Learning at Wolverhampton Arts and Culture

Wolverhampton Arts and Culture venues are special places where everyone can enjoy learning and develop a range of skills. We offer talks, practical workshops, teacher CPD and outreach sessions on a variety of subjects. Young people can take part in engaging and interactive learning experiences focused around the vast number of objects and artworks in the collections, from items relating to the history and geology of the area, to Old Master paintings and cutting-edge contemporary sculptures and artworks.

Please find our latest brochure and workshops here:

Please let us know about any access requirements for your staff and pupils. We can arrange BSL or audio described sessions on request. All floors are accessible via lifts.

Tailor Made Packages

Cross-curricular and inter-disciplinary cultural learning is central to our offer. We provide a variety of sessions linked to Art, Numeracy and Maths, Literacy and English, History, Geography, and Science. We offer flexibility and will work with you to ensure our workshops complement your work in the classroom and match the needs of your class or group, as well as giving you the best value for money.


We offer talks and practical workshops as outreach sessions on a variety of subjects including the set sessions listed in the brochure.

Continuous Professional Development for Teachers

We offer a range of CPD (Continuous Professional Development) and networking sessions for teachers throughout the year, including practical sessions on:

  • How to interpret art
  • Drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and photography skills
  • Artist techniques
  • Behind the scenes tours of our collections
  • How to book and access sessions

Primary Schools

We offer engaging and interactive learning experiences for Primary School pupils, supporting the curriculum, getting up close and personal with amazing artworks and providing practical artistic activities to build new creative skills. Pupils will gain opportunities in developing:

  • Listening, thinking and speaking skills
  • Confidence and self-esteem
  • Creativity and problem-solving

Secondary Schools and Colleges

Our offer for secondary schools and colleges provides in-depth skills development in a range of types of artistic expression. We encourage critical thinking, visual analysis and discussion. Sessions incorporate analytical and technical skills:

  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Confidence and self-esteem
  • Appreciation and awareness of different perspectives
  • Creativity, problem-solving and technical ability
  • Artist master classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, creative writing, photographing museum objects and design.


To book or for more information about our offer, please contact the Cultural Learning Team on 01902 552038 or email [email protected]