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Education

Students

Education at the Gallery aims to foster creativity, appreciation and participation in the Arts by offering a range of programs that improve educational outcomes for regional and remote students across the south west and engage the wider community in learning about the arts.

Teaching and Learning at the Gallery includes:

• Gallery Tours
• Talks and Films
• Workshops
• Themed Education Kits
• Art and Literacy Scaffolds
• Professional Development Opportunities

Programs can be customized to meet individual school's needs, focus on particular exhibitions or explore a range of works from the Gallery’s collection.

Free guided tours of the Gallery are available to school and community groups by appointment.

Education Programs may incur a small charge.

For bookings and enquires please phone the Gallery (03)5573 0460

The Art of Dean Bowen
Education

Learn how arts element can be used to communicate experiences, observations and things imagined. An enjoyable introduction to basic art terms painting and sculpture exploring the whimsical works of Dean Bowen.

The Arts: VELS Level 1-4 Exploring and Responding

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Points in Time: Chris Langlois
Education

Langlois reduces the subject matter to its basic building blocks, creating art that is inspired by places but not depicting them. Discover his ethereal landscapes.

Activity sheets are available for both Primary and Secondary students and include;

• Artist’s Case Study
• Treasure Hunt
• Artwork Analysis
• Artwork comparison

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Professional Development & Teacher Resources
Education

A 21st century graduate is both creative and visually literate. Learn the value of adding a range of art images and objects to your teaching toolkit.

Resources include a range of literacy scaffolds that assist students decode images and encourage them to make rich connections across subject areas.

Use items from the Gallery’s collection to explore themes and cross–curriculum priorities in your learning domain. A range of education kits are available, including:

• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
• Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia
• Sustainability

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Save the date
Education

THURSDAY AUGUST 7TH

ART INDUSTRY CONTEXTS - VCE FORUM

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 7TH

HAMILTON TOPS 2014: OPENING NIGHT

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