University Senior College students, Melrose Wing, Art Gallery of South Australia. photo: Nat Rogers



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Introduction to looking at works of art
Look. Now, look again


Art and Science available here

Reko Rennie OA_CAMO available here 


Ramsay Art Prize 
Ramsay Art Prize Interpretive Resource DIGITAL version available here
Ramsay Art Prize Interpretive Resource PRINT version available here


2017 Exhibitions

Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time
Versus Rodin
 Interpretive Resource available here >
Versus Rodin Exhibition Guide available here >

2016 Exhibitions

Sappers & Shrapnel: Contemporary Art and the Art of the Trenches 
Sappers & Shrapnel Interpretive Resource

Ever blossoming
Ever blossoming
exhibition publication (A3 version)

Robert Hannaford Drawing Resource
Inspired by Robert Hannaford's lifelong love of drawing this resource introduces strategies for teaching and learning about drawing for R-12 educators and students
Download the DIGITAL version (650KB)
Download the PRINT version (7MB)

2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Magic Object
Magic Object Interpretive Resource DIGITAL version available here >
Magic Object Interpretive Resource PRINT version available here >

2015 Exhibitions

TARNANTHI | Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Islander Art interpretive resources
Tony Albert & Alair Pambegan | Bonefish Story
Yvonne Koolmatrie | Riverland
Dinni Kunoth Kemarre & Josie Kunoth Petyarre | Bush Footy
Ngurratjuta Iltja Ntjarra / Many Hands Art Centre | Namatjira Collection
Brian Robinson | Custodian of the Blooms
Yhonnie Scarce | Thunder Raining Poison
Spinifex Arts Project
Douglas Watkin | The Queen & I

Closer Productions were commissioned by TARNANTHI to create a series of artist video portraits
Yvonne Koolmatrie
Yhonnie Scarce
Dinni Kunoth Kemarre & Josie Kunoth Petyarre
Tangentyere Artists
James Tylor


Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices education resource

Trent Parke: The Black Rose education resource

2014 Exhibitions

Fashion Icons: Masterpieces from the collection of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
Trail for Families and Schools

The extreme climate of Nicholas Folland
Primary Education Resource
Secondary Education Resource

Dorrit Black: unseen forces + Mortimer Menpes: painter, etcher, raconteur education resource

2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dark Heart education resource

2013 Exhibitions

Realms of Wonder education resource

HEARTLAND education resource

Turner from the Tate education resource
Line drawing of  Turner's Scarborough town and castle: morning: boys catching crabs,c.1810
Learn from the Master eBook (access via iTunes)
Turner Timeline
Turner Stage 1 and 2 English Curriculum Connections
Turner Stage 1 and 2 History Curriculum Connections
Turner Stage 1 and 2 Visual Art Curriculum Connections

2012 Exhibitions

Fred Williams: Infinite horizons
This Secondary Schools Education Kit developed by the National Gallery of Australia
Fred Williams Image Gallery - National Gallery of Australia website

South Australia Illustrated: colonial painting in the Land of Promise
Key to reading of the Proclamation of Colony of South Australia at Holdfast Bay, 28th Dec., 1836.

2012 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art

2012 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art Artist video portraits
> Tim Silver
> Tom Nicholson
> Richard Bell
> Susan Jacobs

2011 Exhibitions

Beneath the Winds: Masterpieces of Southeast Asian art

Saatchi Gallery in Adelaide: British Art Now

Patricia Piccinini Once upon a time...

Desert Country

Robert Dowling
Education exhibition resource
Resource pamphlet

Interpretive exhibition resource

2010 Exhibitions

2010 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Before and After Science

Rupert Bunny: Artist in Paris

2009 Exhibitions

Making Nature: Masters of European Landscape Art

The Golden Journey: Japanese Art from Australian Collections

John Brack


2008 Exhibitions

Hans Heysen - Education Resource, Heysen TrailPostcards video

Multiplicity: Prints and Multiples

National Indigenous Art Triennial: Culture Warrriors

Misty Moderns: Australian Tonalists 1915-1950

2008 Adelaide Biennial: Handle with Care

2007 Exhibitions

War: The Prints of Otto Dix

A Century in Focus: South Australian Photography 1840s-1940s

Grace Crowley: Being Modern - Education Resource, Children's Trail, NGA exhibition page

Freestyle: New Australian Design for Living

Egyptian Antiquities from the Louvre: Journey to the Afterlife - A Trail of Discovery, Discovery Labels booklet, Teacher Information, Recommended Resources

Experimenta Vanishing Point - Education Resource, Experimenta Vanishing Point website

Rodin: Genius of Form

Yingarti Jilamara: The Art of the Tiwi Islands

The Most Delightful Thing on Earth: The Art of Gladys Reynell

Margaret Preston: Art and Life - Education Resource, Children's Trail

2006 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: 21st Century Modern

2005 Exhibitions

Crescent Moon

Visions of Adelaide: 1836-1886

Grace Cossington Smith

2004 Exhibitions

Persian Treasures

Japanese Prints: Images from the Floating World - Education Resource, Images

2004 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art

2003 Exhibitions

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri Retrospective

20th Century Style: Furniture - Background Information, Analysis, Extended Analysis (Secondary), Extended Analysis (Upper Primary), Images, Resources

Australian Surrealism: The Agapitos/Wilson Collection - Historical Background, Surrealism in Australia, List of selected works

2002 Exhibitions

Arid Arcadia: Art of the Flinders Ranges

2001 Exhibitions

The Photography of H.H. Tilbrook: South Australia at the turn of the century - Visit R.J. Noye's website on the early history of South Australian photography

2000 Exhibitions

In the Artist's Footsteps - Visit site that discusses the Heidelberg artists



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

image: University Senior College students, Melrose Wing, Art Gallery of South Australia. photo: Nat Rogers



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