Visiting Artist | Prep School

At the end of last term Prep Pupils were joined by visiting artist Mr Dayan Pitty in the Art class. Together they looked at the genre of Pop Art and its influences around the world. Together they were tasked with drawing a character or drawing that they thought best represented MCM. Taking inspiration from British […]

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Senior Art Trip | Aw Pottery Studio

On 12th October, the Hundred and Sixth Form Art students had the privilege of visiting Aw Pottery Studio in Johor. Upon arrival, we explored the reflective garden and learned about the techniques and processes used to build the various ceramics in the studio. We then had the opportunity to learn ceramic techniques from Masters who […]

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Art to Artefact Exhibition

On Monday 3rd April the Prep Art classes were given the opportunity to display their work in our ‘Art to Artefact’ exhibition. This celebration of cross-curricular learning saw pupils take knowledge they had gained in History classes and apply it to their artwork. During History lessons pupils studied ancient civilizations and the artefacts that had […]

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10th Anniversary Spring Festival 2023

In celebration of our 10th Anniversary, Marlborough College Malaysia held a wonderful Spring Festival on the 1st April 2023. Featuring work from the creative Arts including Drama, Art, sculpture, music and dance, the Festival was truly a wonder to beyond.    Spread over multiple buildings and green areas, the day began with a short drumming […]

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CAS Charity Art Auction

On the evening of 20th March Marlborough College Malaysia’s CAS pupils hosted a CAS Charity Art Auction with the theme of “Sea life.” The auction took works of art donated by pupils in Years 7 and 8, and displayed in a silent auction for any parent, staff member or perhaps other student to purchase. All […]

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About a Pot

When I first joined Marlborough College Malaysia as Head of Art and Photography back in 2021 we were still in the midst of the pandemic. Work was online for the first half term and getting to know pupils who I had never met in person via Google Meets was always something of a challenge; younger […]

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Seymour Charity Sale MT2022

In the final weeks of the Michaelmas Term, Seymour House held a bookmark sale in an effort to raise money for our Outreach charities. An overwhelming success, the sale saw a range of four bookmarks sold to pupils, parents and staff alike. The bookmarks were based on our four Prep Houses, Seymour, Hunt, Merlin and […]

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International School Art Exhibition 2022

Throughout the Michaelmas Term, Marlborough College Malaysia’s Lower and Upper Sixth pupils have been working on pieces that have been selected for the International School Art ‘IN’ Exhibition. This event sees 14 international schools come together to highlight the work of our very gifted and highly talented students.   Marlborough College Malaysia pupils enjoyed a […]

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10th Anniversary Batik Day

As part of our 10th Anniversary, Marlborough College Malaysia is celebrating a traditional form of Malaysian artwork, central to Malaysian culture: batik painting. Over the 2nd December, pupils and staff from across the  whole College came together to paint a 10 metre long batik created by our own MCM Art department.    Featuring the words […]

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Melaka Art Trip | Sixth Form

On the 21st September, 14 IB Art pupils travelled to Melaka for a day of art experiments, learning and fun. The day provided an experience that broadened their artistic minds and allowed them to paint in a different environment, using techniques and styles they have not previously explored. Pupils arrived at Court with their art […]

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Year 7 Guernica Project | Art

Throughout the Lent Term, the Year 7 pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia studied Pablo Picasso and the Cubism art movement that he pioneered, with a specific focus on Guernica. The pupils learnt about the bombing of the Spanish town, Guernica, and how this event inspired Picasso.   Throughout the project, the pupils learnt how to […]

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Year 2 Up-cycled Fashion Show

Throughout the Summer Term, the Year 2 pupils have been learning about the effect that single-use plastics have on the environment and the different ways in which they can reduce their plastic footprint by reusing and recycling. With this in mind, the pupils upcycled plastic items to create items of clothing which they modelled on […]

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COBIS Art Competition ‘Looking Ahead’

Every year, the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) hosts an art competition which offers pupils the opportunity to compete internationally and showcase their skills. The theme for this year’s competition is Looking Ahead, a theme about which COBIS encourages pupils to think creatively. Over 126 Schools from around the world submitted artwork and all […]

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IB Art Exhibition

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to welcome you to the IB Visual Arts Online Exhibition 2022. This exhibition is filled with the work of our IB Visual Arts pupils who have shown impressive tenacity and hard work to have produced such wonderful work during the challenging past two years. The IB course is a demanding […]

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COBIS Art Competition ‘Looking Ahead’

Every year, the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) hosts an art competition which offers pupils the opportunity to compete internationally and showcase their skills. The theme for this year’s competition is Looking Ahead, a theme about which COBIS encourages pupils to think creatively.   There are five categories from Early Years to Key Stage […]

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Penang Promenade Project | Senior School

Throughout the Lent Term, members of the Senior School have been working with the Drama and Art Department to create an outstanding piece of interactive theatre. Inspired by the vibrancy and diversity of Historic George Town in Penang, the pupils have worked to recreate a street from the city in the Drama Theatre. Upon entering […]

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Natural Forms | Year 8 Art

Last term, the Year 8 pupils worked on creating artwork following the theme of Natural Forms. For this work, the pupils took images from nature and have created an interpretation of these forms of nature. The artwork varies from depictions of mountains to up-close shots of rose petals. The pupils were required to think about […]

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100th Anniversary of the Poppy of Remembrance

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the Poppy of Remembrance, the Art and Design Department in the Prep School created a video to commemorate this occasion. Pupils from Year 5, Year 8, and AEP Year 5-8 produced some beautiful and poignant artwork, featuring the Poppy. On this day of Remembrance, Marlborough College Malaysia invites our […]

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Online IB Visual Arts

Marlborough College Malaysia’s Year 12 began their IB Visual Arts programme online. This was always going to be a hard task, however, they have risen to this challenge and excelled.    The pupils have completed two projects to date, the first entitled Classical-Contemporary. Pupils chose a painting from a period of Art History, then combined […]

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The Piccalilli

It gives me great pleasure to introduce the fifth edition of MCM’s Piccalilli. The magazine is a tradition passed down from Marlborough College UK and aims to provide a platform for the creative arts found within the College. We are prouder than ever to showcase the vast talent of our students after the severe challenges […]

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