The gallery offers a range of valuable educational experiences for students and school groups, catering for a diverse range of curricula and study fields within the visual and media arts.
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Gertrude is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people and have a zero tolerance for bullying and child abuse. We abide by ChildSafe legislation, and our staff have valid Working With Children’s checks. The organisation's Commitment to Child Safety can be viewed here.
ARTNOW is our core education program consisting of gallery tours and a behind-the-scenes look into the studio of one of our 16 Gertrude Studio Artists delivered in person or online.
ARTNOW offers an excellent education experience for all levels - Primary, Secondary or Tertiary
Contemporary Art on the Road
Contemporary Art on the Road is a teacher professional development program founded to bring artists, art educators and teachers together to exchange ideas, share creative experiences and explore contemporary art and culture. The program has been designed to introduce teachers to a range of hands-on, expertly designed strategies and resources for teaching contemporary art in their classroom.
Our free resources include exhibition kits, workshop kits, and videos to assist students and teachers in learning about contemporary art.
Fitzroy Art Spaces Tour
Fitzroy Art Spaces Tour (FAST) is an education initiative for teachers and students of VCE Studio Arts. The program offers a new pathway to explore the art industry in Fitzroy and surrounding areas. Participants experience different approaches to the exhibition and promotion of contemporary art and introduced to curatorial considerations involved in the display of artworks.