years 7-12


The Arts


Three Dimensions
Discover the challenges faced by artists when creating artworks large and small.

Landscapes, City Scapes and Sea Scapes
This gallery experience looks at the way different artists at different times, have approached landscapes, sea scapes and city scapes as subjects for their work.


From then to Now – The Story of Art
Join our Voluntary Gallery Guides on a unique journey through the State Art Collection to uncover the chronological development of art, from the earliest Australian colonial works to the most contemporary works from all over the world.


Visual Analysis - Yr 11 & 12
This interactive workshop for secondary visual arts students focuses on visual literacy and analysis using visual analysis frameworks. Join with an AGWA Educator for an in-depth exploration of works of art from the State Art Collection and special exhibitions.


Portraits, People and Emotions
Students will discuss the ways that feelings and emotive responses may be communicated through portraits and other figurative works using a diverse range of visual and artistic elements, techniques and styles.


Experiences from contemporary society provide artists with ideas and concepts which they communicate through visual expression. Using a range of examples from the Historical, Indigenous and Contemporary State Art Collections, discover how the visual arts have reflected and shaped society in different times and places.


Using a range of examples from the Historical, Indigenous and Contemporary State Art Collections, students will discover that art can be a vehicle for the expression of identity.


Contemporary Art
Using a range of examples from the State Art Collection, students will be challenged and inspired by the ideas, issues and media used by contemporary artists and will discover what defines the art of now.

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3 dimentions


land sea city


from then to now


Visual analysis


portraits, people and emotions






contemporary art


Literature & Language

Reading Art – An exploration of Narrative
In this tour, students will be encouraged to read and interpret art works as unfolding narratives, paying special attention to the way visual devices, symbolism and technical features can assist in developing stories.


reading art



Speaking up – Contemporary Aboriginal Art
This tour takes an intimate look at the work being produced by Indigenous artists today and examines the many styles and themes that form this diverse and inspiring expression of contemporary Australian culture.

Indigenous Art
Investigate the diversity of Indigenous Art and Culture through our outstanding collection of paintings, works on paper, craft and sculpture.


speaking up


indigenous art


Special Exhibition tours & workshops

We design specific tours and workshops that relate to our special exhibitions and can also tailor a program to suit your needs. Please enquire at time of booking.


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