Victorian Primary Philosothon - 9th June 2017

The Primary school Philosothon is a VAPS initiative at the NGV, designed to provoke philosophical inquiry in public places.

Location:  The National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Road Melbourne

Date: Fri 9 Jun, 10am–2pm

Bookings essential Ph: 03 8620 2340 (12–5pm weekdays) or Email:


The NGV and the Victorian Association for Philosophy in Schools (VAPS) invites expression of interest from Primary School Teachers for the 2017 Victorian Primary School Philosothon.

Schools will be invited to bring 10 students from years 4, 5 and 6 to the NGV to participate in three, thirty minute ‘Communities of Enquiry’ sessions. These will be held in front of a variety of works of art including one narrative artwork, one portrait and one abstraction.

Further details to be revealed here soon...

Cost:  $30 per student

FACILITATORS: IF you wish to offer your services as a facilitator at this event please download the form


(or request one from Janette) and submit to to register your interest.

More information about Philosothons is available at