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Audio-description tour: The National 2017

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Yhonnie Scarce Death Zephyr 2016-17 (detail). Courtesy the artist and THIS IS NO FANTASY + dianne tanzer gallery, Melbourne © the artist

Wednesday 24 May 2017, 11am

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

Guided tour: Adman

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: Philip Pearlstein Andy Warhol in New York City c1949 (detail), Philip Pearlstein papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Wednesdays 7.15pm
1 March – 25 May 2017

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

Auslan tour: The National 2017

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

Image: Stefan Kater

Wednesday 5 April 2017, 7.15pm
Sunday 28 May 2017, 1.30pm

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

Tours for tots: Out of the ordinary

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 25 May 2017 CANCELLED
Tuesday 30 May 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Coffee tour: John Olsen

For members and guests

Image: John Olsen Poet’s garden 2005 (detail), private collection © John Olsen

Thursday 25 May, Tuesday 6 June 2017, 10am

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

Korean-language guided tour: John Olsen

한국어 안내 관람:존 올슨

Image: John Olsen Summer in the you beaut country 1962 (detail), National Gallery of Victoria © John Olsen

Wednesdays 11am
5 April - 7 June 2017

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

Four quartets

Hear the poetry that influenced John Olsen

Image: John Olsen Dry salvages 1956 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Wednesdays 5.30pm
24 May - 7 June 2017

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

Audio-description tour: Sidney Nolan

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: Sidney Nolan Hare in trap 1946 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Art Library

Thursday 8 June 2017, 11am

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

Young Members: Behind the scenes at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery

Explore new art by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro

Image: Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro The Ugly Stick Orchestra 2017 (detail). Photo: Silversalt

Thursday 8 June 2017, 6pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Mandarin-language guided tour: John Olsen

普通話導覽 : 約翰·奧爾森

Image: John Olsen Summer in the you beaut country 1962 (detail), National Gallery of Victoria © John Olsen

Saturdays 2pm
18 March – 10 June 2017

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

Guided tour: John Olsen

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: John Olsen Summer in the you beaut country 1962 (detail), National Gallery of Victoria © John Olsen

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays 12pm
14 March – 11 June 2017

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: John Olsen

粵語導覽:約翰·奧爾森

Image: John Olsen Summer in the you beaut country 1962 (detail), National Gallery of Victoria © John Olsen

Sundays 1pm
12 March - 11 June 2017

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

Art and dementia: Glorious

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Unknown artist Chuba with dragon design 1700s (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 15 June 2017, 10.30am

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

The National road trip

Visit all three venues in one day!

Image: Heath Franco LIFE IS SEXY 2017 (detail), 2-channel video installation. Courtesy the artist and Galerie pompom, Sydney. On display at Carriageworks for The National 2017

Various Saturdays, April-June 2017
See listing for details

Duration 6 hours
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Art and away

Visit Casula Powerhouse

Image: Michael Zavros Lobster 2013 © Michael Zavros

Friday 23 June 2017, 9.15am

Duration 4 hours, 45 minutes
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply

Auslan tour: Passion and procession

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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, 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

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