Visual Arts

Google Arts and Culture

Level 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, VCE
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Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.

Ideas for using this resource

* Take a virtual excursion to the museums using a projector or IWB. * Let students take turns acting as a museum tour guide by clicking on the extra information and reading it out loud for students while they look at the artwork. * After the class tour of the museum, students can use classroom computers or a lab to create their own collections. * Students can comment on each piece of art and share the collection they curated with family and friends. * Students can compare and contrast the type of artwork they see in the various art museums, compare and contrast styles of art, or compare and contrast the work of different artists or time periods. * Use the artwork as the base of a creative writing activity, students can choose a piece of art and write a story about the artist, or about what is happening in the work of art.

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