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FREE Admission
Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

Separator National Glass Centre is part of the University of Sunderland
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Secondary and Post-16

Creative Futures Saturday Art Club

If you enjoy creative subjects in school or college and are thinking about studying a creative subject at University, you can apply to join the Creative Futures Saturday Art Club, an art and design club for 16 - 19 year olds, which takes place at National Glass Centre.

The Club runs from October 2014 – May 2015 on a 3 week on, 3 week off basis, providing its members with the opportunity to take part in a variety of 3 week mini-projects. Each project has a different creative focus, covering photography, design, glass and ceramics, fashion and fine art. The Club is free of charge and is open to anyone between the ages of 16 – 19 and who lives in North-East England. 

If you would like to join the Creative Futures Saturday Art Club, you need to commit to attending the Club for the whole year. There are 25 Creative Future places available and these are allocated using the Creative Futures Saturday Club application form.

Creative Futures Application Form

Please send all completed application forms to  Alison Cleland, Senior Learning and Engagement Officer,, by 1 October 2014.


Career Sessions

Our career sessions give pupils an insight into working in the cultural sector and the different types of jobs at National Glass Centre through behind the scenes tours and question and answer sessions with staff members. This career related learning session will offer the opportunity to explore the varied roles required to run a cultural venue.

We are offering FREE glass and ceramics career sessions for Year 10, 11 and Sixth Form students interested in pursuing Art and Design at college or university. These artist-run sessions will include a practical workshop in our studio, a tour of the University's Art & Design Foundation and Glass & Ceramics departments, and  a chance to watch our glass blowing demonstration.

Contact Jenny Payne, Learning and Engagement Officer, for more information at or 0191 515 5521.


Bespoke Artist-led Sessions

National Glass Centre's Learning & Engagement team work alongside experienced practicing artists to provide you with a tailor made workshop designed to meet your learning objectives. Sessions make use of our exhibitions and studio facilities along with the specialist skills of practising artists to combine critical thinking with creative activity. Workshops can be based around one of the following techniques: fusing, slumping, sandblasting, stained glass, casting, lampworking and printing.





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