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 December 2017 program, click here. For the January 2018 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.

Settlement Secrets
Go on a theatrical journey through TMAG's buildings, which are the earliest still existing from the first European settlement of Hobart. Run by AntipoDean Entertainment, the tours take place from Tuesday - Friday at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm, 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.


School Holiday Program

Join TMAG’s learning team to create large Tasmanian devil sculptures from organic and recycled materials. These collaborative daily workshops include hands-on 3D making for 5-12 year olds, as well as an informative and playful devil-themed space for early learners. Then, you can see your devil sculpture displayed in the Watergate Courtyard from 22 to 26 January!

Dates: Monday 15 - Friday 19 January 2018
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free, no bookings required

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Devil Sunday Sessions

A series of late afternoon short talks with live music in TMAG’s summery Watergate Courtyard. Grab a beer and a bite to eat and hear leading experts discuss devil conservation and the most recent research into the health and survival of the devil. Emceed by science communicator Mark Horstman, the sessions will also feature live music in partnership with Music Tasmania. See the flyer for full line-ups of speakers and musicians.

Dates: Sunday 4, Sunday 11 and Sunday 18 February 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free, no bookings required

Please note TMAG will close one hour later on these three Sundays.

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Join TMAG's dedicated Art Guides for a lively program of artist demonstrations, talks and practical workshops.

Date: Sunday 4 February 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Centre for Learning and Discovery Studio

No bookings required, however be early to secure a place.


Talks at TMAG

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is proud to host an ongoing series of free evening and lunchtime talks and lectures to enhance your intellectual life, spark your curiosity and enliven your mind. These are presented on-site at TMAG by a range of leading organisations.

Download the November - December 2017 program


For further information about TMAG events, follow our social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For more great arts experiences in and around Hobart, visit the Tasmanian Arts Guide.