Date: Thursday, 7th December, 2023

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Location: The New Art Gallery Walsall

Cost: FREE

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If you are an artist or organisation interested in having a stall, please email Alex Jolly 

A popular networking event for teachers, educators, artists, arts professionals & those in the cultural sector, working with children & young people in Early Years, Primary, Secondary, SEN, HE & FE settings.

The evening includes:

  • A variety of stalls
  • Artist showcases
  • CPD craft workshops with artists Kate Tilley & Daya Bhatti
  • Funding advice
  • Talks on the schools’ offer at The New Art Gallery
  • Raffle: win a free school workshop or group tour!
  • Tour of the Garman Ryan Collection
  • Live music by Walsall Music Hub Jazz Combo
  • Festive Refreshments

Stallholders to include: 

Programme for the Evening  

Teacher CPD workshops – Activity Room on Mezzanine Level, drop-in, 4-6pm

Christmas wreath-making with artist Kate Tilley

CD mandala tea light-making with artist Daya Bhatti

Introduction to The Garman Ryan Collection – Floor 1, 4.15pm

15 minute talks + Q&A – Art Library, from 4.45pm

Learning at The New Art Gallery Walsall with Alex Jolly – 4.45pm

Happy Minds programme with Mettaminds CIC – 5pm

Contemporary Art in the Classroom programme and activity with Arts Connect – 5.15pm

Screening of ‘How to Waste a Life’ film (7 minutes), created as part of the National Theatre’s Speak Up programme in partnership with Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. Followed by collage activity with artist Caris Jackson and students from Shelfied Academy – Activity Room on Floor 1, drop-in, 4-6pm

Live music from Walsall Music Hub Jazz Combo – Mezzanine Level, 4-6pm 

Festive refreshments – Mezzanine Level, 4-6pm

Raffle: win a free school workshop or group tour! – Draw takes place in the Foyer, 5.40pm

‘Tell us what you think’, drop-in evaluation activity – Art Library, 4-6pm   

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