Art Gallery of South Australia
The Art Gallery of South Australia offers dynamic education programs that engage students and educators with art.
Visits to the Gallery’s permanent collection and most temporary exhibitions are free. Reduced rates are offered to school groups for ticketed exhibitions.
Most student education programs are between 60 –120 minutes long and are offered Monday to Friday between 10am–3pm during the school term.
The specialist education team produces and delivers curriculum-linked education programs. These are designed to connect to the Australian Curriculum, SACE and the Early Years Learning Framework through a range of learning areas including the visual arts.
- visual literacy
- higher order thinking and communication skills
- exploring history and cultures
- stimulating student creativity through responding and making activities.
Programs and Events:
Take a free guided session with one of our Volunteer Guides. To secure a guided visit, contact the Gallery at least three weeks prior to your visit.
The Art Gallery of South Australia offers dynamic learning programs that engage students and educators with art.
Our professional learning programs enable educators to engage with artists and curators, these may include practical making workshops, educator briefings, as well as seminars addressing teaching practices and strategies for Gallery visits and Australian Curriculum priorities.
Interpretive resources https://www.agsa.sa.gov.au/education/resources-educators/
Free interpretive resources are available to download and include making and responding activities that link with the Australian Curriculum. Learning activities assist students to experience and explore the concepts of artists, works of art, world and audience.
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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Filter programs for Art Gallery of South Australia
|Teachers’ Big Days Out|
South Australia’s major cultural institutions, along North Terrace and beyond are preparing for an exciting three day program for the second Teachers’ Big Days Out in 2020. Loaded with professional learning opportunities for educators across multiple learning areas, this event will provide you with strategies of how to incorporate a variety of cultural institutions and their collections into your teaching programs!
HASS - Civics and Citizenship
HASS - Geography
HASS - History
|Festival||professional-learning||english hass-civics-and-citizenship hass-geography hass-history mathematics science technologies the-arts||critical-and-creative-thinking ethical-understanding intercultural-understanding literacy||aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-histories-and-cultures sustainability|
|Art and Science Resource & Tours|
|Program||04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12||science the-arts||critical-and-creative-thinking||sustainability|
|Drawing in the Gallery (Years 5-12)|
|The Arts||Special Program||05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12||the-arts||critical-and-creative-thinking personal-and-social-capability|
|Developing a Nation|
|HASS - History|
|Program||f 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12||hass-history the-arts||critical-and-creative-thinking ethical-understanding||aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-histories-and-cultures|
|Australian History – Colonial Australia|
|HASS - Geography|
HASS - History
|Program||04 05 09||hass-geography hass-history the-arts||critical-and-creative-thinking ethical-understanding||aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-histories-and-cultures|
|Australian History – Movement of People|
|HASS - Civics and Citizenship|
HASS - Geography
HASS - History
|Special Program||05||hass-civics-and-citizenship hass-geography hass-history the-arts||critical-and-creative-thinking ethical-understanding intercultural-understanding||aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-histories-and-cultures|
|Learning to Look – Introduction to the Art Gallery of South Australia|
|The Arts||Workshop||early-years f 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12||the-arts||critical-and-creative-thinking ethical-understanding literacy personal-and-social-capability||aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-histories-and-cultures asia-and-australias-engagement-with-asia sustainability|
|Bringing Languages to Life|
This Art Gallery languages program links to the SACE and Australian Curriculum: Languages, Visual Arts and Design. Language learning outside the classroom is supported as students interact with each other and the teacher in French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
|10 11 12||languages the-arts||intercultural-understanding|
|Changing Worlds: A South Australian Story at the Art Gallery of SA|
This learning program connects to the Australian Curriculum: History by viewing works of art as primary sources, which provide students opportunities to develop historical understandings.
|HASS - History||Program||04 05 09||hass-history||aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-histories-and-cultures|