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The Art of Looking: exploring mindfulness with Year 6s and Van Dyck

This project accompanied the National Portrait's #ShowVanDyck touring exhibition which featured the artist's last self-portrait. Read more about how a group of adults from mental health services and a class of year 6 children responded to the exhibition using mindfulness techniques.


Artists Sarah and Jess who oversee the Family Learning programme, recently spoke at the CultureBabies conference held at the Whitworth Art Gallery. Here's what they said about the Clore Art Studio....

Future Creatives 2

The finished exhibition confirms the high standard of creative work taking place at both Manchester and Xaverian College.

Future Creatives

Art and design students meet with established artists, designers and makers to stimulate ideas for an exhibition in January 2016.