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P is for Portrait (Early Stage 1, Stage 1)

  04-May-2023      02:00PM
Live Event

Visual Arts | Foundation – Year 2

Experience one of our fun, curriculum-focused programs live from the National Portrait Gallery, specifically for classroom based learners. No individual/homeschool connections in this session.

Ken Done
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


As the students make and respond to artworks, students will explore meaning and interpretation, forms and processes, and social and cultural contexts of portraiture.

Visual Arts | Foundation – Year 2

  • Explore ideas, experiences, observations and imagination to create visual artworks and design, including considering ideas in artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists
  • Use and experiment with different materials, techniques, technologies and processes to make artworks
  • Create and display artworks to communicate ideas to an audience. Please have drawing material/tools ready for each participant!
  • Respond to visual artworks and consider where and why people make visual artworks, starting with visual artworks from Australia, including visual artworks of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: National Portrait Gallery

Event Details

Date & Time

  04-May-2023    02:00PM   + Google Calendar  + iCal Export

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform



1 Hour





Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Appreciating (Visual Arts)

Other KLAs

Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Making (Visual Arts)

Creative Arts » Visual Arts

Will This Event Be Recorded?

No - This will only be available at the designated date & time (04-May-2023 02:00PM).

Joining The Event

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 PS – Year 1 – 30

We prefer you have your cameras turned on as it assists to aid participant interaction with our shared community.


Connecting To The Event

Once you have booked this event, you will be emailed a Zoom link to follow on the day.

Feel free to contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Bookings Officer

Phone: 02 6102 7070

Email: [email protected]

Website: portrait.gov.au

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