Art & Mindfulness: Powerscourt Waterfall

A painting showing the waterfall at Powerscourt Estate, Co. Wicklow through trees. In the left foreground of the painting, we can see some figures who are dwarfed by the grandeur of the waterfall.
George Barret (1728/32-1784), View of Powerscourt Waterfall, c.1760Credit

This video is designed to be used in the classroom and demonstrates how to use art as a stimulus for mindful teaching practice.  

 

Art & Mindfulness

George Barret, View of Powerscourt Waterfall

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This video is accompanied by Art & Mindfulness: Supporting Children’s Wellbeing in Primary Schools, a comprehensive resource created by teacher and Gallery tour guide Maria Broderick. It is provided as a PDF and an adaptable PowerPoint that you can use in the classroom. The resource includes a step-by-step guide to incorporating mindfulness in the primary classroom, alongside an in-depth look at George Barret's painting of Powerscourt Waterfall, Co. Wicklow.

Download the Art & Mindfulness PDF resource (PDF, 1MB)

Download the Art & Mindfulness PPTX resource (PPTX, 5MB)

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