• <strong>Minnie Pwerle</strong> / Anmatyerre/Alyawarre people / Australia NT b.c.1910-2006 / Awelye Atnwengerrp (Women’s ceremony from the Atnwengerrp) (detail) 2000 / Synthetic polymer paint on cotton canvas / 165.8 x 348cm / Purchased 2003. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / © The artist
  • <strong>Queenie McKenzie</strong> / Kija (Gidja)/Nakarra people / Australia WA 1915-98 / <em>Texas hills</em> (detail) 1994 / Natural pigments with archival binder (Liquitex Gel) on Belgian linen / 203 x 233.5cm / Purchased 2000. The Queensland Government’s special Centenary Fund and the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / © The artist


The QAGOMA Collection Education Resource features Indigenous Australian and Australian artworks. The resource allows you to generate a worksheet that can be used during a self-guided visit*. The resource features:

  • artwork profiles organised by Collection area, theme and teaching level
  • sub-themes to further refine your selection
  • artwork images plus short artist biographies and information about the artworks
  • suggested discussion questions and activities
  • a glossary of art terms
  • Teacher notes with curriculum information


For more information on scheduling a class visit to the Gallery click here or email educationbookings@qagoma.qld.gov.au.

Warning: It is customary in many Indigenous communities not to mention the name or reproduce photographs of the deceased. All such mentions and photographs in this resource have been reproduced with permission. However, care and discretion should be exercised in using this resource within Indigenous communities.

*Please note: Some works may not be on display during your visit to the Gallery. Display status is indicated with each artwork profile.