Laing In-School

Booking Enquiry

In school workshops

In school workshop


Until Friday 22 July

Booking Information

For pricing and to discuss workshop options for our in-school offer please contact a member of our Learning Team: / 0191 278 1939.

Schools Membership Scheme - Save on workshop costs and enjoy a range of additional benefits by joining our yearly Membership Scheme.

PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Team can travel up to a maximum of 5 mile radius from the gallery to deliver in-school workshops.

Workshop Summary

The Laing and Shipley learning Teams will visit your class to help your pupils explore a masterpiece, or theme inspired by our collections, and then create their own artwork. We offer a whole school assembly free when booking more than one workshop. These sessions are ideal for kicking off an Art Week or topic.

Suggested artists include:

John Martin (Local Artist) - Storytelling in Art
L.S. Lowry – Industrial Landscapes
Andy Goldsworthy – Nature in Art
George Seurat – Pointillism
Leonardo Da Vinci – Flying Machines
Picasso – Abstract Portraits

Suggested themes include:

African Art - Printmaking
Indian Patterns - Printmaking
Technical drawing – 2D to 3D
Dazzle Ships – WW1 Art and Design


Create a sketch book out of recycled materials and learn sketching techniques.

If you are studying any other artists or topics please get in touch to see if there are any links to the collections or current exhibitions on display as we may be able to create a bespoke workshop for an additional fee.

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