Globe Arts Studio

Globe Arts Studio / Events / Wed 17 Jan to Thu 15 Feb 2018 (1 month)

Art Talk and Class

Art Talk and Class

Dr Tom Ratcliffe returns this Winter with a series of engaging one hour Art History talks, each talk will be followed by a practical class inspired by the topic of the talk.

Fantastic opportunity for the art lover to immerse themselves in the history of art and try out the techniques in style of the artists. Tom has extensive knowledge of art history, as well as being an accomplished artist in his own right, he talks freely and in depth offering huge insight across a many eras and art movements.

After each talk, you have the opportunity to stay on for our free practical art activity led by our art tutor Lizzie Donegan.

Times/Dates: 6.30pm to 8.30pm Thursdays 19th Oct; 16th Nov; 18th Jan and 15th Feb

Costs: £5 art talk with free activity (bring a friend at £7 for 2 places)

Tom Ratcliffe is an Art Historian and Artist with many years of research and work as a practical artist to his credit. He has been working as a freelance lecturer since he completed his doctorate in 2010, which centred on abstract painting in England immediately after WWII. However, he has taught Art History in schools and is currently principal examiner for Art History at AQA, a large examining board. He has always considered that art history is fundamental to the development of the’ intelligent eye’ and that we cannot function as artists without understanding our own historical position in relation to that of others.

Date/Time: Thursday 17th January and Thursday 15tth February

Cost: £5 per person - includes light refreshments

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Event Location

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Globe Arts Studio
New Street

Telephone: 01484 842 887

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