Learning resources


Make the most of your visit with our exhibition-linked learning resources.

Animal Detectives – Lower Primary Resource

Explore the features, habitats and life cycles of our Tasmanian animal collection.

Download the resource here(PDF, 1MB) .

Estuary: Beneath the Surface – Lower High School Resource

A Year 7 and 8 resource which guides students to explore our Estuary: Beneath the Surface exhibition.

Download the Estuary worksheet here.(PDF, 1MB)

Watercolour alchemy with Tony Smibert

Watch Tony Smibert demonstrate how layers of pigment come to life through watercolour. Follow the sweeping of the brush, the shaking out of water, and the adding and subtracting of light to reveal a landscape.

Apprenticeship; Smibert & Turner

As Tony Smibert opens the door to his studio, you’re invited to follow his unique creative process as he shares the stages of the artistic journey that gave him insight into the painting techniques of JMW Turner.


Tasmanian Connection Kids' Trail

Students can explore the Tasmanian Connections exhibitions and discover Tasmanian animals, dinosaurs, transport, shipwrecks and more.

Download and print the trail on A3 paper here(PDF, 1MB) .