During the session you will investigate pattern using special resources in the Gallery as well as items on permanent display in the Gallery. You will mainly be working in three groups; the Interpreter-Demonstrator will facilitate the session but adult helpers will lead each individual group. It’s helpful for the Interpreter-Demonstrator if pupils are wearing name stickers
To become familiar with different aspects of patterns including how they are made and where they are found through a range of activities including sorting, finding, describing and listening.
Welcome to the Allen Gallery, introduction to the gallery and the session.
Brief discussion on patterns and motifs
Class divides into groups and rotates around activities:
Conclusion Class comes back together to discuss what they’ve found out and then chooses a motif from the Gallery’s tile collection to sketch to take back to school to create patterns
We would be very grateful if you could complete and return the evaluation form you are given on arrival at your earliest convenience.
How to book a visit to a community museum gives you step-by-step guidelines – simply note the name of the session you would like, the museum’s telephone number and see the guidelines.