Burrinja is pleased to be able to offer gallery tours to schools and social groups. All tours can host a maximum of 30 people each, and are hosted by trained Burrinja staff. Please contact the gallery to arrange the type of program that will best suit your needs.
Indigenous Art and Culture Learning Tour
A comprehensive tour of the gallery’s Indigenous art collection, including in-depth discussion of the stories and culture behind the paintings, the artists and their lands. Also discusses different art techniques, materials and styles used.
This tour can be tailored to various levels: Primary School, Secondary School or Adults.
Feature Exhibition Learning Tour
A comprehensive tour and discussion of Burrinja’s Feature Exhibition, including information on the artist/s and exhibition history/background. Our Feature Exhibition changes every 2 months.
This tour is best suited to Secondary School students or Adults.
General Burrinja Tour
Enjoy a guided look around the entire Burrinja building, including galleries, theatre, backstage, art studios, café and Art of Place Indigenous Garden. In 2011 the building underwent expansion and refurbishment, so we can talk you through the changes and the great history behind Burrinja.
This tour is best suited to Adults.
Tour Details and Guidelines
Primary / Secondary Students:
$4 per head (plus GST) – Minimum fee $60
Duration: 50 minutes
Includes Education Kit and/or Gallery Worksheets
Tour may incorporate Gallery Management/Operations for VCE Students.
Availability: Monday to Friday, 10.30am – 4.00pm
$6 per head (plus GST) – Minimum fee $60
Duration: 30 minutes
Availability: Tuesday to Sunday, 10.30am – 4.00pm
Please consider the following:
Bookings are essential. We will help plan your visit to get the most out of it.
The ratio of adults to children. Ideally 1 adult for every 10 children
Please let us know if there are any specific outcomes you would like from your tour.
Note that teachers or supervisors are responsible for their groups and are expected to stay with them at all times.