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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

We love to make our loyal friends feel fab, so how about this trio of treats especially for our current financial members.

Pub Rock preview

Join members of our team for an exclusive tour and see the people, places and sounds that defined Australian pub rock in the 70s and 80s. Hear the stories behind the exhibition, followed by free time to explore the music and culture that has had an enduring impact on the nation’s identity.

Tuesday 8 September 9:00am
Wednesday 9 September 9:00am

Bookings essential - free

RSVP (02) 6102 7022 or email membership@npg.gov.au

Exclusive to current financial Circle of Friends members. One hour sessions are timed and group size will be strictly limited to adhere to social distancing.

Art Guide Australia

We’re thrilled to partner with Art Guide Australia to offer Circle of Friends members a free, 12-month subscription to their digital magazine. With a new issue released every two months, it’s chock full of editorial content, nationwide exhibition listings and more.

To activate your digital subscription, current financial members can email membership@npg.gov.au, or join now and we’ll send the instructions with your welcome pack.

Tunnelvision at the Drill Hall Gallery

The Drill Hall Gallery is delighted to offer our Circle of Friends members a private guided tour of James Rogers’ Tunnelvision.

Join Drill Hall Director Terence Maloon to discover this survey of James Rogers’ most recent decade, representing one of the most accomplished contemporary Australian sculptors in his prime. This thirty minute guided tour is limited to ten people; additional public tours are available.

Thursday 17 September 2pm
Bookings essential via Eventbrite
Drill Hall Gallery, Kingsley Street, Acton

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.