• Image: Credit Annabel Wilkes
  • Image: Credit Annabel Wilkes

06 Nov 2023

09:30 — 15:30

The Engine Room, The Exchange

This year’s event aims to connect Secondary School Art Teachers and Heads of Art more thoroughly with the creative sector in Cornwall and nationally – and includes the following content:

Portfolio session led by Duncan Cameron, Course Leader for the Falmouth Integrated Foundation Year, Falmouth University: the discussion will focus on pathways into creative careers, and you are invited to share examples of student work and current classroom challenges with your peers.

Workshop with printmaker Annabel Wilkesmonoprinting inspired by the rich variety of plants thriving in the Cornish maritime climate.

Speakers and talks:

  • Lala Thorpe, Learning Curator, Arts Council Collection: on the collection’s resources and how schools can access them (Zoom).
  • Kate Clayton-Jackson, Learning Manager, Royal Cornwall Museum: what is the Cornwall Council Schools Art Collection and how to borrow artwork.
  • Laura Giles, Managing Director, Screen Cornwall: introducing the Creative Careers programme and resources funded by Cornwall Council’s Creative & Cultural Team.

£85 per person, booking essential via Eventbrite.

We’re delighted that once again Dryad Education have supplied us with a wonderful selection of art materials to go in the goodie bags for our conference attendees

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The Exchange is fully accessible and has a parking bay for visitors with limited mobility. (Please phone ahead if you would like to use this so we can ensure it is kept free.) We have a wheelchair available if you would like to use one during your visit.

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The Exchange does not have its own car park but there are public car parks nearby, in 5 to 10 minutes walking distance: (£2.50/day, cash only, no change given) (coins or pay-by-phone)

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Venue: The Engine Room, The Exchange
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Open: TUE - SAT, 10.00 - 17.00
Closed: SUN & MON

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