Education & Events


20–31 October 2014
CIVIC drop in workshops at Cardiff Story Museum. Daily from 11am – 4pm. Materials provided. FREE, no booking required but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

BIG DRAW WEEK: 20-25 October 2014

The Big City
Monday 20 October 2014
Join students from Cardiff Met, to create a large scale drawing of the City

Imaginative Cities
Tuesday 21 October 2014
Drawing Workshop with Lucy Donald

Drawing with Wire
Wednesday 22 October 2014
with Rhian Wyn Stone (A Welsh Language Event)

Drawing with Wool and Thread
Thursday 23 October 2014
with Deirdre Finnerty

Making a Map of the City
Friday 14 October 2014
Drawing Buildings with Matthew Otten

Family Arts Festival Big Draw: Drop in Workshop for Families
Saturday 25 October 2014

Imaginative Cities Drawing Workshop
with Lucy Donald
How do you see your city? Be inspired by the environment and the sights and sounds that we experience every day! Explore and share ideas whilst drawing and making individual and group artworks.

AUTUMN HALF TERM WEEK: 27 – 31 October 2014 

City as Theme Park
with JasonandBecky
Monday 27 October 2014
Create your own imaginative cities with CIVIC artists Jason and Becky. Use your senses to inspire your drawings, all based on what we see and hear in the environment around us. Participants will work on individual drawings that will contribute to an amazing, large group art work.

Architectural Hats
with Lucy Donald
Tuesday 28 October 2014
Make Avant Garde hats which explore architectural forms through cutting and folding paper. A fun workshop where you can experiment with a range of different sculptural shapes. Finish off your hats by decorating, modelling and photographing your hats, before a short parade around the Hayes!

Cities in Glass
with Deirdre Finnerty
Wednesday 29 October 2014
Create a beautiful stained glass mobile based on your memories, inspiration and personal histories of Cardiff City. Hang it in the windows of the CIVIC space and your work will contribute to and form a part of the exhibition, as it moves towards its conclusion in Cardiff.

Wire Cities
with Rhian Wyn Stone
Thursday October 30 (A Welsh Language Event)
Work with Rhian Wyn Stone, Maker and Mission Gallery Craft Space Manager, to create imaginative, sculptural cities using wire, taking inspiration from your favourite places in Cardiff City.

Spooky Stories of Cardiff
with Lucy Donald
Friday 31 October 2014
Make moving shadow puppets in this Halloween themed workshop based on ghost stories and myths about Cardiff with Mission Gallery’s Learning and Participation Officer.

Embodiment in the Urban Environment

Mandy Warner explores the idea that a building or a City takes on life when being lived in or used and the parallels with embodiment in cloth. City requires attributes of cloth to make it successful. Mandy Warner is an artist and former public sector consultant, specialising in housing and urban policy. Join her on the following days to see and hear more from her unique perspective