Alcoa Schools Education Program Wrap Up

Posted: March 22, 2016 / News
Niels Tofahrn (Germany), Eye on the Ocean, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016. Photo Jessica Wyld

Each year the Alcoa Schools Education Program offers primary and secondary students opportunities to meet and work with exhibiting artists in ‘artist workshops’, ‘spotlight talks’ or ‘interactive exhibition tours’ with our trained educators.  The Sculpture by the Sea exhibition offers so many learning opportunities for students and teachers in an out-of-class room environment where they are…

Alcoa Schools Education Program Celebrates 20,000th student

Posted: March 11, 2016 / News
Photo by Jarrad Seng

The Alcoa Schools Education Program has welcomed its 20,000th school student to Sculpture by the Sea. The Alcoa sponsored program is providing Western Australian schools students the opportunity to attend hands-on sculpture workshops during which they explore the exhibition, talk first-hand with artists and create their own sculptures. David Handley AM, Sculpture by the Sea Founding Director said,…

Alcoa Schools Education Program inspires WA students

Posted: February 25, 2016 / News
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There’s much to celebrate about Sculpture by the Sea, including the Alcoa Schools Education Program, now in its twelfth year. The program adds an important education component to the Cottesloe exhibition, providing over 2,000 Western Australian (WA) school children with the chance to learn about sculpture making with practicing artists. Education program participants enjoy the…

The Alcoa Schools Education Program is up and running!

Posted: March 13, 2015 / News

The Alcoa Schools Education Program is up and running with a team of 13 exhibiting artists and 13 Sculpture by the Sea educators. In our first week 1,164 primary and secondary students have taken part in sculpture making workshops or exhibition focus tours. Already we are enjoying some really positive feedback. Natalia a year five…

Alcoa of Australia supports five Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe artists

Posted: March 7, 2015 / News

  Alcoa of Australia is supporting five Western Australian sculptors, who work with aluminium, to create artworks at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. Alcoa’s 11-year partnership with Sculpture by the Sea provides a materials subsidy to artists choosing aluminium as their favoured metal to create artworks to inspire and delight audiences at the…