Melbourne – Winter Masterpieces Art Program

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                      Melbourne – Winter Masterpieces Art Program
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                      Melbourne – Winter Masterpieces Art Program
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                      Melbourne – Winter Masterpieces Art Program

The Concept

Explore the cultural heart of Melbourne in this 3-day tour. Visit the prestigious National Gallery, see contemporary and indigenous art at the Ian Potter Centre and take part in a custom designed workshop at the Arts Centre. Students will also attend a theatre matinee and take a guided walking tour of some of Melbourne’s best street-art.

This tour is aimed at Secondary School Visual Arts students. Students will have improved learning through visiting Melbourne’s Art Galleries and taking part in a custom-made arts workshop.

Itinerary Day By Day

DAY 1 TRAVEL TO MELBOURNE (D)

OOn arrival, Visit the National Gallery of Victoria to view the Winter Masterpieces. The gallery features ancient and modern art from both the Eastern and Western hemispheres in its international galleries. Cross the road to the Ian Potter Centre (Federation Square), home to Australian art from the colonial period to present day, including Indigenous and non-Indigenous art. Later this afternoon, check in to your accommodation and enjoy some free time at your teachers’ discretion.

DAY 2 MELBOURNE (B, L, D)

After breakfast at your hotel, Visit the Arts Centre Melbourne where you will explore the labyrinth beneath the famous spire and uncover the fascinating history of the arts precinct. Students are invited to take a look inside Australia’s largest performing arts centre and the home of world-class music, dance, theatre and opera companies. View the vast underground theatres and discover highlights from the world-renowned performing arts collection. The tour will also encompass current gallery exhibitions and the significant Australian artworks found throughout the Art Centre Foyer. You will have the opportunity to unlock your imagination and creativity when you participate in a custom-made workshop. During the day, enjoy a stage performance at one of Melbourne’s many theatres (matinee- note this is not included in the cost and is an additional change depending on the ticket price of the show you wish to see).

DAY 3 MELBOURNE – SCHOOL (B, L)

This morning, take a private guided walking tour of some of the renowned street art in Melbourne’s renowned laneways and alleyways. Then, take your learning to another level as you ascend 88 floors to the Eureka Skydeck, for panoramic views of Melbourne. With its interactive displays and educational activities, this really is the ‘highest classroom in the Southern Hemisphere’. Return to school this afternoon.

Meal Legend: (B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner

Inclusions
  • 2 nights accommodation (2 breakfasts, 2 packed lunches and 2 dinners)
  • 1 feature exhibition entry at National Gallery of Victoria
  • Guided tour of the Arts Centre Melbourne
  • 1 workshop at Hamer Hall
  • 1 stage production (matinee)
  • Walking tour of Melbourne street art
  • Melbourne public transport tickets
  • Admission to Eureka Skydeck
Exclusions
  • Travel to/from Melbourne