Artlink - Stages 2-3

In this educator-led workshop students use the Museum exhibitions for inspiration and begin to create their own artwork.


Primary students with paintbrushes

Photographer: Stuart Humphreys © Australian Museum

Museum educator-led program

Students explore how artists gain inspiration and develop ideas from the natural world They apply this knowledge as they interact with the Museum collections as a professional artist would, and begin an artwork of their own.

When booking, please select one of these three creative workshop options:

  1. illustrations using museum specimens
  2. textile artwork inspired by rocks and minerals
  3. 3D sculptures based on animal characteristics.
  • Syllabus links: Visual Arts Stages 2-3, Science and Technology Stages 2-3,
  • Maximum number of students: 30 (2 sessions times available per day)
  • Duration: One and a half hours
  • Cost: $5.50 (incl GST) per student in addition to general Museum entry charge
  • Available: Monday to Friday during term time

Education Resource Kit

Ms Helen Wheeler , Education Project Officer
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