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Inspired by our exhibition programme, we are running the following twilight CPD events for teachers.


Teaching Modern Foreign Languages Through Art

Thursday 28 September, 4.00 - 5.30pm

Suitable for all Key Stage 1 & 2 teachers and teaching assistants or art and language co-ordinators.

Join language expert, Anna Grainger to consider ways that we can use artworks to teach modern foreign languages. This cross-curricular workshop includes a tour of the Picasso exhibition as well as an opportunity to use works of art from the permanent collection to think about vocabulary, history and culture. The session is designed for non-specialists, so you do not need to be able to speak a foreign language to take part.

£20 | Booking required


Private View Of The Crafts Of The Punjab Exhibition
Thursday 19 October, 4.00pm – 5.30pm

This exhibition celebrates the fine artisanal work of different centres in the historic Punjab.

Including beautiful paintings, sculptures, textiles, weapons and jewellery as well as the famous Golden Throne of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, all on loan from the V&A. Join us for an exclusive tour of the exhibition for teachers on the exhibitions opening night. Free of charge, suitable for all key stages, please register in advance.



Figure Drawing

Thursday 8 February, 4.00pm – 5.30pm

Suitable for secondary art teachers, this session demonstrates how using original works of art can provide inspiration for practical drawing skills. By recreating poses of the human figure from paintings and sculptures, teachers will be able draw from a live model.

£20 | Booking required


We will also be holding the following sessions at Coventry Transport Museum.


Explore STEM based learning Key Stage 1 & 2

Tuesday 14 November, 4.00pm -5.30pm

Take a tour of our Transport Technology gallery to find out how our collections can support STEM subjects. There will be taster activities with our learning officer, including K’Nex vehicle races, and information about opportunities to bring classes for visits and workshops.

£20 | Booking required



For more information and to book a place on any of our CPD events please contact Nicky McIntosh on 024 76234271 or via email.

These events are part of the Museums & Schools programme, funded by the DFE through Arts Council England with support from Arts Connect.

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Email info@culturecoventry.comor call us on 024 7623 7521.

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