Art and textile students are inspired by the Museum’s creative carpet designs and innovative ways of producing a stunning finished product. Delve into the Museum's archives and see original carpet designs from the 1850s to present day. Students will have the opportunity to sketch and photograph the artwork, informing and inspiring their own art and designs. Discover how carpets are made through hand and power loom weaving demonstrations. This shows how initial design ideas are transformed into a quality finished product. A relevant and inspiring way of teaching students how art, design, textiles and technology impact daily life and the wider world.
‘Great fun! Really interesting.’ Grace Cox, Year 11, Holy Trinity School, Kidderminster 'I love the machinery, great to see it working' Sam Rowberry, Year 11, Holy Trinity School, Kidderminster ‘Amazing! It was great to learn about the history and methods of weaving.’ Edward Mooney, Year 11, Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire
Cost: £4 per student 1 free adult for each 15 students Additional adults £4.50 each To book: Telephone: (01562) 69028 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org