Children Take the Lead


Supported by Arts Council England, this innovative research programme bought together artists, schools, families and two leading contemporary art galleries to explore how families can have fun together on their visits. Idit Nathan worked as lead artist with partnership Townley and Bradby at Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery and Helen Stratford at Wysing.  The programme led to the development of a PropsBox for both Wysing Arts Centre and Kettle's Yard Gallery.
Children and families from The Spinney School in Cambridge visited Kettle’s Yard whilst The Vine Primary School in Cambourne were linked to Wysing.
Our research plan was in two cycles:

Jo Holland worked as the independent evaluator for the programme and her report can be read here or downloaded below