Young Voices

Young Voices is a group for young people aged 11 - 18 years. It meets monthly and will give you the chance to set yourself new challenges, to: 

  • Meet artists and talk to museum professionals 
  • Explore behind the scenes at The Bowes Museum and learn about how the Museum works 
  • Receive your own personal invitation to exhibition previews 
  • Try out your skills at working with Museum objects 

The group is meeting on the following dates:

Date: 16TH June 2018
Time: 10.30am –1.00pm
Topic: Watercolour session related to the Queen Victoria in Paris exhibition. session outside in the Museum grounds to do some drawing and watercolour studies of the building and surrounding architecture/landscaping with artist Vicky Holbrough.

 

Date: 14th July 2018
Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm

Topic: Catwalking, be amazed by this collection of fashion and take part in a textile and fashion activity, where you will deconstruct a shirt and embellish, led by Julia Dunn.

 
Date: 18th August 2018
Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm
Topic:
Find out about the ‘behind the scenes’ of The Bowes Museum led by Julia Dunn and Bowes staff

Date: 15th September 2018
Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm
Topic:
Big Friendly Giant, BFG in Pictures, visit this new exciting exhibition and take part in creative activities related to the exhibition with artist Vicky Holbrough.

 

Date: 20th October 2018
Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm
Topic:
King and Country, find out about the role of Teesdale in WW1, and take part in creating a mural to commemorate WW1.

 

Date: 17th November 2018
Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm
Topic:
Dark nights, create lanterns to celebrate the winter evenings, delivered by artist Vicky Holbrough

 

Date: 15th December 2018
Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm
Topic:
Create your own Christmas Decorations


 

If you would like to attend an event please contact the education team on 01833 694602 or email julia.dunn@thebowesmuseum.org.uk
Hurry as places are limited and will be secured on a first come first served basis.


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