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Snapshot

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Daily 10am-5pm. Earlier opening for schools for some special exhibitions.
Session Times

Session Times

Commencing 10am-3:30pm as arranged. Earlier opening for schools for some special exhibitions.
Session Duration

Session Duration

45 - 120 minutes
Facilitated Program

Facilitated Program

Fully facilitated (teacher must attend)
Group Size

Group Size

Maximum 60
entry fees

Entry Fees

May apply to special exhibitions or programs
Teacher to Student Ratio

Teacher to Student Ratio

Supervision ratio 1:15 (1:10 P-2)

National Gallery of Australia

Students engage creatively and critically as they look, think, create and talk about art, investigating diverse perspectives and a range of artistic practices. Programs at the National Gallery and online cater for all ages and can be tailored for students of all abilities.

Focus on art and imagination and make connections across the curriculum aligning with humanities and social sciences and cross-curriculum priorities. PACER approved programs available.

All Bookings through bookcanberraexcursions.com.au

Highlights

Jeffrey Smart

Enter the world of celebrated Australian artist, Jeffrey Smart. From his earliest work to his last, investigate the artist’s intriguing depictions of the urban landscape. Available Term 1 and 2.

4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony

Showcasing new work by more than 35 First Nations artists from around Australia, the exhibition reveals how ceremony is at the nexus of country, culture and community. Available Term 1 and 2.

New collection displays

Fresh thematic displays include Australian and First Nations art and Worldwide, highlighting the work of international artists and Australian artists in a global context. Available all year round.

Can’t get to Canberra? We’ve got you covered

Digital Excursions: Bring art to your classroom, with our interactive online programs.

Learning resources: Find curriculum aligned resources, videos and more on our website

Professional learning: Offered for teachers, online and on-site including National Visual Art Education Conference, 21–23 April.

On tour: National Gallery touring exhibition program and art cases for loan brings the collection to you!