Education program

We offer creative, student-centred learning opportunities for pre-prep to high school students, including hands-on workshops, interactive activities, guided tours, artist talks and performance programs.

Education program
Education program

Our philosophy

The Gallery’s Education Program aims to:

  • directly engage students with artworks and objects.
  • encourage students to describe, analyse, interpret and evaluate artworks and objects
  • present meaningful, student-centred learning activities.
  • encourage students to engage with artworks, concepts and processes in creative ways
  • present cross-curricula learning opportunities
  • connect industry professionals with students and teachers

All of our Education Programs are free unless otherwise stated.

Planning a class visit?

Planning a class visit?

We want your visit to be special and run smoothly so we've put together some resources to help.

School Groups Tours

School Groups Tours

Free guided or self-guided general Gallery tours for school groups are also available. The Gallery also offers professional development workshops for teachers, alongside specific exhibitions. Many Gallery programs involve relevant industry professionals, which in the past have included visual artists, animators, puppeteers, chefs, musicians, dancers, entomologists and rangers. 

Please let us know your excursion requirements and Gallery staff will tailor a group tour accordingly.

Past education programs

Perception Deception for Education Groups
Education program

Perception Deception for Education Groups

24 Feb 2022 — 10 Jun 2022

LightPlay for Education Groups
Education program

LightPlay for Education Groups

01 Aug 2021 — 29 Oct 2021

On the Move for Education Groups
Education program

On the Move for Education Groups

28 Feb 2021 — 25 Jun 2021

Wind tubes for Education Groups
Education program

Wind tubes for Education Groups

06 Oct 2020 — 11 Dec 2020

Drawing Machines for Education Groups
Education program

Drawing Machines for Education Groups

27 May 2019 — 15 Sep 2019

Built for Speed for Education Groups
Education program

Built for Speed for Education Groups

22 Jan 2018 — 16 Feb 2018