Drawing Matters – A Big Draw Resource Day at the M Shed Bristol

29 September 2011

10.30 am–3.30pm

This year, the Professional Development Programme from the Campaign for Drawing is presenting seminars and training days throughout the country for teachers, art educators, museum/gallery/heritage officers, community group leaders and art development officers.

DRAW, Campaign for Drawing Associates for the South West, in collaboration with M Shed, Bristol’s newly opened state of the art museum, will host a day of presentations, participatory drawing resource sessions, ideas and discussions to support you and your organisation towards a successful Big Draw event.

The day will provide you with a greater understanding of the Campaign for Drawing and prepare you for the Big Draw with:

1.    a presentation demonstrating how drawing can be used in a variety of settings to meet a range of objectives

2.    a drawing session using a range of drawing approaches that can be adapted to your situation

3.    help to plan your own Big Draw through discussion of the benefits and practical application of different drawing activities

4.    a resource pack and Campaign for Drawing publications
You will have an opportunity to network and meet others with an interest in promoting drawing and the drawing process within organisations/settings in the South West.


Individuals: £40

Organisations: £65

Delegate fee includes reference materials and resource pack, Campaign for Drawing publications and a vegetarian lunch.

Limited places are available for those teachers unable to attend the full day. This session will start at 1pm with lunch and include a participatory drawing resource session.


M Shed, Wapping Road, 
Princes Wharf, 
Bristol BS1 4RN

Limited parking is available at Umberslade (Next to MShed) on Wapping Road
Nearest train station is Bristol Temple Meads, a 15-minute walk. Bristol Bus Station is a 15-minute walk away.

Contact and booking details
To book a place, please email Louise Ormesher at Bristol City Museums