St Joseph's Memorial School year 6 & 7 students investigating Lizard Tale (breaking cycle) by Magic Object artist Hiromi Tango. photo: Saul Steed.

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PERMANENT & COLLECTION DISPLAYS
A visit to the Art Gallery's permanent and collection displays provide many Australian Curriculum connected learning opportunities for primary class groups. Take a guided session with one of our Guides, or enjoy displays through independent self-guided group learning.
When Weekdays during school term, 10am - 5pm
Cost Free
Bookings Submit a school booking request


VERSUS RODIN 
4 March - 2 July 2017 
$30 per class group
The  Versus Rodin learning program assists educators in supporting students’ exploration, engagement, and understanding of the idea of the body in sculpture. Learning programs are aligned with the Australian Curriculum: Visual Arts learning area, and connect to the general capabilities and cross curriculum priority areas.
Exhibition visits and Studio workshops available for Early years, F-12 students and educators.
More information here >

 

DRAWING IN THE GALLERY WORKSHOPS
Following a visit of the permanent and collection displays, students join artist facilitators for an introduction to drawing workshop in the Gallery. Featuring a selected work from the collection, students explore line, tone and proportion. Workshop content able to be adapted to suit curriculum requirements.
Suitable Years 4 to 7
When Weekdays during school term. Availabilti
Session times 10am-12pm, 11am - 1pm or 12-2pm. Other times available by request.
Cost $200 per class group, $130 per equity or class groups (maximum 30 students/class).
Subsidised cost for class groups less than 15 students, conditions apply.
Bookings Submit a school booking request

 

MAKING FACES WORKSHOPS
Exploring how artists’ depict emotions, students are introduced to different faces in the Gallery’s collection and then join artist facilitators in a ‘making’ workshop where they sculpt in clay to create an emotive face.
Suitable Years 3 to 7
When 10-13 April 2017
Session times 10-11.30am and 12.30-2pm
Cost $250 per class group, $180 per equity or country class group (maximum 30 students/class).
Subsidised cost for class groups less than 15 students, conditions apply.
Bookings Submit a school booking request

 


DreamBIG FESTIVAL - FOOD FOR THOUGHT
‘Feed the mind’ in this DreamBIG Festival learning program. Students journey across Australia and around the world in a multi-sensory tour of the collection that explores food, festivals and ceremonies enhanced by sound, smell and touch elements.
This learning program supports:
- Learning Areas: Visual Art, English and History
- Cross Curriculum Priority: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culture
- General Capabilities: Critical and creative thinking, Intercultural understanding
Suitable Early years to year 7
When 18-19, 22-26 May 2017
Session times 10-11am, 11.30am-12.30pm and 1-2pm each day
Multiple sessions available on the half-hour in the afternoon of 18 May 2017 following the launch of the DreamBIG Singing Opening Event . 
Cost Free. Maximum 30 students/class
Bookings essential Submit a school booking request

 

NAIDOC WEEK – Our Languages Matter  
Take a guided tour exploring historical and contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander works of art in the collection. Exploring the stories the works tell and the lives of the artists. 
When 26-30 June & 3-7 July 10am, 11.30am & 1pm each day (60 min)
Cost Free
Bookings Submit a school booking request

 

ME, MYSELF, I
Early Years Self-Portrait Workshops

This workshop invites participants to reflect on the portrait and self-portraiture as a form of artistic expression using Reggio Emilia's pedagogic approach. The Reggio approach places a high value on children's ability to improvise and respond to and enjoy the unexpected.
Workshops are only available for class groups.
Suitable Kindergarten to Year 3
When
4 - 8 September
16 November (12:30 - 2pm session only)
20, 21, 23, 24 November
Session times 10-11.30am and 12.30-2pm each day
Cost $250 per class group, $180 per equity or country class group (maximum 30 students/class)
Subsidised cost for class groups less than 15 students, conditions apply.
Bookings Submit a school booking request


RAMSAY ART PRIZE  
Weekdays, 29 May - 25 August 2017 
Free
The Ramsay Art Prize learning program assists educators in supporting students’ exploration, engagement, and understanding of contemporary Australian art. Learning programs are aligned with the Australian Curriculum: Visual Arts learning area, and connect to the general capabilities and cross curriculum priority areas.
Exhibition visits available for Early years, F-12 students and educators.
More information here >

 

SCIENCE WEEK    
This multi-site learning program provides opportunities for students in years 4-7 to connect with the Australian Curriculum: Science and the Visual Arts.
In a guided session students explore the science of art in the permanent collection, SALA displays and the Ramsay Art Prize exhibits. Venture next door to the South Australian Museum to delve deeper into the National Science Week theme ‘future earth’ with a visit to the Biodiversity Gallery and learn how scientists are working to preserve endangered species. Followed by a visit to Artlab to discover how Egyptians used a form of chemistry in the process of mummification and how modern technology reveals what is inside a mummy.
When 14 – 18 August 10am – 2pm (3 x 60 min sessions at each site 10am, 11:30am & 1pm)
Cost Free
Bookings Submit a school booking request  


 
ASIA AWAKENING WORKSHOPS
   
Explore the art of Asia in Awakening: Art of Buddhism and then join artist facilitators in a ‘ making’ workshop where students create their own colourful mandalas exploring patternmaking and symmetry
When 25-29 September
10am & 12.30pm (90 min)
Cost $250 class, $180 equity/country class
Bookings Submit a school booking request



TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts and Culture  
Weekdays during school Term 4, 16 October - 15 December 2017 
Free
The TARNANTHI learning program assists educators in supporting students’ exploration, engagement, and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts and Culture. Learning programs are aligned with the Australian Curriculum: Visual Arts learning area, and connect to the general capabilities and cross curriculum priority areas.
Exhibition visits and Studio workshops available for Early years, F-12 students and educators.
More information here >

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UNPACKING AGSA
Meet AGSA, our cute, interactive blue creature, whose inquisitive nature will take students on an adventure through the Art Gallery of South Australia. 
This online art game supports students to investigate and experiment with art elements such as colour, shape, form, symmetry, perspective, line, texture, proportion and contrast. 
Suitable: Years 2-9
Information about Unpacking AGSA
Unpacking AGSA online interactive education game 
To successfully use this interactive game, you will need the latest version of Adobe Flash Player


CHANGING WORLDS
 
Changing Worlds: A South Australian story is a web-based resource aligned with Years 4, 5 and 9 Australian Curriculum (AC): History and Arts. Selected artefacts, images and works of art from the South Australian Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia have been chosen to support educators' discussions with students about the colonisation/invasion of South Australia.
The accompanying education resource has been developed to guide educators' classroom use of Changing Worlds: A South Australian story. The themes explored in this resource may be complemented by a local art gallery or museum, or the Art Gallery of South Australia and South Australian Museum.

Visit the Changing Worlds website
Changing Worlds education resource

 

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FURTHER INFORMATION & BOOKINGS

Learning at the Gallery
Telephone (08) 8207 7033
Email agsa.education@artgallery.sa.gov.au
North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

The Gallery’s Learning and Educator programs are supported by the Government of South Australia through the Department of Education and Child Development.


images:
1. St Joseph's Memorial School year 6 & 7 students investigating Lizard Tale (breaking cycle) by 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Magic Object artist Hiromi Tango, April 2016. photo: Saul Steed
2. Westminster Primary School students participating in Art Alive interactive performance program (May 2015)
3. Westminster Primary School students participating in Art Alive interactive performance program (May 2015)


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