Gallery Glass – full day workshop

Suitable for: KS1 and KS2  / Curriculum links: English, Art & Design, Science and Maths

Participate in gallery tours and discuss the contemporary art on display across our different gallery spaces.

Learn about the artists’ ideas and glass making processes.

Discuss the artwork as a group, share ideas, ask questions.

Create a glass painted decoration. Learn about glass making processes and equipment.


  • About prominent contemporary glass artists and their ideas
  • New vocabulary
  • Writing for different purposes
  • Materials and techniques
  • How to present ideas
  • Discuss personal thoughts
  • How hot glass is shaped into objects
  • How to paint on glass

Get inspired by:

  • Hot glass demonstrations
  • Contemporary art exhibitions


  • Pencils, paper, mirrors, rulers, glass, glass paint pens

Cost: £9 per pupil / Year 1 – 6 / KS2 (adapted for suitability)
Also available as a half day workshop without a glass making activity, £4

This qualifies as a complete Arts Award Discover, or contributes to part of Arts Award Explore. There is additional charge for Discover certificates, group discounts apply.

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