The Independent Art School @ The Whitworth

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Life Drawing class The Independent Art School When

Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm


Running now – join us the first Thursday after you book!


The Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Rd, Manchester M15 6ER


£49 per month

Develop skills in drawing, sculpture, textiles and painting in our series of artist-led evening courses.

Each week, you can join artists from the UK’s leading independent art school and learn a range of skills in our informal and practical art sessions. Specialists in sculpture, drawing, textiles and painting take it in turns to lead a session in the Clore Learning Studio each week, with all of them using the Whitworth’s exhibitions and collections as their starting point.

With access to a diversity of inspirational art work, expert tutors, and specialist media The Independent Art School @ The Whitworth gives you the opportunity to explore your creativity across range of artistic disciplines in the unique setting of the Whitworth Art Gallery.

Across a range of disapines our weekly classes will introduce you to new techniques and approaches whilst drawing innovative ideas and insights from the gallery’s collections and exhibitions. All classes are suitable for beginners but we are certain that this wonderful experience will quickly propel your personal creative nature and style to new heights.