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Work with an Artist

Get creative with a local artist.

As part of our Artsmark offer we work with local artists Alan Birch and Jill Randall to bring you workshops exploring a range of techniques such as printmaking, engraving, wire sculpture and observational drawing. You will be inspired by our art and museum exhibitions or the natural environment to create work to take back to school.

Workshop options:
Workshops can take place at The Whitaker or in your classroom.

Artist session only
  • 2 hour session for up to 15 pupils - £250
  • Full day (2 sessions, up to 15 pupils per session) - £375
Exploring Art & History
  • Full day at The Whitaker – including working with the artist, exploring the museum and local history - £400.
  • Dates
    Thursday 27th January 2022 – Sunday 31st December 2023
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tickets

    Schools from £250 for 2 hours.

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Tailor-made workshops

Workshops can be tailor-made to suit the topic/theme you are working on in the classroom. Please ask when you enquire.

Sessions are aimed at pupils from Year 1 (engraving/printing) to Year 11 and can be used to support Arts Award and Arts Mark initiatives.

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