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Charges apply, bookings required
Tel 02 9225 1836 or 02 9225 1703
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Auslan interpreters for groups who are deaf
Touch tours and audio-described tours for people who are blind or vision impaired
Customised guided tours are available for groups with intellectual disabilities
Free, bookings required
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Art and dementia: Playback

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

Thursday 19 July 2018, 11am

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

Young Members: Art gallery walking tours

Visit Woollahra galleries

Saturday 21 July 2018, 1.00pm

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Young Members: Art Gallery of NSW storage facility tour

Behind the scenes

Image: Photo by Natalie Matar

Thursday 26 July 2018, 6pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

Auslan tour: Moments of joy

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

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

Sunday 29 July 2018, 1.30pm

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

Tours for tots: Shapes and shadows

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Thursday 26, Tuesday 31 July 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Young Members: Meetup

Art and conversations

Image: photo by Sherie Anderson

Wednesday 1 August 2018, 6pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Cafe foyer
Free, bookings recommended

Access tour and workshop: Portraits and the Archibald Prize

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Tuesday 10 July 2018, 11am
Thursday 9 August 2018, 11am

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

Audio-description tour: Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2018

For visitors who are blind or with low vision

Image: Paul Jackson Alison Whyte, a mother of the renaissance, Archibald Prize 2018 finalist (detail)

Wednesday 11 July 2018, 1.30pm
Saturday 11 August 2018, 11am

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

Art and dementia: Sketch and pose

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

Image: Jean-Marc Nattier Madame de La Porte 1754 (detail)
Gift of William Bowmore OBE 1992

Thursday 16 August 2018, 11am

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

Young Members: Behind the scenes

Pat Corrigan collection

Image: Pat Corrigan with a photo in his collection by Harold Cazneaux

Thursday 16 August 2018, 6.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Charges apply

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

한국어 안내 관람: 2018년도 아치볼드, 윈 그리고 술만 공모전들

Image: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Wednesdays 1pm
23 May - 22 August 2018

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

Art and dementia: The Archibald Prize 2018

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

Image: Marc Etherington Me and Granny (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

Thursday 23 August 2018, 1.30pm

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

Auslan tour: Playback

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Sunday 26 August 2018, 1.30pm

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

Bus tour: Manly Art Gallery

View 'Belle Île: Euan Macleod and Luke Sciberras'

Image: Euan Macleod Needles 2017 (detail)

Wednesday 29 August 2018, 10am

Duration 5 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Tours for Tots: Make it shake

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 28, Thursday 30 August 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Coffee tour: Archibald Prize 2018

For members and guests

Image: Stephanie Monteith The letter – I really wanted to paint Germaine Greer, but she said 'no’ (self-portrait) (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 finalist

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: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 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: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 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: Pei Pei He Portrait of Theodore Wohng (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 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: Anne Middleton Guy (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 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: Anne Middleton Guy (detail), Archibald Prize 2018 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

Art and dementia: Spacemakers and roomshakers

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

Thursday 20 September 2018, 11am

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

Tours for Tots: Splish splash

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 25, Thursday 27 September 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

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

Art and dementia: Modernist design

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

Anne Dangar Plate c1934, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 18 October 2018, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Audio-description tour: Spacemakers and roomshakers

For visitors who are blind or with low vision

Kathy Temin My Monument: Black Garden 2010-11 (detail)
Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2011 © Kathy Temin

Wednesday 12 September 2018, 1pm
Saturday 20 October 2018, 1pm

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

Access workshop: Sensory worlds

Free artist-led experience for adults with specific needs

Kathy Temin My Monument: Black Garden 2010-11 (detail)
Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2011 © Kathy Temin

Thursday 13 September 2018, 11am
Wednesday 24 October 2018, 11am

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

Auslan tour: William Kentridge

For visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

William Kentridge I am not me, the horse is not mine 2008, installation view at Cockatoo Island for the 16th Biennale of Sydney © William Kentridge. Courtesy the artist; Marian Goodman Gallery, New York and Paris; Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg; and Annandale Galleries, Sydney

Sunday 28 October 2018, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Coffee tour: John Russell

For members and guests

Image: John Russell Peonies and head of a woman c1887 (detail) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Tuesday 21 August, 11 September, 30 October 2018, 10am
Thursday 11 October 2018, 10am

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

Tours for Tots: Paper play

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Thursday 25, Tuesday 30 October 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

Guided tour: John Russell

An introduction to highlights in the exhibition

Image: John Russell Mrs Russell among the flowers in the garden of Goulphar, Belle-Île 1907 (detail), Musée d’Orsay, Paris, held by the Musée de Morlaix, bequest of Mme Jouve 1948

Daily 12pm
21 July – 11 November 2018

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

John Russell audio experience

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the exhibition

Image: John Russell Mrs Russell among the flowers in the garden of Goulphar, Belle-Île 1907 (detail)

Daily 11am, 1pm
Wednesdays 7.15pm
30 July - 11 November 2018

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Tours for Tots: Colour it

Fun artmaking tours for children aged 3-5

Tuesday 27, Thursday 29 November 2018
Register by 10.15am for 10.30am start

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Charges apply

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

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

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, Sundays 3pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free