The following programs for secondary school students are available for scheduled dates in 2016. Bookings are essential, at least two weeks in advance.
Under the spotlight
Discover the artworks, themes and narratives in our highlighted exhibitions throughout the year. What is the thinking behind the selection of works, what is the role of the curator and how does an exhibition aim to inspire an audience. Choose a one-hour discussion session or longer sessions with an artmaking focus.
For stages 4-6
Led by our artist-educators
$165/$180/$225 per group of 15 or less
Plus $7 exhibition entry per student for Tang and Archibald
Maximum 45 students per session
Biennale in focus
18 March – 5 June 2016
Tang in focus
9 April – 10 July 2016
Archibald in focus
16 July – 9 October 2016
Study mornings are a great way to explore the artworks and the behind-the-scenes work that brings an exhibition from idea to reality. Investigate themes and artists in one of our highlighted exhibitions and, for ARTEXPRESS, hear exhibiting students talk about their bodies of work.
Various Tuesdays and Wednesdays
$5 per student plus $7 exhibition entry per student for Tang, Frida Kalho and Diego Rivera and Archibald
Tuesdays 22, 29 March, 5 April 2016
Wednesdays 23, 30 March, 6 April 2016
20th Biennale of Sydney
Wednesdays 4, 11 May 2016
Tang 唐: treasures from the Silk Road capital
Tuesdays 10, 17 May 2016
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
Wednesdays 20, 27 July 2016
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2016
Wednesdays 3, 10 August 2016
HSC study days
Recommended for students beginning their journey into Year 12 in 2017. Led by our teacher specialists, find ways to unpack the current HSC Visual Arts HSC paper with our collection and develop strategies for writing about art and ideas.
Monday 21, Tuesday 22 November 2016, 10am
$25 per student/$20 per student from low SES schools
Includes morning tea, lectures and floortalks