Art Workshops

Explore the Museum’s art collections and try different art techniques in these hands-on learning sessions.

For more information, please fill the Learning Enquiry Form or contact the Public Engagement & Learning Team on 0191 561 8608. We aim to respond to all enquiries within 3 working days.

  • Lowry Landscapes

    Keystages: KS1, KS2
    Subject: History, Art & Design

    Discover a sense of time and place exploring our large collection of L.S. Lowry’s paintings and drawings. Work together as a class to draw a landscape inspired by the session. This session is 90 minutes long.

    Charges: £75 for a class of up to 35 pupils. Half price for groups of 15 or less.

    Other Information: Can be adapted for SEND pupils.

  • The Sunderland Sculptures Safari

    Keystages: KS1, KS2
    Subject: Art, Local Study

    Local legends, lion’s heads and Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.  This one-hour session will take pupils on an interactive sculpture tour in Mowbray Park!  We will use storytelling, art and drama to help pupils explore and understand the shape, form and texture of the scupltures.

    Charges: £50 for a class of up to 35 pupils.  Half price for groups of 15 or less.

    Other information: Can be adapted for SEND pupils.

     

  • Rainforest Explorers: Art Explosion

    Keystages: EYFS, KS1, KS2, KS3

    Subject: Art, Geography, STEM

    Explore the amazing Winter Gardens on a sketching trail to draw rainforest leaves of different sizes, shapes and textures and how these adaptations help the plant thrive. Find drip tips, waxy, striped and holey leaves. Use these ideas to create large pastel drawings of leaves for a rainforest collage artwork. This session is 90 minutes long.

    Charges: £75 for a class of up to 35 pupils. Half price for groups of 15 or less

     

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