NGV: Reconciliation Week Virtual Programs for kids & teens

Reconciliation Week 2020 runs from 27 May until 3 June 2020 and this year celebrates the theme ‘In this together’. In support of shaping Australia’s journey towards a more just, equitable and reconciled nation the NGV has curated a program of free virtual talks and interactive initiatives which can all be accessed from home.

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NGV: Reconciliation Week Virtual Programs for kids & teens
Image: Julie Dowling, Badimaya born1969, Carol 1980–1990 2001, from the Federation series: 1901–2001 2001 synthetic polymer paint, earth pigments, metallic paint and glitter on canvas 60.6 × 50.6 cm National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of Rupert Myer, Governor, 2001 © Julie Dowling/Licensed by Copyright Agency, Australia

NGV KidsUnder 5s Reconciliation Week

The virtual Under 5s program offers an opportunity to make art and discover works from the NGV Collection with online sessions suitable for children aged 2–5 years and their parents or carers.

In this Reconciliation Week session, you can learn about Indigenous artist Julie Dowling and her work in the NGV Collection titled Federation Series 1901–2001. Then NGV Youth and Families Coordinator, Stephanie Pohlman will demonstrate a portrait making activity inspired by the artwork which viewers can follow using materials found at home.

SPEAKER
Stephanie Pohlman, Youth and Families Coordinator, NGV

Dates: 25, 27 & 29 May 2020
Time: 10am–10.20 am
Location: Link to virtually attend
Price: Free, no bookings required
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NGV: Reconciliation Week Virtual Programs for kids & teens
Image: Unknown, Ngurlu manu pirdijirri Jukurrpa (Seeds and seed cake Dreaming) 1986 
gouache on cardboard 59.4 x 41.8 cm (image and sheet), National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of CRA Limited, Fellow, 1989 (O.134-1989)

NGV Teens: Industry Connections Reconciliation Week

Industry Connections gives teens the chance to meet artists, industry leaders and creatives in this online event series. Through informal discussion and illustrated presentations, find out about the industry, and gain insights into the diverse roles and opportunities available. 

During Reconciliation Week teens can tune in to learn about curating indigenous art from NGV’s Curator of Indigenous Art, Hannah Presley. The interactive format offers viewers an opportunity to submit questions about a career as a curator for Presley to answer.

SPEAKER
Hannah Presley, Curator of Indigenous Art, NGV 

Dates: Thursday 28 May 2020
Time: 4–5 pm
Location: Link to virtually attend
Price: Free, no bookings required
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Cover image:
Reko Rennie
Kamilaroi
Initiation 2013 
synthetic polymer paint on plywood
(a-oo) 300.0 x 520.0 cm (overall)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Esther and David Frenkiel, 2014
2014.41.a-oo
© Reko Rennie, courtesy blackartprojects, Melbourne

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