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Museum at Home

Access these free, easy to use resources about history and art to aid teaching at home & school!

Anzac silhouette poppies
Anzac education
Start a conversation about Anzac Day at home, using items from Hurstville Museum & Gallery's online collection. Activities for primary school students in years 1 - 6.


19th century washing machine
Exploring sources

Learn about observational skills and primary sources and where to look for more information with the facts you find around your home. Aimed at primary school students, Stages 1 & 2.
 

Colourful art sculptures gallery
Beyond the Bowl

A visual arts resource for high school students exploring the works of artists featured in the exhibition Beyond the Bowl, on display at Hurstville Museum & Gallery from 2 February – 18 April 2019. This resource is designed to assist Visual Art and Visual Design students from years 7 – 12, highlighting key syllabus-linked discussion questions.
Image: Beyond the Bowl exhibition featuring works by Merran Esson, Cobi Cockburn & Matthew Curtis.

Vibrant contemporary artwork
Georges River Art Prize 2019
A visual arts resource for high school students introducing the Georges River Art Prize exhibition, featuring the work of nine finalists. Each case study includes images and a description of the exhibited work and a Q&A with the artist discussing their artmaking practice, alongside syllabus linked theoretical and practical activities.
Image: Georges River Art Prize featuring artworks by Merran Esson and Leon Lester.
 


Museum at School

The Museum & Gallery offers a range of syllabus-linked educational programs and outreach kits for primary and secondary students. More information can be accessed on Teacher's Information Pack

Want to keep up to date with our current education programs? Email museumgallery@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au with the subject line ‘Education Mailing List’ to subscribe to our mailing list.

View our digitised collections online as a pre or post museum visit activity. 



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