Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Daily 10am-5pm.
Session Times

Session Times

Session Duration

Session Duration

60, 90 and120 minutes
Facilitated Program

Facilitated Program

Fully facilitated (teacher must attend)
Group Size

Group Size

Maximum 60
entry fees

Entry Fees

Free (the studio program is $10 per student)
Teacher to Student Ratio

Teacher to Student Ratio

Supervision ratio 1:15

National Gallery of Australia

Foster an appreciation of art with our range of dynamic programs for all age groups.

Learning programs are designed to enrich your Students’ imaginations onsite and online.

We encourage Students to experience art using personal reflection, collaboration and experimentation.


The Gallery has the world’s largest collection of First Nations works of art.

Experience Art Through Culture(developed by First Nations artists and educators), a program teaching through culture and about culture.

Art through Culture brings together the voices of Australia’s First Nations artists and communities.


In 2024 book your school to experience:


Emily Kam Kngwarray JANUARY–APRIL 2024

This exhibition focusses on one of the world’s most significant contemporary painters.

Kngwarray, a senior Anmantyerr women, devoted her final years to painting and creating works that encapsulate the experience and authority she gained throughout her life.


Vincent Namatjira MARCH–JULY 2024

This survey exhibition of acclaimed Western Aranda artist Vincent Namatjira charts the artist’s career, revealing the power of his paintings and the potency of his words.

Can’t get to Canberra or want to connect more after you visit? We have you covered with our digital excursions, learning resources and Teacher professional learning


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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 Australian Curriculum-aligned resources, videos and more on our website

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING: Offered for teachers, online and on site, including the National Visual Art Education Conference.

ON TOUR: Gallery touring exhibitions and art cases for loan bring the collection to you!