Operation Art

Kindergarten to Year 10

Operation Art is an initiative of The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in association with the New South Wales Department of Education. The program includes exhibitions, workshops and professional learning opportunities in visual arts for teachers and students from all schools in NSW.

Operation Art exhibits the achievements of visual arts students at Sydney Olympic Park, the Art Gallery of NSW and regional galleries. Operation Art also holds student and teacher professional learning workshops across the state.

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  • Entries open: Tuesday 1 February (Term 1 Week 2)
  • Entries close: Tuesday 31 May (Term 2 Week 6)

How to enter

Applications for Operation Art 2022 open Tuesday 1 February.

To apply for Operation Art 2022 complete the online application form via The Arts Unit Community. 

We are using a new online portal, The Arts Unit Community to receive 2022 school applications. Adding 'The Arts Unit Community' tile in your 'Essentials - Inside the department', you can edit your forms and communicate with us. 

If you need IT assistance with your application in the TAU Community portal, please log an EDConnect remedy request or email tausupport@det.nsw.edu.au.

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Operation Art
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