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art beyond the classroom

Celebrity selfies

FORYears 7 to 12
AVAILABLE3 to 21 March 2014
COST$200 per group (GST incl)
DURATION3.5 hours
CAPACITYMaximum 32
CAMPUSKelvin Grove

Art Beyond the Classroom [ABC] is an immersive, full day program for secondary students designed to encourage cultural literacy and critical thinking through contemporary art and new media.

Celebrity selfies is a great way to start your school year. This program will begin with a curator led tour and discussion of Shape of things to come at The Block, Creative Industries Precinct. This exhibition showcases the best creative works by artists and designers who have graduated from QUT Creative Industries in 2013, giving students an insight into the many creative industries and pathways to careers of the future. Students will then attend the Photoshop workshop where they will learn the essentials in a fun and creative environment, composing a digital mash up of celebrities and themselves, they will produce a new image which will be printed at the end of the session for them to take home.

Wood

FORYears 7 to 12
AVAILABLE16 to 27 June 2014
COST$200 per group (GST incl)
DURATION4 hours
CAPACITYMaximum 32
CAMPUSGardens Point

Art Beyond the Classroom [ABC] is an immersive, full day program for secondary students designed to encourage cultural literacy and critical thinking through contemporary art and new media.

Wood will begin with a curator led tour and discussion of Wood: art design architecture at QUT Art Museum - an exhibition that explores innovative and outstanding uses of wood in contemporary Australia art, design and architecture, followed by a tour of Old Government House by historian, Dr Katie McConnel, who will focus on the use of wood in the construction of the House.

Students will then participate in a workshop in collaboration with exhibiting artist, designer and maker, Christina Waterson, where students will gain hands-on experience working with wood to create their own contemporary design piece.

Animate this!

FORYears 7 to 12
AVAILABLE21 July to 8 August 2014
COST$200 per group (GST incl)
DURATION4 hours
CAPACITYMaximum 32
CAMPUSKelvin Grove

Art Beyond the Classroom [ABC] is an immersive, full day program for secondary students designed to encourage cultural literacy and critical thinking through contemporary art and new media.

Animate this! begins with a curator led tour and discussion of Antimation at Creative Industries Precinct - an exhibition that explores animated works that push the boundaries of this long-used but highly evolved method of making. Students will then participate in an Animated .gif workshop where they will gain hands-on experience developing their own moving image artwork in the graphics interchange format.

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