Tanya Weall: Learning & Outreach Projects Officer

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

We recently opened the Writers of Influence exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery and had a great time at the private view. I think it was a very exciting experience for the young people who attended (Anouchka, Sam, Alex, Matt … Continue reading 

Luminous Blue

Tomorrow Southampton will host it’s private view for the Writers of Influence exhibition. The gallery has been painted a luminous blue, just like Kelda’s (Youth Forum) gallery model. Louise Stephenson (Exhibitions Officer) and Matt (Youth Forum) were applying the last … Continue reading 

Glass balls: inside the world of Conservation

Last week Andy Ball (Exhibitions Officer) provided a great workshop on ‘Art Handling’ for young people. This was to prepare them for installing the Writers of Influence show and Andy showed them around the Conservation area. We had a look … Continue reading 

Supermodels: making use of our gallery maquettes

Young people attended a talk from Ros Carter Head of Exhibitions at contemporary art gallery ‘the John Hansard Gallery’. Ros talked about installing shows, and in the afternoon, the young people used the gallery models they had made to experiment … Continue reading 

Mail out over

We are all looking forward to the Writers of Influence exhibition opening in about two weeks from now, and it’s quite scary how close it is! But very exciting to see everyone’s hard work come to fruition. Alice Workman (Lead … Continue reading