Art & Design

Activities

Art and Design Activities

Art and Design Activities

Your local area and other similar places have provided inspiration for generations of artists. Get out there to gather ideas that will inspire your own work…

What does your environment mean to you? What are your memories and dreams? Use a site visit to record your impressions and create a presentation that explains your past and your hopes for the future.

Dover artist William Burgess (1805–1861) painted scenes and stories of local life and also pioneered a revolutionary way of displaying them called a Cosmorama. What stories of Dover today would you like to tell through your art and how could you present them?

This activity is available at the following locations:

Art and Design at Samphire Hoe

Art and Design at Samphire Hoe

Graffiti art is a powerful way of expressing your point of view. What local issue would you like to highlight – and how could you best express it using Samphire Hoe’s sea wall as a location?

Be a film-maker for a day… How could you use Samphire Hoe as the setting for a film or music promo?

This activity is available at the following locations: