Stanley Picker Gallery is pleased to launch a Saturday Art Club for children in Key Stage 2 (primary year groups 3 – 6), who are enthusiastic about art and design.
The club was proposed by local parents, in response to the limited availability of affordable art and design clubs for children in Kingston upon Thames. The gallery team, in collaboration with parent representatives and students from Kingston School of Art, will deliver a programme of six 1.5-hour workshops that complement the gallery’s Autumn 2019 exhibition by multi-disciplinary collective We are Publication.
Young artists will delve into the themes of the exhibition in fun and engaging ways – combining interactive games, making, and discussion – as they explore the practice and processes of acclaimed artists, learn new techniques, and produce their own collection to showcase at the end of term!
Project initiator Alison Hood says:
“Stanley Picker Gallery already delivers courses in some local schools that are very popular, and this is a chance for children in the borough to get in-depth experience of different aspects of art. It’s great for children to focus on a themed collection of works throughout the term, rather than produce work over a short space of time.”
All children who attend Saturday Art Club will receive an Arts Award Discover Certificate, the first step in a unique qualification managed by Trinity College London in association with Arts Council England. To gain the most from the programme, and to achieve their certificate, the young artists will have to attend at least 5 of the 6 workshops.
Dates: 28 September, and then every other week. (28/9, 12/10, 26/10, 9/11, 23/11, 7/12)
Time: 2.30-4pm, including a break for refreshments (provided)
Cost: £30 per term
Only 12 places are available, so early booking is recommended. For details, please contact Natalie Kay firstname.lastname@example.org