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CREATIVE Collograph

At our final meeting of the term we all enjoyed learning and experimenting with collograph print making at an art workshop run by artist Ellen Love. We explored The Ashmolean’s painting about the Civil War by Artist William Dobson, imagining … Continue reading

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Visit to Modern Art Oxford

‘On Saturday we visited Modern Art Oxford to see the new exhibition of Hannah Ryggen’s tapestries. Afterwards we had the opportunity to try some weaving ourselves in an interactive space which gave us an insight into the time and skill … Continue reading

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Planning art workshops

Our meeting this week involved planning  some creative art workshops which we will be running on Saturday 2nd December for young people aged 16-18. We worked in small groups to plan practical aspects such as timings, materials, costs, the theme … Continue reading

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NEW TERM DATES

CREATIVES – the Ashmolean’s Young People’s Panel Following an exciting and varied first year, we meet again this term on the following Saturdays  from 10-12 in the Education Studio at The Ashmolean.  Read back through the blog to see what … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes of another Museum…

Our final meeting of the year was a visit to meet the young people’s panel at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.  We handled amazing objects including an elephant’s tooth, fossilized poo and live cockroaches. A special highlight of … Continue reading

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