A Teacher’s Preview event will be held on the first Saturday of the exhibition. The tour will be led by Denise Ferran, PRUA. A free catalogue will be available for every teacher who attends.
Date and Time: Saturday 7th 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.
GUIDED TOURS AND WORKSHOPS
Primary schools and Post Primary schools can book a guided tour and workshop on any Tuesday or Thursday (10.15 or 11.15) from 7th November until 5th December. Tours and workshop sessions last 1 hr 15 mins. The workshops will be based on subject matter and ideas suggested by works in the exhibition. Tailored tours and workshops 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:
‘Meet the Artist’ Key stage 3, 4 or A Level – Tuesdays 10.15 – 12.00
At 10.15students will be given a 45min 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.
Tuesday 10th October Barbara Allen RUA Watercolour
Tuesday 17th October Sarah Longley ARUA Drawing in Charcoal
Tuesday 24th October Eddie Rafferty ARUA Acrylic painting
Tuesday 7th November Neal Greig Landscapes in oils
Tuesday 14th November Peter Neill ARUA Photography
Tuesday 21st November Mavis Thomson RUA Art from ‘found materials’
‘Sources & Inspirations‘ – A Level
‘Sources & Inspirations’ will give AS and A2 pupils the opportunity to hear one or 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 – 12.15pm on the following dates.
Thursday 19th October
Brian Ballard RUA and Lisa Ballard ARUA
Thursday 26th October
Helen Croft RUA discusses the process involved in making her textiles using batik and embroidery.
Thursday 2nd November
Sophie Aghajanian RUA & Neisha Allen ARUA
Thursday 9th November
Architects drawing in Italy and Australia: Michael Doherty and Marcus Patton, RUA
Thursday 16th November
Anya Waterworth and the influence of her father Basil Blackshaw (RUA) 1932–2016 on her painting.
Thursday 23rd November
Chris Wilson ARUA and Charys Wilson
If you would like information regarding other workshop possibilities or to book a ‘special event’ email firstname.lastname@example.org