Art education goes on the road with National Gallery Singapore’s Art Truck. This art experience on wheels will making its way to Primary and Secondary schools around the island from July 2022.
The Roving Art Truck will allow students to learn through play as they engage in art activities with fellow students and art educators.
Roving Art Truck By National Gallery Singapore
A Look, Imagine and Tell Stories! feature wall will encourage students to get up-close with 10 artworks from the National Collection and learn about different artistic techniques and materials. They will be able to learn about Singaporean and Southeast Asian artists like Georgette Chen and Raden Saleh.
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Students will encouraged to share their observations and co-create with their peers through an Inspiration Wall and Co-Creation Wall. These activities aim to develop the students’ curiosity and visual inquiry skills.
At the end of the Art Truck’s visit, the school will receive the collaborative work that the students have created.
The National Gallery Singapore’s Art Truck’s colourful livery has also been inspired by the works in the National Collection.
The truck will make its debut at the Children’s Festival 2022 at Gardens by the Bay on 18 and 19 June. The public can view it and participate in art-making activities at the Supertree Grove on those two days.
Taking Art on the Road
From July, the Art Truck will make its way to seven schools, including Bedok Green Primary School, Park View Primary School, Saint Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School and Xinmin Secondary School.
The Art Truck is being supported by Applied Materials for a period of three years, from 2022 to 2024.