Arts Award for Families

The New Art Gallery Walsall is a registered Arts Award Centre and Supporter. Our Education team are trained advisors at Discover and Explore, Bronze, Silver and Gold level.

What is Arts Award?


‘Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications that support anyone up to 25 grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world through taking challenges in an art form – from fashion to film making, pottery to poetry.’


Taken from the Arts Connect website



Arts Award ‘Discover in a Day’ for Families workshop, Summer 2017

The New Art Gallery Walsall are committed to providing a safe, welcoming and friendly environment, staff expertise, facilities and resources in order to support 5-25 year olds gain their Arts Award.

Young people have the chance to find out about, enjoy and take part in visual arts activities, and develop their own skills as artists, creative practitioners, as well as future leaders.


How can you get involved with Arts Award?


Arts Award ‘Discover in a Day’ for Families

  • Dates programmed during the school summer holiday only
  • For 5+ year olds with their carers
  • 11am-4pm
  • £10 per child. Cost includes Arts Award moderation costs
  • Places are limited and must be booked in advance


Join us for a whole day of art! Help your child to discover the arts and achieve their Arts Award Discover in a day. Children aged 5+, with a parent/guardian investigate different art forms, find out about an artist, take part in a practical workshop and share their work.


Check the What’s On section for forthcoming dates.


For further information please contact Catherine James, Education Assistant


T: 01922 654411