Schools & Teachers

Victoria’s Roadmap: Delivering the National Plan, requires that all visitors 16+ (teachers and students) must be fully vaccinated (or have a valid medical exemption) to enter the museum. Students under 16 who are attending ACMI as part of a school-organised (and pre-booked) visit who are not fully vaccinated may attend, but must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated teacher

Teachers, register here to enjoy your free 12-month ACMI Membership benefit.

Check out our new 2022 program

Book a workshop, film, talk, or exhibition visit for your onsite excursion in 2022. You can always engage with us virtually - we have an array of online programs and free learning resources that align with the curriculum and provide fun, engaging learning outcomes for students of all ages.

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Exhibition visits

Visit our new centrepiece exhibition The Story of the Moving Image and discover how inventors, innovators and artists have used light and shadow, time and movement, colour and sound over time to tell stories.

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Come in for a hands-on learning experience and create animations, films, videogames and digital artworks in a full-day or half-day workshop.

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Film programs

We've film programs for Primary, Secondary and VCE students, and each screening includes an introduction, talk or lecture.

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Join us for a talk in our cinema, and visit The Story of the Moving Image exhibition as part of your booking. We've a range of talks for years F-10 on film, TV, animation, videogames, and more.

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Online programs

Share fun and interactive ACMI experiences with your students without leaving the classroom.

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Explore professional learning opportunities and grow your teaching practice via teacher programs and education articles.

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Free learning resources

Resources, study guides and more for teachers and students. Get creative with our in-depth resources on filmmaking, animation and gamemaking.

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Game Lessons

Explore a repository of curriculum-aligned lessons that utilise videogames. Made for teachers, by teachers.

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Recorded lectures on demand

Can't make it into ACMI? Explore ideas, issues and themes on screen culture with your VCE students via our range of pre-recorded lectures.

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Upcoming events and programs

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Raya's Room workshops 22 & 23 May

Disney: The Magic of Animation education resource

Learn about the creativity and innovation behind Walt Disney Animation Studios' films and discover the magic of animation with this comprehensive resource.

Recommended for year levels 3–8

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Game builder

Game Builder is an online resource for teachers and students making their very first videogame, and for those who have some experience already.

Recommended for year levels 3–10

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Film it

Whether it’s your first time making a short film, or you've made films in the past, Film It is here to help make the process as easy and as fun as possible.

Recommended for year levels 4–10

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Game Lessons

Explore a repository of curriculum-aligned lessons that utilise videogames

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Raumlichtkunst: Respond and Reflect

Introduce your students to one of the first multimedia projections ever made.

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The Art of Visual Music

In this resource, learners discover the abstract moving image works created by legendary artist Oskar Fischinger.

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The Gandel Digital Future Labs

Thanks to a generous Flagship Grant from Gandel Foundation we have two revitalised education studios and support to take our education programs into regional Victoria.

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Major Philanthropic Partner

Education Partner

We acknowledge the support of the Department of Education and Training, Victoria, through the Strategic Partnerships Program, and are grateful for the generous support of Gandel Foundation.

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T: +613 8663 2447
E: education@acmi.net.au