SA cultural institutions now open following closure due to COVID-19. Find out more

Teachers’ Big Days Out

South Australia’s major cultural institutions in the North Terrace precinct and beyond, supported by the Department for Education presented the second Teachers’ Big Days Out on 15-17 January 2020. Loaded with professional learning opportunities for educators, aligned to the Curriculum and covering multiple learning areas and year levels. 

Drawing in the Gallery (Years 5-12)

This workshop invites participants to reflect on the portrait and self-portraiture as a form of artistic expression using Reggio Emilia’s pedagogic approach. Combined with a viewing of the permanent collection, students…

Changing Places Facilitated Workshop

The Migration Museum is committed to telling the stories of people who live these significant changes. The exhibition Changing Places shares migration stories of some of the newest South Australians. Who…

Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges

The Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges eBook has been created to support teachers when addressing the concepts of geological time and evolution with their students. It provides background information on South Australian Ediacaran fossil discoveries and their scientific importance…

Girl Asleep Digital Education Package

The Girl Asleep Digital Education Package is a free learning resource for award-winning coming-of-age film Girl Asleep. The two-part offering gives students and teachers an imaginative and dynamic insight into…

Being a child in the nineteenth century

This program takes students on a journey of exploring the past- school life and daily life of colonial Australia (1836-1875) before schooling became compulsory in South Australia. What did children…

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Zoo Explorer

Zoo Explorer

This session includes a walk from the Visitor Centre that culminates at the Chimpanzee platform. It is a multi-sensory and interactive experience that utilises the...

Zoo Crew

Zoo Crew

The session uses the Monarto environment and habitats to provide hands-on activities that build an understanding of the roles and responsibilities involved in running...

Animal Tales

Animal Tales

Animal Tales is a dynamic lesson especially designed by our Education Early Years expert for Kindergarten groups. Come along and immerse your students in the world of...

SA Cultural institutions re-open following closures due to the impact of COVID-19 outbreak

Following direction from the Federal Government and the South Australian Government, the state’s major cultural institutions have re-opened to the public.  

Each institution has developed a COVID-Safe plan, incorporating restrictions to ensure physical distancing requirements and other measures designed to keep staff and the public safe. Education teams are working hard to develop remote learning programs and resources for term 3 and beyond. 

We advise you to visit each institution’s website for updates about services offered to schools, preschools and families during this challenging period.


For further information about COVID-19 the following sources are available:

Australian Government Coronavirus Health Information Line: 1800 020 080