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Taking inspiration from the NGV Collection and exhibitions, NGV Online Courses focus on art history, creative skill building and linking art with contemporary issues. 

 

 

 

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Surrealism: 1920s to Now – July

Start Date 13 July NGV curators and guests present guide participants through an intermediate level study of the history of Surrealism and its ongoing influence on contemporary art and visual culture. Starting with the birth of the movement in Europe in the 1920s, the course introduces the key techniques and processes used by the Surrealists, its arrival in Australia in the 1930s and the ways that it continues to be referenced by artists, film-makers and advertisers working today.

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The Art of Writing – July

Start Date 20 July Every picture tells a story and the NGV Collection is a limitless well of histories, cultures and perspectives. This online course uses art as the starting point to explore ideas and develop your creative writing skills in both poetry and prose, guided by celebrated author Cate Kennedy and La Trobe University’s Head of Creative Arts and English, Dr Catherine Padmore. The Art of Writing is supported by Presenting Partner La Trobe University.

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Surrealism: 1920s to Now – August

Start Date 24 August NGV curators and guests present guide participants through an intermediate level study of the history of Surrealism and its ongoing influence on contemporary art and visual culture. Starting with the birth of the movement in Europe in the 1920s, the course introduces the key techniques and processes used by the Surrealists, its arrival in Australia in the 1930s and the ways that it continues to be referenced by artists, film-makers and advertisers working today.

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The Art of Writing – August

Start Date 31 August Every picture tells a story and the NGV Collection is a limitless well of histories, cultures and perspectives. This online course uses art as the starting point to explore ideas and develop your creative writing skills in both poetry and prose, guided by celebrated author Cate Kennedy and La Trobe University’s Head of Creative Arts and English, Dr Catherine Padmore. The Art of Writing is supported by Presenting Partner La Trobe University.

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