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Cornwall Art & Design School Trips & Tours

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Visiting the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden offers a remarkable insight into the work and outlook of one of Britain’s most important twentieth century artists. Sculptures in bronze, stone and wood are on display in the museum and garden, along with paintings, drawings and archive material.

Explore the history of modern art with a visit to Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Groups can also take part in workshops or guided tours.

Interactive art workshops for school groups. The Newlyn School of Artists are flexible to your groups' requirements and can focus on any theme / topic / style / technique. The school has workshop space where groups can be experimental & expressive, & make a mess! All materials are provided.

Barnoon are a dedicated space of arts and craft activities in the heart of St Ives. The workshops are led by a collective of arts and craft professionals with the aim of inspiring creativity for all ages and abilities. Workshops include handmade paper making, through to beach sculpture, painting and printing.

St Ives has long been famous for the quality of its light and its stunning scenery. Artists have been drawn to St Ives since the early 19th century and are still in the town living, visiting and working. During the Art in St Ives walking tour you will gain an insight into the lives of the artists who came to this small remote fishing village during the twentieth century, and established its reputation as one of the world’s foremost centres for modernist art. The tour will take you to all the notable places of interest around the town and we will bring these landmarks to life for you, providing an intimate insight into the lives of the artists living and working in this unique colony.

Contemporary art exhibitions, plus a supporting programme of events and workshops.

Historic art gallery, which acts as a good contrast to the Tate. Contains art dating from 1800 to 1920. Their Education Officer can run tours & workshops depending on your groups' requirements.

Considered by many to be the birthplace of British studio pottery, one of the great figures of 20th century art, Bernard Leach played a crucial role in creating an identity for artist potters across the world. Leach Pottery offer workshops across all key stages and include a hands on pottery experience.

The Eden Project is a visitor attraction in Cornwall located in a reclaimed Kaolinite pit. The complex is dominated by two huge enclosures consisting of adjoining domes that house thousands of plant species, and each enclosure emulates a natural biome. The largest of the two biomes simulates a Rainforest environment and the second, a Mediterranean environment. The 35-acre site is filled with sculptures, play areas, vegetable gardens, restaurants and even a zip wire, all with environmental conservation, education and sustainability as their core message. The result is the world’s most exotic, scent-filled, fun, interactive, imaginative and sheer mind-blowing classroom on the planet!

Enjoy a group day out at the largest garden restoration in Europe, home to a National Collection of camellias and rhododendrons and bursting with romance and intrigue around every pathway and corner. Whether you are looking for breath-taking surroundings, history, horticulture, wildlife or a unique day in the heart of the Cornish countryside, The Lost Gardens has it all.

Land's End is mainland Britain’s most south-westerly point and one of the country’s most famous landmarks. From the 200-foot high granite cliffs that rise out of the Atlantic Ocean, you can gaze across to the Longships Lighthouse, the Isles of Scilly twenty-eight miles away and beyond that, North America.

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