Wagga Wagga Art Gallery Education Kits

Women with Clever Hands: Gapuwiyak Miyalkurruwurr Gong Djanbatjmala 

3 September - 31 October 2010 

Women with Clever Hands
Mary Djupuduwuy Guyula, twined basket with wrapped rim, 1997 (detail)

A Wagga Wagga Art Gallery Initiative, touring to Flinders University Art Museum (Adelaide), Melbourne Museum - Bunjilaka Aboriginal Gallery (Melbourne), Tamworth Regional Gallery (Tamworth), and Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre (Canberra). 

Download EdKit_Final.pdf Education Kit (5.38MB)

Download EdKit_Attachments_Final.pdf Attachments (4.7MB)

Colour Country: Art from Roper River

5 June - 2 August 2009

Colour Country 
Amy Jirwulurr Johnson, Women Fishing, 1995, synthetic polymer paint of cotton duck (detail)

A Wagga Wagga Art Gallery Initiative, touring to Flinders University Art Museum (Adelaide); the Drill Hall Gallery (Canberra) and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (Darwin). 

Download CC_ed_Kit.pdf Education kit (4.16MB)

Language of Glass Suitcase

The Language of Glass

Contains an overview of glass terms and techniques. Highlights the background to the nationally significant art glass collection at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. Includes ideas for making and appreciating art. Specifically aimed at Stage 3 but can be extended to Stage 4. Also a good resources for general understanding and interacting with art glass.

Download LanguageOFglass.pdf Flash Cards (1.86MB)

Paperweight suitcase

The Paperweight Suitcase Flashcards 
Perthshire Paperweight, 1976, Perthshire-patterned milefiori red (detail)

Contains highlights from the Gibb Paperweight Collection, part of the National Art Glass Collection of Wagga Wagga Art Gallery.  These flashcards take you through basic techniques and activities.  Ideal for primary school. The suitcase is no longer is available.

Download Flashcards_converted.pdf Flash Cards (2.58MB) 


Education Kits for Touring Exhibitions

Travelling Exhibitions (exhibitions that are curated and toured by other institutions) often come with education material for pre, during and post activities. This education material is often in the form of an education kit.  Some will also have 'hands on' resources available for interaction in the exhibition space with supervision.  Below is a list of touring exhibitions with links or PDF versions of education kits.