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Friday 7 December 2018 – Monday 7 December 2020

Daily event, until Mon 24 December

Collection highlights tour

11:30am

Take a 45 minute tour of the Portrait Gallery exploring the collection and the building.

Free.
FREE
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Collection highlights tour

Daily event until Mon 24 Dec
11:30am
FREE
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Richard Tognetti #1510, 2018 Louise Hearman
Richard Tognetti #1510, 2018 Louise Hearman
Richard Tognetti #1510, 2018 Louise Hearman
Richard Tognetti #1510, 2018 Louise Hearman
Daily event, until Sun 10 February

20/20 tour

2:30pm

Take a 30 minute guided tour of the exhibition.

Free.
FREE
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20/20 tour

Daily event until Sun 10 Feb
2:30pm
FREE
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Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Sun 9 December

Gallery tours in Mandarin

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

3:00pm

本馆邀约刘安蓁(Annette An-Jen Liu)以中文为您导览,介绍本馆历史背景,还带您观赏馆内精心挑选过的肖像画作品。

Free.
FREE
T

Gallery tours in Mandarin

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Sun 9 Dec
3:00pm
FREE
T
Daily event, from Wed 26 December until Mon 22 April

Collection highlights tour

11:30am

Take a 45 minute tour of the Portrait Gallery exploring the collection and the building.

Free.
FREE
T

Collection highlights tour

Daily event from Wed 26 Dec until Mon 22 Apr
11:30am
FREE
T
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Sun 13 January

Gallery tours in Mandarin

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

3:00pm

本馆邀约刘安蓁(Annette An-Jen Liu)以中文为您导览,介绍本馆历史背景,还带您观赏馆内精心挑选过的肖像画作品。

Free.
FREE
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Gallery tours in Mandarin

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Sun 13 Jan
3:00pm
FREE
T
Friends in the Gallery
Friends in the Gallery
Friends in the Gallery
Friends in the Gallery
Tue 19 February

Art and dementia

11:00am

Interactive tour for people living with dementia and their carer.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
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Art and dementia

Tue 19 Feb
11:00am
Bookings required
FREE
T
Sun 10 March

Gallery tours in Mandarin

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

3:00pm

本馆邀约刘安蓁 (Annette An-Jen Liu) 以中文为您导览,介绍本馆历史背景,还带您观赏馆内精心挑选过的肖像画作品。

Free.
FREE
T

Gallery tours in Mandarin

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Sun 10 Mar
3:00pm
FREE
T
Friends in the Gallery
Friends in the Gallery
Friends in the Gallery
Friends in the Gallery
Tue 19 March

Art and dementia

11:00am

Interactive tour for people living with dementia and their carer.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
T

Art and dementia

Tue 19 Mar
11:00am
Bookings required
FREE
T
Sat 6 April

Slow Art Day 2019

2:00pm

Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission – to get more people to discover the joy of art. Take a long look at selected portraits in the collection and then meet to share your thoughts.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
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Slow Art Day 2019

Sat 6 Apr
2:00pm
Bookings required
FREE
T
Sun 14 April

Gallery tours in Mandarin

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

3:00pm

本馆邀约刘安蓁 (Annette An-Jen Liu) 以中文为您导览,介绍本馆历史背景,还带您观赏馆内精心挑选过的肖像画作品。

Free.
FREE
T

Gallery tours in Mandarin

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Sun 14 Apr
3:00pm
FREE
T
Mon 20 May

Hyperconnected virtual tour

11:30am; 2:30pm

Join us virtually on a live highlights tour, from the comfort of your own home. Ask questions, see the collection, and hear some of the stories behind the portraits.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
T

Hyperconnected virtual tour

Mon 20 May
11:30am; 2:30pm
Bookings required
FREE
T
Thu 27 June

Hyperconnected virtual tour

11:30am; 2:30pm

Join us virtually on a live highlights tour, from the comfort of your own home. Ask questions, see the collection, and hear some of the stories behind the portraits.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
T

Hyperconnected virtual tour

Thu 27 Jun
11:30am; 2:30pm
Bookings required
FREE
T
Fri 26 July

Hyperconnected virtual tour

11:30am; 2:30pm

Join us virtually on a live highlights tour, from the comfort of your own home. Ask questions, see the collection, and hear some of the stories behind the portraits.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
T

Hyperconnected virtual tour

Fri 26 Jul
11:30am; 2:30pm
Bookings required
FREE
T
Tue 13 August

Hyperconnected virtual tour

11:30am; 2:30pm

Join us virtually on a live highlights tour, from the comfort of your own home. Ask questions, see the collection, and hear some of the stories behind the portraits.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
T

Hyperconnected virtual tour

Tue 13 Aug
11:30am; 2:30pm
Bookings required
FREE
T
Thu 12 September

Hyperconnected virtual tour

11:30am; 2:30pm

Join us virtually on a live highlights tour, from the comfort of your own home. Ask questions, see the collection, and hear some of the stories behind the portraits.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
T

Hyperconnected virtual tour

Thu 12 Sep
11:30am; 2:30pm
Bookings required
FREE
T
Daily event, from Sat 14 September until Tue 26 May

Collection highlights tour

11:30am

Take a 45 minute tour of the Portrait Gallery exploring the collection and the building.

