Half Term Activities – RIBA

Join the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in London this October half-term for a range of activities for all the family. All the learning events are inspired by the RIBA’s current exhibition ‘We all Live in the Office. A commission by artist Giles Round’ and are led by professional educators.

Chose from Design Quest workshops for 6 to 10 year olds, a Design Day for 11 to 15 year olds, or the Skill Up workshops for 15 to 18 year olds; all happening between 24 and 28 October at 66 Portland Place, London, W1.

DESIGN QUEST: FOR 6 TO 10 YEAR OLDS

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

Design Days take architectural design a step further.

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

  • Design Day: Print Shop, Monday 24 October 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

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.

Booking Information

Email: library.education@riba.org
Tel: +44 (0)20 7307 3703 (phone line open Tuesday to Friday)

W: www.architecture.com/whatson

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