Years F – 3

The Art Box

The Art Box

Animals + Plants

Landscapes + Figures

The Art Box is a lower primary visual arts outreach learning resource available for schools in the Canberra region. This resource features paintings in the Nolan Collection and encourages students to make connections between these paintings and works by other artists in the CMAG Collection. Students will engage with works of art through play-based activities and use QR code technology to respond and make. The maximum booking period for each school is one term and the cost is $50 per class. There are two Art Boxes available for schools to borrow:

  •   Animals+Plants
  •   Landscapes+Figures

TQI Accredited Teacher Professional Learning Workshop: Unpacking The Art Box

The Teacher Professional Learning Workshop Unpacking The Art Box is built into a school booking and is offered at the beginning of each school term. The workshop is only available to teachers from the Canberra region who borrow THE ART BOX. These workshops are designed to empower and support teachers by providing them with methods, techniques, strategies and resources to confidently and creatively implement THE ART BOX outreach learning resource in their own classroom. Workshops are TQI accredited for 2 hours of professional learning and are free of charge. Participation in an Unpacking The Art Box workshop will allow teachers to:

  •   Become familiar with the teacher notes
  •   Preview resources designed to encourage reading, playing, looking and making
  •   Use QR code technology to view online video tutorials
  •   Discuss various activities and approaches with colleagues
  •   Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Unpacking The Art Box workshop participants are asked to BYO device with a QR code scanner/reader installed. These are free from your App store.

Canberra Museum and Gallery manages the Nolan Collection on behalf of the Australian Government

The Art Box

Animals + Plants

Landscapes + Figures