Fabulous Food Design Challenge

Mon–Fri, 10am, 11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm

Levels 3-10

NGV International

From fancy forks to pots for tea, the NGV collection is bursting with food utensils and vessels from different times and places. What are they made from? How were they used? What can we learn from them?  Following a gallery tour, respond to a design brief and design a new utensil or vessel for a futuristic feast in a studio workshop.

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: $22 per student

Learning Objectives

  • Analyse and interpret design works from different cultural, historical and contemporary contexts considering factors and considerations which have impacted design solutions and processes.
  • Discuss how different materials are used in everyday objects.
  • Speculate about how future changes might impact food including vessels and utensils.
  • Follow a design process to develop and present a new product to meet a design brief.

Booking Form

    We require four weeks notice for all bookings.

    Changes to your booking must be made in writing. Changes can be made up to 14 days prior to your visit. Invoices will be sent prior to the visit. Full program fees will be incurred for late cancellations or amendments.

    Please note that this is a booking request only. You will receive a confirmation via email within 5 working days.

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    We do not take tentative bookings. Bookings are considered firm at time of booking. Any amendments, including changes to participant numbers, must be made by email at least 14 days prior to the program.
 Invoices will be sent prior to the visit. Full program fees will be incurred for late cancellations or amendments. Payment must be paid at least one week prior to the visit.

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