Bolling Hall Museum
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

The Art of Early Islamic Civilisation

Using artwork and artefacts pupils will explore the historic origins of Early Islamic civilisation, its influences and contribution to world culture.

Through activities including traditional calligraphy and building Baghdad, pupils will gain insight into this culturally significant civilisation.

2 hour workshop

£127 per class

Also available: *Self-led Handling Objects at £33.00 per class – Teacher Resource which includes handling objects and an Islamic geometry activity

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Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

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.

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