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Made in the Middle - Teacher's Pack and Resources

Published Thursday, 05 January 2017

The new exhibition of contemporary craft at the Herbert 'Made in the Middle' is accompanied by a Teacher's pack and offers lots of opportunities for learning during and after a visit.

'Made in the Middle' is a touring exhibition of high quality contemporary craft and applied art from the Midlands. Featuring both recent graduates and makers with established reputations there is a wealth of creativity on display, including ceramics, jewellery, metalwork and textiles.

To support a visit to the exhibition, Craftspace has developed a number of resources including:

  • Family guide - some of the activities may be suitable for younger school children as a starting point for their exploration
  • Teacher's pack - Free downloadable resource available on the Craftspace website
  • Handling table with samples of techniques/materials used by some of the makers

'Made in the Middle' is a rich resource that can support the curriculum for both KS1 and KS2 in a variety of different ways. if you would like to make a visit to the Herbert to see the exhibition which runs until 19 February 2017 please contact the bookings team on 024 7623 7523 If you book one of our art sessions you will get the opportunity to explore the exhibition, and travel bursaries are available through the Museums & Schools programme (funded by the DFE through Arts Council, while funding lasts, for pupils participating in two sessions before end of March 2017).

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