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Audio-description tours

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Hear detailed descriptions of selected artworks on display at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and take part in an inclusive group discussion accompanied by tactile support material.

Our monthly audio-description tours for visitors who are blind or have low vision are presented by the Art Gallery’s experienced audio description guides and occur seated in the exhibition spaces. Companions and guide dogs are welcome.

Audio-description tours

July–November 2022

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Art Gallery of NSW

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Free, bookings required

Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1740

Tailored audio-described tours of the permanent galleries and temporary exhibitions are available for visitors who are blind or with low vision if booked at least two weeks in advance. Email: education@ag.nsw.gov.au  or call 02 9225 1740 to discuss

  • Making place

    Learn about the work of artists Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, explore their Making it Home project, and consider what home means for you.


    Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan Fleet 2019, courtesy of the artists and Yavuz Gallery © Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan

    Wednesday 20 July 2022 1.30–2.30pm

  • Daniel Boyd, Australia and identity

    Learn about Daniel Boyd and his use of art to communicate his relationship to Australia and its history.


    Daniel Boyd We call them pirates out here 2006, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia © Daniel Boyd

    Saturday 6 August 2022 1.30–2.30pm

  • A dense patterning of wavy black and red lines on a grey background

    Shape, form and LeWitt

    Consider the work of American artist Sol LeWitt and the impact that he has had on our current understanding of art.


    Sol LeWitt Irregular grid 2001 (detail), John Kaldor Family Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales © Estate of Sol LeWitt/ARS. Copyright Agency

    Wednesday 7 September 2022 1.30–2.30pm

  • Nora Heysen Self-portrait 1932 (detail). Art Gallery of New South Wales, gift of Howard Hinton 1932. © Lou Klepac

    From where we came

    Investigate the work of 20th-century artists in this facilitated tour of the Art Gallery's collection.


    Nora Heysen Self-portrait 1932 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Lou Klepac 

    Saturday 8 October 2022 1.30–2.30pm

  • Celebrations

    As the Art Gallery transforms through the Sydney Modern Project, we explore how it feels, looks and sounds to be new.

    Wednesday 9 November 2022 1.30–2.30pm