VCE Programs

ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORKS

In this program students will analyse, interpret and respond to artworks on display using the Analytical Frameworks. Students will consider how artwork may contain different layers of meaning and how artists develop a style. They will also have the opportunity to reflect on the gallery environment and examine how artworks are presented.

Recommended for VCE Art students

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VCE Student Program 2015

VCD: DESIGN IN PRACTICE

Students reflect on the architectural design process and learn how the firm McGlashan Everist worked with clients John and Sunday Reed to develop Heide II. This tour will enhance students’ understanding of historical and contemporary Australian design, Environmental, Industrial and Communication design, technical drawing and professional industry practice.

Recommended for Visual Communication Design students

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Heide II exterior 2015, Photograph: John Gollings

STUDIO ARTS: ART INDUSTRY CONTEXTS

In this one-hour program students gain an insight into the role of Heide as a public museum and learn about the processes involved in curating, presenting and promoting exhibitions, and the methods involved in conservation and preservation of artworks. This program focuses on the requirements of Unit 4: Outcome 3.

Recommended for VCE Studio Art students

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INSIDE THE MUSEUM

This two-hour program, devised to complement the VCE Studio Arts study design, provides a behind-the-scenes insight into how a museum operates. Students will meet with a range of key museum staff and learn about the processes involved in curating, presenting and promoting exhibitions, and the conservation and restoration of artworks.

This program is subject to the availability of staff and behind-the-scenes access. Recommended for VCE Studio Arts students

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Collection storage, Photograph: Fred Kroh