Art Gallery of South Australia

The Art Gallery of South Australia offers dynamic learning 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 learning programs are between 60 –120 minutes long and are offered Monday to Friday between 10am–3pm during the school term.

The specialist Learning Team produces and delivers curriculum-linked learning 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.

Programs promote:

  • visual literacy
  • higher order thinking and communication skills
  • exploring history and cultures
  • stimulating student creativity through responding and making activities.

Address:

North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

Art Gallery of South Australia

North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

Programs and Events:

Tours https://www.agsa.sa.gov.au/education/
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.

Programs https://www.agsa.sa.gov.au/education/plan-your-school-visit/
The Art Gallery of South Australia offers dynamic learning programs that engage students and educators with art.

Educators https://www.agsa.sa.gov.au/education/educators/
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.

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

(PDF, 20KB)

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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Teachers' Big Days Out
Teachers’ Big Days Out

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Art and Science Resource & Tours
Art and Science Resource & Tours

Science
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Drawing in the Gallery (Years 5-12)
Drawing in the Gallery (Years 5-12)

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Developing a Nation
Developing a Nation

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Australian History  - Colonial Australia
Australian History – Colonial Australia

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Australian History - Movement of People
Australian History – Movement of People

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Learning to Look - Introduction to the Art Gallery of South Australia
Learning to Look – Introduction to the Art Gallery of South Australia

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Bringing Languages to Life
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.

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The Arts
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Changing Worlds: A South Australian Story at the Art Gallery of SA
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.

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