The Gallery and The City
Site: Leeds Art Gallery
KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4
History, Art, Citizenship, Literacy
This workshop is led by museums staff.
What is the relationship between Leeds Art Gallery and the City of Leeds and has this always been this way?
A focussed study of a locally fascinating site; Leeds Art Gallery built in the C19 to display a collection of Art for the people of Leeds. Pupils will explore the building, where it sits in the City, jobs and the work that goes on inside, and what has influenced changes over time. They will make sketchbooks to record visual and written observations, sensations and ideas, Workshop content can be organised to address curriculum goals in History or Art and be combined, on request, with a visit to adjacent libraries to introduce research skills.
Workshops have been designed to support learning in all key stages and will be adapted to meet attainment targets and support your classroom delivery.
For more information, contact the Learning & Access Officer on 0113 247 8248 or 0113 347 8254.
Art and Design: creatively using materials and techniques, creating sketchbooks to hold ideas.
English: Speaking and Listening, Reading; Writing
History: local history study, study of chronology post 1066
Cost: £60 per class
Maximum numbers: Class of 30