Self-guided visit NGV Australia
NGV International

Lead your own group through the NGV Collection or one of our exhibitions. Pre-book your group to receive important pre-visit information about visiting the Gallery with a group, and access free online resources prior to your visit.

Cost Free for NGV Collection visits. Admission fees apply for ticketed exhibitions

Highlights Tour – International Art NGV International
10am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm (Mon – Fri)

Students will be guided through the Gallery by an NGV Educator and learn about historical and contemporary international art through exploring the NGV Collection.

Cost $15 AUD per student (1 hour)

Highlights Tour – Australian Art NGV Australia
10am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm (Mon – Fri)

Students will be guided through the Gallery by an NGV Educator and learn about Australian art highlights, including Indigenous Australian art, through exploring the NGV Collection.

Cost $15 AUD per student (1 hour)

A world of colour and shape NGV International
10am, 11.30am & 1pm (Mon – Fri)

Students will be guided through the Gallery by an NGV Educator to learn about how artists and designers use colour and shape in creative ways to express themselves.

Students will visit the Great Hall to see the famous coloured glass ceiling, and explore highlights of the NGV Collection, including works by artists such as Tiepolo, Monet and Picasso.

Following the gallery tour, students will visit the NGV art studio to create their own colourful and luminous window design inspired by the Great Hall ceiling.

Cost $30 AUD per student (2 hours)

Exhibition Introduction : Terracotta Warriors & Cai Guo-Qiang 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm (Mon to Fri)

Students will join an NGV Educator for an illustrated introduction to Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality and Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape. This talk is presented in a lecture theatre and is designed to prepare students for their own self-guided walk through the exhibition following the talk.

Cost $12 per student, plus exhibition admission (45 mins, plus viewing time). Minimum 20 students.

Design a Terracotta Warrior 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm (Mon - Fri)

Following an exhibition introduction and self-guided viewing, students will visit the NGV art studio to create their own design for a terracotta warrior fit for an emperor.

Cost $35 per student, plus exhibition admission (2 hours, plus viewing time)

Enquiries

03 8620 2340, 9am–5pm weekdays
[email protected]
@ngveducation

Plan Your Visit

To prepare for your booking, please note the following:

  • Bookings are essential for all school and student groups
  • Bookings must be made at least 4 weeks in advance of visit
  • All programs are presented by experienced educators
  • Chinese translation available on request (at additional cost, confirmed at time of booking)
  • A teacher or adult accompanying your group is also welcome to translate during the visit

For more information please see our plan your visit page.

Terms and Conditions

All tours and programs are presented in English. Please advise if an interpreter will accompany your group.

A Mandarin speaking guide/educator may be arranged on request, subject to availability.

Please note the following terms and conditions prior to booking:

  • All bookings are confirmed at time of booking. Tentative bookings are not accepted
  • Invoices will be issued by NGV prior to visit. Payment must be paid at least one week prior to the visit
  • Requests to amend confirmed booking details (such as change to participant numbers), must be made by email at least 14 days prior to visit.
  • Full program fees will be incurred for late cancellations or amendments.
  • No refund for variance in student number during visit
    Students must be supervised at all times by a teacher or adult