This Week’s Picks
Enjoy the arts at home with a series of films by Arts Society Accredited Lecturers.
The Arts Society has started a free lockdown arts programme aimed at the over-70s. Every fortnight, there will be a new talk given by an Arts Society Lecturer on a range of topics. The series began with an insight into Las Meninas by Velazquez from lecturer Dr. Jacqueline Cockburn – filmed at home.
Get moving at home with Sadler’s Wells Company of Elders workshop
This workshop series is specially created for over 60s who may be staying at home due to social distancing. We love this 30 minute workshop led by dancer and choreographer Seeta Patel which guides you through the basic elements of the Indian classical dance style of bharatanatyam.
Complete Kids in Museum‘s digital Spring Museum Trail
Follow the clues, find spring themed objects and take part in a series of fun challenges with your family. Three trails for different age groups: Under 5s, 5-11 yrs and Over 11 yrs. Share your pictures @kidsinmuseums with the hashtag #SpringMuseumTrail to be in with the chance of winning an activity book bundle. Entries close 10 May.
Check out David Shrigley’s unique take on Ruinart Champagne
Maison Ruinart was the first established house of champagne (who created Soane’s favourite drink). Their contemporary artist collaboration this year is the inimitable David Shrigley, who created new artwork in response to his visit.
Follow @isolationartschool on Instagram for live art lessons
This amazing Instagram account, set up three weeks ago, is a resource for creative teaching projects that people can do in their own homes during the Covid 19 crisis. Projects, lessons and tips by artists to help people get creative while housebound (Age guide – 🟡=Children 🔴=Adult/students)