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Reading Paintings

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00 | Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed 24th December to 27th December 2021 and 31st December 2021 to 1st January 2022 inclusive closed Gallery closures and collection updates

Session Description

Why, how and what do artists paint? Explore how artists use line, shape, colour, texture and composition to express their ideas.

Contact us on 01223 332904 or email to book, or to discuss your needs.

Format of the session

We are not taking bookings for school visits to the museum for the academic year 2020-21.

The museum-led session is scheduled for two hours and is delivered in the first sixty minutes of your booked slot. We recommend that schools use their second hour for follow-up time from the taught session, with any additional time spent with the related 'Into Action' recource.

For a self-led (DIY) session (DIY resource), we recommend you spend up to one hour delivering your do-it-yourself session, with any additional time spent with the related 'Into Action' resource.

See also our Fact Sheets about Reading Paintings.

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Reading Paintings

  • Resource type: Into-action
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Reading Paintings

  • Resource type: Diy
  • File size: 532.37kB
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