Saturday 27 September 2014
Gallery Lecture Theatre, National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square W, Dublin 2
The Seminar will explore ideas in design, film and digital media and is open to all primary and post-primary teachers to help integrate culture, creativity and the arts into their classwork. The talks on film, digital media and graphic art will provide teachers with ideas to encourage students to use new technologies to portray contemporary life. It will include an overview on the ‘Arts in Education Charter’ (2012), and a presentation on ‘creativity’.
The programme will facilitate a diverse range of presentations from agents from a wide range of institutions and organizations such as Dublin Institute of Technology, The National College of Art and Design, Forbidden Planet, The National Gallery of Ireland, The Irish Film Institute, Dublin City University, RTÉ, Fresh Film Festival in addition to talks from representatives from the National Council of Curriculum and Assessment and the Department of Education and Skills.
This Schools & Cultural Engagement Seminar follows on from the Access to Culture Conference in 2013 marking new online publications. In 2014 two new publications ‘Exploring Childhood at the NGI 1570-1970’ and ‘West of Ireland Paintings at the NGI 1800-2000’, supported by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Department of Education and Skills, will be launched and available as downloadable pdfs.
There is no charge for this seminar but it is essential to book in advance – email@example.com
For further information please contact: Sinead K. Rice or Caoilte O Mahony at 01-6633509/10
To download the full programme for the event please visit the gallery website: www.nationalgallery.ie/whatson/ConferencesStudyMornings/Art_Education_Schools_Seminar.aspx