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Comics Unmasked | Schools and Colleges

Free workshops for students


Students reading

Make the most of an exhibition visit by taking part in one of our free workshops for school groups.

Secondary and FE workshops

Workshops will support the delivery of English and Art at Key Stages 4 and 5. Students will explore the full potential of the comic as a medium, from creation to reception. They will consider how people use comics to comment on and influence the political issues of their times, and discuss their literary and artistic merit. Find out more.

CPD Events for Teachers

Private View for Teachers

In partnership with the House of Illustration
Thursday 5 June 17.00-20.30
A unique opportunity for Secondary Art and English teachers to hear from contemporary comic book artists and view the Comics Unmasked exhibition after hours. Find out more.

Reading for Pleasure

In partnership with The Guardian
Fri 4 July 2014 10.00-16.00
This full-day conference for secondary English teachers and librarians will explore strategies to engage young people with reading, putting books at the heart of learning, taking inspiration from the British Library’s exhibition Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK. Find out more.