Courses for Children and Young People

Creative Identity Collages with Lana Al-Shami

1 September 2022

Pay what you can from as little as £7 per child.

Please book 1 space for every child attending.

*The recommended ticket price for this workshop is £10.00 per child. If you are in a position to make this donation towards the running costs of the workshop, it is greatly received.

This enables us to offer future workshops and helps to secure the long-term future of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. If you wish to make a smaller donation, you can decide the amount that is right for you from the drop down above.

Gift vouchers available

Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Who is this class suitable for?
This session is designed to for families with children ages 5+

Children must be accompanied by a supervising adult at all times.

What will be covered in the workshop?
In today’s society it is increasingly common to be associated to more than one cultural group. This could be related to nationality, geographic location, ethnicity, religion/spirituality, or any kind of social group that has its own distinct culture.
In this workshop for families, we will explore how other artists have expressed this notion through art before allowing before creating our own identity collage artworks, using a range of materials.

What will I need to bring?
All materials provided, however you may like to bring a selection a collection of printed or drawn images to personalise your collage. e.g. Maps, photographs, textiles, images from newspapers, prints of flags/food, poems

Gallery – The gallery has pushchair / wheelchair access via an external ramp.

Lana Al-Shami is an Architect and Designer based in Oxford with an interest in working with recycled and reclaimed materials in order to create unique pieces of art.Of Iraqi parentage, yet born and brought up in the UK, Lana has always felt connected to both the British and Arab culture. The notion of cultural identity is an underlying theme in many of her works of art, expressing a sense of belonging.

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* We offer a limited number of spaces on each course at a 30% discount for those in receipt of income support such as Universal Credit and Carers Allowance. Please contact us directly for to obtain a discount code to apply at checkout. (Proof of eligibility required).
Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Any workshops that you are unable to attend cannot be refunded and cannot be reallocated.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance only will refunds be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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