Bendigo Art Gallery is a unique learning space that provides the opportunity for educators and students to explore the development of the visual arts and gain insights into Australian history, the environment and the nature and growth of Australian society. As well as designing programs around our permanent collection, Bendigo Art Gallery offers special international and Australian exhibition programs.
The education team provides students and teachers with a wide range of tours, workshops and resources that link with many F-10 Curriculum, VCE, VET and VCAL outcomes
Students are invited to explore three Australian Contemporary Art exhibitions at the Gallery this term. Discover student tour and workshop opportunities below.
Alongside these why not visit our permanent collection to view early Australian art, including that focused on Bendigo and the gold rush.
7 July – 16 September 2018
Another Day in Paradise is the first major exhibition by Myuran Sukumaran along with a series of newly commissioned artworks by leading Australian artists. It presents the significant body of work produced while incarcerated in Bali’s Kerobokan Prison, Denpasar and during the final 72 hours of his life spent on Nusa Kambangan Island.
30 June - 9 September 2018
Paul Guest Prize is a non-acquisitive cash prize of $15,000 which is held biennially, highlighting contemporary drawing practice in Australia.
Our Education Officers are happy to cater for your group’s visiting needs. Whenever possible, please allow at least one week’s notice when requesting a guided tour.
To arrange a visit and discuss a program for you or your school group, please contact our Education Officers or please fill in our online enquiry form.
Contact details: email [email protected] or call 03 5434 6080 / 03 5434 6082.
At Bendigo Art Gallery we provide an exciting program for our education members. Receive discounts on both student and teacher programs and exclusive invitations to participate in special programs and exhibition previews.
For further information about Bendigo Art Gallery Education, please email or phone our Education Officers:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 5434 6088
Bendigo Art Gallery wishes to acknowledge the support of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in providing funding through the Strategic Partnerships Program.
Bendigo Art Gallery also acknowledges Gandel Philanthropy as the founding Schools Program Partner of Love Your Gallery, an art education outreach program for regional and rural school students.