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, lectures and practical workshops. 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
Note: 2014 booked out but places available for 2015

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

Or choose one of our scheduled events

  • Showcase: Pop to popism

    A professional development event for teachers

    Saturday 6 December 2014, 10am

    Centenary Auditorium | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Roy Lichtenstein In the car 1963 (detail), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, purchased 1980 © Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

  • Learning symposium 2015

    The Gallery’s annual visual arts conference for teachers

    26–28 February 2015
    Day 1: Thursday 26 February, 12.45pm–4pm
    Day 2: Friday 27 February, 9.30am–3pm
    Day 3: Saturday 28 February, 9.30am–3pm

    Charges apply

  • Exploring Asia in action

    A professional development event for teachers

    Friday 13 March 2015, 10am

    Duration 5 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Lotus-clad Radha and Krishna c1700–10, India.