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This workshop takes pupils on a journey around our current exhibition Mother River by Yan Wang Preston. In the first part of the workshop, pupils will take part in discussions exploring the environment, where we live today and how it makes us who we are.

We will then work together to create a photo journey that spans the entire length of the gallery! Pupils will make paper boats and use a range of images and words to explore what we might see along an imaginary river. At the end of the session they will use film editing software to make a short digital animation of their journey.

Curriculum areas:
 Art and Design, Geography 

New Focus, our young people’s project group, have received £34,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) ‘Young Roots’ scheme for No Man’s Land: Young People Uncover Women’s Viewpoints on the First World War. Led by New Focus, whose volunteer members are aged from 16 to 25, the project will bring to light rarely-seen photographs made by women at the frontline to record their experiences.

A special six-month season of exhibitions and events at Impressions Gallery takes a fresh look at Chinese culture and the long-entwined histories of the UK and China.

The season runs from 16 December 2016 to 24 June 2017. 

Instagram Competition #PlanetUK

Wed, 7th Sep, 2016

Competition now closed - Congratulations to @graemeoxby the winner of our #PlanetUK Instagram competition selected by Peter Mitchell

To celebrate our new exhibition Planet Yorkshire by Peter Mitchell we are inviting you to take part in our Instagram photography competition #PlanetUK.

Follow impgalleryphoto on Instagram and upload your photos, all entries must be tagged #PlanetUK

This digitally interactive storytelling workshop takes your pupils on a journey around our current exhibition Planet Yorkshire. Pupils will learn about the artist and the people and places in his work. Pupils will then be given illustrations, speech bubbles, photographs and cut outs from magazines to create their very own Planet Me. Pupils will then work in groups using a digital camera and film editing software to learn how to bring their planet to life