These resources are designed for use in the classroom.
A fine portrait with a hidden message
Senses, movement and imagination in portraits of children
16 inmates including Ned Kelly, Captain Moonlite and Frederick Deeming. And 12 sketches of the deceased, including several children.
What makes someone awesome? And how does a portrait tell a person's story? Bring your students up close and personal with some great Australians.
In this ten-part series on Australian portraits, Angus Trumble and Fiona Gruber hold a wide-ranging, thought-provoking and often unexpected face-off with history and culture.
Self-portraits are among the most direct yet intriguing works created by artists for analysis and self-expression. As both subject and creator, the artist is represented entirely in their own terms.
This online resource features the stories of five colonial women, designed for primary students of Arts and History years 3-6.
This resource has relevance to Australian History, Sport, Australian Studies, Cultural Studies, English and Visual Arts and is recommended for Years 9-12.
This online resource about digital portraiture designed for secondary students is available through the ABC Splash website.
This learning resource package is designed for educators of secondary students as a companion to the National Portrait Gallery exhibition Paul Kelly & The Portraits.
This resource, structured around the biography of the artist Hilda Rix Nicholas, is a companion to the exhibition Paris to Monaro.
This project for primary students explores portraits of individuals commemorated in the naming of a Canberra suburb or street.
Whether you’re at the Gallery, in a cafe or your living room, ‘Portrait Stories’ is a trusty guide to thousands of portraits and people.
Where your students will discover Australia’s most creative and innovative thinkers and achievers
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