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.

Gallery Visits You offers the wider community, particularly those who are unable to visit the NGV locations, access to NGV Collection highlights and selected exhibitions.
Voluntary Guides travel into Melbourne metropolitan local community to present illustrated talks via a multimedia presentation.

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 

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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Inge King
born Germany 1915, worked in Australia 1951–
Monitor 1966
steel
Collection of the artist
© Inge King

Inge King: Constellation1 May – 31 Aug

Voluntary Guide Tours
NGV Australia
Fri & Sun, 1.30pm
Cost Free
Meet Foyer, Ground level
NGV Australia

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Grant FEATHERSTON (designer); UNKNOWN (manufacturer)
Television BS211H Contour settee (1953)
hardwood, plywood, cotton (replacement), (other materials)
78.7 x 119.4 x 82.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Grant and Mary Featherston, 1973
D219-1973

Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design31 May – 19 Oct

Voluntary Guide Tours
NGV Australia
Tue, Thur & Sat, 1.30pm
Cost Free (Admission applies)
Meet Foyer, Ground level
NGV Australia

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William BLAKE
Dante running from the Three Beasts (1824-1827)
illustration for The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno I, 1-90)
pen and ink and watercolour over pencil and black chalk
37.3 x 52.8 cm (sheet)
Butlin 812.1; Butlin & Gott 3
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1920
988-3

William Blake4 Apr – 31 Aug

Voluntary Guide Tours
NGV International

Wed, Fri & Sun, 1.30pm
Cost Free
Meet Foyer, Ground level
NGV International

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Antonio Correggio
Italian c.1489–1534
Noli me tangere c.1525
oil on wood panel transferred to canvas
130.0 x 103.0 cm
Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (P00111)
Spanish Royal Collection

Italian Masterpieces From Spain’s Royal Court, Museo Del Prado16 May – 31 Aug

NGV International

Voluntary Guide Tours
Daily (Mon-Sun), 11:30am & 2.30pm
Cost Free (Exhibition admission fee applies)
Meet Exhibition entrance, Ground level
NGV International

Booked Group Tours
Mon-Fri, 10.00am
The NGV welcomes visitors of all abilities
Tours can be tailored to the needs of your group
Contact the bookings office on  8662 1555 or email program.bookings@ngv.vic.gov.au

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