Workshops & Presentations

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-9pm

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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.

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KNOWING CHINA TEACHER MASTERCLASS

Thursday 11 July and Friday 12 July , 9.45am-4pm

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Workshop

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.

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PD | ART AND THE CAPABILITIES AT NGV

Thursday 25 July, 10am-3pm

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Workshop

Explore innovative ways in which works of art in the NGV Collection can be used to explore the critical and creative, personal and social and ethical capabilities.

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MPRG | VCE STUDENT SEMINAR: ARTS INDUSTRY CONTEXTS

Monday 5 August, 10am-12pm

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Primary
Secondary
VCE
Workshop

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.

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COLOUR EDUCATOR ENRICHMENT PROGRAM | NGV

Saturday 10 August, 10am-3pm

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Primary
Workshop

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.

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MPRG | Deborah Kelly collage workshop

Saturday 6 July 2019, 9.30am-4pm

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Workshop

Exclusive opportunity for VCE Art & Studio Arts students and teachers. Learn to play purposefully with pictures and acquire the technical skills to create your own museum-quality, hand-made collage.

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50 ART IDEAS FOR PRIMARY SPECIALISTS | NGV

Saturday 16 November, 10am-2pm

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Primary
Workshop

Join colleagues to collect some inspiration and resources for the art room, includes refreshments and an introduction to Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor.

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Bayside Gallery | Visual Thinking Strategies

Thursday August 22 - Friday August 23, 9.30am-4pm

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VTS
Workshop

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.

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VCE STUDENT SEMINAR: ARTS INDUSTRY CONTEXTS Bringing Area of Study 3 to life with direct experience

Monday 5 August, 10am-12pm

Partner
Secondary
VCE
Workshop

Bringing Area of Study 3 to life with direct experience

The seminar is specifically developed to assist students with their exam.

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ARTISTS RETREAT | Works on paper

12 September – 23 September 2019

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Workshop

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.

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