Metal Art School – Official Opening – Thursday 28 April: Drop-In from 1pm – 7pm. Walkshop with Play Southend from 6pm-7pm. Future Park from 7.30pm-9.30pm.
Metal Art School is the newly renovated Old Stable Building in Chalkwell Park that provides both traditional and media studios for researching, learning and creating art of all sorts.
We are delighted to invite you to call in to our official opening of the space on Thursday 28 April to find out more about our initial programme of opportunities for schools, artists and individuals of all ages to get involved, including:-
· Arts Award Courses in Bronze, Silver and Gold – FREE to participants (by Application)
· ‘Discover in A Day’ – the first level of Arts Award Certificate
· ‘Bronze in A Week’ – an intensive Arts Awards course delivered during the holiday period
· Creative Digital Workshops – run by artists from our fully equipped digital media studio
· Tours of NetPark – the world’s first Digital Art Park – 10 artworks and stories viewed with iPads
· Clever Essex – an in-school balloon debate highlighting the ingenuity of Essex Girls and Boys – FREE website resource for teachers
· Wellbeing Workshops – an innovative partnership with Southend Borough Council public health team
· Pupil Enrichment Programme – including life drawing, portfolio discussions and more
· Walkshop with Play Southend from 6pm-7pm – join us in exploring Chalkwell Park and experimenting with the Play Southend app, launching at Village Green 2016. http://playthecitynowornever.com
· Much more …… in partnerships with Youth Offending Team, Southend Adult Community College, Focal Point Gallery, Beecroft Art Gallery, Baby Arts and others.
The Metal Art School opening will be followed by Future Park, our free networking event for creatives, from 7.30-9.30 at Chalkwell Hall. All welcome!