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Reading Paintings

Following the Government announcement yesterday, museums and galleries in Cambridge will be closed to the public as part of a period of national/local restrictions. So, with great sadness, we will not be able to reopen as planned on 2 January 2021.

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

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.

More about this session

Factsheets and related files

Reading Paintings

  • Resource type: Into-action
  • File size: 22.93kB
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Reading Paintings

  • Resource type: Diy
  • File size: 532.37kB
  • File type: PDF
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