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FREE Learning Visits

The Jupiter Artland Foundation offers FREE learning visits for nurseries, schools, universities and educational/community groups during term-time on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from February to November each year. A visit can include a guided tour and practical hands-on learning workshop. 

Please APPLY HERE  for applications for a free visit in the Spring 2019, Tuesday 5 February to Thursday 20 June 2019.  Closing date for applications is 17:00, Thursday 18 October 2018.


Before your visit please read our:  Pre Visit Pack

A FREE learning visit to Jupiter Artland can be structured a number of ways. Please specify your preferred option on the application form.

  • half-day tour (max 30 people); 10am-12.30pm
  • half-day workshop (max 30 people); 10am-12.30pm
  • full-day tour and workshop (max 30 people); 10am-14.30pm
  • full-day tour (max 60 people); 10am-14.30pm
  • half-day self-guided tour (max 60 people); 10am-12.30pm
 
Download ORBIT: A Teacher's guide to Jupiter Artland (SUITABLE FOR EARLY YEARS/PRIMARY)

Please note that if you unavailable during term-time or if your application for a free visit was unsuccessful, we can arrange visits outwith these times at a cost (subject to availability). Timings for a full day are from 10am-2.30pm. Timings for a half day are from 10am-12.30pm. 

For more information please contact catherine@jupiterartland.org

We offer an exciting and varied programme of CPD/CLPL workshops, as well as two free teacher previews this summer.  A new programme of CPDs will be released later in Autumn 2018 but we can arrange bespoke full school CPDs on request. Subject to availability

WORKSHOPS

We offer hands on activities looking at the techniques of the Jupiter artists as well as challenging children and young people to think about the relationship between art and nature at Jupiter and the conceptual content of the artwork. All sessions are linked to the curriculum and are relevant to all stages of the school and university syllabus. 
Workshops are also based on seasonally inspired themes, intertwining nature with the themes in the artists work. For example, making a “magic carpet” of autumn leaves in the vein of Andy Goldsworthy’s work, or making 'poison and antidote' rorschach prints after Cornelia Parker with seasonal berry juice. We can work outdoors at Jupiter Artland and create large scale works as well as on more intimate indoor projects in our Woodland classrooms.  

For the full Jupiter Artland Learning Resource Pack and Lesson Plans, please email learning@jupiterartland.org with your full postal address.


Our pupil feedback really shows the impact this trip had on our students and certainly the uptake by pupils who opted for S3 Art was fantastic and all pupils who attended the trip have gone onto take Art this current year."- Ms Cochrane from Eyemouth High School 

“The art works here make you feel happy because it’s crazy, different and well thought-through. Coming here is like an adventure, like a treasure hunt where you discover all the sculptures.”
- P7 pupil Connor Preston from Juniper Green Primary