Cabinet of Curiosity have ten years' experience in devising, designing and delivering creative learning activities in schools, museums, heritage sites, festivals and libraries across the UK. The company has a specialist focus on working with children and families. Between 2011-2016 Caroline and Edmond were consultant artists for the Thames Festival Trust's Rivers of the World project: an international education programme, delivered in partnership with the British Council's Connecting Classrooms. Delivering workshops in a range of secondary schools across London gave Cabinet of Curiosity expertise in creative learning activities that connect with the school curriculum.
Organisations they have partnered include:
House of Fairytales / Design Museum / Architecture Foundation / Southbank Centre / Eden Project / V & A Museum of Childhood / Guildford Cathedral / Rochester Guildhall Museum / Chatham Historic Dockyard / STEMnet / Transported / Rochester Art Gallery / The Roundhouse / National Trust
The majority of their creative learning activities draw upon Caroline and Edmond's design expertise within architecture, textile arts and design for performance and film. Participants are introduced to paper materials and techniques such as origami, paper engineering, collage, model making and kirigami to explore making work across different art forms. The company also work with digital arts and have produced large scale artworks for exhibition and short films that have involved participants artwork. They have knowledge of laser cutting technology with access to studio equipment for use on projects.
WORKSHOPS + PARTICIPATION + EDUCATION