Sheeran and Blossfeldt

Suitable for GCSE / A Level (Art, photography)

A chance for art students to get an ‘insider view’ of 2 exhibitions: Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk at Christchurch Mansion, featuring portraits by Colin Davidson and photographs by Mark Surridge, and Art Forms in Nature at Ipswich Art Gallery, featuring photogravures of plant forms by Karl Blossfeldt.

Sessions available until 23rd February 2020.

More Information

Activities include:

  • A Curator’s introduction to each exhibition
  • Time for individual study and sketching in each gallery
  • Seeing Ed Sheeran’s Art sketchbooks, including study of Karl Blossfeldt
  • A chance to view works by influential 1900s and contemporary artists
    • Portrait artist Colin Davidson
    • Photographer Mark Surridge
    • Early 1900s German artist / teacher Karl Blossfeldt

Minimum charge may apply. Prices are valid until 31st March 2020.

Minimum and maximum group sizes: 10 to 30 pupils.

Adult:Pupil Ratio: 1:10

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

Christchurch Mansion and Ipswich Art Gallery

Full Day Session

£50 per group

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

We are now invoicing all school groups for their visits. Invoices will follow approximately 10 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.

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

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