Young People in galleries

Young people

Young Curators Group

If you are aged between 16 - 22 and would like to get involved behind the scenes at the Gallery, meet new people and curate events, you might want to join the Young Curators Group.

Creative Project October Half-Term 2015

Monday 26 October - Friday 30 October

The William Morris Gallery has teamed up with Art on the Underground and the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton, to run a creative project for young people this half-term. Led by artist Ania Bas, participants will go behind-the-scenes at the Gallery and the Black Cultural Archives. Using the collections as inspiration, the group will design and create their own newspaper. There will be opportunities to try a variety of hands-on printing and design techniques, work with a professional artist and develop new skills. In 2016 the newspaper will be displayed at both venues and in stations along the Victoira Line.

The project is an opportunity for young people from Waltham Forest and Brixton (the two ends of the Victoria Line) to collaborate and exchange ideas.

This is an opportunity for young people aged 16-22. Participants must be available for the whole week, 10am-5pm. FREE, all materials and lunch provided.

No previous experience necessary. Booking essential. To sign up or ask a question please email: or call 020 8496 4390.

Part of Underline, a series of art and music commissions for the Victoria Line that launched in July 2015. Supported by Arts Council England.

Group tours

Youth and community groups from Waltham Forest can book a free Waltham Forest Welcome when they visit as a group. The Waltham Forest Welcome is available by appointment subject to staff availability, please contact us at least two weeks in advance. The tour lasts for 30 minutes and includes a personal welcome from the Activities and Events Officer, a brief introduction to the Gallery and facilities as well as information about the Young People’s Programme. Together we look at and discuss an object from the collection to practice our critical thinking skills after which the group is ready to explore the Gallery by themselves. Tours can be tailored to the needs of individual groups.

To book a tour, register your interest in any of these opportunities or for more information please contact Rebecca Jacobs, Cultural Programme Officer 0208 496 1465