Our Tour Leaders
All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.
Gitte Weise was founder and director of Gitte Weise Gallery Sydney / Berlin and ROOM 35 Sydney from 1992 to 2010. She was the Exhibition Manager for the 1988 and 1990 Biennale of Sydney, responsible for Pier 2/3 and the Bond Store in Walsh Bay. Gitte was exhibition researcher for the exhibition Pop to Popism at the Art Gallery of NSW and in 2013 recreated the 1929 Hera Roberts Room for the Sydney Moderns exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW.
From 2013 to 2014 she was curatorial and exhibitions researcher at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and currently works as curatorial adviser and manager for a private art collection. She regularly leads contemporary art tours in Sydney and overseas.
“Gitte was a wonderful tour leader. She was very friendly, enthusiastic and very informative about the art and the galleries.’’
Sarah L. | Urban Art Precincts of Sydney 2020
“Gitte’s extensive knowledge of the art scene and background of the artists greatly enhanced our appreciation and enjoyment of the tour. She was enthusiastic in imparting her knowledge, always helpful and attentive to the needs of the group and fun to travel with.”
Romany W. | Northern Rivers Art Trail 2020
“Gitte was a delight! She was always considerate, helpful and generous in sharing her knowledge and experiences.”
Merry W. | Sydney Art and Culture Weekend 2019
“One of the best tour leaders I have had – friendly, an expert in the field and gave very lively and fun talks!”
David Y. | Cutting Edge Contemporary 2017