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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.

Professional and group tours

Are you a community group, a faculty of educators or a corporate team and want an outing or a professional development opportunity with a difference? We’ve got you covered.

For self-guided groups

If you and your friends/bookclub/choir want to do a self-guided tour, no worries. We just need you to let us know some details if there are 10 or more of you visiting us.

Please email bookings@npg.gov.au with details of your group size, preferred date and time and plans for your visit.

For corporate teams

Loosen your tie, grab your colleagues (figuratively) and experience the Collection and our temporary exhibitions in tours devised by our experienced Access and Learning team. You can visit us just for the tour, or include it with your event or conference.

Details

Tours run for 30 minutes, minimum of 10 people. When making a booking make sure to let us know your particular exhibition focus or area of interest.

Group booking fee applies. You might also need to buy a ticket for some temporary exhibitions.

For tailored corporate workshops and other experiences please contact bookings@npg.gov.au with your queries and for more information.

For special interest and community group tours

Social, special interest and community groups can experience the Collection and our temporary exhibition in special tours devised by our Access and Learning team. When making a booking make sure to let us know your particular exhibition focus or area of interest.

Details

Tours run for 30 minutes.

$5.00 per person, minimum of 5 people. You might also need to buy a ticket for some temporary exhibitions.

For educators

We offer a range of professional learning programs onsite or online for educators at all teaching levels— early learning, primary and secondary teachers. These programs are designed to inspire new ways of looking, thinking and making, and are curriculum aligned. They provide opportunities to:

  • engage with works in our Collection and temporary exhibitions.
  • foster connections with colleagues.
  • discover practical strategies to apply in your teaching.
  • explore social history storytelling, artist practice and identity.

We also offer tailored educator programs, where you can work with one of our team to create a program that suits your needs.

Details

Minimum of 10 people, minimum 60-minute session.

Group booking fee applies, starting from $200.00.

Stay in the know

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Contact us

Want to book into a program or chat about a tailored program?

Phone (02) 6102 7070
Email bookings@npg.gov.au

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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

This website comprises and contains copyrighted materials and works. Copyright in all materials and/or works comprising or contained within this website remains with the National Portrait Gallery and other copyright owners as specified.

The National Portrait Gallery respects the artistic and intellectual property rights of others. The use of images of works of art reproduced on this website and all other content may be restricted under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). Requests for a reproduction of a work of art or other content can be made through a Reproduction request. For further information please contact NPG Copyright.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency