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St Ives Scrap Sculptures

Barber Home – 11 June

Join artist Benny Semp and become a St Ives sculptor using our downloadable activity pack, inspired by our exhibition Cornwall as Crucible’.

Learn about the materials and techniques used by artists Barbara Hepworth and Naum Gabo and turn your household scrap materials into amazing Cornish-inspired sculptures!

This family activity pack links to key stage 1 and 2 art and science curriculum, to support you in your stay-at-home school.

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