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

Charleston Festival 2019 17 May - 27 May
Charleston Festival 2019

30 years of books, ideas and creativity at Charleston

05 JunTalk
Kit Kemp at Charleston

Charleston and Much Ado Books present an evening with internationally acclaimed interior designer, Kit Kemp at Charleston.

08 Jun
Queer House Tours Launch

Queer Bloomsbury presents an LGBTQ+ day of celebration and the launch of our new queer house tours.

22 Jun - 23 Jun
Designer & Makers Fair

Beautiful and unique wares from the finest designers and makers in the South.


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