Left: The Antipodean Steam Punk Show - artist Kate OBrien
Right: Art AfterSchool - Student Enrichment Day 2011 with artist Jon Cattapan
The Tweed Regional Gallery offers a range of exciting student and educator focused learning opportunities via a diverse program of exhibitions, programs, resources and events. Education Programs cater for pre-preparatory to tertiary levels.
Exhibition preview events are held twice a year, in Term 1 and Term 3. These events offer a chance for teachers to get together in an informal and relaxed way, collect current Education Resources and preview selected exhibitions.
Term 1 - Thursday 28 January - 5.00pm - 7.00pm - ARCHIBALD PRIZE 2005 – Guest speakers Archibald finalist Mitch Cairns and his sitter Peter Powditch
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Term 3 – Wednesday 24 August - 5.00pm – 7.00pm – MARGARET OLLEY AND MICHAEL COOK TEACHER PREVIEW
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Student enrichment days
These intensive programs for students combine artist/curator talks with specially designed skills development activities.
Term 4 – Tuesday 25 October - STUDENT ENRICHMENT DAY WITH MICHAEL COOK
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Art workshop facility
The Frances Mills Education Centre is available for hire, for half day or full day use, for teacher-initiated activities, on Wednesday afternoons, Thursdays and Fridays unless previously booked. Use of the Workshop is limited to groups of 20 students or participants.
Description: The Frances Mills Education Centre is ideal for art classes, small seminars, lectures or presentations. The space has Internet access, inbuilt data projector and screen, toilet and washing facilities, and access to a verandah and the Gallery’s gardens. Please request a Terms and Conditions of Hire form for more details.
To discuss your plans to visit the Gallery or to receive regular updates, invitations to special events, and newsletters, please email the Education and Audience Development Officer Email: GalleryEducation@tweed.nsw.gov.au Telephone: (02) 6670 2712.