Manchester Art Gallery

Artist Tours

Visual artists Sam Owen Hull and Venessa Scott share some of their practice with your primary pupils.
These 1.5 hour tours encourage positive  behaviours for learning including collaboration, play, risk taking and resilience that support creativity and well-being.


Sam Owen Hull
Let me lead you though selected works in the gallery that inspire me.
My work uses colour, texture and line, looking for a space in between loose painterly marks and the precision of hand embroidery. Thinking about opposites, you’ll follow a thread that explores the contrasts in my work and makes connections across the centuries.   As we move through each space,we will  playfully and thoughtfully experiment and discuss.


Venessa Scott
Nature is wild and also precise; it is bold, expressive and colourful. Nature is a wonderful source of inspiration.  Join me as I mix media, build structures, apply texture and explore expressive marks before bringing them all together to produce a series of collaborative tactile artworks. Discover how to make brave creative choices and work together to create artwork that is organic, expressive and unique.


1.5 hours long
Cost:  £100 per workshop
If you would like to book, please get in touch:
0161 235 8842

Why not take advantage of our Kids for a Quid scheme with Metrolink where pupils travel for £1 return and accompanying adults for £2 return; we are directly across from the St Peter’s square Metrolink stop