Events, Talks and Tours



Julie Gough giving a talk

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.

View the April 2019 program.

1:00 pm
Highlights tour of our Welcome Garden, historic Commissariat Complex and the Bond Store exhibitions.

1:30 pm
Highlights tour of the treasures of the Central and Henry Hunter 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 from Wednesday - Friday at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm, 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 Settlement Secrets website.

Please note that Settlement Secrets will be in recess until the end of October 2019


Talks at TMAG

Not So Easy: Australian Design and Identity since FederationAn exploration of the changing expressions of Australian identity through studio crafts and design in the twentieth and early twenty first centuries.Speaker: Mr Peter Hughes, Senior Curator, Decorative Arts at TMAG
Date: Tuesday, 30 April
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Henry Hunter Galleries, Level 2: H8
Simpkinson’s Hobart
Speaker: Dr Anita Hansen 
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 amLocation: Royal Society Room
Organisation: Friends of TMAG in conjunction with the Royal Society 175th Anniversary Program

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.

View the April 2019 Talks at TMAG program.


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