Our programmes inspire children, young people, teachers, families and communities to learn about and enjoy photography.

We connect extraordinary artists with audiences, focusing on building creative knowledge and skills, and empowering people to find and amplify their voices through creativity. All our activity is artist-led, with emphasis on diversity, inclusion, and arts for all.

Partnerships are central to our work, helping us reach and support all kinds of people.

Teaching Resources

Aimed at teachers, but relevant for anyone studying photography, our suite of topic-based resources provide ideas, inspiration and activities for use in the classroom and beyond.

How Tos

Want to know how to make a camera obscura? Or draw with light? Use our simple, step by step guides to try out simple photographic processes.

Virtual Visits

Photoworks understands the challenges of taking students out of school, but we also recognise the unique educational value of experiencing art exhibitions. We have created virtual walk-throughs and 360° tours of our exhibitions so that students can experience the work in situ and develop knowledge and understanding of curatorial themes and artists’ approaches to exhibiting their work.

Gain Accreditation

We support young people in gaining recognition for their creative achievements with us. We offer accreditation in a variety of light touch formats, helping participants to tell the story of their engagement.

Join a Photography Club

If you’re aged 13 – 18 and interested in photography, get in touch.

Showcases

Find out more about our programmes and view some of the incredible photography created by children and young people taking part in our programmes.

At your school

We’re committed to inspiring children and supporting teachers. Every year we work directly with teachers and their individual settings to deliver bespoke programmes with schools up and down the country.

Learning Programmes

Our learning programmes create artist led opportunities for children, young people, teachers, families and communities to learn about, engage with and enjoy photography. Partnerships are central to our work, helping us reach and support all kinds of people.

Past Projects

See the archive of our Learning & Engagement projects here.

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