Class 9 Tower pupils from Bridge Academy visit Céline Condorelli exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery. June 2014. Photo: Sam Ayre.
Chisenhale Gallery continues to be an essential resource for the local formal education sector. The Schools strand emphasises engagement with contemporary art through equal exploration of both ideas and processes.

Schools can book visits to view exhibitions as part of the curriculum, with Chisenhale Gallery staff on hand to assist. To book a visit please email Emma Moore, Offsite and Education, Curator:

A Sense of Place (2008-2011)
was a groundbreaking three year exchange programme for three secondary schools local to Chisenhale Gallery and for artists with specific interests in collaboration and direct engagement with social and cultural contexts. Click here for more information on this programme. We produced a casestudy on A Sense of Place which was launched in April 2013. Click here for more information and to download.

Artists who have worked on this strand have included; Public Works, Simon & Tom Bloor, Harold Offeh, Faisal Abdu’Allah, Barby Asante, Anna Lucas, Lottie Child, Yara El Sherbini, Ruth Ewan and Amalia Pica.

Chisenhale Gallery is partnered with two primary schools based in Tower Hamlets; Chisenhale Primary and Wellington Primary School. We are also partnered with Beatrice Tate School.

Chisenhale Gallery ran a Creative Careers Day, in partnership with Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate School (2011 and 2014). Click here for more information.