Art and the Capabilities

Wed 24 Jun, 3.30pm–5.30pm

Explore the critical and creative, personal and social, intercultural and ethical capabilities through works of art and design in the NGV Collection. Join curriculum managers, Monica Bini (Capabilities) and Kathy Hendy Ekers (Arts), and NGV educators to discuss a range of practical approaches to the curriculum. Engage with diverse perspectives, beliefs, and ethical and social issues through art and design, and develop practical strategies to nurture critical, creative and deep-thinking skills essential to the Capabilities.

2 hrs
Cost: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop practical teaching strategies for engaging with the capabilities through art.
  • Use works of art and design to engage with complex ethical and social issues.
  • Compare and contrast divergent values, beliefs and perspectives through art and design.
  • Use works of art and design as a pathway to empathy and acceptance of diversity.
  • Explore ideas about knowledge and ways of thinking and knowing.

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