Operation Art Teacher Professional Learning

Operation Art is not just about exhibitions. Operation Art professional learning days help support and extend skills in teaching visual arts. Operation Art teacher professional learning days are held in regional and metropolitan centres throughout the year.

Operation Art professional learning

Teacher professional learning dates are advertised below. Please save the date of your nearest workshop and email your expressions of interest to heidi.windeisen@det.nsw.edu.au

Teachers will spend a whole day making, creating and learning. Covering three different topic areas, workshops run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. All you need to bring is a paint shirt to protect your clothing, all other equipment, materials and lunch are supplied.

Government teachers $280.00,  Non Government teachers $380.00 inc (GST)

Operation Art industry workshopTeachers Workshop Operation Art

Date Wednesday 24 March 2021
 10 am to 3 pm

Participants will:

  • Explore the Operation Art Touring Exhibition showcasing outstanding examples of art works created by NSW school students in Years Kindergarten to year 10.
  • Engage in a collections floor talk session with the gallery’s education staff.
  • Experience current exhibitions.
  • Participate in a practical art-making workshop.

Please register your interest with Heidi heidi.windeisen@det.nsw.edu.au prior to payment - Morning tea and lunch included.

Gov schools $280.00. This will be direct debited from your school.
Non Gov Schools $380.00 inc GST. Pay via teacher payment 


2021 Operation Art Professional Learning Dates

All 2021 face to face professional learning days will be published here once dates and location are confirmed in Term 1 2021. 

As part of The Arts Unit's support of the Department of Education  Rural and remote education blueprint for action, we are excited to be able to offer a discounted rate of 25% off to teachers from rural and remote schools to attend the in person Operation Art visual arts workshops. The subsidy does not apply to virtual workshops. To request a subsidy please email us here. opart.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au. Subsidies will be confirmed with acceptance notification.
Operation Art is also available to visit your school to present staff development workshops. For costs and more information please contact Heidi Windeisen on 8512 1195 or heidi.windeisen@det.nsw.edu.au