Art in a Box with Sarah O'Boyle
Jan
15
4:00 pm16:00

Art in a Box with Sarah O'Boyle

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Art in a Box with Sarah O’Boyle

Tuesday 15 January 2019 | 4 - 5pm

Explore a range of themed art resources, that can be run in school, during lunch-time or after-school clubs. Including Chinese New year, Recycled Musical Instruments, Microscopic World and Fantasy Architecture.

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Easter Activities  with Ami Hallgarth
Mar
26
4:00 pm16:00

Easter Activities with Ami Hallgarth

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Easter Activities with Ami Hallgarth

Tuesday 26 March 2019 | 4 - 5pm

Take part in a range of 2D and 3D Easter-themed activities, exploring a variety of techniques to create beautiful artwork that can be displayed and celebrated in school.

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Site Specific Art Installation with Harriet Lawton
May
21
4:00 pm16:00

Site Specific Art Installation with Harriet Lawton

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Site Specific Art Installation with Harriet Lawton

Tuesday 21 May 2019 | 4 - 5 pm

Work with Artist Educator Harriet Lawton to explore artworks that are created for specific places and how they encourage the viewer to perceive the space in different ways

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Halifax Heritage through Textiles with Harriet Lawton
Jul
2
4:00 pm16:00

Halifax Heritage through Textiles with Harriet Lawton

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Halifax Heritage through Textiles with Harriet Lawton

Tuesday 2 July 2019 | 4 - 5pm

Explore Halifax’s role in the textile industry through practical textile-based craft activities. Learn about the history of Shaw Lodge Mills, where the Artworks is located. Discover the processes, materials and machinery that were used to create the textiles that were produced here and shipped across the world. 

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Creative Christmas Activities
Nov
28
4:00 pm16:00

Creative Christmas Activities

Creative Christmas Activities

Get into the festive mood, with a selection of Christmas-themed activities, with ideas for creating handmade products that can be used for Enterprise activities in school.

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Primary Art Co-Ordinators Network CPD
Nov
12
4:00 pm16:00

Primary Art Co-Ordinators Network CPD

35.00

Primary Art Co-ordinators Network CPD

12 November 2018, 4-6pm

Focus: 2D-3D 
Translate drawings into 3D, using clay, plaster, wire and a range of sculptural materials

 The friendly Artist Educator team at The Artworks will run a range of practical activities to inspire you with new ideas and techniques to enrich a creative curriculum! Refreshments and materials will be provided. Please Some of the activities may be messy, so please wear suitable clothes.

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Sep
11
4:00 pm16:00

The Big Draw Planning

Thinking of running a Big Draw event in school this October? We’ll be sharing tips, ideas and drawing activities to make your event a success.

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Teach Meet
Jun
19
4:00 pm16:00

Teach Meet

An opportunity for primary school teachers and arts co-ordinators to get together with practicing artists in an inspiring gallery setting. 

Through practical activities and group discussions we will share creative ideas for the classroom and provide advice. 

Sessions are free with plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits to keep us going but prior booking is required.

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Art Co-ordinators Workshop in partnership with Calderdale Council
Jun
18
4:00 pm16:00

Art Co-ordinators Workshop in partnership with Calderdale Council

The Artworks will run a range of practical activities to inspire you with new ideas and techniques to enrich a creative curriculum!

You will explore how art-based activity can be used to support additional subjects, including Maths and Literacy, to make them really engaging for your pupils.

You will also receive written resources to take back to school and discover innovative ways of using materials you already have in school.

To book a place (places are limited) please click here.

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Teach Meet
May
8
to 19 Jun

Teach Meet

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An opportunity for primary school teachers and arts co-ordinators to get together with practicing artists in an inspiring gallery setting. 

Through practical activities and group discussions we will share creative ideas for the classroom and provide advice. 

Sessions are free with plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits to keep us going but prior booking is required.

Please use the form below to book your place.

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CPD - The Big Draw
Oct
9
to 15 Dec

CPD - The Big Draw

The Big Draw is an annual, national event that celebrates the importance of drawing and of visual literacy. The theme for 2017 is 'Living Lines'!

