Education resources are available for selected exhibitions throughout the year. Education Kits provide teachers with an invaluable pre-visit resource, activities during the visit and a post-visit activity work plan suitable for all levels of schooling, including early learners and, are mapped to the national curriculum.
Senior & Secondary School StudentsAbstraction is one of the most influential developments in art history. Evolving from avant-garde movements in Europe at the close of the nineteenth century, it has continued to flourish through to contemporary times. Women artists have been at the forefront of its development and yet, until recently, their contribution has been obscured from the art-historical narrative. This exhibition resurrects and examines the myriad of ways that Australian women artists have championed abstraction and kept it alive in the twenty-first century.
Senior & Secondary School StudentsThis document is designed for educational purposes to aid educational staff, teachers, tutors and project managers to support student learning in visual art subjects. It is intended to be used as a basis for the design of projects related to subject strands and curriculum outcomes. It is primarily aimed at students attending senior secondary schools to enable a range of pedagogical outcomes.
Senior & Secondary School Students
This Education Resource is designed to support learning outcomes and teaching programs associated with viewing GLASS: art design architecture by providing information about the artists and key works, exploring craft/design perspectives within contemporary art, challenging students to engage with the works and the exhibition’s themes, identifying ways in which the exhibition can be used as a curriculum resource and providing strategies for exhibition viewing, as well as pre-and post-visit research.
Upper Primary & Secondary School
The resource is designed to give teachers of upper primary and secondary students an insight into the art of Shaun Tan through a focus on both the book and the film of The Lost Thing in the context of the exhibition. The focus is on storytelling: themes, techniques, forms and language, visual, written and aural. Questions and activities can be adapted, simplified or extended to suit the year level being taught.
This Activity Book aims to tell you a few things about some of the artists and the artworks in this exhibition.
This Education Kit aims to provide information about a selection of artists and artworks featured in the exhibition and highlight some of the many themes that are associated with Australian landscape art. The Education Kit is intended to aid teachers and students in their enjoyment of the exhibition and as a means of encouraging individual and group responses to the art experienced. Included are suggested activities, discussion points and ideas for research incorporating various school curricula.