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Art(AP): Gallery Tours - All - SBR10514

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Next term start date

26 Sep 2019

Organisation

Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: SBR10514

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From Wednesday 7 August 2019: Book online anytime. Or: Telephone; or visit in person, between 10.00am and 4.00pm: Craigroyston Community High: (0131) 477 7801 (am only); Drummond Community High: (0131) 556 2651; Leith Academy: (0131) 553 2810 (Telephone only); South Bridge Resource Centre: (0131) 469 3005; or Wester Hailes Education Centre: (0131) 621 8316 If a centre is busy, please try calling another.

  • South Bridge Resource Centre
    Infirmary Street,
    Edinburgh
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £37.50 for term
  • Thursday 14:00

Activity description

NB: The meeting point for the first session of this course is South Bridge Resource Centre. This course aims to develop skills in appreciating and commenting on art works from the past and present. We will visit a variety of exhibitions in Edinburgh's galleries and occasionally museums. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: None but an enthusiasm and interest for the visual arts and a willingness to contribute to discussions is an advantage. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course students will have gained a wider appreciation of a variety of different art forms. Participants will feel confident about expressing ideas and opinions about the visual arts. GENERAL APPROACH TO THE COURSE: For the first session we will meet in South Bridge Community Centre. The first 30 minutes will be required for registration and general discussion of the course including session logistics. We will then visit a gallery close to the Centre. Each week we will meet in a different venue as the course is gallery based. We will begin each session with a tour of the exhibition. Where appropriate the tutor will liaise with galleries' educational staff to arrange in-house guides. The sessions will be informal and participants will be encouraged to discuss opinions and share ideas throughout the visits. Then there will be time to view the exhibition by yourself. There will be a coffee break during each session in the gallery cafe. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS: None. Students will be able to buy refreshments at the gallery cafe during the session. Paying exhibitions may have an additional entry fee. This charge will be advised of beforehand.

Term information

  • Date term started:26 Sep 2019 (starts in 126 days)
  • Duration:5 lessons - 5 lessons remaining
  • Places:15
  • Cost:£37.50 for term
  • Crèche available:No

Remaining dates and times (5 lessons)

Date Day Time
26 Sep 2019 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
03 Oct 2019 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
10 Oct 2019 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
24 Oct 2019 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
31 Oct 2019 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Venue details

South Bridge Resource Centre

Infirmary Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LT
Tel: 0131 556 2944
Email: cld-southbridge@ea.edin.sch.uk
Website:

Bus Routes: Lothian 3, 5, 7, 8, 31, 37, 47, 49

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