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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.

Teacher Professional Development Opportunity

2018

Term 3 - in conjunction with the exhibition Borrowed Time by Laith McGregor 5 October - 2 December 2018. Note installation commences last week of NSW Term 3 and first week of Qld school holidays.

Borrowed Time brings together new and recent works by contemporary Australian artist Laith McGregor across a variety of media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and video, focusing on ideas of time and labour. Curated by Hamish Sawyer. The artist is inviting local educators to work with him on the installation of a site-specific wall drawing in the gallery before the exhibition opens to the public.

INSTALLATION DRAWING SESSIONS:

Thurs 27 September I Fri 28 September I Sat 29 September I Sun 30 September
More Information about this event (371kB PDF)

Art AfterSchool - Teacher Professional Development

2018 - Term 4 date tbc

Student Enrichment Days

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

2018

Term 2 – Friday 11 May - STUDENT ENRICHMENT DAY - FOCUS ON OBJECTS with Guest Artist-Mentor Lewis Miller
More information about this event (325kB PDF)

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.

Last Updated: 12 September 2018