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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 learning@culturecoventry.com. 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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