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Tours for tots: Eye spy

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 23, Tuesday 28 February 2017, 10.30am
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Auspicious symbols tour in Cantonese

如意吉祥粵語導覽

Image: Lindy Lee Cosmos – a life of fire 2014, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Lindy Lee. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.

Sundays 29 January - 12 February 2017, 1pm
Tuesdays 7-28 February 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Queer Art After Hours 2017

The Gallery goes queer in a celebration of LGBTQI art and performance!

Image: James Welby (YUMMY)

Wednesday 1 March 2017, 5-10pm

Free

Seniors Festival tour: Time, light, Japan

Discover contemporary Japanese art

Image: Time, light, Japan installation view with teamLab Flowers and People – Gold 2015 and Makigawa Akio Garden of desire V 1995

Friday 3 March 2017, 1pm

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

Seniors Festival tour: ARTEXPRESS 2017

Gain an insight into students’ creativity, concerns and ideas

Image: Liam Wilson, Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts Still life of flowers with puzzle and still life of flowers and fruit, ARTEXPRESS 2017

Monday 6 March 2017 1pm

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

Audio-description tour: Adman

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: A vision-impaired visitor with tactile support material

Wednesday 8 March 2017, 11am

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

Day tour: Drill Hall Gallery and NGA

Visit 'Versailles: treasures from the palace' and 'Elisabeth Cummings: interior landscapes'

Image: The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles © Jose Ignacio Soto / Shutterstock.com

Saturday 11 March 2017, 7.45am

Duration 12 hours, 45 minutes
Charges apply

Art and dementia: Modern Australia

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 16 March 2017, 10.30am

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

Young Members tour: Macquarie Group Collection

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

Image: 50 Martin Place

Thursday 16 March 2017, 6pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Art and away

Visit Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest

Image: Amanda Penrose Hart Church, Hill End 2008 (detail), Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, purchase © Amanda Penrose Hart

Thursday 23 March 2017, 8.45am

Duration 5 hours
Location: Front of the Gallery
Charges apply

Auslan tour: John Olsen

With Luke King for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Image: John Olsen Spanish encounter 1960 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Sunday 26 March 2017, 1.30pm

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

Tours for tots: Shape, structure and space

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

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

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Audio-description tour: John Olsen

For blind or vision-impaired visitors

Image: John Olsen and Portalegre Tapestry Workshop Joie de vivre 1964-65 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Wednesday 19 April 2017, 11am

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

Art and dementia: Sublime landscapes

For people living with dementia and their carers

Thursday 20 April 2017, 10.30am

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

Tours for tots: Lights, camera, action!

Fun artmaking tours for 3-5 year olds

Thursday 27 April 2017
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Auslan tour: David Stephenson

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

Sunday 30 April 2017, 1.30pm

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

Art and dementia: John Olsen

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: John Olsen Sydney sun [King sun] 1965 (detail), National Gallery of Australia © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Thursday 4 May 2017, 11.30am

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

Coffee tour: Warhol before pop

For members and guests

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

Tuesday 2 May, Thursday 18 May 2017, 10am

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

Art and dementia: The National 2017

For people living with dementia and their carers

Image: Megan Cope RE FORMATION part 1 2016 (detail). Courtesy the artist and THIS IS NO FANTASY + dianne tanzer gallery © the artist

Thursday 18 May 2017, 10.30am

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

Walking tour: Five bells

A celebration of Sydney Harbour

Image: John Olsen Five bells, Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Saturday 20 May 2017, 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Charges apply

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, 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, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Thursday 25 May, Tuesday 6 June 2017, 10am

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

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, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

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

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

The National road trip

Visit all three venues in one day!

Image: Alex Martinis Roe It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective 2015-16 (detail of video still). Courtesy and © the artist

Saturdays 10am
22 April, 6 & 27 May, 17 June 2017

Duration 6 hours
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

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

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)
Last 2016 tour: 13 December
First 2017 tour: 7 February

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: Frank Stella Khurasan Gate variation II 1097 (detail) © Frank Stella/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)
Last 2016 tour: 16 December
First 2017 tour: 3 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 2016 tour: 16 December
First 2017 tour: 3 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Thursdays 11am (except January, last 2 weeks of December, public holidays)
Last 2016 tour: 15 December
First 2017 tour: 2 February

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Mystery tour

A guided tour of a featured theme, artist or exhibition

Saturdays 3pm
From 11 February 2017

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free