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Education programs and resources

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Stephen Bush
I am a mountain I can see clearly 2008
Purchased 2008. The Queensland Government’s Gallery of Modern Art Acquisitions Fund
Collection: Queensland Art Gallery
© Stephen Bush 2008. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney, 2008

Education programs and resources for Teachers, educators and students

The Gallery’s educational programs offer opportunities for students, teachers and lecturers from early childhood through to tertiary levels to engage with the ‘Contemporary Australia: Optimism’ exhibition.

Education resource

Online education resources provide curriculum information for early years, primary, secondary school teachers for classroom and in-Gallery use.

A multimedia interface spotlighting key artists from the exhibition is also available for viewing. Suitable for all teaching levels.

Teacher and lecturer viewing

11.00am Saturday 29 November 2008

River Lounge, GoMA

Educators are invited to a special viewing of ‘Contemporary Australia: Optimism’ including refreshments and talks — ideal for teachers and lecturers planning a group visit to the exhibition in 2009.

Free. Bookings essential as places are limited.

Telephone: (07) 3840 7255 or email

Look Out teacher programs

Education resources
Saturday 29 November 2009

1.00pm: Education resources and programs (early years and primary)

2.00pm: Education resources and programs (secondary)

Educators are invited to attend teacher workshops on the ‘Contemporary Australia: Optimism’ exhibition. Free. Bookings essential as places are limited.

Artist workshops for teachers
Saturday 7 February

10.00am: Early years

11.30am: Primary (Registrations have now closed)

1.00pm: Secondary (Registrations have now closed)

Work with artists featured in the ‘Contemporary Australia: Optimism’ exhibition to engage your students in ideas relating in the exhibition. Free. Bookings essential as places are limited.

Telephone: (07) 3840 7255 or email

School and special-interest adult group bookings

Bookings are required for groups of ten or more. To help us ensure that your visit to ‘Contemporary Australia: Optimism’ is a rewarding one, we ask that groups of ten or more provide us with at least 72 hours notice of their visit.  

To book your group visit, please call the Education Bookings Office on (07) 3840 7255 between 8.30am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

Alternatively, booking inquiries can also be submitted online, email or faxed to (07) 3842 9175.