VCE Programs

Heide Learning offers a range of tours conducted by experienced educators suitable for VCE students.

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MAKING MEANING

In this program students examine the practice of an exhibiting artist, focusing on their influences, interpretation of subject matter, and use of materials, techniques and processes to communicate meaning. This program focuses on a curremt Heide exhibition.

Recommended for VCE Studio Arts students

60min facilitated tour: $8 per student
With tailored workshop: $20 per student

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ART INDUSTRY CONTEXTS: INSIDE THE MUSEUM

This two-hour program gives students behind-the-scenes insights into the role of Heide as a public museum. Students meet with selected museum staff ( subject to availability ) to learn about the processes of curation, presentation and promotion of exhibitions, as well as the conservation of artworks in the Heide Collection. This program focuses on a current exhibition.

Recommended for VCE Studio Arts students

120min facilitated tour: $30 per student

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Installation view, An Idea Needing to Be Made: Contemporary Ceramics

ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORKS

In this program students analyse, interpret and respond to artworks using the Analytical Frameworks. Layers of meaning are considered and students learn to recognise attributes of an artist’s style. Students also reflect on the gallery environment, considering the ways in which artworks are presented for exhibition.

Recommended for VCE Art students

60min facilitated: $8 per student.
With tailored workshop: $20 per student

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DESIGN IN PRACTICE

In this program students reflect on the architectural design process, learning how the firm McGlashan Everist worked with clients John and Sunday Reed to create Heide Modern, “the gallery to be lived in.” This tour enhances students’ understanding of historical and contemporary Australian design, environmental, industrial and communication design and includes a tour of current exhibitions.

Recommended for Visual Communication and Design students

60min facilitated: $8 per student.
With tailored workshop: $20 per student.

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