Free.
FREE
T

Collection highlights tour

Daily event from Sat 14 Sep until Tue 26 May
11:30am
FREE
T
Tue 8 October

Hyperconnected virtual tour

11:30am; 2:30pm

Join us virtually on a live highlights tour, from the comfort of your own home. Ask questions, see the collection, and hear some of the stories behind the portraits.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
T

Hyperconnected virtual tour

Tue 8 Oct
11:30am; 2:30pm
Bookings required
FREE
T
Elle Macpherson, 1995 photographed by Andrew Macpherson
Elle Macpherson, 1995 photographed by Andrew Macpherson
Elle Macpherson, 1995 photographed by Andrew Macpherson
Elle Macpherson, 1995 photographed by Andrew Macpherson
Daily event, from Fri 11 October until Sun 24 November

Women in Vogue tour

2:30pm

Exhibition ticket requried.

Free.
FREE
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Women in Vogue tour

Daily event from Fri 11 Oct until Sun 24 Nov
2:30pm
FREE
T
Angry Anderson, 2006 Sally Robinson
Angry Anderson, 2006 Sally Robinson
Angry Anderson, 2006 Sally Robinson
Angry Anderson, 2006 Sally Robinson
Sat 14 December
until Sun 16 February

Eye to Eye slow looking tour

2:30pm

Take a 45 minute guided tour of the exhibition.

Free.
FREE
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Eye to Eye slow looking tour

Sat 14 Dec until Sun 16 Feb
2:30pm
FREE
T
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Sun 12 January

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Highlights tour in Mandarin

3:00pm

本馆邀约 刘沁洁 (Chin-Jie Melodie Liu) 以中文为您导览,介绍本馆历史背景,还带您观赏馆内精心挑选过的肖像画作品。

Free.
FREE
T

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Highlights tour in Mandarin

Sun 12 Jan
3:00pm
FREE
T
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Thu 16 January

Slow afternoons

2:00pm

Responding to the curatorial design of Eye to Eye, which encourages viewers to slow down and spend time looking, our learning facilitators are offering a slow looking and drawing programs in the exhibition.

Free.
FREE
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Slow afternoons

Thu 16 Jan
2:00pm
FREE
T
NPPP 2020 Who will win?
NPPP 2020 Who will win?
NPPP 2020 Who will win?
NPPP 2020 Who will win?
Thu 6 February
until Sun 10 May

National Portrait Prizes highlights tour

2:30pm

Take a 45 minute tour of the exhibition.

T

National Portrait Prizes highlights tour

Thu 6 Feb until Sun 10 May
2:30pm
T
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Sun 16 February

Slow afternoons

2:00pm

Responding to the curatorial design of Eye to Eye, which encourages viewers to slow down and spend time looking, our learning facilitators are offering a slow looking and drawing programs in the exhibition.

Free.
FREE
T

Slow afternoons

Sun 16 Feb
2:00pm
FREE
T
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence
Sun 23 February

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Highlights tour in Mandarin

3:00pm

本馆邀约 刘沁洁 (Chin-Jie Melodie Liu) 以中文为您导览,介绍本馆历史背景,还带您观赏馆内精心挑选过的肖像画作品。

Free.
FREE
T

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Highlights tour in Mandarin

Sun 23 Feb
3:00pm
FREE
T
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz, 1983 Harold Thornton
Sat 28 March

Audio-described collection tour

11:30am

Take a 60 minute tour of the collection.

Free.
FREE
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Audio-described collection tour

Sat 28 Mar
11:30am
FREE
T
Portrait of Jawoyn Elder, Margaret Katherine, 2015 John Gollings
Portrait of Jawoyn Elder, Margaret Katherine, 2015 John Gollings
Portrait of Jawoyn Elder, Margaret Katherine, 2015 John Gollings
Portrait of Jawoyn Elder, Margaret Katherine, 2015 John Gollings
Sun 5 April

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Highlights tour in Mandarin

3:00pm
Free.
FREE
T

中文导览: 本馆历史背景与精选馆藏

Highlights tour in Mandarin

Sun 5 Apr
3:00pm
FREE
T
Deborah Mailman, 1999 Evert Ploeg
Deborah Mailman, 1999 Evert Ploeg
Deborah Mailman, 1999 Evert Ploeg
Deborah Mailman, 1999 Evert Ploeg
Wed 27 May

Reconciliation week digital tour

11:30am; 2:30pm

Join us live online for a virtual tour of our galleries, from the comfort of your own home or from anywhere across Australia.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
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Reconciliation week digital tour

Wed 27 May
11:30am; 2:30pm
Bookings required
FREE
T
Eddie Mabo (after Mike Kelley's 'Booth's Puddle' 1985, from Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's profile) No.3, 1996 Gordon Bennett
Eddie Mabo (after Mike Kelley's 'Booth's Puddle' 1985, from Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's profile) No.3, 1996 Gordon Bennett
Eddie Mabo (after Mike Kelley's 'Booth's Puddle' 1985, from Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's profile) No.3, 1996 Gordon Bennett
Eddie Mabo (after Mike Kelley's 'Booth's Puddle' 1985, from Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's profile) No.3, 1996 Gordon Bennett
Wed 27 May
until Wed 3 June

Reconciliation week tours

11:30am

Highlights tours of the collection will focus on the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the collection.

Free.
FREE
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Reconciliation week tours

Wed 27 May until Wed 3 Jun
11:30am
FREE
T
Daily event, from Thu 4 June until Thu 24 December

Collection highlights tour

11:30am

Take a 45 minute tour of the Portrait Gallery exploring the collection and the building.

Free.
FREE
T

Collection highlights tour

Daily event from Thu 4 Jun until Thu 24 Dec
11:30am
FREE
T

More events

Tuesday 8 December 2020 – Friday 9 December 2022

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