A workshop for children aged 7 - 14

Saturday 30th April 2011, 11 am - 1 pm
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Wing, New Delhi 

Workshop Outline
The session will include:
1. Familiarization through story-telling
2. Exploration of technique in an artwork
3. Guided discussion followed by children finding and choosing an artwork to work on in a pair
4. Ideas for a creative response to an artwork – shared and collected
5. Creative response to children’s own artwork
6. Sharing our learning in a plenary circle

Children will be provided an Art Detective work-card that will highlight and provide a reminder of key areas of learning and also record their thoughts and responses. The work card will be taken home by the child, as a reminder of the day, and to share their learning with their parents

Workshop Facilitated by

Katherine Rose (Director, Culture) is an art historian, museologist and educator with eleven years professional experience working with museums and galleries. Prior to founding Flow in India, she developed schools, family and outreach education programmes for several museums, galleries and arts organisations in the UK. She is co-author of the definitive guide for teachers in the UK who want to use art galleries as learning resources: The Art Gallery Handbook – A Resource for Teachers (published by Tate Gallery, London, 2006, with a foreword by Sir Nichiolas Serota). She has designed and written art and heritage interpretation and resources for a variety of audiences and both online and in print, including for the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Science Museum, London. She also has extensive edictorial and print production experience having worked for many years as an editor at Tate. Katherine holds an MA (first class) in Islamic Art History from Edinburgh University and an MA in Museum and Gallery Education, Institute of Education, University of London. She is an alumni of the UK’s prestigious Clore Cultural Leadership Programme.
Eliza Hilton (Director, Education) is an educationalist and project manager with eleven years professional experience in education and international development and an interest in promoting creativity to improve learning outcomes. Prior to founding Flow she managed the establishment of a research network in 20 countries for Oxford University and lead fundraising and programme development for NGOs. While with the Aga Khan Foundation she worked on initiatives to improve basic education access and outcomes in South and Central Asia and East Africa, and included living in provincial Afghanistan for a year. She has taught in the UK government sector for four years, and has specialist training in improving children’s literacy and mathematical development and in the Philosophy for Children methodology. She holds a BA in Classics from Oxford University and an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS, London University.