An NGV Voluntary Guide talks about one of the works in the collection

Voluntary Guide Tours & Group Bookings

NGV Voluntary Guides conduct free daily collection and exhibition tours at The Ian Potter Centre, NGV Australia, Federation Square and NGV International, St Kilda Road.

Booked Group Tours are available for community, corporate and special interest groups. Request a tailored tour via our online booking form.

The NGV Voluntary Guides outreach program Gallery Visits You is a free program that offers the wider community, particularly those who are unable to visit the NGV, access to NGV Collection highlights and selected special exhibitions.

Collection Tours

Daily Highlights: Daily, 11am & 1pm (45 min),
NGV International & NGV Australia

NGV Collection: Daily, 12pm & 2pm (60 min),
NGV International & NGV Australia

Cost Free
Meet Foyer, Ground level 

Jean Paul Gaultier runway
© Jean Paul Gaultier/Patrice Stable

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier17 Oct 2014 – 8 Feb 2015


Temporary Exhibitions, Ground Level
Admission fees apply
Daily tours with the NGV Voluntary Guides
11.30am & 2.30pm

Voluntary Guide Access Tours
Sat 8 Nov & Sat 13 Dec 10.30am & 1pm
Audio describing tour for people who are blind or have low vision (10.30am), and Auslan interpreted tour for people who are deaf or hard of hearing (1pm).
Cost Exhibition admission
Meet Exhibition entrance

Booked Group Tours
Mon-Fri
Tailored tours for community, corporate
And special interest groups.
Cost $8 per person, exhibition admission fees apply, minimum group numbers apply.

Register your booking online or call the NGV Bookings office on 86621555

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Arthur BOYD
The weathercock 1944
oil on muslin on (board)
(61.4 x 73.8 cm)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Shell Company of Australia Limited, Founder Benefactor, 1988
A7-1988
© Arthur Boyd/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

Outer Circle: The Boyds and the Murrumbeena Artists17 Oct 2014 – 1 Mar 2015

Voluntary Guide Tours
Fri & Sun, 1.30pm, NGV Australia
Exhibition Spaces, Level 2 NGV Australia
Cost Free

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Felice BEATO (attributed to)
No title (Samurai warrior) (1860s-1870s)
albumen silver photograph, colour dyes
24.2 x 19.6 cm (image and sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Thomas Dixon, Member, 2001
2001.193

Bushido: Way of the Samurai4 Jul – 4 Nov

Bushido: Way of the Samurai
Voluntary guide tours
Thur & Sat, 1.30pm
Cost: Free
Meet: Exhibition Entrance, Level 1

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Emily Floyd
born Australia 1972
An open space 2011
synthetic polymer paint, lacquer and epoxy paint on composition board, Wenge (Millettia laurentii), Hoop Pine (Araucaria cunninghamii), Sugar Pine (Pinus lambertiana), Huon Pine (Lagarostrobos franklinii), Ash (Fraxinus sp.) and Oak (Quercus sp.), silicone, polyvinyl chloride, steel
660.0 x 220.0 x 60.0 cm (variable) (installation)
Private collection, Melbourne
Photo: Mark Ashkanasy
© courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery

Emily Floyd: The Dawn21 Nov 2014 – 15 Mar 2015


NGV Australia
Exhibition spaces, Level 3

Voluntary Guide Tours
Thu & Sat, 1.30pm
Cost Free
Meet Exhibition entrance

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