Talks, Courses, Workshops

Saatchi Gallery Learning’s inspiring programme of talks, courses and workshops includes both digital, offsite and onsite activities.

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Offsite Workshops

Saatchi Gallery proudly offers offsite workshops run by our experienced art educators. We explore contemporary art through playful accessible activities and draw inspiration from art pieces that have been displayed at Saatchi Gallery by artists from all over the world. Participants get the chance to make their own artwork inspired by our recent and ongoing exhibitions.


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Vision & Virtuosity by Tiffany & Co.
10 June - 19 August 2022
Available: Free entrance for learners/community groups, workshops, tours.

Tours: Groups are accompanied by a member of our Learning team who will provide unique insights and facts into the exhibition and featured artefacts to encourage group discussion and engagement.

Workshops: exhibition themed workshops including designing shop windows; Tiffany lamp inspired paper sculpture making; Tiffany love room inspired paper flower making; and jewellery design inspired experimental sketching.


Get involved!
Please send completed booking form to education@saatchigallery.com
Exhibition: RHS Botanical Art & Photography Show 2022 (9 - 29 April 2022, Galleries 1 – 3)
Available: Free entrance for learners/community groups, workshops, tours

The Gallery Learning department led tours teach participants fun facts about the artists and their process and encourage discussions about the exhibition, giving participants the opportunity to share their opinion.
Participants are then given the opportunity to use our on-site learning studio to participate in group workshops in response to exhibition themes. They will get to use the exhibition as a jumping off point to invent their own fantasy plants collaboratively with other participants. They will combine observational drawing and collage, and learn scientific facts about plants, their functions, and cultural significance.

Get involved!
Please send completed booking form to education@saatchigallery.com
Exhibition: America In Crisis (21 January – 3 April 2022)
Available: Free entrance for learners/community groups, workshops, tours

Gallery Learning department led tours encourage discussions about the exhibition and explore key exhibition themes including image consumption, civil rights, protest and climate change from a historic and contemporary perspective.
Participants are then given the opportunity to use our on-site learning studio to participate in group workshops in response to exhibition themes. Students will reimagine exhibition photographs through hands-on book making and collage.
Talk: CW+ Conversations: Drawing in Hospital
8 December 2021 17:00 – 18:15
Drawing in Hospital… what is the role of mark making in contemporary healthcare
17:00 Welcome from Trystan Hawkins (CW+ Patient Environment Director)
17:05 Short keynote presentations:
• Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences (HAS, UWE)
• Anouk Mercier, Gary Embury, Lucy Ward (University West England)
• Emily Thomas (UWE Alumni and Volunteer Project Bursary)
• Olivier Kugler and Tim King (Covid19 Reportage Artists)
• Patrick Tresset (Artist, Canberra University)
• Shawn Walker (Breech Birth Network)
18:05 Q&A
18:15 End
More info
ROBERT WALTERS GROUP UK NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD 2021
05 – 08 November 2021, Galleries 1 & 2
The Robert Walters Group and UK New Artists, in collaboration with Saatchi Gallery, is proud to present the Robert Walters Group UK New Artist of the Year Award. The award helps to discover and champion the work of exceptional young artists whose work and vision represent contemporary Britain.
The 10 shortlisted artists will have their work showcased in the Gallery for the awards evening curated by Garth Gratrix, as well as a virtual gallery space for a month following the award.
More info
Online Event: International Student Moving
Image Showcase (ISMIS)
Aug 25, 4:45PM to Aug 27, 8:00PM BST
Directed and Curated by Dr Barbara Matas Moris and Rebecca Baron, Ravensbourne University London in collaboration of The California Institute of the Arts and partnership with Saatchi Learning presents ISMIS.
This year’s theme is -The Self and The other- which explores self-representation and the moving image. ISMIS-showcases the works of students and alumni of schools and educational programs from around the world who teach film as an art form.
JR: Chronicles online workshop - 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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