Education at WAG

WAG’s Education

Program offers sessions all year round. For our Foundation and Early Years learners we offer several hands-on learning sessions that revolve around the exhibitons on show at the time. Primary School students can access exciting sessions such as the Mini Curators, where children are encouraged to handle artefacts appropriately and think about exhibition issues. For Secondary School students we offer study sessions for VCE subjects.Current Programs


Current exhibition programs:


Maar Nation

Contact WAG about programs available.

  • The Arts
  • Humanities - geography and history
  • English
  • Technologies


UNREAL! Paul Jennings

Saturday, 2 March 2019 to Sunday, 19 May 2019

Due to popular demand, highlights from the Warrnambool Art Gallery UNREAL! exhibition will be presented in the WAG Family Learning Gallery from 2 March to 19 May 2019.Paul Jennings AM is one of Australia’s best loved storytellers. His books have sold millions of copies, won countless awards, been translated into 18 languages and turned into television series. His work explores ideas and experiences that all children face – from embarrassment to being part of the gang, losing things, making mistakes, dealing with people and taking risks to discover new ways of being themselves. Paul’s career began in Warrnambool, where he still lives and works. In this exhibition WAG presents a magical, imaginary immersive world expressed through his writing, characters and themes and includes original works from illustrators he has collaborated with over the years.There is a varity of activitys for primary aged students each based on a specific Paul Jennings book, Including the Fisherman and the Theefyspray, the Rascal the Dragon Series, and The Gizmo. Activities include a tour of the exhibition, a storytelling and craft activity. For older students creative writing workshops can be arranged.

  •  English
  • The Arts


School program: WAG will be holding a day of facilitated STEAM workshops for female identifying students in late March. Students will hear from inspiring women in the industry and learn about where a career in STEAM could take them. Workshops in areas such as coding and entrepreneurship will be held throughout the day from companys Code Like a Girla and Tech Girls Movement. To book you school in or to learn more please email jbroomfield [at] warrnmabool [dot] vic [dot] gov [dot] au or call 03 5559 4949.


For school bookings and enquiries please contact our Education Officer on 03 5559 4949 or email gallery [at] warrnmabool [dot] vic [dot] gov [dot] au


The WAG is Closed to help stop the spread of COVID-19

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, The Warrnambool Art Gallery (The WAG) will be closed to the public from Monday March 23

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