Wednesday Work of the Week The Salon

Wed 27 Oct, 9.15am (AEDT)

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This program takes place virtually

Booking required

NGV Education Bookings

8620 2340, 9am–5pm weekdays
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ngv.vic.gov.au/learn

Levels: 3-8

Join an NGV Educator for a short and lively introduction to one work from the NGV Collection and exhibitions. To have your questions answered about the Wednesday Work of the Week send them in advance to [email protected].
The program recording will also be available to access online for booked participants.

The Salon

The NGV Salon is a gallery space that replicates the look and feel of an exhibition at the Royal Academy in London or the annual Salon in Paris in the mid-nineteenth century. It is one of the most beloved spaces in NGV International, so what makes it so special? Travel back in time for a virtual stroll through the Salon and learn about some of the artworks and their stories on display along the way.

Learning objectives

  • Identify the key features of The Salon
  • Describe the presentation of artworks in the gallery space
  • Discuss how the historical display of artworks can convey meanings and ideas to contemporary audiences

Duration: 15 mins
Cost: Free

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