Education 2024

Arts & Cultural Experiences in Bathurst for Students K-12

Education at the Gallery ranges from art making and art appreciating, to critical studies and industry experience

Click here to view our 2024 Educational Offerings

Plus: Stay tuned for our Teacher's Night at the Gallery to be held early 2024.

This is an opportunity to learn more about our educational offerings and to provide us with your invaluable feedback on programs past and upcoming. Register your interest in attending here

Home Program

The Home Program is a collaboration between the Art Gallery of New South Wales, NSW Department of Education’s Arts Unit, Wiradjuri community at Wagga Wagga and Aboriginal communities and regional galleries across NSW . It connects schools to local Aboriginal artists, community, language and culture . Over the school year, students and teachers will participate in workshops, virtual excursions, and a teaching and learning program that culminates in an exhibition at BRAG.

Date & Time: Term 1, 2, 3, 4 as negotiated

Duration: 1 year learning program

Suitability: Stage 3

Contact: EOIs are sent out to schools in 2023 by the Arts Unit

Art in a Suitcase

Art in a Suitcase is an ‘exhibition in a box’ program available for schools to loan for periods of up to three weeks . A BRAG initiative, the travel crate contains a range of commissioned artworks that were specifically designed to be handled . Explore a range of sculptures made from bronze, glass, ceramic, steel, wood, and even echidna spines! The crate also contains an education kit with information about the artists and artworks, activities, and further research ideas .

Date & Time: Term 1, 2, 3, 4 as negotiated

Venue: Your school but material supplied by Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

Duration: Up to 3 weeks

Suitability: Early Stage 1 – Stage 3

Cost: $25 administration fee

Bookings: BRAG Audience Engagement Officer: 02 6333 6151

Education Visits

Education Visits are a tailored experience for your class group and include a guided tour of the current exhibition and pre-visit, in-gallery, and post-visit activities hosted by our professional gallery staff.

Date & Time: Tuesdays-Fridays, 10am-5pm, Term 1, 2, 3, 4

Duration: 1-1.5 hours

Suitability: Early Stage 1 - Stage 6

Cost: $10pp or $8.50pp for 25+ students, Stages 1 – 4: 1 free teacher/10 students, Stage 5 – 6: 1 free teacher/ 15 students

Bookings: BRAG Audience Engagement Officer: 02 6333 6151