For Teachers

Education Resource

Download the Richard Avedon People Education Resource to accompany your school's visit. This resource has been prepared by the National Portrait Gallery in line with the Australian Curriculum. It is designed primarily for secondary school teachers of Visual Arts, English, History and Theory of Knowledge to enrich understanding of Avedon’s photographic portraits and the life and times of the subjects portrayed. The resource is divided into four curriculum areas with portraits of particular relevance as focus for discussion and research before, during and after the visit to the exhibition at the Gallery or online.

Book your visit

Primary students: FREE (tickets are required)
Secondary students: $10 per student
Tertiary students: $10 per student

All school groups must contact the Gallery first, please email or phone +61 9492 6644 to arrange.

Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon, photographer, New York, July 23, 1969

Photograph by Richard Avedon
© The Richard Avedon Foundation