Working in partnership with schools, colleges and universities, as well as local groups and community organisations, we create a lively year–round programme of artist–led workshops, events and tours. These programmes are free to attend and suitable for people of all ages.
Studio Voltaire’s Learning Programme utilises our changing programme of exhibitions, displays and projects, as well as the onsite community of artists. We also take inspiration from our local area and local communities as a site for social interaction and creativity. The programme often explores pressing issues that we face within our everyday lives, such as the climate crisis, citizenship, equitable representation and social justice.
Responding to local need, we aim to be a welcoming, responsive and useful organisation by sharing resources, knowledge and expertise. By creating programmes and dedicated space to try out new ideas and processes, we provide an alternative site for intergenerational learning, helping to overcome barriers that some people experience in formal education settings or for those who might have limited access to creative opportunities.
Broadening access to art and creativity for young people – we work closely with local primary and secondary schools, colleges and teachers, to support young people to learn about themselves, others, and the world that we live in. Many workshops are cross–curricular and designed to create links between local education providers, building sustainable connections for the future.
We are always delighted to hear from new partners, education providers or community groups who are interested in working with us. Please get in touch by emailing Natalie Mitchell email@example.com.
Studio Voltaire’s Schools Programme is supported by Bridget Riley Art Foundation and Hartfield Foundation.