Education Programs

For Crossing Country

Teachers' Preview
Tuesday 14 September 2004, 5-7.30pm
Insights into Crossing Country, the artists, works and themes, the consultation process with the Maningrida community and associated teaching strategies and programs with Hetti Perkins, Senior Curator, Ken Watson, Assistant Curator and Jonathan Jones, Co-ordinator Aboriginal Programs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, AGNSW.
$15 (includes refreshments, entertainment, resources and exhibition admission ticket)
Teachers' Enrichment Day
Learning Country
Friday 22 October 2004, 9.30am-3.30pm
Gain an in-depth understanding of the creative wealth of the Maningrida community with the exhibition Crossing Country. Investigate teaching strategies for Aboriginal art from this region with Co-ordinator of Aboriginal Programs Jonathan Jones.
$70, $35 for tertiary students (includes lunch and educational material)
Years 7-12
Student Study Morning
The Art of Alchemy
Delve into the creative practices of Western Arnhem Land and the Maningrida community, gaining insights into the culture
of the region, and an art movement born of tradition and contemporary innovation.
YEARS 7-9: 9, 18 & 23 November 2004
YEARS 10-12: 19 & 27 October 2004
$6 per student (includes exhibition entry)
Discussion Tour
Yiribana Gallery
Experience connections to country, culture and community by responding to featured artworks in the Yiribana Gallery. Learn about contemporary Indigenous practice, narratives and concerns.
1 hour
$97.50 per group of 15 or less
Years K-6
Art Adventure Tour
Crossing Country
Experience Western Arnhem Land country and culture through contemporary Indigenous paintings, prints and sculpture.
With the Children's Guides
Free with $4 exhibition entry