Educational programs

MAMA has a range of educational programs on offer to schools to explore and expand their student's interest in art. Our programs can be tailored to primary, secondary and tertiary students, and even preschool children.

Contact our Education team on (02) 6043 5807 or email Hannah to discuss your school's interests and needs.

Self-Guided School Tours

If you are planning to bring yourclass in to visit MAMA please let us know so that we can make sure that we do not book in two groups at once. This will make for a more relaxed visit for everyone.

School kids complete activities on the floor of the Joss Gallery at MAMA

Guided School Tours

The MAMA education staff andvolunteers run free 20 minute guided tour for schools though the galleryspaces. An extended tour for 30 minutes ormore is $2 per student.

Students from Beechworth Secondary College tour the Deborah Kelly exhibition at MAMA in 2015

Please direct all enquiries and bookings to 02 6043 5807 or email

Tour & Studio Session for Schools

Enjoy a guided tour through the MAMA collection and exhibitions, followed by a responsive art making session in the studio.

This session can be tailored to the skills and abilities of students of all ages, from preschool to tertiary students. Lead educators can choose the focus of their class session from the following options:

  • Portraiture
  • Still life
  • Life Drawing
  • Narrative focus
  • Artist run workshops linking to current exhibitions
  • Tailor made workshops

The tour and session runs for 90 minutes and will cost $5 per student. Available 10.00am – 3.00pm Monday to Wednesday during school terms.

Art Camp students show their artworks

Victorian Studio Arts Tours

Join MAMA's Education and Curatorial Staff for a tour of MAMA addressing Area 3 of the Studio Arts curriculum. Students will learn about the role of MAMA, curatorial considerations, exhibition design, conservation, lighting, temperature and will get a special back of house tour to see how artworks are stored.

Download VIC Studio Arts Education Kit 

The Studio Arts tour runs for 90 minutes and will cost $5 per student. Available 10.00am - 3.00pm Monday to Thursdays during school terms.

Education Kits

Curriculum aligned Education Kits are available for download below.

MAMA Collection

Download MAMA Collection Education Kit

Download VIC Studio Arts Education Kit 

Download Tracey Moffatt Education Kit

Download Between the Desert and the Moon: Western and Desert Artists Education Kit

Download Contemporising the Modern: The Russell Mills Foundation Collection Education Kit

MAMA Exhibitions

Download Impressions of Paris Education Kit

Download Marilyn: An American Icon Education Kit

Download National Photography Prize Education Kit

Download SPEED: The Fast and the Curious Education Kit

Download Summer Pop: Adventures of Aecap Workbook

Museum of Contemporary Art - Being Tiwi Education Resource

Download Anne Zahalka: The Landscape Revisited Education Kit

Landmarks Education Resource by Art Gallery of NSW

Contact Us

Please direct all enquiries and bookings to 02 6043 5807 or email