Education Resources

     

Comic Tragics:

the exploding lanaguage of contemporary comic art

9 April - 25 July 2016

   

This education resource has been developed to support teachers and students who visit the Art Gallery of Western Australia’s exhibition Comic Tragics: the exploding language of contemporary comic art. It contains information about the exhibition and the nine contemporary comics artists featured, and includes discussion questions for secondary students that focus on one key work by each artist.


The content of the resource and the exhibition links to the WA Curriculum learning areas of The Arts – Visual Arts and Media Arts through the strands of Responding and Making and also to English through the strands of Language, Literature and Literacy.

Students can use the following worksheets during a visit to the exhibition Comic Tragics: the exploding language of contemporary comic art


Download Comic Tragics exhibition worksheet for Middle School
Download Comic Tragics exhibition worksheet for Secondary School

  Comic Tragics education resource PDF


 
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Treasure Ships: ARt in the age of spices

10 October 2015 - 31 January 2016

 

This Education Resource is a 52 page document designed to assist teachers in supporting student engagement, inquiry and understanding of the exhibition Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices.

The resource includes a close look at a selection of works from the exhibition, including images, discussion questions for primary and secondary students and activity ideas that enrich the learning experience of the exhibition before, during and after a visit. There is also a glossary of terms and information about the general themes within the exhibition. The resource connects to the Australian Curriculum learning areas of History, Science, English and Geography as well as to the Visual Arts area through the strands of ‘Responding’ and ‘Making’.


The content presented in the resource aligns with the Australian Curriculum Cross – curriculum priority areas of Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, as well as supporting the General capabilities of building critical and creative thinking and ethical understanding.

  Treasure Ships education resource link
     

Mariko Mori: Rebirth

8 February - 29 June 2015

   

This education resource has been developed for use by primary and secondary school groups in conjunction with a visit to the Mariko Mori: Rebirth exhibition. It contains information about the artist and her practice, summarises the concepts within Rebirth, and focuses on key works in the exhibition with discussion questions and activity ideas.

The content of the resource aligns with outcomes of the WA Curriculum Framework: Arts Responses and Arts in Society, the secondary WACE Visual Arts course, and one of the three major cross-curriculum priorities of the Australian Curriculum: Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia

  Mariko Mori education resource
     

australian design: ten years of the peter fogarty fund

16 August 2014 - 9 March 2015

 
This education resource has been produced for secondary and tertiary students to use in conjunction with a visit to Australian Design: ten years of the Peter Fogarty Fund. It comprises a study of the work of six designers in the exhibition, complete with images and detailed discussion questions which can be referred to during, or after, a visit to the exhibition. The content of the resource aligns with outcomes of the WA Curriculum Framework: Arts Responses, Arts in Society and Technology in Society, the secondary WACE Design course, and the Knowledge and Understanding strand of Design and Technologies in the draft Australian Curriculum: Technologies.   Australian Design Resource
     

Richard Avedon People

2 August - 17 November 2014

   
This education resource has been prepared by the National Portrait Gallery to support secondary school visits to the Richard Avedon People exhibition. Developed in line with the Australian Curriculum, it is designed primarily for teachers of Visual Arts, English, History and Theory of Knowledge to enrich understanding of Avedon’s photographic portraits and the life and times of the subjects portrayed. The resource is divided into four curriculum areas with portraits of particular relevance as focus for discussion and research before, during and after the visit to the exhibition at the Gallery or online.   Richard Avedon - Education Resource
 

Guy Grey-Smith: Art as Life

21 March - 14 July 2014

 
Guy Grey-Smith - Education Resource

This resource is a comprehensive look at the life and work of this important Western Australian modernist through discussion and analysis of a selection of art works from AGWA’s exhibition Guy Grey-Smith: Art as Life. It contains information, images, discussion questions and associated activity suggestions for primary and secondary students.


 
 
 

Download the visual arts education resources for K-12 that were designed to complement a visit to the 2013 exhibition from The Museum of Modern Art New York, Van Gogh, Dalí and Beyond: The World Reimagined.

 

 
 
 
Download the visual arts project planners for K-12 that were designed to complement a visit to AGWA’s 2012 exhibition from The Museum of Modern Art, New York: Picasso to Warhol: Fourteen Modern Masters.  
 

Patricia Piccinini: EVOLUTION | interpretive resource

1 May - 22 August 2010

UPPER PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOL RESOURCE

This interpretive resource is designed for teachers and others to use to enhance their knowledge about Patricia Piccinini: RELATIVITY exhibition. It is intended for use across all levels.

Please note this interpretive resources has been generously provided by the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery and was developed specifically for their Patricia Piccinini: EVOLUTION exhibition.

 
TMAG | Patricia Piccinini: EVOLUTION - interpretive resource
 

Yirrkala artists Everywhen, bark paintings from the State Art Collection

31 January - 31 May 2009

UPPER PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOL RESOURCE

This informative full colour A4 Education Resource will enhance student's knowledge of the bark paintings from North-East Arnhem Land. It includes dreaming stories, glossary of terms, map and useful references.

Suitable for upper primary and secondary students.

 
Yirrkala artists Everywhen, bark paintings from the State Art Collection - Dowload Free resource
 

McCubbin: Last Impressions 1907-17 publications

11 December 2009 - 29 March 2010

PRIMARY SCHOOL RESOURCE

This discovery trail will show you the artist’s painting and drawing methods. Find out how Frederick McCubbin applied colour and what mediums and techniques he used. Suitable for primary school students.

 
Discovery Trail - McCubbin: Last Impressions 1907-17

SECONDARY SCHOOL RESOURCE

This education resource, produced to accompany the exhibition McCubbin: Last Impressions 1907–17, introduces teachers and students to the work of this significant Australian artist. The exhibition looks at the work of Frederick McCubbin (1855–1917) in the last decade of his life and includes 72 works.

 

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