NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL

NAC-AEP Programme Details

Excursion
Visual Arts

Programme ID: AEP0618176

Let's explore the dragon kiln!

- OUTLINE -

NEW! DIGITAL FORMAT AVAILABLE TO SCHOOLS
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This programme is now adapted to:

1. Allow students to learn through pre-recorded video of the Dragon Kiln and how it lights up, pre-recorded video demonstration of throwing on potter’s wheel, and presentation slides of pottery in the classrooms/during homebased learning
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Visit the oldest surviving dragon kiln in Singapore, watch a live demonstration on the potter wheel, watch a 15mins pottery related video and get your hands dirty with clay! (NO ART WORK - Only experience)

At the end of the day, students bring home an activity booklet and stickers.


Alternatively,

2. The live dragon kiln tour will be change to video of dragon kiln, how it is being light up and presentation slides of pottery.

3. Live demonstration will be changed to video of throwing on potter's wheel

- LEARNING OBJECTIVES -

By the end of tour, students should:
1. Learn about the history of ceramics in Singapore
2. Get to tour the dragon kiln, understand the historical value aspect of it and learn about the kilns' work and science behind the structure
3. Understand and learn the process of pottery by hands on exploration
4. Watch a 15 mins pottery video which consists of pottery process, firing process, different types of pottery, different techniques of pottery making.

- DETAILS -

Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle / or in school

Pre - School

English / Mandarin

2

1 Hour ( 45mins tour and 15mins free and easy)

20

None / DIGITAL FORMAT AVAILABLE

- COST -

$18+ gst per Hour

$18+gst (Before subsidy)

Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.

The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019/2021 until 31 December 2021.


- CONTACT -

- Thow Kwang Industry Pte Ltd -

Stella Tan

98239271

pottery@thowkwang.com.sg