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Secondary Schools are warmly invited to make a self guided visit to our headline exhibition Barbara Hepworth; artist in society 1948 - 52.  Please book in your visit with our learning team by contacting eleanor.payne@stalbans.gov.uk to secure your chosen date and time or with any query you may have.

The following opportunities are available to enhance your visit:

Lesson suggestions and schemes of work developed by St Albans High School for Girls' Art Department  - available to download after Easter 2019

LIFE DRAWING CLASSES

Life Drawing classes in our historic courtroom with artist Ben Twiston-Davies.  These classes are reserved exclusively for sixth form students and will run 6 - 8 pm on the following dates:

Wednesday 8th May | Tuesday 14th May | Wednesday 3rd July

£5 per student - BOOK HERE

Please note:

These classes will need a minimum of ten students in attendance (in total - these can be from a variety of schools) we will contact individuals within 48 hours of their class if they need to consider an alternative date or if the class cannot run.

Teachers are encouraged to attend with their students (there will be no charge for accompanying teachers).

All students need to be aged over 16 to attend.

ART CURATORSHIP IN PRACTICE AND CONTEXT: CURATORIAL CONVERSATIONS

with UH and Tate Britain Curators

1.30 - 3pm, Thursday 20th June - BOOK HERE

Join Annabel Lucas, Head of The University of Hertfordshire Arts Team and Rachel Rose Smith Assistant Curator, Tate Britain to discuss the academic art world, career opportunities and pathways in the context of the Barbara Hepworth exhibition 

Sculptor at work, all day, Thursday 4th July

Watch our sculptor in action as he creates an art piece to celebrate the Barbara Hepworth exhibition over the course of a day.  Please email eleanor.payne@stalbans.gov.uk directly to attend with your group as places are strictly limited.

Generously subsidised by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Hertfordshire County Council Locality Budget Scheme.

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