Events, Talks and Tours

TMAG presents an exciting range of events and free tours throughout the month.

Check out the February Tours and Events program here.


In collaboration with the University of Tasmania, TMAG will be open late with a fun program of events and activities to welcome new students to Hobart and Tasmania.

Date: Thursday 20 February 2020
Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Free entry, all welcome

Join us at TMAG for Go West, presented in conjunction with our exhibition West: Out on the Edge, which explores the people and places that created Tasmania’s unique west.

Facilitated by ABC Hobart presenter Helen Shield and featuring panellists Kirstie Ross, Jillian Mundy, Diane Coon and Nic Haygarth, this public panel discussion with a live audience will explore this generous four gallery exhibition. Panellists will speak to their favourite object or display within the exhibition, before talking more broadly about the unique features of this region and its remarkable past.

Date: Saturday 29 February 2020
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Central Gallery 
Free entry, all welcome

For more information, download a flyer

Join our Art Guides for pARTicipate, held on the first Sunday of every month.

Date: Sunday 1 March 2020
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location: Centre for Learning and Discovery Studio

No bookings required, however be early to secure your place.



Talks at TMAG

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

View the February Tours and Events program here.

Guided tours for clubs, tourist groups or other organisations please click here.

11:00 am Tours

Free exhibition talks and tours. For daily listings, check our events calendar.

Highlight Tours

1:00 pm

Highlights tour of the Welcome Garden, historic Commissariat Complex and the Bond Store exhibitions.

2:00 pm

Highlights tour of the treasures of the Central and Henry Hunter galleries.


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 is currently in recess.


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.

Stay tuned for details about talks in 2020.


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