Locws International encourages participation and engagement in the arts with its Arts Outreach and Learning Programme, involving communities and people of all ages, backgrounds and interests. We offer a range of Guided Tours, Public Workshops and Competitions that are free to take part in as well as running our longstanding Artist in Residency programme, Locws Schools. We provide educational Resource Packs about the artists we commission and their artworks and there are also opportunities if you’d like to Volunteer for Locws and get involved with the project.
Locws International has been awarded the Lord Mayor’s Ambassador Award for its Outreach and Learning Programmes.
An overview of current outreach opportunities:
Free guided tours around the Art Across The City exhibition, an enjoyable and safe walking tour on which participants can gain inspiration, develop different perspectives on art, and learn about Swansea’s culture and heritage.
- Groups of up to 30 preferred, but we can cater for more.
- Tours usually last 1.5 hours, this can vary to meet your requirements.
- Suitable for all ages from 6yrs up.
Creative workshops with a professional artist to explore themes inspired by Art Across The City artworks. We cater workshops for different age groups, sessions can be tailor made to meet your requirements.
Popular workshop themes:
- Maritime heritage and the seaside.
- Swansea history and culture.
- Art in the landscape and the city.
- Literature and Dylan Thomas.
Poetry workshops for all ages and abilities. Get involved in writing the world’s longest online poem.
Inspired by the Dylan Thomas 100 centenary, award winning Welsh poet Rhian Edwards has written the opening lines to trigger your imaginations.
To see the MegaPoem, click here.
- Groups of up to 30 preferred.
- Workshops last 1 hour, this can vary to meet your requirements.
- Suitable for all ages.
For all enquiries and bookings please
Tel: 01792 468979
Online Learning Resources
Our website is full of information to help pupils engage with art. Our online collection includes an archive of over 100 artists and pictures of their Art Across the City artworks, there are videos, interviews, links, our blog and many resources for use in the classroom. You can also find a map that shows locations of all the Art Across the City artworks on display in Swansea.