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Schools & Colleges: Creative Careers Events

7 March 2019, 10am - 3pm, FREE

Suitable for Year 8 - 13 Art & Design and Design & Technology Students

Bring your class to the gallery to explore careers in the arts and creative industries. Maximum 15 students per school.

Students will investigate the question ‘What does a creative career involve?’ to inspire students to study creative subjects at further and/or higher education. Students will receive an introduction to career pathways in the arts and creative industries.

Professor Abigail Harrison Moore, Head of School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds, will lead the day supported by gallery staff and art ambassadors from University of Leeds.

Students will receive a tour of the galleries, a practical workshop, tips and advice when applying for college and university,  access behind the scenes at the gallery plus meet industry professionals.

Materials and refreshments provided.

Year 11 – 13: National Careers Week

7 March 2019, 10-3pm


9:45am- Arrive at the gallery

10- 10:20am- Introduction

10.20- 11am: Tour of the gallery plus Q&A with gallery staff

11 – 12:30pm- Practical workshop in the learning studios

12.30 – 1pm: Lunch

1pm: Networking Skills

1.30- 2.30pm: Meet industry professionals

2.30 – 3pm: Practical Workshop

3pm- End

To Book

Please send your name, role, school name, year group and number of students (max 15 students per school) to:

Schools Manager
Email: learning@hepworthwakefield.org
Telephone: 01924 247374

Free of charge (Cancellation fees apply*).
Places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

*Cancellation Terms

In the event of cancellation, a notification of cancellation should be sent to the Learning Team in writing, either by post or email (learning@hepworthwakefield.org). If you notify us of the cancellation of your booking less than 14 days before the event (or any part thereof), including failure to turn up on the day, you will incur a charge of £10 per student cancelled.

We reserve the right to cancel any booking in the event of the gallery being unexpectedly closed, e.g. due to extreme weather conditions