Term 1 Creative Learning

NERAM welcomes children and students of all ages to engage in our Creative Learning Programs, 2022.
Contact our Education Officer, Alexis Rickards for further information at:
e. education@neram.com.au / p. 6772 5255

Term 1 Creative Learning


Exploring Natasha Soonchild’s exhibition A Land of New Beginnings, students will discuss the exhibition as a whole including themes and techniques explored by the artists. In an artmaking session to follow, students are asked to discuss the development of assemblage over time looking at artists Rosalie Gascoigne and Louise Nevelson. Students will then begin to create their own mini museum assemblages using an array of recycled and found objects. Find out more here >>

Hinton gallery, Still Life Session

NERAM invites students to analyse and respond to the Still Life paintings on display in the Hinton exhibition. What do they have in common? What is in the background? Looking at colour, light and composition students are then asked to draw the Still Life compositions put together by our arts educators. Find out more >>

PRIMARY: MUSEUM IN A BOX – Printmaking with Lego

NERAM, Museum of Printing and Hopscotch Press present this program to creatively engage primary school students with their local museums without leaving the classroom environment. Investigating the history of printing with a museum of printing education resource, students are encouraged to discover the original letterpress process through printing with lego. Find out more here >>

PRIMARY: MUSEUM IN A BOX – Making Monotypes, Experimenting with Colour + Composition.

NERAM presents this program to creatively engage primary school students with their local museums without leaving the classroom environment. NERAM invites students to experiment with colour, shape and texture to create their own unique compositions using the versatile and user friendly method of gelli printing. Students will look at the work of iconic French artist Henri Matisse as well as artist from the NERAM collection, John Coburn. Find out more here >>

SECONDARY: MUSEUM IN A BOX - Printing Vintage Ads

Engaging in Museum of Printing education resource and worksheets provided students will gain an understanding of the history of print publishing. Introduced to the history and concepts of vintage print advertising, students will create there own A4 page magazine ad using a collection of vintage printing blocks from Museum of Printing .  Students will combine the block with stencil type and copy from a typewriter to convey their own message interpreting the block in its historic and cultural context. Find out more >>

PRIMARY: MUSEUM IN A BOX - 'Old Tom' Character Creation

Originally an outreach program with an educator, this program has now been transformed into a pick up museum in a box program available to loan to schools.  Explore the fantastic prints of ‘Old Tom’ by Australian artist and acclaimed author Leigh Hobbs. Explore the artwork, big book and hilarious cartoon of Old Tom and then create your own unique characters to cause chaos with Old Tom! Find out more here >>