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EDUCATION


School Newsletters

School newsletters are distributed each school term to inform teachers and parents of the educational opportunities available at Wollongong Art Gallery:

Term 1 School Newsletter 2018.pdf
Term 2 School Newsletter 2018.pdf

Tour Packages & Worksheets

Tour packages are targeted for both primary and secondary students.  Our volunteer guides will tour selected exhibitions for any hour, which will include a FREE drawing activity.  Free Tour Packages are limited to 20 students.  For enquiries and bookings contact Julie Danilov, jdanilov@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Worksheets are created to enrich student engagement within selected exhibitions.  These are free to download and can be used for any self-directed tours for schools.  Families with children are also invited to use these worksheets when they visit.
Chromophilia​ - Art Trail Worksheet - FEBRUARY 2018.pdf
Red Alert - Art Trail Worksheet - APRIL 2018.pdf
THE GIFT - Worksheet for Stage 3 and 4 Students - JUNE 2018.pdf
EAST MEETS WEST - Art Trail Worksheet - APRIL 2018.pdf

Enrichment Program

This program works in conjunction with the current exhibitions on show at the Gallery. This program provides Visual Arts students across the Illawarra with a full day of visual art workshops, Gallery and exhibition tours - a great opportunity for your students to be creatively extended. All workshops are taught by specialist art teachers and artists using a variety of forms; drawing, painting, mixed media, printmaking and sculpture. Important aspects of the K-12 syllabi are reinforced. Each term there is a new Enrichment Program developed for primary and secondary students.

ENRICHMENT PROGRAM - Sharing Knowledge Visual Arts and Aboriginal Education Flyer - FEBRUARY 2018.pdf ​
Flyer for HSC Writing Workshop - Year 12 TERM 2 2018.pdf 
CHROMOPHILIA - Collaborative Colour Installation - Enrichment Program Flyer - MARCH 2018.pdf

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Early Childhood

Early childhood tours of the Gallery are available, specially designed for young children. These tours are 30-45 minutes long, and conducted by trained Gallery Guides. A Gallery Educator is also available on request. This is a free service.

Art Making Workshop

Hands-on activities for small groups, combined with a tour and related by theme.
1 hour preschool workshop
Printmaking / painting
Cost per student: $9
Number of students: 15 per workshop​​

K-6

Learning to Look - discovery tours introduce students to works of art and their context through a 45-60 minute discussion conducted by trained Gallery Guides. A Gallery Educator is available on request.

Art Making Workshop

Hands-on activities for groups of 20 students (max), combined with a tour and related by theme.

1 hour primary school workshop

Painting / collage / drawing / recycled sculpture / print making / ceramics**
Cost per student: $9
**Ceramics cost: $11
Number of students: 20
If the group is larger than 20, we can rotate a workshop with another activity such as tour of current exhibitions (tours are free).

Secondary

Visual Arts in Context

45-60 minute tours can be tailored to a theme of your choice and/or linked to study areas conducted by Gallery Guides.

Artist Practice

45-60 minute tours conducted by Gallery educators
Examine the intentions of an artist, and the techniques, strategies and processes they use to get to the finished product of 'the artwork' with specific reference to current exhibitions. 
Visits to the Artist-In-Residence Studio.  There is a new artist in residence every year.  The resident artist is available to hold open studio times, talks, workshops and demonstrations for school groups by prior arrangement with the Gallery Education Officer. 

Art Making Workshop

1 hour high school workshop
Painting / collage / drawing / recycled sculpture / print making / ceramics**
Cost per student: $9
**Ceramics cost: $11
Number of students: 20
If the group is larger than 20, we can rotate a workshop with another activity such as tour of current exhibitions (tours are free). 
Longer workshops can be arranged upon request.​

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