Exhibitions

2000-2010
Education Programmes

SEASONS: The Beauty of Transience in Japanese Art

$3 for booked groups. Education kit and Japanese Language Resource Sheet free with booking.

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Years K - 6

Adventure Tour: Change of Season
Come on a nature walk through Japan and experience seasonal motifs such as the cherry blossom of spring, the autumn maple trees, the snow capped mountains of winter and the Flowers of Summer. Exhibition changes seasons. See dates above.
Tuesdays - Fridays with the Children's Guides.
Cost: Free with $3 exhibition entry

Years 3-6 Artist Workshop: Season of Festivals
Combines a children's adventure tour of the exhibition with traditional paper craft related to Japanese seasons. With a Japanese artist and the Children's Guides.
1 hour
Tuesdays - Fridays
Cost: $135 per group of 15 or less (includes exhibition entry all day)

Years 3-6: A Day in Japan
Combines a children's adventure tour of the exhibition with a range of art making sessions drawn from Japanese culture.With a Japanese artist and the Children's Guides.
17, 18, 19 September 2003, 10am - 2pm
Cost: $210 per group of 15 or less (includes exhibition entry all day)

Teachers' Enrichment Day: Four Seasons in One Day
For centuries the Japanese people have adapted their life to the changing of seasons. Refresh your knowledge of Japanese culture and learn some traditional art making techniques in the practical workshops. Brainstorm ideas for integrating art with K-6 HSIE
Friday, 22 August 2003, 9.30am - 3.30pm
Cost: $66 (includes lunch and educational material)

Teachers' Preview: New Asian Galleries
Preview of the new Asian Gallery, including presentations on its development as a physical and conceptual space and the Asian collection by Jackie Menzies, Head Curator Asian Art and Anne Flanagan, exhibitions manager, Art Gallery of New South Wales. Followed by an overview of education programmes and Asian Gallery walk through.
Thursday, 30 October 2003, 5.15 - 7.30pm
$12 (includes refreshments, entertainment and resources)
 

Years 7 - 12

Student Study Morning: Spirited Away with Seasons
An introduction to Seasons with Ann Macarthur, Co-ordinator of Asian programmes, followed by Japanime film Spirited Away 2002 (dir. Hayao Miyazaki), a wondrous fantasy about a ten-year-old girl who is whisked away to a spirit world. Japanese language version with English subtitles, 35mm. (PG)
Years 7-12
28 & 29 August, 11 & 12 September 2003, 10.30 - 12.30pm
Free ($4 per student exhibition entry fee not included)

Discussion Tour: Lay of the Land
Navigate Seasons and the Gallery's Australian and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collections, explorating landscape over time and cultures. Also recommended for Japanese language students.
1 hour
$120 per group of 15 or less (includes exhibition entry all day)

Japanese Artist Workshops
Extend the Seasons exhibition experience through traditional Japanese arts, tutored by Japanese artists. Includes introduction to the exhibition.
Creative Calligraphy Use Japanese characters to create a poetic picture.
Spirit of the Brush Paint from nature with traditional brush and ink techniques.
1 hour
$135 per group of 15 students or less (includes exhibition entry all day)

Teachers' Preview: New Asian Galleries
Preview of the new Asian galleries, with presentations on highlights of the Asian Collection by Jackie Menzies, Head Curator, Asian Art, and the galleries' development by Anne Flanagan, Exhibitions and Building General Manager. Followed by an overview of education programmes and new Asian gallery walk-through.
Thursday, 30 October 2003, 5.15 - 7.30pm
$12 (includes refreshments, entertainment and resources)