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School events, education resources, workshops and visits

Each year SAW produces education resources to encourage schools to view Somerset Art Weeks as a provider of fantastic opportunities right on their doorstep. There are many ways for schools to get involved and discover opportunities for inspiring creativity and learning outside the classroom. The pack includes: advice on visiting venues, organising tours, engaging with artists, workshops, setting homework activities and a range of activity resources.

Screen shot 2015-09-01 at 15.41.38The Somerset Art Weeks Online Education Resources include a list of more than 50 venues welcoming school visits Click here to download

For further information on SAW Learning Click here

InspirED Showcase

Somerset Art Weeks 03 – 18 October
InspirED Schools Showcase at Hestercombe, venue number 7
Throughout the year artist workshops in schools inspire pupils to explore and create new work. Both students’ and artists’ work is on show at Hestercombe House, developed through the InspirED arts education network and SAW projects. We welcome you to come and see the schools’ showcase exhibition and take advantage of our Somerset Art Weeks Education Offer:

– Two InspirED education days Tuesdays 06 and 13 October
Free entry with introduction to the exhibitions plus activities for InspirED schools.

– Artist workshops
Available on the education days (chargeable).

– InspirED showcase reception and private view
Tuesday 06 October 5-7pm. Come and see the showcase exhibition and celebrate the recent successes of the InspirED network. RSVP by 30 September [email protected]

– ArtNET CPD workshop for teachers
13 October 4-6pm. Photography workshop with Richard Tomlinson. Filmmaker and photographer Richard will show you how to make more creative use of photography including making the familiar seem unfamiliar through close up photography and stereoscopic images, much-loved by the Victorians! Free to InspirED schools

Venue information (entry fee payable outside education days): Click here

For further information please contact Beccy Swaine [email protected] 01458 253800

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