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Left: The Antipodean Steam Punk Show - artist Kate O'Brien
Right: 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 that cater for pre-preparatory to tertiary levels.

The Gallery aims to support teachers' professional development through workshops, talks and learning opportunities. Exhibition preview events are held twice a year. These events offer a chance for teachers to get together in an informal and relaxed way, collect current Education Resources and preview selected exhibitions. The Gallery can provide documentation of teacher learning that supports the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Art AfterSchool - Teacher Professional Development

2020

Term 3 - Friday 4 September - 4.00pm - 6.00pm - 'NAMURU' PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS - FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP

Regional educators can join from home or school for an online adaptation of the Teacher Professional Development Program 'Namuru: Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Practice for Teachers' presented by Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia.

Participants will gain insight into the work of artist John Mawurndjul, while developing confidence in delivering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content in the classroom.

This online workshop will be facilitated by educators from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia. Presented in conjunction with the display of 'John Mawurndjul: I am the old and the new' at Tweed Regional Gallery.

Places are strictly limited. Professional Development documentation will be provided following the workshop.

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Student Enrichment Days

These intensive programs for students combine artist/curator talks with specially designed skills development activities.

2020

All programs are currently postponed due to COVID-19. Please check the Gallery At Home page for virtual artist talks and online workshops.

Art workshop facility

The Frances Mills Education Centre is available for hire - for half day or full day use - for teacher-initiated activities. 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.

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