Secondary - College 7-12

Guided Programs

For Term 2, guided programs at TMAG will be delivered both onsite and in person, or as a live digital excursions.  Information about Term 3 programs and beyond will be available at the end of July.

Delivered by TMAG's education specialists, all programs are linked to the Australian Curriculum for the appropriate year levels.

All programs are delivered to one class at a time, with a maximum group size of 30 students and accompanying adults.

Booking enquiries are required at least two weeks in advance.

To ensure all schools have the opportunity to access programs, TMAG asks that schools limit their bookings to no more than two programs per school, per week.

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Gay Hawkes: The House of Longing

Visit the exhibition of Gay Hawkes’ work with one of TMAG’s learning staff and find out more about Gay’s inspiration, making and materials. Then, spend time in the Chair Factory, a dedicated space to explore ideas and materials to construct your own 3D work.

This program is available either as a live digital excursion, or onsite and in person.

Suitable for all grades

Duration:
Live Digital Excursion - 30 minutes
Onsite, in person - 1 hour

Program available:
Tuesday and Thursday in Term 2

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MasterClass Series: Painting Conservation

In this, the first in TMAG’s MasterClass series meet TMAG’s painting conservator, Jenny O’Connell.  Visit the studio to learn about the work Jenny does, the equipment a conservator uses, the mysteries that can be uncovered and what it takes to become a painting conservator, it may surprise you!
This is a live on-line excursion broadcast via Microsoft Teams, please register here.  Questions prior to the broadcast are encouraged – your booking confirmation will explain how to submit your questions.

This program is available as a live digital excursion only.

Suitable for grade 7-10

Duration:
Live Digital Excursion - 40 minutes

Program available:
15 June 2022
11:00 - 11:40 am

BOOKINGS FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE NOW CLOSED.

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Discover your Museum

Join a TMAG educator to discover what a museum and art gallery does, and how and why TMAG collects, displays, looks after, and studies the objects and artworks in the State Collection.

This program is available either as a live digital excursion, or onsite and in person.

Suitable for all grades

Duration:
Live Digital Excursion - 30 minutes
Onsite, in person - 1 hour

Program available:
Friday in Term 2

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Journey to Antarctica

Join a guided program in the Islands to Ice gallery and immerse your students in all things Antarctic – from the deep ocean to the frozen continent. Discover wildlife living in extreme environments and get up close to some amazing objects and specimens on your journey.

This program is available either as a live digital excursion, or onsite and in person.

Suitable for all grades

Duration:
Live Digital Excursion - 30 minutes
Onsite, in person - 1 hour

Program available:
Wednesday and Thursday in Term 2

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Journey to Tasmania

Join a TMAG science educator in the Tasmania Earth and Life gallery and immerse your students in all things Tasmanian – from offshore islands to snowy highlands. See some amazing natural specimens and discover iconic habitats and remarkable wildlife adaptations on your journey.

This program is available either as a live digital excursion, or onsite and in person.

Suitable for all grades

Duration:
Live Digital Excursion - 30 minutes
Onsite, in person - 1 hour

Program available:
Wednesday and Thursday in Term 2

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The Black Box - Loan Resource and ningina tunapri Live Digital Excursion

Bring Tasmanian First Peoples culture and the ningina tunapri exhibition into your classroom. Your class will experience a live digital excursion of the ningina tunapri gallery, and will unpack and investigate the Black Box contents with TMAG’s First Peoples Learning Facilitator.

This program is available as a live digital excursion only.

Suitable for Grades 3 – 12

Duration: 1.5 hours -  30 minutes touring ningina tunapri, a 30 minute break, finishing with a 30 minute session with the Black Box artefacts.
Program available: Tuesdays in Term 1.  Limited sessions available.

Temporarily unavailable

Work Experience

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery offers two Year 10 students a one week Work Placement each year. Work Placements are offered across several TMAG departments to enable students to experience the diverse nature of working in a museum and art gallery. The students will undertake their placement across the various TMAG sites.For further information please contact Kate Morris