Design Tracks

Design Tracks

Creative Pathways Program Residential Camp What happens when a bunch of developing artistically talented and deadly Indigenous teens come together for Design Tracks Creative Pathways Program to work through creative challenges in the company of an amazing line up of Indigenous mentors, educators, designers and artists? They nail it! Together, through the Design Tracks Creative Pathways…

Art as exchange

Learning staff are travelling to five regional communities to deliver digital storytelling workshops with secondary students and regional arts education roundtables with arts educators. The first round of host venues include: Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Pinnacles Gallery Townsville, Gladstone Art Gallery and Museum, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery and Dogwood Crossing. Miles will co-facilitate the program…

Reshaping Student Learning

Authentic arts experiences in the Gallery context play an important role in students’ learning. The Learning team has been building a solid platform of Q&A programs over the past 18 months where secondary students can question and inquire about the Gallery’s contemporary art collection and major exhibitions in an open mic format. More than 320…

Connections with culture

The QAGOMA Learning program accompanying ‘No 1 Neighbour: Art in Papua New Guinea 1966-2016’ focusses on the role art can play in building bridges to cultural heritage and history. A pupil-free day in mid-October enabled 47 Papua New Guinean students from six schools in South East Queensland to travel to the Gallery to explore the…

Art speaks many languages

August is Queensland Multicultural Month and a visit to QAGOMA can be someone’s first experience of another culture. Guided tours at QAGOMA provide an accessible and enjoyable way to celebrate cultural diversity. Volunteer Guides regularly offer tours to visitors from a range of cultural backgrounds and locations. Visitors from overseas are usually keen to see…

Explore contemporary Indigenous art

The QAGOMA Learning team delivers professional development programs to empower Queensland teachers with practical and enjoyable approaches to explore contemporary Indigenous art in the Gallery and in the classroom. Our recent program emerged out of an increase in the number of requests from educators for more on Indigenous perspectives and incorporating this in the classroom…