Explore Art


About art introduces you to some ideas and questions to think about while exploring art.

How to explore art
introduces you to the Art Start model for exploring artworks.

Explore – the world in the artwork explains how what you see in an artwork helps you to uncover its meaning.

Explore – the world behind the artwork
explains how where and when an artwork was made – and who made it – helps you to explore the artwork’s meanings and ideas. 

Explore – the world in front of the artwork explains how what has happened since an artwork was made influences how you interpret its meaning.

Exploring Tom Roberts Shearing the rams 1890 uses the Art Start model to explore this iconic Australian painting.

Explore art activities and projects offers individual and group learning activities to use in the classroom and the Gallery.