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Finding The Art School

16 April — 17 April 2018

FREE*
Booking essential

A two day symposium focusing on Birmingham and Wolverhampton, and the cultural shift from Victorian art school to modern campus architecture.
Download the full programme here. 

Day 1
Monday 16 April, 11am–5pm
Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace
Speakers include Steve Ajao, Birmingham musician and graduate of Moseley School of Art; Andrew Brewerton, Principal, Plymouth College of Art; Matthew Cornford, Professor of Fine Art, University of Brighton; Ian Francis, Director, Flatpack Film Festival and Henry Ward, Creative Director, Freelands Foundation.

Day 2
Tuesday 17 April, 3–7pm
Wolverhampton School of Art
Involves a tour of the iconic Wolverhampton Art School, built in 1968, and speaker Dr Laura Guy, Lecturer in Fine Art Critical Studies, Glasgow School of Art.

Co-organised with Wolverhampton School of Art.

*Please consider making a donation for this free event. Ikon is a registered charity and your support helps us with everything we do.

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