Bolling Hall Museum
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

Takeover Day

Curriculum links to Art, History, Maths, English & Science

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. Pupils go behind the scenes to meet and work with a variety of staff – such as curators and collection officers – and participate in monitoring pests, looking after objects, dealing with enquiries, gilding frames with real gold leaf and learning how to give guided tours for family and friends.

Book This Workshop

If you are interested in booking this workshops for your pupils, please email learning@bradford.gov.uk

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

Address
Lister Park, Bradford, BD9 4NS
Opening times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 4pm

By public transport

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is in the middle of Lister Park, one and a half miles from the City Centre on the A650 Manningham Lane. There is limited parking in Lister Park, accessible from North Park Road (off Oak Lane). Lister Park is served by many city centre bus services including 23, 25, 26, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 622, 647, 662, w5. Cartwright Hall is about ten minutes’ uphill walk from Frizinghall railway station.

For help in planning your journey by public transport, please visit www.wymetro.com

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