What’s on for teachers

The Gallery offers intensive and inspiring teacher professional development programs catering specifically for K–6 and 7–12 educators and trainee teachers. Relevant links to the Visual Arts syllabus are incorporated into each program, which includes lectures, discussions and workshops by educators, historians, artists and critics.

Book a staff development day (Years K–6)

An opportunity for the whole staff to explore the possibilities of teaching and learning in the Visual Arts and other Key Learning Areas, using the Gallery’s collection as a starting point. Includes creative strategies for looking at art and programming ideas for the classroom, incorporating a blend of specially designed programs, tours and lectures. Themes and focus areas can be negotiated, enabling aspects of the day to be tailor-made.

Held on pupil-free days every year
10am–3pm
$60 per person
Bookings essential

More information:
Senior coordinator of education programs tel 02 9225 1828

Or choose one of our scheduled events

  • HSC teachers day 2015

    For teachers from low SES school communities

    Thursday 19 November 2015, 9.45am

    Free, bookings required

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 4 hours, 15 minutes | Free, bookings required

  • Showcase: The Greats

    A professional development event for teachers

    Saturday 5 December 2015, 10am

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Sandro Botticelli The Virgin adoring the sleeping Christ child c1495 (detail), tempera and gold on canvas, 122 × 80 cm, National Galleries of Scotland © Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland