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Ikon Gallery CPD for Teachers

Birmingham Arts School
Thursday 14th March 2024
13:30 - 16:00


Birmingham Arts School is running a CPD Programme in 2024 with various arts organisations delivering teacher training sessions. These sessions are a perfect opportunity for teachers to gain new skills, pick up teaching resources and share this new practice with their students. Ikon Gallery are providing the following CPD as part of our CPD Programme.

Ikon Gallery CPD for teachers – Thursday 14
th March 


An artist-led introduction to printmaking with a range of activities and resources designed to engage teachers and their students. 

Responding to our exhibition Start the Press!,  teachers are invited to experiment with different techniques in a practical session which will promote the development of new skills and a contextual understanding of  printmaking. 


 At the centre of this exhibition sits an 18th Century printing press, which forms the starting point of our discussion. Activities are designed to suit school budgets and time constraints, making use of recycled materials and common classroom equipment where possible. From the industrial heritage of printmaking to its importance in publishing, protest, fashion and art, participants explore a range of opportunities to incorporate printmaking activities into their classrooms. 


Lunch provided. Please provide dietary requirements when booking.


Who is this course for:

This workshop is ideal for Arts Specialists in schools, Art Teachers in Primary and Secondary Settings and Headteachers

Course Duration:

Lunch from 1.30pm-2.00pm followed up by practical activity from 2.00pm-4.00pm




Thu 14th Mar 2024


Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace, 1 Brindley Pl, Oozells Sq, Birmingham B1 2HS

Registration Closed

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