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The Courtauld's Young People's Programme covers both the Institute and Gallery. With this unique function, projects range from widening participation to informal learning. This blog is an informal space for us to share our work.

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Exploring Self

On Saturday 5th December 2015, we welcomed young people from across London to join us for a day to think about Van Gogh, self-portraits, and photography. They started the day by working with Art Historian Fran Herrick to explore Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear, 1889, at The Courtauld Gallery. They then looked atRead more

Wassily Kandinsky: Between East and West

Last week we welcomed 15 young people to our fully-booked Insights into Art History workshop here at The Courtauld Gallery. They came from all over London to spend time with Natalia Murray an expert art historian in Russian 20th century art and The Courtauld’s collection of Kandinsky’s. After a quick introduction into the context Kandinsky wasRead more

We Welcome Welling School Back

We are happy to announce that this year we are working with Welling School and their brilliant year 7 students again. Yesterday we welcomed the first group of their students to The Courtauld Gallery to explore our current display Bridget Riley: Learning from Seurat. They spent the day with art historian Dr Katie Faulkner and artistRead more

A busy September!

Student Ambassador, Sophie Newton (BA3), tells us all about September’s young people’s workshops. It’s been a busy September with two workshops designed to give Sixth Form and College students the opportunity to learn more about Art History and life at a London University.  On Saturday 12th September was the first in this year’s series ofRead more

Year 12 Art History Summer University 2015

Student Ambassador, Isabella Dabby, reflects on this year’s Year 12 Art History Summer University. Isabella recently completed a Graduate Diploma at The Courtauld, and will be starting her MA in October 2015. On the first day of this year’s Summer University, nearly thirty A-level students from across London climbed The Courtauld’s spiral staircase and took theirRead more

Working with Welling

The Courtauld Institute of Art and Welling School are happy to present to you our zines. These are the result of a collaboration that has taken place over the 2014-15 academic year, where 150 pupils in year 7 at Welling School visited The Courtauld Gallery and have taken part in art and art history workshops.Read more

Ashton Sixth Form College

After three years working with Ashton Sixth Form College, it keeps on getting better! This year we worked with University of Leeds’ School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies for the first time, meaning students had four after school sessions and two trips. We first went up to visit in February andRead more

Exhibition Review: Defining BeAUTY

Courtauld student ambassador and BA second year student Sophie Newton has written this awesome review on the British Museum’s latest exhibition. Catch it before it closes on the 5 July!  Defining Beauty, this year’s major Spring exhibition at the British Museum, is a must-see for any budding art historian. The display, although focusing on theRead more