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NGV Philosothon: Primary School Teachers Professional Learning

Date: Wednesday 31 May 2017
Time: 9am‒12.30pm
Venue: Horsham Regional Art Gallery

Date: Thursday 1 June 2017
Time: 9am‒12.30pm
Venue: Hamilton Art Gallery

Date: Friday 2 June 2017
Time: 9am‒12.30pm
Venue: The Warrnambool Art Gallery

A model for using Visual Art as stimulus for developing the Victorian Curriculum Critical and Creative thinking and Ethical Capabilities.

This professional learning program for Primary School Teachers will:

  • Explore the critical and creative thinking strategies developed through the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Victorian Primary School Philosothon
  • Demonstrate ways of using art to analyse and evaluate ethical issues
  • Model a Community of Inquiry
  • Present ways of developing a Philosothon at an Art Gallery in your region
  • Introduce the 2017 NGV exhibition'Love: Art of Emotion 1400–1800'
  • Showcase related art activities

Program

9am–10.40am

  • NGV Victorian Primary School Philosothon
  • Critical and creative thinking strategies developed through the NGV Primary School Philosothon
  • Using art to analyse and evaluate ethical issues
  • Ways of developing a Philosothon at an Art Gallery in your region
  • Introduce the 2017 NGV exhibition'Love: Art of Emotion 1400–1800'

10.40am–11am: Morning tea

11am–12.30pm

  • Demonstration of Community of Inquiry
  • Art activity demonstration
  • Q&A and information sharing

For more information please contact Rosemary Etherton (rosemary.etherton@ngv.vic.gov.au)


Image: Master of the Stories of Helen, Antonio Vivarini (studio of), The Garden of Love (c.1465‒1470), National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Felton Bequest, 1948, 1827‒4.