At the Art Gallery of Western Australia we are dedicated to providing diverse, inclusive and accessible programming for all ages.

Our hands-on workshops, guided tours and professional learning opportunities provide a wide range of experiences and opportunities for Early Learning, Primary and Secondary students to engage with original works of art and hands-on artist practices.

Genuine creativity, emotional intelligence and critical thinking are becoming increasingly required skills in an unstable and fast changing world. The Learning Team is engaged in ongoing research, consultation, and the development of new pedagogies that prioritise critical inquiry, experimentation and reflective practice.

We offer excursion opportunities to complement your teaching and learning programs, with curriculum links across all subject areas including English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences and Languages other than English. Below you will find information about MAKING and RESPONDING excursions and Professional Learning opportunities for artists and educators.

Please let us know if you have any special requirements or areas of interest. We are happy to tailor your experience to meet the needs of your teaching and learning programs.

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Your Visit

Excursions at AGWA

The Gallery has various security and conservation protocols in place to safeguard the works on display. See below to learn about protecting your State Art Collection during your visit.

Excursion Policy

Risks and Responsibility

The Gallery buildings and service provision conforms to all safety and building code standards offering a safe environment for group visits. Security guards are present in all public and Gallery spaces. In the event of an emergency they provide first aid assistance and coordinate building evacuation. In the interest of the security of the works on display and general comfort of all visitors, a general code of behaviour is expected.

All AGWA staff and volunteers are required to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Certificate of Currency

Fire and Emergency Plan

COVID-19 Safety Plan

Supervising Adults

Supervising adults must accompany the students throughout their visit to actively monitor student behaviour. It is the teacher's responsibility to oversee the general behaviour and to intervene when necessary.


Parking is available for buses and coaches on Beaufort Street, adjacent to the James Street Mall. Find out more about the Gallery's location and accessibility.


Grassed areas for lunch are situated in the James Street Mall and near the main entrance to the Art Gallery.

Wheelchairs and Mobility

The Art Gallery of WA is in possession of one automated and one manual wheelchair, one walking frame and a child's stroller.  These are loaned and provided free of charge to assist groups moving around the Gallery.  Bookings are essential.


On Saturday 27 August, the Gallery is open 10am-3pm only as we prepare for the AGWA Foundation Gala supporting women in the arts. Some exhibition access will be disrupted with two Tracks We Share ground floor galleries closed. AGWA Rooftop bar will be closed, reopening at 2pm Sunday. Details