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.

Liz Gibson

Liz Gibson has a Bachelor of Art Education and a Master’s degree in Art Administration from the University of NSW. For many years, she was senior co-ordinator of Public Programs at the Art Gallery of NSW where she created and ran the volunteer guide training program as well as a diverse range of lecture and performance programs and events. She also initiated the popular Art After Hours program. Liz currently directs the AGNSW Members’ World Art Tours Program and has led numerous Members’ tours to Russia, Germany, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. She also lectures on broad-ranging aspects of art, architecture and cultural history.


Current Tours:

Imperial Cities of Eastern Europe  |  12 – 23 September 2024 (12 days)



“Liz is a very professional, kind, caring, knowledgeable tour leader who is there for everyone on the tour.”
Roseanne R.  |  Lands of the Saltwater People, 2023


Liz is an excellent leader. She is knowledgeable about the countries we visited, the culture, the art, and the history.’’
Kathryn H.  |  A Road Less Travelled, 2023


“Liz was fabulous. I couldn’t fault her – friendly, knowledgeable and engaging.”
Anne F.  |  Spirit of Place, 2021


“Another expert well versed in her subject.”
Lorraine I.  |  Artists’ Studios of the Inner West, 2021


“Liz was a million dollars! She was extremely amiable, and nothing was too much trouble – she is perfect for these art tours!”
Grace P.  |  Treasures of the National Capital, 2020


I found Liz to be a most knowledgeable, informed, personable, friendly and humorous person.’’
Beate B.  |  A Road Less Travelled 2019


“Liz Gibson is a tour de force! Her command of the material and her ability to handle the various personalities in a group tour is a wondrous thing. The briefings introducing each country could not be bettered. We would look for her tours again.”
Jane P.  |  A Road Less Travelled, 2017