Brixton Art Gallery offers a wide range of education events within the gallery for schools and the local community as a whole.
Our Artists in Schools scheme introduces Lambeth school children to practising professional artists working in a range of mediums and equipping them with practical and technical skills. We train artists to develop programmes that enable them to teach in schools within the National Curriculum.
Our Poets in Schools scheme sends Brixtongue poets into schools to conduct workshops with children on creative writing, life skills, and poems studied within the GCSE syllabus.
Drawing classes take place every Tuesday between 6 and 8
pm with Joel Carpenter.
for the Children Summer
March 2004, Victoria Turnbull from Brixton Art Gallery's Artist Directory worked in collaboration with Telfer Scott School on Brixton Art Gallery's ëMarcus Garvey Project'.
July 2004, Brixtongue poet Michael Groce conducted a poetry workshop at Pimlico School on the theme of ëAiming Higher' with Afro Caribbean and Bangladeshi boys.
November 2004, Brixtongue poets Mr Gee and Floetic Lara conducted a poetry workshop at the same school on poems from different cultures.
August 2004 ë21 Years Coming of Age' festival, provided a range of education workshops for children each day, including painting, drawing, storytelling, poetry, drumming, singing, and batik.
The Brixton Art Gallery offers training opportunities for artists to build up a portfolio of work. Allowing them to go into schools and to develop schemes that will fit in and work with the school curriculum. The training session also gives advice on techniques to collaborate with tutors and other artists.