Wed 22 May 2024
Kettle's Yard
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'Making Conversations'

Between January and February of 2015, Kettle’s Yard worked with writer Clare Collison and pupils from the Grove Primary in north Cambridge. Through sessions at their school and at the gallery, pupils discovered how artist and writer Ian Hamilton Finlay was inspired by Kettle’s Yard in his own work. The sessions led to the creation of a new resource to encourage children to explore the house, collections and surroundings as creative writers, which is now available to download below. Part of the unique character of Kettle's Yard house is that it does not have labels or written interpretation, which can prove both a challenge and a wonderful opportunity for visiting families and school groups. This new resource can be handed to the gallery’s youngest visitors, and provide them with a unique, creative and accessible way to engage with the house.

'Making Conversations' resources to download:

Kettle's Yard

Kettle’s Yard is a unique house with an internationally renowned modern art collection, and a gallery exhibiting modern and contemporary art. The gallery works in collaboration with groups of all ages to offer a range of high quality events and activities based on-site, online and in the local community.