Keys to the collection

Welcome to the Keys to the Collection.
We hope to inspire you to engage with the Gallery’s collections and exhibitions through programs and resources promoting curiosity, a willingness to explore and a sustained motivation for learning.

Our Keys to the collection provides students and teachers with an online interactive resource linked to the Gallery’s permanent collection and learning programs. Teachers, Early Year professionals, students and families are able to access and present works and activities using the permanent collection online facility in their learning spaces and homes. Teachers, Early Year professionals, students and families are able to personalise their study to obtain higher ongoing levels in learning and expand perspectives for research, pre and post Gallery learning through a process of active engagement with the collection and resulting experiences across the Victorian Curriculum, Foundation-10 learning domains.

Our Keys to the collection have been categorised into a number of themes: Stories, Form, Faces, Colour and Places. Search by theme, artist or learning level to find more detailed information about each works including: artist biography, synopsis on the works, questions, research angles and activities.