Category: NGV Education

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

Inspired by Monet – Junior Critics Forum

Thousands of Victorian primary and secondary school students are among NGV visitors excited by the current Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Monet’s Garden: The Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris.   In programs at the Gallery, and in classrooms around the state, Monet’s …  More