Ikon welcomes school groups and offers free online resources, activity packs, tours and workshops.
FREE ONLINE RESOURCES
Ikon’s free activity packs based on the current exhibitions are available to download. They include questions for thinking and taking about art, along with ideas for producing creative work.
Activity packs for past exhibitions are also available.
60-minute guided tours (£30) are available for groups, providing specialist insight and opportunities. Advance booking is essential for both guided and self-guided tours. Maximum group size – 30 students.
Please read Ikon’s Group Visit Risk Assessment before booking.
ARTS AWARD AND ARTSMARK
Ikon is an Arts Award centre with members of the Education team who are trained to deliver Arts Award at any level as part of a visit to the gallery.
Ikon is proud to be working in partnership with schools and settings on their Artsmark Award journey. By supporting Artsmark settings, we’re helping put the arts at the heart of education, inspiring young people to create, experience and participate in high quality arts and culture.
To find out how Ikon can support your Artsmark or Arts Award journey contact the Education Team on 0121 248 0708 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss a tour or practical workshop to suit your pupils’ needs.
Find out more about Artsmark at artsmark.org.uk
Pitched just right for the group; the gallery staff spent time developing a day that was exactly what I was looking for … The pupils were challenged by both the artworks themselves and the practical activities throughout the day as the leader guided them to make links between the exhibitions and their own work.