Katie Spragg workshops at Forde Abbey, Photo Caroline Duval

SAW offers a wide variety of opportunities for InspirED schools through Somerset Art Works (SAW) Projects and Somerset Art Weeks - many opportunities are free of charge to subscribers.  Keep an eye out for our emails to make sure you don't miss out!

Opportunities for InspirED Schools Spring/ Summer Terms 2018


2018 – 100 Year Commemoration of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

In 2018 SAW will be celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage with opportunities for schools to get involved in artist workshops and events.  Please register your interest by contacting Beccy Swaine beccy.swaine@somersetartworks.org.uk

A Landscape of Objects – En Plein Air 

Artist Workshops in the Spring / Summer Terms
A SAW offer for InspirED subscribing schools, a number of FREE and subsidised artist workshops are available

The opportunity to experience ‘en plein air’ working,  impressionistic styles of mark-making are explored,  involving close observation of nature, really looking and using all the senses to gain an understanding of working outdoors and the particular rewards and challenges this brings.

We can adapt for primary, secondary, SEN, FE.
Contact beccy.swaine@somersetartworks.org.uk for more information and booking.

En plein air workshops with Deborah Westmancoat

Somerset Art Weeks, Open Studios 15 – 30 September 2018
Showcasing a broad-ranging programme of contemporary visual arts and craft in more than 200 locations across Somerset. Free education resources will be available from June 2018, designed to help schools obtain maximum benefit from the event.
Link to the 2017 Education Resources for reference.




A helpline is provided by SAW to assist InspirED subscribers. For more information on any items above please contact Beccy Swaine beccy.swaine@somersetartworks.org.uk 01458 253800