2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dark Heart
1 March - 11 May 2014
Exhibition visits for school groups and free Studio workshops are now open for bookings. More information here>>
DARK HEART WORKSHOP for Senior Secondary Students
Taking cues from the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dark Heart exhibition, artist / jeweller Lauren Simeoni leads innovative one-day workshops exploring contemporary practice through jewellery and object making. Following a guided session of the exhibition, participants will respond to artists’ works by transforming everyday materials to create unexpected sculptural forms.
Information flyer available here>>
When: Friday 28 March, 10am–4pm
Suitability: Years 10–12
Location: Radford Auditorium
Cost: $50 / $35 equity and country students. All materials supplied.
Individual student registration welcomed.
Limited to 20 students.
Bookings essential: Contact Learning at the Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org
SECONDARY STUDENT DRAWING WORKSHOPS
The drawing workshops extend student 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 senior secondary students 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.
Participating students have the opportunity to build their Visual Arts portfolios, as well as to submit works for the Art Gallery’s Secondary Student Drawing Exhibition held during the SALA Festival in August 2014.
Teachers are required to select individual students and coordinate signed caregiver permissions for all students attending. Individuals and class groups can register their interest.
Life-drawing workshops are facilitated by either Renate Nisi (www.renatenisi.com) or Yve Thompson. Self-portraiture workshops are facilitated by Deidre But-Husaim (www.but-husaim.id.au) or Trevor Newman (www.trevornewmanartist.com).
Life-drawing workshops available on: Tuesday 11 March, Wednesday 12 March, Tuesday 6 May, Wednesday 7 May, Thursday 8 May, Friday 9 May
Self-portraiture workshops available on: Thursday 13 March, Friday 14 March, Tuesday 29 April, Wednesday 30 April, Thursday 1 May, Friday 2 May, Monday 5 May
Duration: 6 hours, 10am – 4pm
Suitable: Senior Secondary
Self-portraiture cost per student: $50 / $35 equity and country students
Life-drawing cost per student: $60 / $45 equity and country students
All materials supplied.
Limited: 20 participants per session
Bookings essential: Complete and submit booking form to register your interest.
YEAR 12 VISUAL ARTS STUDENT FORUMS - BOOKED OUT
This Art Gallery and VAESA Learning program invites senior secondary students to participate in a student focussed Year 12 Visual Arts Forum. The forums relate directly to the Stage 2 SACE Visual Arts course and provide participants first-hand information on a range of successful art and design strategies used by students in 2013.
Forum presenters include: Visual Arts students from a range of school sectors, VAESA representatives, and SACE Moderators.
The Year 12 Visual Arts Student Forums include:
- student presentations about their folio, practitioners statement, practical and ‘art journey’
- tips about study habits, choices and time management
- PowerPoint visuals of student practical and Folios
- information by SACE Moderators about the selection process for the SACE Art Show
- opportunities to ask questions of each presenter.
Thursday 3 April, 10:15am for a 10:30am start - 12 noon - BOOKED OUT
Thursday 3 April, 1:15pm for a 1:30pm start - 3pm - BOOKED OUT
Friday 4 April, 10:15am for a 10:30am start - 12 noon - BOOKED OUT
Friday 4 April, 1:15pm for a 1:30pm start - 3pm - BOOKED OUT
Suitability: Years 11–12
Venue: Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia
Cost: students $3 / equity free. Cash payment on the day
To be kept informed about future forums we recommend signing up to the Learning e-news.
ART LANGUAGE TOURS
Language tours for secondary students are available. Our specialised Guides (fluent in French, German, Italian, Spanish and Indonesian) will lead students through the Art Gallery in their target language, using art expressions and introducing works of art significant to that country and culture. Tours may also include a general viewing of the permanent collection in their target language. Bookings: Please contact Learning at the Gallery on email@example.com
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
The Unpacking Art site offers several approaches that can be used in a classroom, art room or art gallery setting. This is an enquiry-based site which makes links to works of art in the Art Gallery of South Australia’s permanent collection.
DECD Education Manager
Education Support Officer
Telephone: (08) 8207 7033
Fax: (08) 8207 7070
North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000
Outreach Education is a team of specialist DECD teachers based in major public organisations. Each teacher creates and manages curriculum-focused learning programs for early years to senior students and teachers using the expertise, collections and events at their unique site.