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Canterbury Museums & Galleries have been delivering fun and inspiring schools workshops for over 20 years, bringing subjects to life as part of a rich, cross-curricular experience.
Learning is at the heart of what we do and our activities are designed to stimulate curiosity, imagination and creativity.
Booking a Schools Workshop with us gives your pupils the unique opportunity to learn alongside a collection of over 5,000 inspirational artefacts and works of art.
Your class or group can handle real artefacts whilst developing a range of investigative, enquiry-based learning skills.
Our dedicated Learning team will work with you to ensure you get the most from your visit, so whether you are investigating the Ancient Egyptians, exploring art or looking to discover some incredible collections from around the globe, there is bound to be a workshop to suit your classroom needs...
A small selection of our latest workshops can also be found below:
Explore our colourful wildlife collection and the story behind our upcoming special exhibition, The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2018 . Peep at our intriguing specimens such as the Hawksbill Turtle and Parrot Fish and find out the story behind the Rook with the Red Coat. This is a facilitated workshop guiding your pupils around the museum exhibits, including some of the stranger items on show. Pupils will also take part in a habitats themed creative activity. For KS1-2 and intermediate and advanced ESOL groups.
Come and take part in a mindful journey through the museum. Learn how to relax and take time to take in your surroundings and look slowly at pieces from the museum’s collection. Enjoy this cross-curricular learning experience with elements of Literacy, Numeracy, Art, History, Geography, PSHE: Health and Well-being and British Values. Discover that you can experience the benefits of art without needing expertise. Unlock your inner passion and creativity by taking time to slow down, journey around The Beaney, and be inspired by the museum’s collection.