On tour exhibition of the artwork collection of National Gallery of Indonesia, both locally or abroad, is a regular event (at least once a year). The purpose of this event is to introduce the existence of National Gallery of Indonesia and the art collection (state collection) to the public as much as possible, and also to provide an opportunity to enhance creativity and appreciation of art as well to encourage the productivity of local artist.
In the past few years, on tour exhibition has been held in various cities and countries. Locally, it was held first in medan, North Sumatera (2006) and then continued to Manado, North Sulawesi (2007); Balikpapan, East Kalimantan (2008); Ambon, Maluku (2009); Palembang, South Sumatra (2010); Lombok, NTB (2011); Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan (2011); Makassar, South Sulawesi (2012); Pekanbaru, Riau (2013); Pontianak, West Kalimantan (2013); Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (2014); Serang, Banten (2014); Malang, East Java (2014), Yogyakarta (2015) and Palu (2015).
On abroad has been held in Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia (2007), Manila-Philippines (2008), Bangkok, Thailand (2009), Hanoi, Vietnam (2010), Tlemcen-Algeria (2011), Yangon-Myanmar (2012 ), Washington, DC, United States (2013), Canberra-Australia (2014), Phnom Penh-Cambodia (2014), and Frankfurt-Germany (2015).