Education Programmes

James Gleeson: Drawings for Paintings 1938-2000

Years K-6

Teachers' Enrichment Day: Wild, Weird and Wacky
Take a wild and weird journey into the imaginary world of Gleeson's surreal landscapes, swarming with details reminiscent of science fiction, fantasy and the microscope. Learn about the place of Gleeson in the history of art and explore experimental techniques in the art making workshops.
Friday, 16 May 2003  9.30am-3.30pm
Cost: $66 (includes lunch and educational material)

Years 7-12

Student Study Morning: Curator's Talk
Gain insights into Gleeson's practice, body of work and the exhibition's development with exhibition co-curator Anne Ryan, Assistant Curator of Australian Prints, Drawings and Watercolours.
Years 10-12
Monday, 19 May 2003  10.30-11.30am
Cost: $2 per student

Discussion Tour: Following the Process
Explore artists' practice through the Prints & Drawings Study Room. Starting with the work of Gleeson, engage in a close up experience of artists drawings, sketch books, print blocks and photographs related to the art-making process, many of which are linked to major works in the Gallery's collection.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays  10.30-11.30am & 12.30-1.30pm for the duration of the exhibition
Cost: $66 per group of 15 or less