Learning to Look – Introduction to the Art Gallery of South Australia
Use these strategies with your students to help them look at works of art in the Gallery.
This resource is designed to support teachers plan their visit and help students access works of art in the Gallery.
Within this are some strategies which educators may employ when taking their students on a self-guided tour of the Gallery. The emphasis in this resource is on the importance of looking and unpacking a visual art without the need for contextual information.
This resource is not designed for a specific exhibition, but rather can be used for any exhibition, temporary or permanent.
Art Gallery of South Australia
When: Term 1-4
Level: Early Years, F, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Area: The Arts
Cost: Permanent collection visits free, temporary exhibitions may incur a class fee
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
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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