Category Archives: school

Celebrating Art Making at Wysing

At the Vine school we listened to what the children told us about their experiences of Wysing Arts Centre so far as they were creating their own thinking places. Their words and the images offer rich reflections on art and … Continue reading

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Making Space for Thinking

We begin our third session of the workshops in the central school hall with a large map of Wysing where the children place their most memorable Wysing places they have drawn since we last saw them. We are surprised to … Continue reading

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Games Games Games

The day is sunny and full of anticipation, we begin with a view into the gallery where the show has almost finished being taken down. We ask the children how it feels, they reply “plain and boring, empty and cold, … Continue reading

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Mad About Amphis

When we first met the children we talked about the fact that the project is a research project and that they are to use all their curiosity and imagination as that is what research is about. Both of these are … Continue reading

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Sun and Games around Wysing

We are so lucky that the children’s first visit to Wysing takes place on the sunniest day so far, as the mist leaves the site, the sun warms us all up and its a celebratory encounter with Wysing’s outdoor spaces. … Continue reading

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Visiting the Starry Rubric Set

For the second part of their first visit to Wysing we invite the children to the gallery where the Starry Rubric Set exhibition is showing. This follows on from their Studio Visit and they instantly remark on the difference- the studio was … Continue reading

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Apart from art do you use anything inside you?

The children arrive for the first session at Wysing Arts Centre on a very misty morning in March. They have never been before and the teachers tell us of alot of excitement in the bus. The first thing we do … Continue reading

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