Art and Music
There is a rich tradition of art and music in mining communities. Use these resources to explore the cultural heritage of mining communities and to support your own creative learning about coal mining.
Learning through art
Download our sketching resource and plan an art-focussed visit, using our self-guided resource, which has ideas for sketching and drawing around site.
Learn about the mining artist, George Bissill who was a miner and WW1 soldier.
View and find out more about how miners were represented through Fine Art works on Art UK's website
Sign up for Arts Award
Have you thought about using the Museum as inspiration for an Arts Award project? Download our free Arts Award Discover Log Book and Teachers' Resource.
Download our learning resources, including our mining factsheets, loan boxes and image bank for artistic inspiration.