The Art Forum

Thursdays fortnightly during term time
5.30 - 7pm
Ages 14-18

Discover museum skills and meeting young people from different schools. Learn about creative careers, write and publish reviews of exhibitions, co-develop learning resources and trails, get involved in events and our youth panel. For more information, contact

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Kids in Museums

See projects the Art Forum have been involved with in the past, including in collaboration with Kids in Museums, here and here.

'Think you know teenagers? Think again! Teenagers take over museums to shoot and star in their own film. Three groups of young people – from Watts Gallery – Artists' Village, The Lightbox and the River and Rowing Museum – 'swapped' museums to investigate what the museums had to offer for teens. They made story boards before getting started on shooting the film on location. The final step was editing the film and putting their sequences together to make the film cut.'

Upcoming Workshops 13 - 18 Years

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