Art Education Victoria has been running professional development programs for art educators for over sixty years.
Our aim is to provide you with opportunities to be inspired, informed and connected with the art education community. Our professional development supports the AITSL Standards and FISO to help you achieve your professional goals. Check out upcoming in-person or online professional development programs and conferences from both Art Education Victoria and our partner organisations.
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UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE MASTERCLASS TERRACOTTA WARRIORS: GUARDIANS OF IMMORTALITY
Monday 1 July, 6pm-9pmPartner
This Masterclass offers attendees:
the chance to understand the Terracotta Warriors in their original historical context, as well as the modern political and cultural settings which have seen them transformed into ambassadors of Chinese culture;
insights into the process of excavating, conserving and displaying some of China’s most precious relics;
and an opportunity to spend time exploring the exhibition and its companion exhibition Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape after-hours with a fraction of the usual crowds.
KNOWING CHINA TEACHER MASTERCLASS
Thursday 11 July and Friday 12 July , 9.45am-4pmPartner
Develop the confidence, knowledge and skills to engage your students with the art and culture of China with two immersive days of professional learning.
This program includes an introduction and viewing of the exhibition Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality and Cai Guo-Qiang: Participate in hands on workshops in the studios facilitated by artists Echo Wu and Zhu Ohmu.Read more
MPRG | VCE STUDENT SEMINAR: ARTS INDUSTRY CONTEXTS
Monday 5 August, 10am-12pmPartner
Bringing Area of Study 3 to life with direct experience:
Hear from the Gallery Director, Curator and Registrar about all aspects of staging exhibitions at a Regional Gallery, including exhibition design, lighting, storage and conservation. The Marketing Coordinator will discuss audience engagement and how exhibitions are promoted using different audience development strategies.Read more
COLOUR EDUCATOR ENRICHMENT PROGRAM | NGV
Saturday 10 August, 10am-3pmPartner
How do colours work? Learn about Colour Theory from Bauhaus to Pantone.
Hear from a Personal Colour consultant and an industry colour expert, then explore colour theory in a practical colour workshop.
Lunch and materials provided.
Bayside Gallery | Visual Thinking Strategies
Thursday August 22 - Friday August 23, 9.30am-4pmPartner
Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is an inquiry based teaching methodology that encourages critical and creative thinking through looking at art. You will engage deeply with artworks, whilst building visual literacy, observation, empathy, diplomacy and communication skills.
Teachers will gain the confidence to commence teaching VTS competently in their classrooms and communities.
Suitable for educators of all subjects and does not require specialist art knowledge or skills.
ARTISTS RETREAT | Works on paper
12 September – 23 September 2019Partner
Highly accomplished artist, Peter Wegner, will teach a series of workshops, imparting his extensive knowledge about drawing, gouache and watercolour at our 2019 artists’ retreat. You have an incredible opportunity to learn from one of the best in an inspiring location in stunning Tuscany. Besides that you get to focus solely on your art, in the company of fellow artists and everything else is taken care of for you.Read more
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