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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
Children's Festival coming to town this weekend...
Art, music, storytelling and ground-breaking opera for the young at heart! An action-packed weekend of events coming to Stroud celebrating both nature and literature.
Museum Art Gallery Runner Up in Gloucestershire Awards
The Museum in the Park's Art Gallery was recently voted 'Runner Up' in the Gloucestershire Muddy Stilettos Awards 2017.
The Watery World of the Ichthyosaur
The Museum in the Park in Stroud has put on display an amazing 180 million old Ichthyosaur!
Palaeontology is a Dangerous Beast
An amazing exhibition is set to open on 27 May with some exciting family activities planned for the half term school holidays.
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