A Teacher’s Preview event will be held on the first Saturday of the exhibition. The tour will be led by the President of the Academy, Denise Ferran. A free catalogue will be available for every teacher who attends.
Date and Time: Saturday 15th October, 11.45am – 12.45pm
Location: Gallery 6 & 7, 5th Floor
SELF GUIDED TOURS
Schools groups of any age, led by their own teachers, can come along and enjoy the exhibition on Wednesdays and Fridays during Ulster Museum opening hours. It is useful for Academy staff to know when schools hope to arrive. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a proposed date and time.
GUIDED TOURS AND WORKSHOPS
Primary schools and Post Primary schools for Key stage 3 can book a guided tour and workshop on any Tuesday or Thursday (between 10.15am and 2.15pm) from 8th November until 8th December. Tours and workshop sessions last 1 hr 15 mins. The workshops will be based on a stimulus taken from the exhibition. Tailored tours andworkshops for Special Schools are also available.
For further information and to book your place email email@example.com
In addition to the above opportunities the Academy has organised a series of special events for schools as follows:
‘Imagine and Make’ – Primary Art Installation Event
Primary groups can book a guided tour and workshop during a creative ‘Imagine and Make’ event which runs on
18th / 20th / 21st / 25th October. In the workshops children will be invited to take part in creating a collaborative large scale art work in Discover Art.
‘Meet the Artist’ – Key stage 3, 4 or A Level
Pupils will be given a guided tour of the exhibition commencing at 10.15am followed by an opportunity to
‘Meet the Artist’. These sessions will include a demonstration and informal discussion about the artist’s work.
Tuesday 8th November: Barbara Allen ARUA – Watercolour
Tuesday 15th November: Marcus Patton VPRUA – Poster design
Tuesday 22nd November: Keith Wilson RUA – Drawing
Tuesday 29th November: Ros Harvey RUA – Pastel
Tuesday 6th December: Betty Brown ARUA – Assemblage sculpture
‘Start to Finish’ – A Level
‘Start to Finish’ will give AS and A2 pupils the opportunity to hear two professional artists talk about the origin and development of their ideas, view original studies of the artists’ work and ask questions. Students will be encouraged to share their own thoughts during the session.
These sessions will run on Thursdays from 11.00am – 12.15 on the following dates:
Thursday 17th November with Simon McWilliams RUA and Mark Shields RUA
Thursday 24th November with Marcus Patton RUA and Joanna Mules ARUA
Thursday 1st December Frances Ryan ARUA and Gary Devon RUA
If you would like information regarding other workshop possibilities or to book a ‘special event’ email firstname.lastname@example.org