Bring the Gallery into your classroom, with our digital excursion program, designed to spark imaginations and deepen students' understanding of art. The National Gallery holds the national art collection, comprised of over 155,000 works of art including the largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in the world. Our education programs are delivered by experienced artist educators, and include some of the most loved and surprising works of art. Hear from practicing artists, get inspired with artmaking activities and see behind the scenes at the National Gallery in Canberra.
- Free for Australian schools
- Aligned with the Australian National Curriculum
- Sessions run for 45–60 minutes
- When booking a program 'by request' please specify a nominated time to suit your timetable
- Digital excursions are run using Zoom. If you use another program with your class, please get in touch to discuss
- Pre and post program resources and activities provided
Join us live online, in your classroom.
For scheduled programs, please follow the booking link on the program page.
How do artists employ the medium of video to draw attention to the human body as it moves through time and space?
Learn about some of the most well-known works of art in the Gallery’s collection from Jackson Pollock’s painting Blue poles to Emily Kam Kngwarray’s The Alhalkere Suite.
How do artists help us understand what it means to be Australian? Discuss a range of works by artists in the National Gallery collection.
Teaching through and about culture, bringing together the voices of Australia’s First Nations communities through art.