Taylor Wessing: The Beaney Studio

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

Bring your own camera and use the stunning Beaney building and inspiring collections and props to create your portraits. Workshops last 1.5 hours and include exhibition visit and practical session. £5 per student, maximum 30 per group. Larger groups can be split in half and alternate with a museum visit. Booking required.

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Taylor Wessing: Cyanotype

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

Use interesting handling objects from our collections to create your own museum blueprints. Cyanotype is an early photographic process which is simple to achieve with pre-prepared papers and light, no camera required. Workshops last 1.5 hours and include exhibition visit and practical session. £5 per student, maximum 30 per group. Larger groups can be split in half and alternate with a museum visit. Booking required.

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Investigating and Creating Portraits

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

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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