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FREE Admission
Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE
BOOK BY PHONE: 0191 568 9700
EMAIL: info@nationalglasscentre.com

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Gallery Glass

full day workshop

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. Choose a piece of artwork, write a review and share to the group.

Discuss measurement, scale and proportion. Investigate shape by using maths to create symmetrical designs.

Create a fused glass decoration inspired by symmetry. Learn about glass making processes and equipment.

 

Learn
– About prominent contemporary glass artists and their ideas
– New vocabulary
– Writing for different purposes
– Identifying lines of symmetry (KS1)
– Materials and techniques
– How to create a symmetrical pattern (KS1)
– 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

Use
– Pencils, paper, mirrors, rulers, glass, glass, paint pens

 

Cost: £8 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.

Curriculum links: Science, Art & Design, History, Geography, Religious Studies and Maths 

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