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Faces of their time (Stage 4)
Experience one of our fun, curriculum-focused learning programs live from the National Portrait Gallery, specifically for classroom based learners.
Portrait of Henry Hopkins
Thomas Griffiths Wainewright
watercolour on paper (frame: 56.5 cm x 45.5 cm, sheet: 38.0 cm x 32.0 cm)
Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2013
Sea Week and Australian Womens History Month is the perfect topical combination this week. We have selected portraits from our collection to explore these themes in their historical context.
The interactive portraiture discussion provides opportunities to develop historical understanding through key concepts, including evidence, continuity and change, cause and effect, perspectives, empathy, significance and contestability. These concepts will be investigated within a particular portrait (and its historical context) to facilitate an understanding of the past and to provide a focus for historical inquiries.
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: National Portrait Gallery
Live Event - Scheduled
Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand
HSIE » History
Creative Arts » Visual Arts
Will This Event Be Recorded?
No - This will only be available at the designated date & time (09-Mar-2023 02:00PM).
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Technology and Materials Requirements
Students require some sheets of paper and a pencil/crayon/texta to draw with.
This virtual learning program will be delivered via Zoom. Upon booking, you will be sent a link to follow.
To facilitate the best possible experience we require a teacher to rename the Zoom connection to appropriately reflect those behind the camera. Your school name, student level/s and student numbers is preferred eg. Nolan HS – Year 7 – 25
We prefer you have your cameras turned on as it assists to aid participant interaction with our shared community.
Connecting To The Event
This virtual learning program will be deliver via Zoom. Upon booking, you will be sent a link to follow.