Sessions taking place between 9 February and 23 February 2013
For the last six years The Fitzwilliam Museum has offered SOURCE over and beyond the Spring half-term, supporting GCSE and AS/A Level Art and Design students as they prepare for their exams.
New to Source 2013 the University of Cambridge Museums are offering their inspiring collections for GCSE and A 'Level students taking part in this research week:
As in previous years Students register at The Fitzwilliam Museum Studio at 10am but then are invited to research and sketch at:
10.30am - 1pm
- Tuesday 12 February, The Museum Archaeology and Anthropology
- Wednesday 13 February, The Polar Museum
- Thursday 14 February, Kettles Yard
- Friday 15 February, Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and Museum of Zoology
Returning to the Fitzwilliam Museum to continue with their research and ideas in the Museum's studio with Artists and Educators.
Based in the informal atmosphere of the Fitzwilliam’s studio, the Museum’s Education team and freelance artists offer one-to-one advice to students. We can help students to research their exam theme by giving access to the wealth of ideas and inspiration in the work of other artists. To do this we offer starting points, gallery tours and advice on how to make the most of our on-line resources.
In addition, the artists and art materials in the studio are available, and not least the space - both mental and physical - to work which is not always so easy to find at home. Artistic support will be available in the media of drawing, painting and printmaking each day, and also encouragement to draw from observation in the galleries.
SOURCE has been shown to help students meet the Assessment Objectives set out in each exam paper, and to improve their grade. Why not try it? Drop in on 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 23 February from 10am to 4.30pm.
There will also be a SOURCE session for students with Special Educational Needs on Wednesday 20 February from 10.00 until 16.00. Special schools and/or carers are welcome to call 01223 332904 to reserve a morning or afternoon slot for their pupils.
FREE. Drop-in: no booking required. Refreshments available.
Remember to bring your sketchbooks.