Learning at Charleston

Learning at Charleston is inspired by our unique artist’s home, our permanent collections and a new programme of changing gallery exhibitions.

Our vision is for Charleston to be a place where everyone is welcome. Where, in the tradition of the artists who lived and worked here, people can come to be inspired, explore new ideas, debate, create and experiment.

Our experienced Learning team staff, artist educators and creative specialists offer a programme of workshops, activities and events for community groups, families and young people, schools, colleges and universities. Please click on the images below to find out more.

A group of 13 local LGBTQ+ people worked together at Charleston to explore the House, Garden, and surrounding South Downs landscape with photography and words. They created the beautifully imagined Zine which is shown in this image.

COMMUNITY

A child drawing at an easel in the Charleston Barn yard using natural materials such as chalk, charcoal and clay to create their image.

FAMILY

Students from Vinehall school drawing in the Charleston garden

SCHOOLS: EYFS, PRIMARY, SECONDARY, COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY

Young people taking part in Young Bohemians workshops making sculptures of dragon flies and animals with withy sticks and modroc.

YOUNG PEOPLE

What's on

13 JanCourse
Life Writing at Charleston (Inter.)

Intermediate Level course. Develop your writing practice, learn new approaches, and expand your critical knowledge.

23 MarWorkshop
Portrait painting with Charlie Schaffer

An intensive 4-day course in portraiture with BP Portrait Award 2019 winner Charlie Schaffer.

27 AprWorkshop
Block printing with Molly Mahon

Learn the art of block printing with Molly Mahon.

04 MayWorkshop
Painting in the Garden | Spring

A day long workshop in the beautiful springtime garden with artist Julian Le Bas.


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