BT Closing Wknd May '18-8

Artists' Professional Development: Red Day (Reflection: Exchange: Dialogue)

Thu 21 Jun, 10.00 am



Hauser & Wirth Somerset and 5×5×5=creativity, an arts-based charity dedicated to supporting children and young people in their exploration and expression of creative ideas, have come together to host a special event for artists working in education.

The event will take place at Hauser & Wirth Somerset, and the setting will provide a platform for artist educators to develop their skills for working with children and young people in creative educational environments.

This event is co-hosted by Penny Hay, artist, Director of 5×5×5=creativity and Senior Lecturer in Arts Education, Bath Spa University and Debbie Hillyerd, Director of Education, Hauser and Wirth Somerset.

Tickets are £10 and include lunch in Roth Bar & Grill, refreshments and resources.

For further information, contact Debbie Hillyerd at
Some bursaries are available, please contact Penny Hay at


10.00 Coffee and registration
10.30 Welcome and introductions
10.45 Tour of exhibition ‘Alexander Calder. From the Stony River to the Sky’
11.45 Activity 1: Invitation to respond to the exhibition
12.40 Sharing responses and discussion
1.00 Lunch
2.00 Pecha Kucha presentations
2.50 Activity 2: Making a handbook of possibilities
3.50 Sharing responses and discussion
4.00 Networking & Tea

Attendees are invited to submit Pecha Kucha proposals that demonstrate your experience as an artist educator.

Pecha Kucha presentations are a rapid-fire performance of 20 image-rich slides. Each slide shows for exactly 20 seconds before automatically moving to the next. Total presentation time is 6 minutes, 40 seconds. If you would like to be included please submit by 8 June to Debbie Hillyerd at

At the end of the event there will be time for further networking and to share your current work and creative practice. You may not wish to give a Pecha Kucha, but you may wish to bring along examples of your projects to share informally at the end.


Header image: Ben Taylor

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