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Auslan tour: Ewa Pachucka

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

Image: Ewa Pachucka Arcadia: landscape and bodies 1972–77 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Ewa Pachucka

Sunday 29 April 2018, 1.30pm

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

Coffee tour: The lady and the unicorn

For members and guests

Image: Smell c1500 (detail) from the series The lady and the unicorn, Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge / M Urtado

Thursday 15 March, Tuesdays 17 April, 1 May 2018

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

Art and dementia: Portraits in the collection

Discussion and artmaking for people living with dementia and their carers

Image: François Boucher A young lady holding a pug dog (presumed portrait of Madame Boucher) mid 1740s (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 17 May 2018, 11am

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

Japanese-language guided tour: International Museum Day

日本語ツアー: 国際博物館の日

Friday 18 May 2018, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Korean-language guided tour: International Museum Day

한국어 안내 투어: 국제 박물관 일

Friday 18 May 2018, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Friday 18 May 2018, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Mandarin-language guided tour: International Museum Day

普通話導覽:國際博物館日

Friday 18 May 2018, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Young Members tour: Macquarie Group Collection

A rare chance to see some of Australia's best contemporary art

Image: 50 Martin Place

Thursday 24 May 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Day tour: National Gallery of Australia

View 'Cartier: The Exhibition'

Image: Cartier Paris Necklace, bracelet and pair of earrings 1951 Collection Cartier © Cartier
Photo: Marian Gérard

Saturday 26 May 2018, 7.45am

Duration 12 hours, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Auslan tour: 21st Biennale of Sydney

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Samson Young We Are The World As Performed by the Federation of Trade Union Choir 2017, video, 5:27 mins. Courtesy the artist; Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong; Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne; and Team Gallery, New York. Commissioned by M+, Hong Kong, 2017. Photo: Simon Vogel

Wednesday 11 April 2018, 7pm
Sunday 27 May 2018, 1.30pm

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

Tours for tots: Birds of a feather

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 29, Thursday 31 May 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Audio-description tour: 21st Biennale of Sydney

For vistors who are blind or with low vision

Tuesday 10 April 2018, 11am
Wednesday 2 May 2018 1pm
Saturday 2 June 2018, 11am

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

Access tour and workshop: 21st Biennale of Sydney

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Thursday 24 April 2018, 11am
Tuesday 5 June 2018, 11am

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

Art and dementia: 21st Biennale of Sydney

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

Image: Participants in an Art and dementia program.

Thursday 19 April 2018, 11am
Thursday 3 May 2018, 11am
Thursday 7 June 2018, 11am

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

Guided tour: Biennale of Sydney

An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Samson Young We Are The World As Performed by the Federation of Trade Union Choir 2017 (detail), video, 5:27 mins. Courtesy the artist; Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong; Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne; and Team Gallery, New York. Commissioned by M+, Hong Kong, 2017. Photo: Simon Vogel

Daily 1pm, Wednesdays 7.15pm
16 March – 11 June 2018
Language tours also available

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Auslan tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Jessica Ashton Self-portrait as a clown (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Sunday 24 June 2018, 1.30pm

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

Exhibition introduction: The lady and the unicorn

A short overview of the exhibition

Image: My sole desire c1500 (detail) from the series The lady and the unicorn, Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris. Photo © RMN-GP / Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge / M Urtado

Daily 11.30am, 1.30pm
10 February - 24 June 2018

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Tours for tots: Round and round the garden

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 26, Thursday 28 June 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Korean-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

한국어 안내 관람: 2018년도 아치볼드, 윈 그리고 술만 공모전들

Image: Andrew Bonneau Portrait of Ayako Saito (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Wednesdays 1pm
23 May - 22 August 2018

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

Coffee tour: Archibald Prize 2018

For members and guests

Image: photo by Fiora Sacco

Tuesday 29 May, 12 June, 4 September 2018, 10am
Thursday 5 July, 2 August 2018, 10am

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

Japanese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

日本語ガイドツアー:アーチボルド、ウィン、サルマン賞2018

Image: Andrew Bonneau Portrait of Ayako Saito (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Wednesdays 1pm
6 June - 5 September 2018

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

Mandarin-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

普通話導覽:2018年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Andrew Bonneau Portrait of Ayako Saito (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Saturdays 1pm
12 May - 8 September 2018
except 30 June

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

Cantonese-language guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

粵語導覽:2018年阿契伯爾獎、溫尼獎和蘇曼獎

Image: Andrew Bonneau Portrait of Ayako Saito (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Sundays 1pm
13 May - 9 September 2018
except 1 July

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

ANZ Blue express tour: Archibald Prize 2018

A half hour of highlights from the Archibald

Image: Robert Malherbe Self-portrait (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Daily 1.30pm
12 May – 9 September 2018
except 30 June, 1 July

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

ANZ Blue guided tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

An hour of highlights from the exhibition

Image: Robert Malherbe Self-portrait (detail), Archibald Prize 2017 finalist

Daily 11.30am, 3pm
Wednesdays also 5.30pm
12 May – 9 September 2018
except 30 June, 1 July

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

Auslan tour: Spacemakers and roomshakers

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: Ernesto Neto Just like drops in time, nothing 2002 (detail), installation view, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Ernesto Neto

Sunday 30 September 2018, 1.30pm

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

Gallery Express 2018

A bus tour of selected commercial galleries

Various Wednesdays in 2018
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
except 23-24 June 2018

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Asian art guided tour

An introduction to Asian art highlights in the Gallery

Image: Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III and Hiroshige Andō/Utagawa Garden in snow (Yuki no niwa) 1854 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Daily 12pm
except 23-24 June 2018

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
except 23-24 June 2018

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
except 23-24 June 2018

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
except 23-24 June 2018

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, Sundays 3pm
except 23-24 June 2018

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free