Communities

JR: Chronicles learning programme is kindly supported by Art Explora

Saatchi Gallery Learning works alongside local community organisations to engage diverse audiences with contemporary art and culture through participatory projects, workshops, and exhibitions. For each major exhibition we offer digital resources to support your visit and provide information on the exhibition, artists, and artworks. We also offer in-gallery tours and workshops (subject to availability and in-line with COVID restrictions), extended projects, and the opportunity to exhibit your artwork in our onsite and online Learning Gallery.

If you are interested in your community organisation being involved in the Saatchi Gallery Learning programme please get in touch with the Learning team.

To book a one-off visit for your community group please download a group booking form and email it to the Learning team.

EXHIBITION RESOURCES

JR Chronicles: Educators' Exhibition Guide
To support your group visit and provide information on the exhibition, artist, and artworks.
When: Coming Soon

WORKSHOPS

JR Art & Activism: In-Gallery Workshop
In this one hour workshop we will respond to the work of JR and explore topical social themes using the technique of photomontage to build a narrative. Artwork produced can be submitted to our online Learning Gallery.
When: Coming Soon
Download Workshop Overview
JR Art & Activism: Offsite Project Brief
JR inspired artwork that can be created at school or at home, exploring topical social themes through narrative and photomontage. Artwork produced can be submitted to our online Learning Gallery.
When: Coming Soon
Download Workshop Brief Download Research Summary

DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT

JR Chronicles: Virtual Tour
A virtual tour of JR: Chronicles is available to education groups who are unable to visit the exhibition in person due to the current restrictions. After your virtual visit, download the Offsite Project Brief and create some artwork to submit to our online Learning Gallery.

To request access to the virtual tour for your education group, please contact the Learning team.
When: Coming Soon
JR Art & Activism: Virtual Session
This virtual session, live from the Gallery, explores the work of JR and the theme of art and activism. Students will be guided through an activity to create narrative through the technique of photomontage. Artwork produced from the session can be submitted to our online Learning Gallery.
When: Coming Soon

LEARNING EXHIBITIONS

Saatchi Learning Gallery
Located on the top floor of the Saatchi Gallery, we are proud to exhibit education and community groups' artworks to the public. If your group would like to get involved in the learning programme and exhibit their artwork please get in touch.
View our Learning Gallery
Online Learning Gallery
Newly launched online Learning Gallery to exhibit artwork created by education and community groups' in response to the Gallery’s exhibitions. To submit your artwork please download our submission guidelines.
View our Learning Gallery

EDUCATOR'S SESSIONS

Educators Preview Evening
Our Educators' Evenings offer a private view of the current exhibition and are a fantastic opportunity to become familiar with the artists and their work, and obtain ideas for your own teaching. You can also find out more about our learning programme and what we have to offer. To be informed of the next Educators’ Preview Evening please sign up for Learning updates.
When: Coming Soon
CPD for Educators
Can Art Change the World?
Price: £99
Dates TBC, September/October 2021
In this online workshop, delivered over 2 half-day sessions, we will be taking inspiration from the major Saatchi Gallery exhibition, JR: Chronicles.
Ideal for those who deliver all creative arts qualifications at levels 1-4 including:
  • AS level
  • A Level
  • UAL Awarding Body (level1-4)
  • BTEC
In partnership with University of the Arts London
This event will take place in September/October 2021, dates TBC.
Please see here for further information
Please email ual.cpd@arts.ac.uk to register your interest.
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Opening Hours:

Saatchi Gallery is currently closed with plans to reopen on Weds 19 May 2021. For more details, including information about our upcoming programme, please visit our FAQs.


Thursday, 15 April 2021: COVID-19 / CORONAVIRUS UPDATE:

Following the UK Government’s latest announcement and easing of restrictions, Saatchi Gallery aims to open its galleries from Wednesday, 19 May 2021 with access to our Ground Floor exhibitions Artificial Isolation and Philip Colbert: Lobsteropolis.

Our summer headline exhibition, JR: Chronicles, will open across two floors of the Gallery on 4 June through to 3 October 2021. You can pre-book your tickets here.

The Gallery continues to prioritise the health and safety of its visitors and staff, and as such, there is limited capacity in the building and pre-booking is strongly advised. We ask that visitors abide by the Covid-19 guidance and measures.