Activities & Events for Schools Tours Masterclasses Artist Spotlight Film Screenings & Illustrated Talks
A Teacher’s Preview event will be held on the first Saturday of the exhibition. The tour will be led by Betty Brown PRUA. A free catalogue will be available for every teacher who attends.
Date and Time: Saturday 20th October, 11.45am – 12.45pm
Location: Gallery 6 & 7, 5th Floor
SELF GUIDED TOURS
School 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.
Primary schools and Post Primary schools for Key stage 3 can book a guided tour (between 10.15am/11.15am) from 7th November until 5th December. Tours last 1 hr. Tailored tours for Special Schools are also available.
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In addition to the above opportunities the Academy has organised a series of special events for schools as follows:
MEET THE ARTIST Sessions
Suitable for KEY STAGE 3, 4 OR A LEVEL – TUESDAYS 10.15 – 12.00
At 10.15 students will be given a guided tour, focusing on those works in the same medium, used by each artist, who they will meet immediately afterwards. These sessions, which will last about an hour, will include a demonstration and an informal discussion about the artist’s work.
Tues, 23rd October Sarah Longley ARUA: ‘Expressive Drawing with Charcoal
Tues, 6th November Neal Greig ARUA: Landscape with Oils
Tues, 13th November Denise Ferran PPRUA: Painting Seas and Skies (Acrylic)
Tues, 20th November Paul Walls RUA: The Thick Painter (Acrylic)
Tues, 27th November Philip McFadden: Modelling Head (Casting from Life)
Tues, 4th December Barbara Allen RUA: More Water Please (Watercolour)
‘SOURCES & INSPIRATIONS’ – A LEVEL
‘Sources & Inspirations’ will give AS and A2 pupils the opportunity to hear a professional artist 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 – 12.15pm on the following dates in the Lecture Theatre
Thurs, 25th October Hector McDonnell RUA – ‘The World Within’
Thurs, 1st November Tony Hill ARUA – ‘Ideas and Processes’
Thurs, 8th November Philip Mackey – ‘Face to Face with Portraiture’
Thurs, 15th November Anushiya Sundaralingam ARUA – ‘Me and My Culture’
Thurs, 22nd November Joanna Mules VPRUA – ‘Stand Well Back’
Thurs, 29th November Chris Wilson ARUA – ‘Landscape Lines’
If you would like information regarding other workshop possibilities or to book a ‘special event’ email firstname.lastname@example.org