The photo project “Living Pictures” was presented in Taganrog

Yesterday, October 2, the Big Teachers’ Week started in Taganrog. It began with the presentation of a photo project about the history of education and school life. The event was attended by the head of the city administration, Andrei Fateev.

The project was implemented within the framework of the Year of the Teacher and Mentor by the city education department together with the Department of Pedagogy of Preschool, Primary and Additional Education of the Taganrog Institute named after. A.P. Chekhov. The result of the project was the release of the booklet “Pictures Come to Life”, and its participants included theater groups from schools No. 5, 9, 12, 20, 22, 24, 27, 34, 36, 37, Lyceum No. 28, the Mariinskaya Gymnasium and the Gymnasium named after Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Center for Extracurricular Activities and Art Studio “People”.

Students of the Faculty of Preschool Education and Fine Arts of the Taganrog Institute named after. A.P. Chekhov told schoolchildren about the creation of artistic canvases illustrating the education and life of children in the 19th and 20th centuries, and introduced them to the life and work of their authors. At the end of the meeting, students helped the creative teams select paintings using a drawing of lots.

The children immersed themselves in the history of education, became acquainted with the peculiarities of culture and life of different historical periods, and independently staged artistic scenes. Teachers and parents helped schoolchildren in decorating the interior and finding costumes and props. The originals of the “revived” paintings are stored thousands of kilometers from our city: in the State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow), the State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg), and the Far Eastern Art Museum (Khabarovsk).

It is worth saying that the collection of the Taganrog Art Museum, rare in its content and competently formed by many generations, helped to continue the project and create the booklet “Living Paintings of the Taganrog Art Museum.”

— Thanks to everyone who took part. I am sure that the project will develop, and we will look forward to the continuation,” emphasized the head of the city administration, Andrei Fateev.


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