Activities for Schools


The Beaney offers a wide range of creative learning activities and self-guided visits from Early Years, to Primary and Secondary schools, and students in Further and Higher Education. Many of these sessions can be tailored to specific needs.


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Reception & Key Stage 1

Introduce your pupils to the world of paintings, sculpture, inspirational artefacts and stories from Canterbury and the wider world.


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Key Stage 2

From art and sculpture, to history and literacy, engage in a wide range of fun and exciting learning activities that emphasise creativity and the development of investigative skills.

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Key Stage 3 to 5

Work with a creative facilitator or interpreter from the Beaney learning team to deepen understanding and learn new skills and techniques across a wide range of subjects.

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Activities for adults

The Beaney provides a variety of learning activities for adults. Click below to browse our latest activities.




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Current Special Exhibition

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 - Friday 8 August to Sunday 2 November


Upcoming Special Event

Kent Dance Network in residence at the Beaney - Throughout December 2014


Contact Us

To find out more about activities for schools at the Beaney Art Museum and Library please contact Martin Crowther on 01227 862162 or email Martin Crowther


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