This CPD session is packed full of fun drawing activities, that staff can take back to the classroom to inspire and motivate pupils to change the mindset of 'I cant draw' to 'I love drawing'.

Sessions start from £200 with 1, 1.5 and 2 hour sessions available.
Delivered at a time to suit, either at your own School or The Artworks.

Why Book?

  • Artist Educators will inspire staff with new ideas and techniques to support a Big Draw event, Arts Week or simply to enhance a creative curriculum.
  • Explore drawing as a fun process through a range of experimental activities that will take the fear out of drawing. 
  • Recieve a Resource Pack with written and visual material to use in school.
  • Gain ideas for extension and development opportunities and creative ways of displaying artwork.
  • Discover innovative ways of using materials you already have in school.

For further information please contact Ami Hallgarth on Tel 01422 346900 or email ami@theartworks.org.uk 

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CPD - Creative Christmas Activities
Oct
9
to 15 Dec

CPD - Creative Christmas Activities

Work with Artist Educators, who will lead fun activities, to inspire and enthuse staff with ideas and techniques to take back to the classroom.

Sessions start from £200 with 1, 1.5 and 2 hour sessions available.
Delivered at a time to suit, either at your own School or The Artworks.

Why book?

  • Artist Educators will inspire staff with fresh ideas to create beautiful and innovative Christmas-themed products with pupils back in class.
  • Pupils' artistic outcomes can be used to support Enterprise curriculum and sold at school Christmas Fairs.
  • Recieve a Resource Pack with written and visual material to use in school.
  • Gain ideas for extension and development opportunities and creative ways of displaying artwork.
  • Discover innovative ways of using materials you already have in school.

For more information contact Ami Hallgarth on 01422346900 or email ami@theartworks.org.uk 

 

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CPD
Sep
4
to 22 Dec

CPD

200.00

Develop the creative skills, techniques and confidence within School. 

Sessions are delivered by practicing artists in School or at The Artworks. 

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Artist led sessions
Sep
4
to 22 Dec

Artist led sessions

from 200.00

Work with an artist educator for a half or full-day session. Teachers can choose from variety of creative activities which are all delivered by practicing artists. Students will be supported to develop their creative talents, develop new skills and techniques as well as their critical vocabulary. 

Sessions will be adapted for your age group and children will all produce finished artwork.

We have a range of sessions to choose from – please contact us for more details.

For more information about The Artworks, our facilities and Schools programme please download our presentation here

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You can download our risk assessment here

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Self guided visits
Sep
4
to 22 Dec

Self guided visits

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Lead your own visit around the gallery space. You are welcome to bring along sketchbooks and drawing materials. 

We recommend that you purchase our Resource Pack, which contains lots of activity ideas and photocopiable resources that you can lead in the gallery.

You can download risk assessment here

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Teachers resource pack
Apr
3
to 30 Jun

Teachers resource pack

15.00

We have compiled a resource pack to support Primary teachers, suggesting ways in which the work of Quentin Blake can be used to support subjects across the curriculum, particularly Art and Design, Literacy, Drama and PHSCE.

It includes an overview of the exhibition, activity ideas, creative ways of engaging with work, developing critical vocabulary, stories and drawings in response to artwork, developing literacy ideas and photocopiable hand-outs that can be used either in the gallery or in the classroom, to explore the work through a variety of creative activities.

Available to order here as a digital download or buy an collect from the gallery.

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Introductory tour
Apr
3
to 30 Jun

Introductory tour

30.00

In our introductory tour you will be greeted on arrival by one of our gallery staff and taken on a half hour tour of the exhibition. You will receive a complimentary copy of our Teachers' Resource pack which contains activity sheets and ideas for preparatory and follow-up activities back in school.

Morning or afternoon sessions are available up to 3 hours. We will supply art materials and paper, for pupils to create their own drawings. There is the option to eat packed lunches in the gallery.

You can download our risk assessment here

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