Artwork labels

Large print artwork labels for exhibitions are available online. Once downloaded to your device, artwork labels can be adjusted as necessary to suit your viewing needs.

NGV Triennial

Captioned Videos

Explore a library of captioned videos on NGV Channel including curator talks, artist demonstrations and in-studio visits.


Auslan at NGV

Videos and major programs presented in Auslan by artists who are Deaf.

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Accessible Learning with Art

A resource suite designed to provide opportunities for students with diverse learning abilities to view and meaningfully respond to works of art and design from the NGV Collection.

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Audio Descriptions

Hear detailed descriptions of artworks from the NGV Collection and exhibitions.


Art-making resource for autistic children

NGV and The Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University have collaborated to create a free art-making resource to support autistic children.

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Social stories

Developed in consultation with AMAZE, these visual documents are designed to help autistic children and their families or teachers prepare for their visit to the Gallery. Available for free download, these stories are editable and can tailored to your planned visit.

NGV Australia
NGV International
NGV International for School Groups

Sensory maps

For selected exhibitions and gallery spaces, sensory maps showing the locations of audio-visual content, seating or sensory elements are available for free download here and from the relevant exhibition page.

Africa Fashion
Ancient Egypt for Kids

Gallery maps

Maps of NGV International and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia are available to download, showing accessible toilets, lifts and escalators.

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The NGV offers a range of access events including Auslan tours and interpreted events, relaxed sessions, interactive art experiences for people with dementia and open captioned films.

All Access Events

The National Gallery of Victoria welcomes everyone. We are committed to sharing the rich histories and stories of the NGV Collection and exhibitions and supporting a memorable NGV journey from beginning to end for all visitors to the Gallery and all access needs. Follow this link to see all access events.

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Relaxed Sessions

Relaxed sessions at NGV welcome visitors who would benefit from a quieter Gallery experience with fewer people and reduced sensory stimuli. This may include people with autism, disability, dementia, mental health or chronic illness conditions. All ages are welcome.

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Seniors Tea

Join NGV Guides as we explore some of the works featured in the NGV Collection. Like a book club, our hosts will introduce the artwork and lead the group discussion. Please note no prior art knowledge or experience is required.

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Auslan tours and interpreted programs

The NGV offers guided tours in Auslan, introducing visitors to select exhibitions and highlights from the NGV Collection. Auslan tours are led by artists who are Deaf. Major programs are also Auslan interpreted.

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Audio description tours

Join an NGV Guide for an audio described tour of the NGV Collection or selected exhibitions. Please book audio described tours two weeks in advance of your planned visit.

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Gallery Visits You

Presented online by NGV Educators and Voluntary Guides, Gallery Visits You serves groups who are not able to visit the NGV. These illustrated talks provide participants with an engaging digital experience of the NGV.

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We welcome your suggestions for how we can continue to improve our accessible offering.

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For further enquiries about how the Gallery can support your access requirements, please contact our team:
+61 (03) 8620 2222
9am–5pm, daily