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Year 7–12 programs

The Brett Whiteley Studio provides a unique space where students can gain a personal insight into Australian painter Brett Whiteley. Displays of the artist’s sketchbooks, materials, personal memorabilia and music reveal his inspirations and illustrate his art practice. The Studio is exclusively open to schools on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Artist experience

Step into the creative hands of a practising artist and be inspired to look at and think about art through the eyes of an artist. Our engaging and skillful artist educators are professional artists working across a range of artistic disciplines. Let them take you on an art journey using artist-devised experiences to stimulate critical and creative thinking and imaginative response.

Available Wednesdays and Thursdays only

The art and life of Brett Whiteley

Discover the artist and his studio and explore the works on display. Use Brett Whiteley as a focus for a case study discussion. Explore his body of work, artmaking practice and the artist’s relationship to his subject, his audience and the outside world.

60/90/120 minutes
$165/$180/$225 per group of 15 students or less

Life drawing

Have your students experience a real life drawing class at the Studio. Our artist-educators will inspire them to build confidence in drawing using a variety of materials and techniques.

120 minutes
$315 per group of 15 or less (includes model fee)