Artists and Educators Professional Development Day

Tuesday 11 June 2019, 9.45 am – 1 pm, Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Hauser & Wirth Somerset and 5x5x5=creativity have come together again this year to host a special event for artists working in education.

The setting at Hauser & Wirth Somerset will provide a platform for teachers and artist practitioners to develop their skills for working with young people. This year we shall focus on: dialogue and discourse, movement, drawing and sculpture through a range of short practical activities.

This event is co-hosted by Dr. Penny Hay, Director of 5x5x5=creativity, Senior Lecturer in Arts Education and Research Fellow, Bath Spa University and practising artist as well as a member of the Education Team at Hauser and Wirth Somerset.

9.45 am­ Coffee and registration
10.15 am Welcome and introductions
10.30 am Pecha Kucha presentations
11.10 am Tour of exhibition
11.45 am Activity 1: Invitation to respond to the exhibition
12.15 pm Responding to exhibition by developing an activity for a specific group in pairs or small groups
12.45 pm Sharing responses and discussion
1 pm Finish

Book lunch at Roth Bar & Grill and continue personal research on site in the afternoon by spending time in the exhibition ‘Unconscious Landscape. Works from the Ursula Hauser Collection’, explore the Book Lab celebrating Richard Scarry and visit Make Hauser & Wirth Somerset.

Attendees are invited to submit Pecha Kucha proposals. Pecha Kucha presentations are a rapid-fire performance of 20 image-rich slides. Each slide is shown for exactly 20 seconds before automatically moving to the next. The total presentation time is 6 minutes, 40 seconds.

If you would like to be included in this activity please submit by 17 May to

Tickets are £5 and include refreshments and resources.

Click to register via Eventbrite