Wednesday Work of the Week The Salon

Wed 27 Oct 21, 9.15am

Past program

This program takes place virtually

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 education.bookings@ngv.vic.gov.au.
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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