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 June 2016 program, click here. For the July 2016 program, click here.

1:30 pm
Winter Highlights Tour
Learn more about TMAG’s exciting stories in this special tour of our buildings and 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 on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 am, 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.                


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.        

To download the May - August 2016 program, click here.        


Tempest Public Programs

TMAG is presenting a range of public programs related to Tempest throughout the exhibition, including curator talks, performances and special events. For more information visit the dedicated Tempest website.

Download the Tempest Public Programs flyer for July here

Download the full Tempest Public Programs flyer here



Join TMAG's dedicated Art Guides for a lively program of artist demonstrations, talks and practical workshops. This month’s theme is ‘white on black’, referencing Tacita Dean’s marvellous blackboard work When first I raised the tempest which is part of the Tempest exhibition. Basic white materials and black paper will be provided but please bring your own materials if preferred.

Date: Sunday, 3 July 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Centre for Learning and Discovery

Free session, no bookings required - however be early as spaces are limited.


School Holidays at TMAG

During the July school holidays, TMAG will be hosting a variety of activities to celebrate NAIDOC Week, as well as our regular School Holiday Program.

Dates: Tuesday 5, Thursday 7 and Saturday 9 July 2016
Time: 10:15 am - 11:00 am and 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Central Gallery

School Holiday Program
Dates: Tuesday 12 - Sunday 17 July 2016
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Central Gallery and Centre for Learning and Discovery

Free sessions, no bookings required.

Download a program of events here


Family Day

Come join us at TMAG for a fun, free day out at your museum! Tempest has arrived at TMAG and July's Family Day will focus on the exhibition's themes.

Date: Sunday, 31 July 2016
Suitable for all ages
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Program of events coming soon!


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