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Keeping Craft Skills Alive
‘Craft Live' pilot project celebrates craft skills with the next generation of designers, makers and craftspeople.
On Saturday 19th March the Museum in the Park's new Learning Pavilion hosted a day of craft for young people from Gloucestershire Secondary Schools as part of the Craft Live project which has been organised by the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen.
This exciting new craft project gives young people the opportunity to learn about the world of craft and design from professional designer makers from the Gloucestershire Guild and take part in practical, hands-on workshops.
“The Guild shares the vision of Arts Council England that all children should be given the chance to discover their practical abilities and develop their creative talents”, explained Faye Little, Craft Live project coordinator. “By working with the Guild's professional craftsmen and women the students hear first-hand about their areas of expertise, learn new craft skills and techniques and gain an insight into how creativity can benefit and lead to future careers.”
30 students from local secondary schools Katherine Lady Berkeley (Wotton under Edge), Severn Vale (Quedgeley) and The Crypt (Gloucester) took part in the workshop based at the Museum's new flagship Learning Pavilion in the Walled Garden.
“We're delighted that the Museum was chosen as a venue for this innovative and exciting workshop” said Ann Taylor, Museum Learning Officer. “The new Learning Pavilion in the Walled Garden was designed with inspiring multi-disciplinary learning experiences in mind, including sessions for primary schools, secondary schools, young people and adults. It was great to see young people working with established local professionals Francesca Chalk (textile artist with a background in graphic design and illustration), Corinne Hockley (textile artist with background in stage and costume design) and Matthew Tradgett (furniture maker).”
For more information about the project see http://guildcrafts.org.uk/
Work is ongoing on the Museum's Walled Garden project so an opening date is as yet unknown, however the new Learning Pavilion is already being successfully used for the Museum's diverse learning programmes with local schools and groups. For further information about what's on offer please Contact Us
December Deep Clean
It’s almost December and we’re once again getting that deep-clean feeling. The Museum will be closing its doors for 2017 from December 4, when we’ll be sprucing the place up for a reopening on New Year’s Day. Read on to find out more about exactly what we get up in this month of closing.
Walled Garden Highly Commended
We are delighted to announce that Austin Design Works have received an award from the Landscape Institute for the Walled Garden project, here at the Museum in the Park.
Museum work showcased
Some of the Museum's work has recently featured in two national reports.
Museum Collections Inspire New Book
A new picture book inspired by the Museum Collections is to be launched at Stroud Book Festival on 4 November 2017.
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