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Made to measure and curriculum crossings

Mega excursions

Designed for whole year groups visiting the Gallery. This art experience package includes an introductory talk and an artist practice session to ignite imagination and curiosity in your students.

Program details
Stage 4
120-min duration
$15 per student for a minimum of 50 students
Four weeks notice required

Made to measure

If you can’t find what you’re looking for and have a theme, topic or experience in mind, let us create a custom-made session or lecture for you. We are happy to accommodate your needs and create a dynamic program that inspires and engages your students with art. Please contact our bookings team to discuss.

Program details
Four weeks notice required

Curriculum crossings

Study days

Discover how art supports learning across the curriculum through our tailored range of experiences for senior students. Be inspired by art, meet museum professionals and discover new ways of supporting specific topics or units of work.

Geography: Urban places
Tuesday 28 August 2018
Consider the Gallery as a case study for the topic of urban places and investigate how it fits within the context of the urban dynamics of large cities and urban localities. Evaluate the Gallery’s environmental management strategies, ecological sustainability, the impact of people and geographical patterns, processes and future trends.

Science: Chemistry of art
Wednesday 29 August 2018
Hear from the Gallery’s conservators about paintings in the collection, and go behind-the-scenes into the conservation labs. Discover the origins of pigments and the contemporary applications of colour.

Aboriginal studies: History and culture
Thursday 30 August 2018
Discover how Aboriginal history and culture are fundamental to the development of Australian identity. Form responsible attitudes to social justice, intercultural understanding, empathy with Aboriginal peoples’ experiences and views, and ethical practices using art and artists as a catalyst for learning

English (Advanced): More than words
Friday 31 August 2018
Develop critical and creative skills in response to artworks in order to develop an understanding of complex visual language. Deconstruct a visual text and discuss how it conveys meaning.

Program details
Stage 6
10am – 2pm, includes lunch break
$25 per student/$20 per student from low SES schools
Minimum numbers required