About this Event
FREE International Conference at the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland.
Fusing Art and Science
Calling all Primary Teachers, Art educators and Environmental Educators for the final part of our Erasmus+ project ABCDE
Artists & Botanic Gardens Creating & Developing Educational Innovation.
Join us on Saturday 14th October 10.00 -15.30
At the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Dublin 09VY65
Discover the resources we have developed and gain some exciting insights into
Outdoor education with our two innovative key note speakers.
9:00-10:00 Registration and Coffee
10-10:10 Opening remarks Felicity Gaffney, Head of Education, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland.
10:0-11:15 Art and Science in Botanical settings. Teachers workshops and the reality of the school setting. Water- Biodiversity-Soil
Dr. Ásthildur Jónsdóttir, Aengus Collins, Áslaug Ívarsdóttir, Margarita Ruzgaite.
11:10-11:30 The Potential of Interdisciplinary Learning in Botanical Gardens
Aida Vida Dobkevičiūtėute Vilnius University Botanical Garden,
Björk Þorleifsdóttir Reykjavik Botanic Gardens and Felicity Gaffney National Botanic Gardens of Ireland.
11:30-11:40 INSEA Patsey Bodkin NCAD, National College of Art and Design.
11:40-12:30 Complimentary Lunch
12:30-13:00 Workshop introductions Artists; Mary Hoy, Penny Monaghan, Leanne Mullen, Greta Kardi and Scientist Dr Kate Flood.
13:00-13:30 Creativity and Outdoor Learning, Dr. Penny Hay, Bath Spa University.
13:30-14:00 Wonders of Imagination and Nature, Dr. Vlad Petre Glăveanu, Dublin City University and Dr. Penny Hay Bath Spa University.
14:00-15:30 Workshops in the Garden
Mary Hoy, Penny Monaghan, Leanne Mullen, Greta Kardi and Dr Kate Flood.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Botanic Road, Dublin 9, Ireland