also 5.30pm, 7.15pm
29 July – 22 October 2017 (except 9-10 September)

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

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

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

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

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

Daily 1pm
Wednesdays 7.15pm

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)

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

Mystery tour

A guided tour of a featured theme, artist or exhibition

Saturdays 3pm
Sundays 3pm (from 2 July 2017)

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free