Free tours run for approximately 40 minutes and are provided Wednesday to Sunday.

Tour times are subject to change and availability and can be checked by phoning (03) 6165 7000

11:00 am Exhibition talks and tours.
For daily listings, check our events calendar here.
To view the September 2014 program, click here.

1:00 pm Highlights tour of our Welcome Garden, historic Commissariat Complex and the Bond Store exhibitions.

2:00 pm Highlights tour of the treasures of the Central and Henry Hunter galleries.

Guided tours for clubs, tourist groups or other organisations please click here.


Run by our talented Art Guides, pARTicipate is a chance for adults to explore their artistic sides at TMAG through practical workshops, talks and artist demonstrations.

This month, artist Helen Bridgland will lead a watercolour workshop, so please bring quality brushes if you have them.  

Date: Sunday, 5 October 2014
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: TMAG Studio Lab, Centre for Learning and Discovery

Free workshop, however a gold coin donation is appreciated to help cover materials. 

No bookings are necessary, however places are limited so be early! 

School Holiday Program

TMAG's popular School Holiday Program returns during the second week of the upcoming school holidays. The Spring program is all about exploring 'island connections', so drop in for some fun, free activities during the holiday break! 

Date: Monday 6 - Friday 10 October 2014
Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Drop in sessions, no bookings required. Suitable for all ages.

To download a program of events, click here.


Royal Society Lecture

The Royal Society of Tasmania will be holding its UTAS Postgraduate Students' Symposium, featuring speakers Daniel Gregory, Lavy Ratnarajah and Aliaa Shallan.

Date: Tuesday, 7 October 2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Royal Society Room, Custom House Building 

Free admission, all welcome. For more information, see the Royal Society website here


Family Day

Family Day at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) has something in store for all ages. Come explore the wonders of the museum and enjoy free entertainment and activities. 

Date:  Sunday, 26 October 2014
Suitable for all ages
Time:  11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Family Days take place on the last Sunday of each month.

Program of events coming soon!  


For further information about TMAG events, please visit our Maps and downloads page.

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