Category: NGV Education

2014 Victorian Primary School Philosothon

  On Friday 20th June, 120 young creative minds from 12 primary schools excitedly gathered in small groups around works of art throughout NGV International as part of the 2014 Victorian Primary School Philosothon.   This NGV Schools and Victorian Association …  More

Italian Masterpieces – Young Researchers

Imagine if you could spend two whole days in a gallery discovering the tricks of the trade of master artists such as Raphael and Michelangelo and understanding what they did that forever changed how people saw their world!   Well …  More

Young writers find inspiration at the NGV

How can we make the art of writing relevant and exciting for students?   Educators have been solving this problem through imaginative programs focussing on art at the NGV. Two recent highlights, described below, demonstrate the power of art to …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 26

With a large number of participatory works, young audiences will have many opportunities to explore contemporary art and design in a very active way. Melbourne Now programs for early years students have been designed to inspire curiosity and imaginative thinking, …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 63

Last week, over 100 keen educators from schools, universities and other settings gathered at the NGV to hear the very latest update on Melbourne Now.  It was a fantastic evening – all abuzz!   We are now imagining Melbourne designers …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 76

From Sherrin footballs to the bionic eye…a conversation with Simone LeAmon, consultant curator for Melbourne Design Now, gets us thinking about design education possibilities and the hidden wealth talent and innovation right here in Melbourne! Melbourne Design Now, Simone explains, …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 91

As anticipation and planning for Melbourne Now intensifies, how are NGV Educators preparing for the exhibition? Our starting point has been to learn as much about the exhibition as we can. Looking at the exhibition models with curators highlighted the incredible …  More