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Danubiana Gallery trip

Continuing with the trips in warm weather, in May 2023 we decided to visit the Danubiana Modern Art Museum. The building on its own has a great location, the use of an open space at the very wide Danube river eastward from Bratislava is amazing!

A trip to a modern gallery can be a fantastic and enriching educational experience for Year 5 and 6 Primary students. The gallery visit provides students with exposure to different forms of art, expanding their cultural awareness and appreciation for diverse artistic expressions.

Discussing modern art can stimulate critical thinking as we try to understand the artist’s intentions, the meaning behind the work and the various interpretations it might evoke. By encouraging students to express their thoughts and opinions about the artwork through descriptive language helps develop their vocabulary and communication skills.

It also inspires creativity. Talking about unconventional forms, techniques, and material used by artists can encourage students to think outside the box and explore their own creative potential.

Interactive exhibitions and instalations are a great way to multisensory experience and make the art more accessible and engaging for every student.

After the gallery visit we had a reflection and discussion session on the roof. Sharing the student’s favorite artwork, what they found challenging or intriguing and how this experience may have influenced their perception of art. I hope this Danubiana Modern Art Museum trip was a transformative and memorable seducational experience for our Upper Primary students. As usual nobody missed a chance to buy a souvenir in the Museum shop!

The boy´s gang

 

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