The education resources produced by Other Spaces Institute include a range of programs, virtual tours, video lectures, courses and assessment tasks for students, teachers, community groups, researchers and independent learners.


Classroom Resources

Education kits for classrooms include comprehensive slideshows that feature artworks and images that illustrate key ideas, provoke reflection and facilitate classroom discussion.

Lectures, virtual tours and courses offered by Other Spaces Institute draw on a long and deep tradition of teaching and studying the history of art, offering students exciting possibilities to learn and access resources on a very wide range of topics, and to develop their own interests in visual culture.

For Secondary Schools

Access an array of education kits designed to support teachers with activities and assessment tasks for students to complete independently online. Resources include video lectures, interactive slideshows, virtual tours, teacher guides and assessment tasks. The kits contain material that is useful for teachers to introduce students to a range of challenging subjects and activities that improve visual literacy. Read More

For University Students

Recorded lectures, videos, and readings complement discussion boards and hands-on faculty interactions and direct feedback. The hallmark of these top-rated courses is to provide a flexible, personalised, and interactive experience.   Read More

Independent Learning

Learn on your own schedule from anywhere in the world with exclusive access to our intuitive online learning environment. Gain an in-depth and scholarly understanding of art and the history of ideas through thematic and interdisciplinary subjects. Online courses and education kits offer an experience of Object-Based Learning, engaging directly with cultural objects to ignite your imagination and discover how visual representations of complex ideas, thoughts and emotions, help us to understand the world we live in more profoundly.   Read More

Reading Lists

Other Spaces Institute offers a carefully curated range of publications, books and editorial pieces. Our editorial output includes essays and publications, as well as exhibition catalogues. Our commitment in every instance is to offer a resource to researchers and students and to anyone interested in exploring contemporary art and critical thought.   Read More

Education Resources (General)

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Thirty-two illustrated lectures tracing the history of art from cave paintings to today.

1. Paleolithic to Byzantine
2. Prehistoric, Egyptian, Greek and Roman Art
3. Late Byzantine, Medieval, and Early Gothic
4. Early Christian, Medieval and Early Byzantine
5. Proto and Early Renaissance
6. High Renaissance
7. Late Renaissance and Mannerism
8. Baroque and Rococo
9. Renaissance to Rococo
10. Neo-Classical and Romantic
11. Pre-Raphaelites and Realists
12. Neo-classicism to Impressionism
13. Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
14. Fauvism and Expressionism
15. Surrealism and Dada
16. Abstraction
17. Bauhaus
18. Pop Art and Op Art
19. Fluxus
20. Conceptual Art
21. Land Art
22. Minimalism
23. Performance Art
24. Video Art
25. Post-modernism
26. Contemporary Art
27. Young British Artists
28. Installation Art
29. Aboriginal Art
30. History of Australian Art
31. Contemporary Australian Art
32. Contemporary art from Asia-Pacific

32 x slideshows (.ppt/.pdf); Resource for teachers (.pdf); Interactive Assessment Task (.pdf/.html)

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A series of illustrated video lectures and education packs on the History of Representations of:
1. Fear
2. Masculinities
3. Sexuality
4. Madness
5. Humour

5 x 90 minute lectures (.mp4); 5 x artwork slideshows (.ppt/.pdf); Resource for teachers (.pdf); Interactive Assessment Tasks (.pdf/.html)

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This series examines different ways of looking at art, distinguishing between traditional, modern and contemporary modes of locating meaning in the experience of art. What you see is what you get.When we talk about meaning in art, we often consider the subject matter of an artwork. Today, many contemporary artworks become meaningful in subjective ways. This means that rather than the subject of an artwork being contained in the art object, the viewer’s experience, perspective and unique interpretation become the subject.

4 x 45 minute lectures (.mp4); 4 x artwork slideshows (.ppt/.pdf)