Workshops 2016

Our learning events are inspired by ‘We all Live in the Office. A commission by artist Giles Round’ and are led by professional educators. Materials included unless otherwise indicated. We have workshops for everybody:

 

 

 

Workshops for adults, October to november 2016

Group Drawing
Image: Participants at an RIBA workshop

 

Open House at RIBA, 66 Portland Place
Saturday 17 September
11-4pm. Free, no booking required
Celebrate Open House at 66 Portland Place with a series of free events for children and adults.

   

Fun for all: Architecture Drawing Day
Saturday 8 October
11am-4pm. Free, booking required
Put pencil to paper in a day all about drawing! We’ve got workshops and activities for all ages and abilities. 

    

Architecture Inside/Out: Creative Responses from Practice 
Tuesdays 11, 18, 25 October and 1 November
6pm-8.30pm. £220/£187 Member & Friends. Online booking essential
Over four weeks, explore architecture from the inside out through two listed buildings: the British Library and 66 Portland Place. 

 

Building Tours 66 Portland Place Inside/Out 
Second and last Saturday of every month from 24 September - 10 December
2.30pm-3.30pm, £5. Online booking essential
Take a guided tour of our Grade II* headquarters to find out what goes on behind our Portland stone façade. 

 

 

For children, families and young people during October 2016 half term

 

Families

Open House at RIBA, 66 Portland Place
Saturday 17 September
11-4pm. Free, no booking required
Celebrate Open House at 66 Portland Place with a series of free events for children and adults.

    

Fun for all: Architecture Drawing Day
Saturday 8 October
11am-4pm. Free, booking required
Put pencil to paper in a day all about drawing! We’ve got workshops and activities for all ages and abilities.  

 

 


DESIGN QUEST: FOR 6 TO 10 YEAR OLDS 

Design Quest at the RIBA
Image: Creative activities at a Design Quest workshop

Our Design Quest workshops are a fun introduction to architecture. 

£35 (£20 – eligible for free school lunch). Online booking essential.

 

Design Quest: Office Mugs
Tuesday 25 October
Paint and take home your own mug inspired by great architects and artists. 
  
Design Quest: The 2016 Starling Prize

Wednesday 26 October
Inspired by the annual RIBA Stirling Prize, build a home for an animal family. And the Starling Prize goes to…YOU!
  
Design Quest: Sew Cool 

Thursday 27 October
Try some architecturally inspired printing on fabric and stitch a cuddly version of your favourite building.
   
Design Quest: Wallpaper Wow 

Friday 28 October
Collage, print and stencil your own wallpaper before bringing it to life in a shadow puppet show. 

 

 

 

Design Day for ages 11 to 15 

Models from Design Day: Mutant Cities and Transformer Buildings
Image: Participants' work from a Design Day workshop

Design Days take architectural design a step further. 

£35 (£20 – eligible for free school lunch). Online booking essential. 

 

Design Day: Print Shop
Monday 24 2016
It’s the one-stop RIBA print shop! Use your favourite facades as inspiration to design and print your own tote bag to take home.
 
Design Day: Funky Facades 
Thursday 27 October 2016
Is architecture art? Ponder as you glaze your own architectural masterpiece on a take-away tile.  

Design Day: Architectural Mishmash
Friday 28 October 2016
Turn buildings inside-out as you mix and match interiors and exteriors. 

 

 

 

SKILL UP: FOR 15 TO 18 YEAR OLDS

workshop
Image: Designing and learning at a Skill Up workshop

Designed to ‘Skill Up’ teenagers who are thinking about studying architecture or design. 

£35 (£20 – eligible for free school lunch). Online booking essential. 

 

Skill Up: Photo Finish
Monday 24 October
What’s in a picture? Explore architecture through the camera lens and glaze your favourite shot onto ceramics to take home. 

Skill Up: Streetscape
Tuesday 25 October
Explore how artists use a building as a blank canvas before creating your own artwork using street art techniques. 

Skill Up: Abstract Architectural Mash Up
Wednesday 26 October
Be inspired by the exhibition as you mix and match architectural styles and features in your own digital creation. 

 

 

If you have any queries, please contact us:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7307 3703 (phone line open Tuesday to Friday)
Email: library.education@riba.org

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