Haworth Art Gallery is Lancashire’s finest house and garden designed in the Arts & Crafts style.
The building is teaming with beautiful details inspired by nature and made with a love of materials and craftsmanship. Set on a dramatic hillside, the house still retains a homely-feel providing an intimate setting for paintings and decorative art objects. The house was born out of the successful weaving industry in the area and features a collection of American Tiffany glass gifted by local lad Joseph Briggs whose education was based in Accrington’s printed textiles and became President of Louis C. Tiffany Studios Corporation.
KS1/KS2 Half Day (in person visit only)
In this session children can learn about local hero Joseph Briggs who was educated in the printed textile industry and moved to America in the late 1800s. He started as an errand boy and worked his way up to become President at the world-famous Tiffany Glass Company. He left his amazing collection of Tiffany Glass to the people of Accrington.
Watch this film all about Joseph Briggs who brought the Tiffany Glass Collection to the Haworth Art Gallery.
Then view or download the worksheet attached for some Joseph Briggs activities.