Schools, Colleges & Universities

JR: Chronicles learning programme is kindly supported by Art Explora

Saatchi Gallery invites schools, colleges and universities to visit our exhibitions and take part in our online and in-gallery Learning programme. For each major exhibition we produce online resources and digital engagement to assist your visit and provide information on the exhibition, artists, and artworks. We also provide in-gallery tours and workshops (subject to availability), and the opportunity to exhibit your artwork in our onsite and online Learning Gallery.

PLEASE NOTE THAT UNTIL FURTHER LIFTING OF COVID RESTRICTIONS, IN-GALLERY TOURS AND WORKSHOPS RELATING TO JR: CHRONICLES ARE AVAILABLE FOR GROUPS OF STRICTLY LIMITED NUMBERS IN THEIR CONSISTENT BUBBLES FROM MONDAY – FRIDAY BETWEEN 10.00 AND 15.00. THIS WILL BE REVIEWED IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT ADVICE. PLEASE EMAIL education@saatchigallery.com TO DISCUSS YOUR GROUP’S REQUIREMENTS.

To book a visit or workshop please download a group booking form and email it to the Learning team.

For other enquiries please email the Learning team or call on +44 (0)20 7811 3087.

EXHIBITION RESOURCES

JR Chronicles: Educators' Exhibition Guide
To support your group visit and provide information on the exhibition, artist, and artworks.
Download Educators' Guide
JR Chronicles: Activity Trail
To encourage younger learners to actively engage with the exhibition, with activities for each gallery.
Download 4-7 yrs Download 8-11 yrs

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.
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.
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.
Virtual Tour is now available by request.
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.

PARTICIPATORY PROGRAMMES

Art Club
Organize an Art Club for your school, held at the Saatchi Gallery at regular times throughout term time. Participating students will gain the chance to become familiar with current exhibitions at the Gallery and engage in fun creative workshops. The gallery learning team will lead the workshops and provide materials. To organize an art club for your school contact the Learning team.
Start Programme
A secondary schools programme which runs over the academic year with a visit to the Gallery each term. Exploring the exhibitions on offer and partaking in gallery activities and creative workshops, working towards an end of year exhibition. For your school to take part in the 2021 programme or to find out more please get in touch with the Learning team.

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.
CPD for Educators
Can Art Change the World?
Price: £69
Dates: Friday 1 October and Friday 8 October, 14.00 – 16.00
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
Please see here for further information
Please email ual.cpd@arts.ac.uk to register your interest.
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VISITING SAATCHI GALLERY:

Until Sunday 8 August: Open Monday – Sunday, 10AM-6PM. Last entry 5.30PM.

Extended Hours: Thursday 5 August until 9pm. Tickets are now on sale

From Monday 9 August: Open Wednesday – Sunday, 10AM-6PM. Last entry 5.30PM. Closed each Monday & Tuesday.

Book now: 'JR: CHRONICLES’, the UK’S largest retrospective of the internationally recognised artist JR, feat. iconic projects from the past 15 years. Free for members.

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