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Discover Art in a Day

Suitable for KS2 (Art and History)

Look at a range of art forms and artists, from paintings to furniture, Michelangelo and Rubens to the 2000s, to explore how local people and our area have been presented in art. Students will also be encouraged to find links with their own lives.

More Information

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Activities include:

  • Becoming an art detective.
  • Creating a design.
  • Drawing.
  • Performing your own freeze-frame.
  • Creative writing about art.


Minimum and maximum group sizes: 20 to 60 pupils.

Adult:Pupil ratio: 1:6

Duration: 240 minutes, 10am-2pm with lunch break.

A minimum charge may apply. Prices are valid until 31st March 2022.

Christchurch Mansion

Full day session

£4.30 per child (Ipswich Borough schools)
£4.80 per child (non Borough school)

Things to note

All school, nursery and group visits must be booked in advance.

To enquire about a visit or to make a booking please contact us.

We are now invoicing all school groups for their visits. Invoices will follow approximately 20 working days from the date of your trip. The number of children indicated on the booking form is an approximate. You will only be charged for the number of children who actually visit on the day.

What’s On

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Exhibitions + Displays

Our programme draws from Ipswich’s own art and museum collections, as well as touring exhibitions and work by local artists. 

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