Pre and post visit activities as well as how to read a wall label

AGSA reopens on 8 June 2020 and the Monster Theatresexhibition season is extended until 2 August 2020.

We look forward to being able to welcome you and your students back to the Gallery. While we can't take school bookings just yet, we are working on a safe way to manage self guided school visits.

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Seeing works of art in situ and engaging with primary sources is an effective strategy for learning about the skills, techniques, materials and processes used by artists, and in turn can be used by students in their own work.

Sometimes seeing the detail in a painting or print, the texture of a surface or the scale of a sculpture can only be appreciated when in front of the work itself. Works of art are ideal platforms to talk about our collective history while simultaneously exploring what is happening in the world today.

The Logistics

Making a booking, arrival, bags, lunches, photographs etc

Photo: Nat Rogers.

Tips for preparing your lesson in the Gallery

Curating your journey through the space

Eunice Napanangka Jack, Luritja/Ngaanyatjarra/Pintupi people, Northern Territory, born 1939, Lupul, Sir Frederick Range, Northern Territory, Kuruyultu, 2017, Haasts Bluff, Northern Territory, synthetic polymer paint on linen, 152.0 x 183.0 cm; Gift of the Members of the Art Gallery of South Australia to celebrate 50 years since their establishment 2019, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, © Eunice Napanangka Jack/Copyright Agency.

How to read a wall label

Learn to identify valuable information that will provide context about a work of art