Victorian Curriculum, The Arts, Visual Arts, All levels
Interpret and explore key works from Geelong Gallery's collection in the classroom or virtual classroom with a Gallery on Tour kit.
Be inspired by ideas, materials and techniques of contemporary artist, Christian Thompson.
Engage your students in their visual arts learning and facilitate a meaningful connection to this significant artwork, from their closest regional gallery's collection.
In this workshop, students will explore Christian Thompson’s visual arts practice to use as inspiration to create a self-portrait exploring their own identity and culture.
Designed to support schools located in the Barwon South Region of Victoria, this program provides students and educators with an engaging and practical art experience aligned to the Victorian Curriculum.
—Expand students’ critical and creative thinking using visual languages and art history
—Expand students’ respect for and acknowledgement of the diverse roles, traditions, histories and cultures of artists
—Promote confidence, curiosity and imagination through engagement with visual arts making, viewing and discussion
—Provide students with a connection to Geelong Gallery’s permanent collection
Contact us today to receive this free, hands-on art-making workshop kit, which includes a comprehensive education resource exploring Christian Thompson’s self-portrait Untitled (Banksia Leaf) (2007), teachers notes and a virtual tour video exploring the Geelong Gallery.
Email us to receive for your free Gallery on Tour kit: firstname.lastname@example.org
This kit is also available online for remote learning needs.
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