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Engage Scotland represents the Scottish body of engage members, responding to training and networking needs within gallery education with a Scottish focus.

TALK TRACK TALK: Travelling Study Day

Thursday 27 April 2017, 11.30am - 6.30pm
Edinburgh and Dundee

This study day will take in both parts of MARK WALLINGER MARK in Edinburgh and Dundee. It will begin at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh with talks by Fiona Bradley (The Fruitmarket Gallery) and David Hopkins (University of Glasgow), followed by guided discussion on board the train to Dundee, and then talks by Beth Bate (DCA) and writer and psychoanalyst Anouchka Grose given at DCA. Find out more...

Engage Scotland and the National Galleries of Scotland are working together to deliver an exciting CPD opportunity in Edinburgh on Friday 28 April, at the Scottish National Gallery

The legendary Hywel Roberts, creative educator, Mantle of the Expert trainer and author of Oops! Getting Children to Learn Accidentally is returning to National Galleries Scotland to deliver another action packed professional learning session. Teachers, gallery educators and creative learning enthusiasts are invited to join Hywel to hear about his creative pedagogy*.

With reference to recent projects that engage young people in exploring the curriculum through art, Hywel will outline his approaches to creative curriculum delivery, including PPP, mantle of the expert and authentic fakes. Tea / coffee available from 2.00-2.30pm. Presentation 2.30-3.30pm.

*Please note there are also a limited number of places available for a participatory session in the gallery with Hywel, 1.00-2.00pm. To book this as well please contact lconacher@nationalgalleries.org

Using two landscape paintings: Constable's Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows and McTaggart's The Storm, Hywel will demonstrate his approaches in the gallery.

Organised in partnership with Engage Scotland with support from the National Lottery through Creative Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund Aspire Project. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come basis. Book your FREE place via Eventbrite now.

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