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Teacher's Newsletter: Autumn Term 2011

Anna Barriball, Untitled 2008.

Next Exhibition: Teacher's Tour

Wednesday 12 October / 5-6pm / Free


Join us for a tour of our upcoming exhibition by artist Anna Barriball, and an update on our learning programme.

 

Through her work, Barriball magnifies seemingly incidental details of objects. This, her first major survey exhibition, brings together drawing, video, photography and sculpture made over the last decade.

 

Find out more about the exhibition / Email us to RSVP

Future Exhibitions Programme

Our latest Foward Planning Document is now avaialble for you to download online.

 

This great resource, specifically designed for teachers, offers an overview of our exhibitions programme throughout the coming academic year, with key themes and suggestions for further research. 

 

Read now / Download now

Design Your MK: The Porte Cochere Project

In partnership with Milton Keynes Council, we've launced an exciting new project, Design Your MK.

 

We're looking for budding young artists to create exciting, colourful designs, which they would like to see installed on porte cocheres across the city. The competition opens on Monday 12 September with the four winning entries painted onto selected porte cocheres in November 2011.

 

Find out more about the project

Project Space exhibition preview

Host an Exhibition at MK Gallery

We're always on the look out for proposals from schools and colleges, interested in presenting an exhibition in our Project Space. It could be a body of work produced by pupils in the classroom, or the result of a project in response to our exhibitions programme.

 

Previous exhibitors include; Romans Field School, Deanshanger Primary School and Leon School & Sports College.

 

Find out more / Guidelines for Proposals

After-School Art Club

During Spring Term, we organised two very successful after-school art clubs with Two Mile Ash and White Spire schools. Participants worked with artists Emma Wilde and Sara Kirkpatrick on a range of creative activities in mixed media.

 

Email us if you are interested in establishing an after-school art club with MK Gallery.

MK Gallery Outreach

Are you looking for someone to host your next school assembly, or come and talk to pupils about the Gallery?

 

Book a visit from one of our Learning Team, who will come out to your school and talk with pupils about the Gallery's diverse programme of exhibitions and events.

 

Email us / Call 01908 558 305 to arrange a school visit.

Lost & Found Members

Young People's Project for 15-24 yr. olds

Lost & Found, the gallery’s Young People’s Project is always looking for new members to join the group.

 

The group offers fantastic opportunities for people aged 15-24 years to create exciting and challenging cultural projects and events with and for their peers, including visual art, music and film.

 

Find out moreEmail us

Great Art Quest

Great Art Quest is a UK-wide arts project designed by The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts. We are one of four galleries taking part this year, including Tate St.Ives, Dulwich Picture Gallery and Turner Contemporary.

 

Artist Edith Garcia and storyteller Yaw Asiyama will be working with pupils from local primary schools – Langland Community School (Netherfield), Water Hall Primary (Bletchley), Yardley Gobion C of E Primary (Towcester), and Ashton C of E Primary (Roade Hill, Ashton) – the outcomes will be exhibited in the Project Space in January 2012.

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