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 Free exhibition talks and tours
For daily listings, check our events calendar here.
To view the July 2015 program, click here.

1:30 pm Free Winter Highlight Tour 
Find out more about the exciting stories held in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) with one of our friendly guides. Visit the historic buildings, and discover the unique flora and fauna of Tasmania.

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

Settlement Secrets
Go on a theatrical journey through TMAG's buidlings, which are the earliest still existing from the first European settlement of Hobart. Run by AntipoDean Entertainment, the tours take place most days, and tickets cost $20 adults, $15 children, $60 families (2 adults, 4 children) and under 4s are free. For more information and to check availability and book, visit the website.


Festival of Voices 


TMAG is delighted to team up with the Festival of Voices once again to host a series of pop-up performances featuring choirs from around Australia. Our Central Gallery, Courtyard and Bond Store will be filled with song this July, so make sure you keep your eyes peeled for these short and sweet pop-up shows.

Dates: Saturday 4 July - Sunday 12 July 2015
Times: Various

For more information about the choirs, including a performance schedule, visit the festival website.




Join TMAG's dedicated Art Guides for a lively program of artist demonstrations, talks and practical workshops. This month, artist Patrick Hall will lead a collage workshop titled 'Words tell stories - images tell stories'.

See and listen to the exhibition Things I Once Knew: The Art of Patrick Hall well in advance, and in response gather your materials, photos, clippings, memorabilia and text for this 2 hour workshop. Drop your gear in the Centre for Learning and Discovery Studio Lab before 12:50 pm and then meet Patrick in Argyle Gallery 2 at 1:00 pm.

Date: Sunday, 5 July 2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Studio Lab, Centre for Learning and Discovery

There will be limited workspaces but observers are welcome throughout the session.


School Holidays at TMAG


Celebrate Tasmanian Aboriginal culture these school holidays with special activities for NAIDOC Week. Then join is for a week of 'frozen' fun in our regular School Holiday Program.

Dates: Tuesday, 7 July - Thursday 9 July and Tuesday 14 July - Friday 17 July 2015
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 

To download a program of events, click here


Royal Society Lecture


The Royal Society of Tasmania's July lecture will be given by Dr Amy Peacock, the winner of the Royal Society of Tasmania PhD award for 2015. Her lecture is titled 'A Mixed Hazard? The Consequences of Co-ingesting Alcohol with Energy Drinks'.

Date: Tuesday, 7 July 2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Royal Society Room, TMAG Custom House, 19 Davey Street

All welcome. For more information visit the society's website.


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 July 2015
Suitable for all ages
Time: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Program of events coming soon!


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

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