Australian History – Movement of People

Discover what life was like in the 1800s by examining works of art that tell stories about Australia’s development including geographical knowledge, migration and democracy.

Prepare for your visit by using the following interpretive resources:

Fiona Hall: Occupied Territory

South Australia llustrated: colonial painting in the Land of Promise

Please note: due to the changing nature of our exhibits, some works of art may not be on display when you visit.

Bookings are essential for a guided or self-guided tour.

Image: 744P27 Sidney Nolan, Australia, 1917 – 1992, Ern Malley, 1973, London, oil on hardboard, 122.0 x 122.0 cm; Gift of Sidney & Cynthia Nolan 1974, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, © Art Gallery of South Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia


29/01/2018 – 14/12/2018

Level: 5
Area: HASS - Civics and Citizenship, HASS - Geography, HASS - History, The Arts

Type: Special Program
Cost: FREE

School bookings

ALL school visits must be booked in advance.

To book a visit, for more information or to discuss your student learning needs, please contact a Learning at the Gallery team member.

Organising your visit

Opening hours:
10am–5pm daily

Organising your visit

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Important information

Please note some permanent and temporary displays may contain content that is not suitable for all visitors. It is recommended teachers visit the Gallery prior to an excursion as a risk assessment strategy.


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