Beyond the Frame: Creative and Critical Study Day

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Beyond the Frame: Creative and Critical Thinking Study Day

Friday 14 November 2014, 11 – 3pm At Manchester Art Gallery and Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

A FREE study day for young people aged 16 – 20:

  • Work with University lecturers
  • Hear talks from expert curators and museum professionals
  • Explore Manchester Art Gallery’s collections
  • Develop critical and creative thinking skills
  • Learn about BA(Hons) courses in Art History and Art History and Curating at Manchester Metropolitan University and take part in taster sessions
  • Think about careers in museums and art galleries

Particularly useful for those studying A levels in History, Art, Sociology, English Literature, Politics, Photography and Media.

Morning Session at Manchester School of Art (10.30am – 12.45pm) Highlights tour of Manchester School of Art Curatorial Tour of Holden Gallery, By Zoe Watson, Curatorial Assistant
Critical and Creative Workshop 1 led by Art History and Curating lecturers using the contemporary art exhibition on display at the Holden Gallery
Introduction to Art History and Art History and Curating Courses.

Lunch Break – lunch provided (1.15pm –walk from Manchester School of Art to Manchester Art Gallery– guided)

Afternoon Session at Manchester School Art Gallery (1.30pm – 3.30pm)
Critical and Creative Workshop 1 led by Art History lecturers using Manchester Art Gallery’s collections.
Curatorial tour of exhibition displays by Rebecca Milner, Curator: Collections Access at Manchester Art Gallery.

This is a FREE study day, but booking is essential and places are limited to 6 students with 1 or 2 members of staff per educational establishment. To book or for further information please email Dr Rosemary Shirley R.Shirley@mmu.ac.uk by Monday 3 Nov.

Please note there is a 15 minute walk between Manchester Art Gallery and Manchester School of Art.

Useful Links

Getting to Manchester Art Gallery http://www.manchestergalleries.org/planning-your-visit/

Getting to Manchester School of Art: http://www.art.mmu.ac.uk/visiting/

For further information on BA(Hons) Art History: http://www.art.mmu.ac.uk/arthistory/ For further information on BA (Hons) Art History and Curating: http://www.art.mmu.ac.uk/arthistorycurating/

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About Art Theory and Practice

BA Contemporary Art History Manchester School of Art http://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/2012/9406/

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