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Commissioning New Work – Working with Artists and Schools

Friday 6 July 2018
10am - 5pm
One Day


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£195/ £150 concs.


Looking at ways of creating meaningful partnerships with schools to support a culture of creative education, this one day workshop examines case studies from the Whitechapel Gallery’s Creative Learning Programme and the wider context of art education.

Guest speakers will share their knowledge and experience of the current schools context, highlighting examples of successful collaboration with artists and galleries, as well as discussing some of the issues facing the education sector.


You will learn about:

Building meaningful partnerships with schools and teachersUsing contemporary art and exhibitions as a cross-disciplinary pedagogical resourceCommissioning new work in collaboration with artists and schools


Lunch and refreshments will be included in the course fee. 


Whitechapel Gallery
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St
E1 7QX

Key Support

Course delivered by Kirsty Lowry, Curator: Schools and Teachers at Whitechapel Gallery.



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