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Digital Excursion: Creative Guide to Contemporary Art

Unleash aspiring artists’ creative potential through this engaging and dynamic introduction to contemporary art. Develop art appreciation skills by investigating a variety of artworks including wall paintings, videos and installations. Explore artists’ practice through hands-on creative responses which experiment with a range of media and techniques.

2014 Programs

Colour and Emotion: Explore how artists use colour to convey emotion.

Performance and Movement: Get physical exploring performance in contemporary art.

Art Write Now: Creative Writing and Contemporary Art. Be inspired by contemporary artworks in a series of lively creative writing workshops.

Walk the Line: Discover different ways artists use line in contemporary art.

Duration: 45 minutes
Suitable for Stages ES1-Stage 5
Visual Arts: Stages ES1, S1, S2, S3

Digital Excursions are free to schools outside Metropolitan Sydney. For schools within Metropolitan Sydney: $100 per class of up to 30 students. Unsure of your school’s classification? Click here for a guide.

For dates, times and bookings:
Department of Education Schools: www.dartconnections.org.au
Independent/ Catholic Schools: learning@mca.com.au or 02 9245 2454

Extend your Digital Excursion with Art-in-a-Box!: A parcel of lesson ideas and making materials to extend your Digital Excursion and explore contemporary art in the classroom. Art in a Box packages, including teaching resources and all art-making materials are available for free for regional schools with their digital excursion booking, or $10 for metropolitan schools.

Contact learning@mca.com.au for details.

Don’t forget to check out the Creative Guide to Contemporary Art Digital Resource before you visit!