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Art Workshops

Perspectives on Paintings
Work with the unique collection of art created by the Pitmen Painters to understand what life was like in Ashington.  Critique the artwork and the artist and explore the stories, symbols and characters represented in the paintings.  Record your opinions and analysis.  KS2

Pitmen Plays - developing drama through art
Discover interesting characters, gripping storylines and compelling drama captured in the Ashington Group paintings.  The workshop results in a short performance at the end of the day.  KS2

The Art of Mining
'Learn by doing' in our new art workshop which practices techniques used by the Pitmen Painters including perspective, light and dark and details.  Recreate scenes from the paintings around the museum and create a new piece of art inspired by the collection.  KS2

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Telephone: 01670 624477 or 01670 624474