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.

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.


The CCP Documentary Photography Award

 A biennial showcase of contemporary Australian documentary photography.

Education Kit (1.06MB)

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor

100 Women, 100 Brooches, 100 Stories

8 June - 22 July 2012

Tinker Button

Claire Townsend, Janet Holmes a Court: Art, home and life, 2011 (detail)

An artisan travelling exhibition, toured by Museum and Gallery Services Queesland.

Download Tinker_Tailor_Education_Kit.pdf Education Kit (2.16MB)


Almanac: The Gift of Ann Lewis AO

9 March - 29 April 2012

Almanac Button
Robert Owen, Untitled Xll (Origami series), 2009 (detail)

A Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney) touring exhibition.

 Download Almanac_Education_Kit.pdf Education Kit (1.15MB)


Menagerie: Contemporary Indigenous Sculpture

13 January - 4 March 2012

Menagerie Button

Danie Melor Red, White and Blue, 2008 (detail)

AnObject Gallery and Australian Museum touring exhibition.

Download Menagerie_Education_Kit.pdf Education Kit (2.7MB)

Download Menagerie_Workbook.pdf Workbook (529KB)

GW Bot: the long paddock

27 July - 18 September 2011

GW Bot

GW Bot Engraved poem 2006 (detail)

A Goulburn Regional Art Gallery Touring Exhibition.

Download GW_BOT_Education_Kit.pdf Education Kit (2.43MB)

Industrial Desire: Detroit Concept Cars

22 July - 4 September 2011

Industrial Desire: Detroit Concept Cars

Presented by artisan in partnership with the College for Creative Studies, Detroit, and toured by Museum and Gallery Services Queensland.

Download ID_catalogue_web.pdf Industrial Desire: Detroit Concept Cars Catalogue (436KB)

Goya: Los Caprichos

3 June - 17 July 2011

Goya: Los Caprichos Education Kit
Francisco Goya, The sleep of reason produces monsters, 1797-98, etching and aquatint

An exhibition curated from the Albury City collection.

Download Goya_Education_Kit.pdf Goya: Los Caprichos Education Kit (2.2MB)

Recycled Library: Altered Books

4 March - 29 May 2011

RL bevel
Glen Skien, I'm coming back for my wings, 2009 (detail)

Download RL_Education_Kit.pdf Education Kit (2.65MB)

Tour de Force: In Case of Emergency Break Glass

21 January - 13 March 2011

Tour de Force 
Timothy Horn, White Death 2009, crystallised rock sugar, foam-core, hot glue, varnish

A Museums and Gallery Services Queensland touring exhibition.

Download TDF_EDU_KIT_edited2.pdf Education Kit (752KB) 

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2010

5 November 2010 - 16 January 2011

Portrait Prize 
John Somes, Lipstick, 2009 (detail), digital print

A National Portrait Gallery touring exhibition.

Download NPPP10_Education_Resource.pdf Education Kit (1.25MB)  

Archibald Prize 2010

23 July - 22 August 2010

Archibald 2010

Jasper Knight, Bill Wright AM,  2010

An Art Gallery of NSW exhibition toured by Museums and Galleries NSW.

Download Arch_EdKit101-2.72.pdf Education Kit Part 1 (1.61MB) Download Arch_EdKit103-72.pdf Education Kit Part 2 (1.81MB)

Days of Summer

2 April - 30 May 2010

Days of Summer
Salvatore Zofrea, Illawarra Flametree, 2008

A Maitland Regional Art Gallery Touring Exhibition.

Download ZofreaEdKit.pdf Education Kit (4.28MB)

Momentum: 18th Fibre Textile Biennial

7 August - 27 September 2009

Melissa Hirsch
Melissa Hirsch, Red/Orange Staghorn Coral, 2006

This exhibition is supported by Visions of Australia, an Australian Government program supporting touring exhibitions by providing funding assistance for the development and touring of Australian cultural material across Australia.  A Tamworth Regional Gallery exhibition toured by Museums and Galleries NSW.

Download biennial-text.pdf Education Kit (5.32MB)

Shaun Gladwell: Videowork

26 June - 16 August 2009

Shaun Gladwell
Shaun Gladwell, Busan Triptych: Negative Galligraphy and Skull, 2006 (still)

An Artspace exhibition toured by Museums & Galleries NSW.

Download Gladwell_Education_Kit.pdf Education Kit (6.64MB) 

Sixth Leica/CCP Documentary Photograpy Award

7 November - 14 December 2008

Steven Siewert Pigeon Loft 2006

Toured by the Centre for Contemporary Photography.

Download Leica_artists_speak.pdf Artists Speak (534KB)

Download Leica_EducationKit.pdf Education Kit (560KB)

Download Leica_StudentResponseSheet.pdf Student Response Sheet (124KB)


8 February - 6 April 2008

Christl Berg, Instrusions, 2006

Toured by CAST.  This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

Download Wallpaper_Education_Kit1.pdf Education Kit Part 1 (219KB)

Download Wallpaper_Education_Kit2.pdf Education Kit Part 2 (219KB) 

Cuisine & Country: A gastronomic venture in Australian art

2 November 2007 - 6 January 2008

David Keening
David Keeling, Morning, 2003, oil on linen

Cuisine & Country is an exhibition toured by Orange Regional Gallery, curated by Gavin Wilson.

Download Cuisine_education_kit1.pdf Education Kit (4.28MB) 

Drawn Together: The drawing lives of Nora Heysen, Judy Cassab and Margaret Woodward

17 August - 21 October 2007

Drawn Together
Margaret Woodward, Rod Shaw, c. 1985 (detail)

Drawn Together is a Parramatta Heritage Centre Travelling Exhibition


Strange Cargo: contemporary art as a state of encounter

27 July - 23 September 2007

Strange Cargo 
Lionel Bawden, The monsters(like some colossal python which after swallowing a mountain is sluggishly digesting the meal), 2004

There is a 'hands on' educational resource available in the exhibition space.

Strange Cargo is a touring exhibition curated from the contemporary collection of Newcastle Region Art Gallery.

Download Arch_EdKit101-2.72.pdf Education Kit (1.61MB)