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HSC Showcases and Exhibitions

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ARTEXPRESS is an annual exhibition of exemplary artworks created by students for the Higher School Certificate examination in Visual Arts. The works represent a broad range of subject matter, approaches, styles and media including painting, photomedia, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, graphic design, documented forms, textiles and fibre, ceramics, time-based forms and collections of works.

ARTEXPRESS represents the high standards and diversity achieved by Year 12 Visual Arts students in New South Wales schools.

ARTEXPRESS (Department of Education and Communities)



ARTEXPRESS gallery guides

ARTEXPRESS gallery guides


2015 Exhibition dates

Metropolitan exhibitions

Margaret Whitlam Galleries, University of Western Sydney
8 August – 27 September 2015
McGlade Gallery, Australian Catholic University
27 August – 19 September 2015

Regional exhibitions

Maitland Regional Art Gallery
12 September – 1 November 2015
Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo
19 September – 22 November 2015
Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery
20 November – 12 December 2015


Download ARTEXPRESS Gallery guides.

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Callback is the showcase of exemplary performances and compositions by HSC students of Dance. Performances of Callback have provided valuable demonstrations of HSC standards to students and teachers of Dance since 1993. This is a great opportunity for students who are currently studying HSC Dance as well as for students who are contemplating undertaking this as a course of study. At the conclusion of each matinee performance there is a Q&A with the performers and HSC markers.

General (non-booking) inquiries: (02) 8512 1178.

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DesignTECH is an exhibition of outstanding Major Design Projects from Higher School Certificate Design and Technology students.

DesignTECH opened at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences on 27 February 2015 and closed on 10 May 2015. More information about this year's exhibition is available here.

General inquiries: (02) 9367 8309

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ENCORE is a program of outstanding performances and compositions by students from the Higher School Certificate Music examinations. It is held annually at the Sydney Opera House.

2014 HSC Encore Program

General (non-booking) inquiries: (02) 9367 8309

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2014 HSC Encore Program

2014 HSC Encore Program


InTech is an exhibition of outstanding Major Projects from Higher School Certificate Industrial Technology students.

The exhibition covers all Industrial Technology focus areas – Timber Products and Furniture, Automotive, Electronics, Graphics, Metal and Engineering, and Multimedia. The exhibition includes students’ folios that document the design, management, communication and production of their projects.

More information is available on the Institute of Industrial Arts Technology Education website.

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OnSTAGE is a presentation and exhibition of group and individual performances and projects by Higher School Certificate Drama students. The OnSTAGE season at the Seymour Centre is presented by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW and the NSW Department of Education and Communities.

General (non-booking) inquiries: (02) 9367 8309



Texstyle is an exhibition of Higher School Certificate Textiles and Design major projects.

For more information go to www.teansw.com.au or email tea@teansw.com.au.


Young Writers Showcase

Young Writers Showcase is an anthology of some of the extraordinary Major Works in print, sound and visual media submitted for the HSC English Extension 2 course.

The anthology is launched at the State Library of NSW as part of wordeXpress.

Copies of the Young Writers Showcase are available through the Board of Studies online shop.


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