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 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 has worked with indigenous artists and performers, curating artist-in-residence programs and exhibitions with Wiradjuri artist Harry J Wedge and Waayni artist Judy Watson. Her masters research paper, Traditional Boundaries: Contemporary Perspectives, analysed critical reviews of Aboriginal Art. Liz currently directs the Art Gallery Society World Art Tours Program. She is an experienced tour leader, leading Members’ tours to Russia, Germany, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus, during which she lectures on broad-ranging aspects of art, architecture and cultural history.


Current Tours:

Indigenous Art in the National Capital  |  25 – 28 March 2022 (4 days)

Art Galleries, Studios and Rock Art of Far North Queensland  |  17 April – 01 May 2022 (5 days)



“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


“It is hard to imagine a tour leader being better than Liz. We would love to do another tour with her.”
Pamela C.  |  A Road Less Travelled 2018


“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