Book online or tel 02 6240 6411 (Mon–Fri) or via the NGA front desk

Thursday

Nov 21

Architecture and Design | Talks & Forums

Art for Lunch: Learning by design

Design Canberra

Join Katie Russell, Head of Programs and Education, for a panel discussion about the design and development of the Tim Fairfax Studio with project designers and contributors. Presented as part of DESIGN Canberra 2019: Utopia.

Time : 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Venue : Tim Fairfax Studio
Price : Free (bookings essential)
Age: All ages


Saturday

Nov 23

Members

Members Double Discount Day: NGA Shop

For one day only NGA Members receive 20% off in-store at the NGA Shop. Present your membership card when making your purchase to receive the discount.

Time : 10:00am – 5:00pm
Venue : NGA Shop


Saturday

Nov 23

Special Event | Members

Mini-Members Party

Join us for fun activities for the family and a picnic in our Sculpture Garden.

Time : 10:01am – 12:00pm
Venue : Sculpture Garden
Price : $10 NGA Mini-Members, $15 Mini-Guests. Free for accompanying parents/carers.


Monday

Nov 25

NGA Collection Tours

Rendezvous with art

Enjoy refreshments in the NGA Cafe before joining Gallery guides to discuss selected works of art.

Time : 10:00am – 11:45am
Venue : Meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 Members/Concession (bookings essential)


Tuesday

Nov 26

NGA Collection Kids & Families

Little look at art

(adults with babies aged 0–1)

Join one of our guides for a baby-friendly tour of works from the national collection and share morning tea with other parents and carers.

Time : 10:00am – 12:00pm


Saturday

Nov 30

Talks & Forums

Hugh Ramsay Opening Weekend Talks

Discover the art and life of Australian artist Hugh Ramsay. Join Ramsay’s great-niece and biographer Patricia Fullerton, artist Patrick Pound, conservator Michael Varcoe-Cocks, art historian Ian McLean and curator of the exhibition Deborah Hart .

Time : 10:30am – 12:30pm
Venue : Hugh Ramsay Exhibition, Level 1
Price : Free (no bookings required)


Talks & Forums

Hugh Ramsay Opening Weekend Talks

Saturday

November 30

10:30am – 12:30pm

Discover the art and life of Australian artist Hugh Ramsay. Join Ramsay’s great-niece and biographer Patricia Fullerton, artist Patrick Pound, conservator Michael Varcoe-Cocks, art historian Ian McLean and curator of the exhibition Deborah Hart .

This series of talks will focus on different aspects of Ramsay’s biography, portraiture and studio practice in Melbourne and Paris at the turn of the twentieth-century.

Saturday

Nov 30

Talks & Forums

Hugh Ramsay Opening Weekend In Conversation

Join leading Australian scholars, curators, and art historians in a round table discussion as they reflect on the impact and legacy of Australian artist Hugh Ramsay. Hosted by Deborah Hart.

Time : 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Venue : Hugh Ramsay Exhibition, Level 1
Price : Free (no bookings required)


Saturday

Dec 7

Special Event | Teens

Art IRL: Teen Takeover

(13-18 years)

It’s a Teen Takeover, as the National Gallery launches Art IRL ('in real life'), a new program connecting young audiences with art, artists and each other. Totally free and exclusively for teens aged 13 – 18 years.

Time : 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue : Throughout the Gallery
Price : Free (bookings essential). Tickets are subject to Terms & Conditions


Special Event Teens

Art IRL: Teen Takeover

Saturday

December 7

6:00pm – 9:00pm

(13-18 years)

It’s a Teen Takeover, as the National Gallery launches Art IRL ('in real life'), a new program connecting young audiences with art, artists and each other. Totally free and exclusively for teens aged 13 – 18 years.

Expect real-life encounters with art as you enjoy workshops, dance, circus, performance, live music, snacks and social activities responding to real life issues.

Art IRL: Teen Takeover is parent and teacher free, supported by Gallery staff, hosts and artist-educators, presented free thanks to the generosity of Tim Fairfax.

Thursday

Dec 12

Members

Members Opening Party

Celebrate the opening of the Gallery's major summer exhibition with a cocktail event, including a curatorial introduction and a private viewing.

Time : 6:00pm
Venue : Gandel Hall
Price : $95 NGA Members, $115 Guests


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