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DESIGNER FOR A DAY:
STEEL | ART DESIGN ARCHITECTURE

FORYears Levels 7 to 12
AVAILABLETuesdays to Thursdays, 27 February – 15 March 2018
COSTFREE
DURATION4 hours, 10am to 2pm
CAPACITYApprox. 32 students
WHEREQUT Art Museum,
QUT Gardens Point campus

This program begins with a tour of STEEL: ART DESIGN ARCHITECTURE, a JamFactory touring exhibition exploring innovative and outstanding ways that steel is being used by artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century. This is followed by a hands-on workshop where students can be a 'designer for a day', exploring ideas, problem solving, creating prototypes, design thinking and career mapping. During the workshop students will learn how to use littleBits by incorporating these circuitry systems into their designs, taking prototypes to the next level.

As a part of this program students will have the opportunity to work with industry and QUT design students.

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PATHWAYS: ART DESIGN FASHION

FORSchool students, parents, teachers, careers councillors, and general public.
AVAILABLESunday 29 July, throughout the day
COSTFree
WHEREQUT Art Museum

QUT Art Museum hosts a series of free panel discussions for middle to senior students interested in pursuing a career in the areas of visual art, design and fashion. The panels are made up of QUT graduates and lecturers who are available to answer any questions. These sessions are also a must for parents and teachers.

This year, these career focused discussions will occur during QUT Open Day on Sunday 29 July 2018, complementing QUT Creative Industries information sessions.

11am – 12pm   Visual Art
12pm – 1pm   Fashion
2pm – 3pm   Design [Industrial Design, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Interior Design]

Program partners
QUT Widening Participation
QUT Creative Industries

This is a QUT Art Museum education program in partnership with QUT's Widening Participation initiative funded by the Australian Government's Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program.

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FUTURES TALK
QUT VISUAL ART COURSE & CAREERS PRESENTATION

FORYears 7 to 12
AVAILABLETuesday – Thursday, 10am – 4pm
COSTFree
DURATION20 minutes
CAPACITY10 – 32 students
WHEREQUT Art Museum, William Robinson Gallery or visual art studios at QUT Kelvin Grove campus

In this presentation QUT Visual Art lecturers will provide insights into the QUT Bachelor of Fine Art (Visual Art), Creative Industries course including enrolment information and career pathways of QUT Alumni. This is a great opportunity for students to expand their understanding of the Visual Arts sector, and ask any questions that they may have.

The program is offered as a 20-minute presentation to complement an on-campus visit to QUT Art Museum or the William Robinson Gallery, QUT Gardens Point campus.

A visual art course and careers presentation and tour of the visual art studios at QUT Kelvin Grove campus can be arranged by contacting Dr Mark Pennings, The Visual Arts Study Area Coordinator, at m.pennings@qut.edu.au.

This program is subject to staff availability.

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WILLIAM ROBINSON:
DRAWING LIFE

FORYears 5 to 12
AVAILABLETuesday – Thursday, 10am – 4pm
COSTFree
DURATIONUp to 90 minutes
CAPACITY10 – 32 students

The program begins with a tour of the current exhibition at the William Robinson Gallery, William Robinson: Eternal Present, and is followed by a drawing activity in the surrounds of Old Government House. Although known predominantly as one of Australia's leading landscape artists, William Robinson has consistently explored the more intimate surrounds of his home through interior and still life subjects. In this workshop students explore the techniques and subject matter featured in Robinson's practice including his use of perspective, composition, application of media, and colour.

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