Drawn from Life: Large Scale Mark Making

Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost per child £5
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Join us for a tour around the Drawn from Life exhibition at The Beaney and then take part in a practical workshop which explores different approaches to drawing and mark making. This can be adapted for KS1-5 and also for International Schools. Max 30 students per group (larger groups can be split and half visit the museum while the other half attend the workshop and then swap) Booking required.

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Drawn from Life: Portrait Drawing

Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost per child £5
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Join us for a tour around the Drawn from Life exhibition at The Beaney then take part in a practical workshop. Learn about proportions, practice drawing traditional portraits and consider alternative ways of representing people. This can be adapted for KS1-5 and also for International Schools. Max 30 students per group (larger groups can be split and half visit the museum while the other half attend the workshop and then swap) Booking required.

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World War One

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Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost per child £4
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Investigate what life was like for ordinary men and women living in Canterbury 100 years ago, and how the First World War changed attitudes regarding class and gender roles forever. Using real artefacts and photographs, delve into the history of the Faversham explosion and how the men and women of this town would never be the same again in this thought provoking session.

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Investigating and Creating Portraits

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Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost per child £5
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

Investigate the meaning of portraits in the collection, including works by famous artists such as Anthony Van Dyck and David Hockney. Find out what costumes, poses, expressions and symbols can reveal, and work with an artist to create your own masterpiece.
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Medieval Canterbury: Becket, Pilgrims & Canterbury

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Duration  1 hour 30 minutes
Cost per child £5
Canterbury Heritage Museum

Investigate the life and death of the martyr Thomas Becket, discover what it was like to be a pilgrim, and learn about life in medieval Canterbury in this fun, interactive workshop in one of Canterbury’s finest medieval buildings. Examine artefacts including medieval pilgrim badges and possible fragments of Becket’s shrine, and explore how Church and society were so closely linked in medieval society.
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