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One painting, many voices


Take One Picture

'Men of the Docks' was the focus of our Take One Picture scheme, which saw primary school children respond creatively to Bellows's painting.

Chosen for the cross-curricular themes and subjects which can be explored, children from 37 different primary schools created works inspired by the painting, from model ships and polluted cityscapes to letters home. 

The works created by the children are currently on display in our Take One Picture exhibition.

Take One Picture 2020
Children inspired by George Bellows, 'Men of the Docks'
Until 31 January 2021. Admission free
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