Bolling Hall Museum

Learning

Bradford District Museums & Galleries’ Learning Team offers schools a wide range of curriculum-linked workshops at our inspiring sites.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 2 hour
Price £127
Using artwork and artefacts pupils will explore the historic origins of Early Islamic civilisation, its influences and contribution to world culture.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 2 hour
Price £127
Through looking at a range of Hockney artworks, pupils will investigate and try some of the different techniques and mediums Hockney works with.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 1.5 – 2 hours
Price £102 – £127
Pupils will investigate the colours and techniques used by Pop Art artists through engaging with original art
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration Half Day
Price £350
Pupils go behind the scenes to meet and work with a variety of staff – such as curators and collection officers
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration Half Day
Price £350
Pupils go behind the scenes to meet and work with a variety of staff – such as curators and collection officers.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 1.5 hours
Price £102
This cross-curricular workshop encourages pupils to respond to the objects and artworks which tell the story of Bradford – from small town, to ‘Worstedopolis’, to the current day.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration Half Day
Price £350 
Following successful ‘Takeover Days’ as part of the national Kids in Museums initiative, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery now offers a unique Takeover Day experience for class groups.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 1.5 hour
Price £102
Pupils will investigate the colours and techniques used by Pop Art artists through engaging with original art.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 1.5 hour
Price £102
Pupils will use LS Lowry’s original painting ‘An Industrial Landscape’ from 1952 to explore how pictures can tell us about what life was like in the past
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 1 hour
Price £81
This workshop will provide an introduction to Bradford artist David Hockney where pupils will investigate the colours and methods used by Hockney to create artwork.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 1 hour
Price £81
Pupils will discover what an art gallery is and will spend time looking at different pieces of art, exploring colours and shapes and recording what they have found out in their very own detective notebooks. A great introduction to visiting a gallery or museum site.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Duration 1 hour
Price £81
Pupils will explore the story of The Enormous Turnip and make links to artwork using drawing, movement, measuring, collage and play
Cliffe Castle Museum
Duration 1.5 hour
Price £102
Pupils will explore dinosaur features by looking at and handling real dinosaur fossils. They will be able to explore other creatures who left fossils behind.
Cliffe Castle Museum
Duration 2 hours
Price £127
Take a journey down the Nile with a trader, finding out about the objects Ancient Egyptians used in their daily lives and the importance of the Nile to travel and trade.
Cliffe Castle Museum
Duration 1.5 hour
Price £102
 In this science-focused workshop pupils use a variety of fossil specimens and sources to formulate their own theories before looking at fossil sequences to identify changes over time.
Bolling Hall Museum
Duration 1 hour
Price £81
Pupils explore the legend through story-telling and guided activities.

Our Learning Offer

Learn At Bradford Industrial Museum

We offer a range of classroom resources that allow your pupils to connect to, experience, and be inspired by our collection.

Image shows a young girl with a clipboard in the housebody at Bolling Hall

Bradford District Museum and Galleries’ Learning Team are taking bookings for on-site workshops.

Our four sites have wide-ranging collections that can be used to enhance classroom learning across a variety of subjects and give pupils enriching experiences which add value way beyond the visit.

Bradford District is home to some of the most exciting museums and galleries in Yorkshire. From the Baroque splendour of Cartwright Hall Art Gallery to the spectacular building of Keighley’s Cliffe Castle Museum, there is always something new to do or see, and admission is free!

Learning in the Classroom

We offer a range of classroom resources that allow your pupils to connect to, experience, and be inspired by our collection.

Artsmark

Bradford District Museums & Galleries is proud to be supporting schools and education settings on their Artsmark journey, inspiring children and young people to create, experience, and participate in great arts and culture.