Self and others (Early Stage 1, Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3)
Experience one of our fun, curriculum-focused programs live from the National Portrait Gallery, specifically for home based learners. No group/class connections in this session.
oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas (frame: 119.7 cm x 94.5 cm, support: 102 cm x 76 cm)
Gift of the artist 2009. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
© Ken Done
In this Visual Arts program, suitable for students of all ages, students explore a selection of contemporary and historical portraiture to see how the artists reveal the fascinating stories of their iconic Australian subjects. With the help of our expert Gallery learning staff, they’ll practice important visual and critical thinking skills to interpret and understand these techniques. Responding with a series of drawing activities, by the end of the session students will have a better understanding of how to look for meaning in art, and of the conventions of portraiture.
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: National Portrait Gallery
Live Event - Scheduled
Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand
Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Appreciating (Visual Arts)
Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Making (Visual Arts)
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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event 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 an adult to rename the Zoom connection to appropriately reflect those behind the camera. Your family/booking name, student level/s and student numbers is preferred eg. Nolan – Year 1/3/5 – 3
We prefer you have your cameras turned on as it assists to aid participant interaction with our shared community.
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Name: Bookings Officer
Phone: 02 6102 7070
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