Shaping Ireland for Schools

The National Gallery’s “Shaping Ireland” Resource

The National Gallery of Ireland has just published a free Primary Schools Resource which responds to their current exhibition: Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art (13 April – 7 July 2019). The exhibition at the gallery explores the relationship between people and the natural world. The show includes the work of fifty artists, spanning 250 years, depicting views and environments from across the whole of the island of Ireland. This…

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Digital Cre8or

​ Digital Cre8or is a new and exciting course where both teachers and pupils can learn all about creating and sharing digital media. The Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology has setup Digital Cre8or Ireland as a not for profit organisation that offers the British Computer Society’s Digital Cre8or award to teachers and pupils in Ireland. The Digital Cre8or award is a Level 4 award of the National…

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An Online Introduction to Photography from SOURCE

​‘An Online Introduction to Photography’ is for 16 – 18 year olds students studying Art and Design or Media Studies and has been developed in consultation with art teachers who teach this age group. The project aims to increase student’s critical awareness of how photographic images are used in society and the variety of strategies that photographers use to produce work. Three themes are covered:‘Portraiture and the human form’, ‘Landscape’…

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