Education Resources



australian design: ten years of the peter fogarty fund

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.  

Richard Avedon People

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

Animal Ark

Download the special education worksheets designed for primary and secondary students to use in the Animal Ark exhibition. The content of these sheets aligns with outcomes of the WA Curriculum Framework: Arts Ideas, Arts Responses and Arts in Society and the secondary WACE Visual Arts course.  


Animal Ark - Primary Education Resource

Animal Ark - Secondary Education Resource

AGWA SCHOOLS PROGRAM investigate, create, educate

2014 AGWA Schools Brochure Investigate, Create, Educate is available for download. This resource outlines the 2014 program of exhibitions, teachers’ professional learning opportunities and student programs.  

Guy Grey-Smith: Art as Life

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. It may assist teachers with delivery and students with learning of the following:

• Australian Curriculum The Arts – Cross-curriculum priorities:
• Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia
• Sustainability

• The Making and Responding components of the Australian Curriculum the Arts

• Units in the WACE Visual Arts course: PAVAR – Discovery; PBVAR – Expression; 1BVAR – Explorations; 1DVAR – Investigations; 2AVAR – Differences.

• Content of the Western Australian Curriculum Framework K-12:
• Society and Environment
• Art
• English


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


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


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


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


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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