Students participating in a Student Drawing Workshop, April 2016


Last days, closes 15 May | School bookings extended until 27 May 
The Magic Object learning program will supports educators and F-12 student engagement with contemporary 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 and Studio activity visits available for educators, Early Years and F-12 students.
More information here > 

The Learning at the Gallery drawing workshop series extends senior secondary student and educator learning with expert tuition provided by key South Australian visual artists in the areas of observation, composition, use of media, line, tone and proportion.
They offer a unique opportunity for students and educators to learn by viewing and discussing a range of primary source works on paper from the Gallery’s permanent collection with the facilitating artist and peers, to develop practical drawing skills and to create a large-scale drawing on paper.
Participating students have the opportunity to build their Visual Arts portfolios, and submit works for the Art Gallery’s Secondary Student Drawing Exhibition held during the SALA Festival in August 2016. 
Individuals and class groups can register their interest.  Educators or parents/guardians are required to coordinate signed caregiver permissions for all students attending.
Professional Learning Certificates provided for educators not accompanying students (linked to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers).
Duration: 6 hours, 10am - 4pm
Suitable: Senior secondary students | Primary and secondary, TRT and pre-service educators
Limited: 20 participants per session
Cost: See below. * denotes cost for equity & country students

$60 / $45* per student, $95 per educator
Wednesday 11 May with artist facilitator Sue Ninham

$60 / $45* per student, $95 per educator
Monday 23 May with artist facilitator Yanni Floros
Tuesday 24 May with artist facilitator Renate Nisi
Wednesday 25 May with artist facilitator Renate Nisi

$50 / $35* per student, $85 per educator 
Tuesday 10 May with artist facilitator Yanni Floros
Friday 13 May with artist facilitator Ruby Chew
Thursday 26 May with artist facilitator Yanni Floros
Friday 27 May with artist facilitator Ruby Chew

Bookings Complete and return via email  the registration of interest form


The tenth SALA Festival exhibition showcases works of art by senior secondary students as a result of their life drawing, self portraiture and fashion illustration workshop experiences at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
When 6 – 28 August. Open on selected days 10 – 4:45pm.
Location Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost Free
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2 July - 9 October
The Robert Hannaford learning program assists educators in supporting students’ exploration, engagement, and understanding of the exhibition through the theme of portraiture. The learning experiences are designed to encourage students to take a closer look at selected works of art and to learn about the artist’s development through portraiture, and to compare and contrast Hannaford’s works with masterworks from the Gallery’s collection.
Exhibition and Studio activity visits available for educators, Early Years and F-12 students.
More information here > 

Want to study and work in the Visual Arts?
Senior Secondary students learn about a diversity of art careers through interactive presentations. Speakers include a range of artists/designers and representatives including: Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide Central School of Art, University of South Australia, Jam Factory, Adelaide College of the Arts, Art Lab Australia and Creative Industries Centre, Tea Tree Gully, TAFE SA.
Attendance by class groups and individual senior secondary students or educators welcome.
When Friday 12 August, 11am for an 11.15am start until 2.30pm
Cost $5 Students, $2 equity/country students, $10 Educators.
Bookings essential contact Learning at the Gallery (Please indicate number and year level of students, number and names of educators who will be in attendance)

The Visual Arts languages program provide guided sessions for secondary students and educators in Auslan, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
Students engage and interact in their target language, using art expressions and through the introduction of significant works of art to that country and culture.
Tours may also include a general viewing of the permanent collection in their target language.
Please note that guided sessions are subject to the availability of volunteer language guides.
Bookings Submit a school booking request


Meet AGSA, our 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: 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 teachers’ 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


Photography in the Gallery Policy


Mark Fischer
DECD Education Manager

Ryan Sims 
Education Support Officer

(08) 8207 7033
North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

Outreach Education is a team of specialist DECD educators based in major public organisations. Each educator creates and manages curriculum-focused learning programs for early years to senior students and educators using the expertise, collections and events at their unique site.

image: Students participating in a Student Drawing Workshop, April 2016

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