ARTIST ROOMS + Engage Scotland Workshop and Networking

Workshop: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Networking drinks: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Please note that the event is now fully booked

ARTIST ROOMS and Engage Scotland invite you to a workshop and networking session on creative ways to work with artists to deliver engaging learning programmes. Throughout the session we will explore the ARTIST ROOMS Self Evidence: Photographs by Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe exhibition and associated learning activities at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

ARTIST ROOMS and Engage Scotland have partnered to bring Associates and members working in learning and engagement roles in galleries, museums and the visual arts together for this session which will include:

An in depth workshop led by artist Alicia Bruce demonstrating ways to engage with the Self Evidence exhibition, exploring self portraiture and photography. The session will include a practical opportunity to respond to the exhibition by making your own self portraits inspired by Francesca Woodman, Diane Arbus and Robert Mapplethorpe.

A session with Robin Baillie, Senior Outreach Officer at the National Galleries of Scotland sharing the process behind creating the in gallery interpretation and artwork produced by a group of young people based in Edinburgh in response to the Self Evidence exhibition.

An opportunity to hear about the current ARTIST ROOMS national exhibition and developmental programme and current Engage Scotland activity.

Networking drinks from 5pm, a chance to meet and chat to other visual art professionals and share your own ideas and best practice.

A last chance to see ARTIST ROOMS Self Evidence: Photographs by Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe which closes on 20 October.

This session is free to attend and there are twenty-five places available. If you have any questions regarding the session please get in touch by Monday 7 October: Fiona Haggerty, Network Coordinator, ARTIST ROOMS, National Galleries of Scotland and Tate fhaggerty@nationalgalleries.org

Please share this invitation with members of your team if it will be valuable to them.

Travel bursaries are available, please enquire when booking.

Book your place here.

This event is part of the ARTIST ROOMS professional development programme, which is a partnership through 2020 with Ferens Art Gallery and is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, Art Fund and by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland.

Image credit: Untitled, Providence, Rhode Island, 1975-80, Francesca Woodman. ARTIST ROOMS. National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d’Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008. © and Courtesy Charles Woodman/Estate of Francesca Woodman and DACS 2019