Secondary - College 7-12

These guided programs are delivered by TMAG's education specialists and are available until 30 November 2018 only. Programs are designed to deliver targeted learning outcomes for secondary and college students.

Bookings are essential for all guided programs. Further information is available through the Bookings page. Please note that exhibition and program dates may change without notice.

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

Major exhibition programs

General museum

Aboriginal

History

Natural history

Work experience

Live Virtual Tours

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Major exhibition programs

Dirty Paper exhibition

Curatorial floor talks for high school, college and tertiary art student groups.

TMAG’s Principal Curator of Art, Jane Stewart will be available on Wednesday, 13 March and Wednesday, 15 May at 10:15 am and 10:45 am to discuss the artworks and exhibition.

Bookings are essential - please contact tmag.bookings@tmag.tas.gov.au to enquire.

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Live Virtual Tours

TMAG's Live Virtual Tours use Skype for Business. A projector connected to an internet enabled computer is needed. For students statewide, 50 kms beyond Hobart.

The Antarctic Virtual Tour        
An introduction to some of the stories and science that come from our neighbouring continent, Antarctica.

Duration: 30 minutes
Suitable for all grades
Available Term 2,3 Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

19th Century Tasmanian History Virtual Tour        
An introduction to 19th Century Tasmania and the exhibitions that tell these stories.

Duration: 30 minutes
Suitable for all grades
Available Term 2,3 Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The Nature of Tasmania Virtual Tour        
Join TMAG staff for a unique insight into the flora and fauna of Tasmania and the ways that plants and animals have adapted to this special environment.

Duration: 30 minutes
Suitable for all grades
Available Term 2,3 Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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General museum programs

Discover Your Museum and Art Gallery            
What is it? Is it real? How is it stuffed? How old is it? Can we touch it? This interactive program includes a tour of TMAG's site, uses a variety of objects and materials, and offers an introduction to collections, conservation and interpretation. A good introduction to all other museum programs.

Duration: 1 hour
Suitable for all grades
Available Terms 2, 3 and 4 (until 29 November 2019)

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Aboriginal programs

The Black Box Loan Resource and ningina tunapri live virtual tour
Bringing Tasmanian Aboriginal culture and the ningina tunapri exhibition to your classroom. Your class will experience a live virtual tour of the ningina tunapri gallery, and will then unpack and discuss the Black Box contents with TMAG's Aboriginal Learning Facilitator. Full information here.
Available to Tasmanian rural and regional schools only. Limited slots available.
Suitable for all grades

Introductory Tour of ningina tunapri
This program introduces students to the ningina tunapri Tasmanian Aboriginal gallery. The tour highlights key stories and objects and includes a hands-on component.

Duration: 1 hour
Suitable for all grades
Available Terms 2, 3 and 4 (until 29 November 2019)

Introductory Tour of Our land: Parrawa, Parrawa! Go away!
Dealing with the European invasion of lutruwita (Tasmania) and the Black War between 1823 and 1831, this program looks at 'first contact' from both sides of this difficult story.

Duration: 1 hour
Suitable for all grades
Available Terms 2, 3 and 4 (until 29 November 2019)

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History programs

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Natural history programs

Wildlife Island     
In this program, students will focus on Tasmania’s amazing fauna and the ways animals have adapted to their island home. The hands on program will visit the Our living land: Encountering an upside down world, Earth and Life and Thylacine galleries.

Duration: 1 hour
Suitable for secondary students
Available Term 2

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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 at kate.morris@tmag.tas.gov.au.

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Booking Information

All visits to TMAG require booking a minimum of two weeks prior to your visit. Alternative dates and times may need to be considered. All visits are free unless otherwise indicated.

Make a booking enquiry

Please note that exhibition and program dates may change without notice.