Education

The ideal entertaining and educational school trip - book your spot now!

Education

Created by the experts at the world-renowned Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Meet Vincent van Gogh is a once in a lifetime experience for students aged 8+ to really get to know the man behind the art.

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Meet Vincent van Gogh inclues:

  • An exhilarating Children’s Scavenger Hunt.
  • Free children’s audio-guide (ages 8-12).
  • Two sets of children’s books (ages 4-8 and 12+), available in multiple languages for purchase at the Experience shop.

“I keep on making what I can’t do yet in order to learn to be able to do it.”

Vincent van Gogh to his friend Anthon van Rappard, August 1885

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School groups

As your students embark on their journey through Vincent’s life, they will use hands-on interaction, investigation and play to learn about:

  • Colour theory, perspective drawing and art history.
  • How Van Gogh’s works and artistic practice relate to general scientific principles.
  • How we use scientific techniques to investigate Van Gogh’s art works.

Children will also discover a lot about themselves; Vincent’s journey as an artist was challenging, and from his letters we know that he often wondered about identity, what it meant to be creative, how to develop his passion and what friendship meant to him.

For more information on school group bookings, please contact comunicacao@uau.pt

Click here to download the Meet Vincent van Gogh Educational Brochure.