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The Art Class with Paul Dene Marlor

Sat 02 to Sat 23 Mar 2019 (3 weeks)

The Art Class with Paul Dene Marlor

The Art Class is our specialist Saturday art class, each term we invite a different artist to share their skill, knowledge and creative talent for a short course. This term, Paul Dene Malor, a very accomplished local wa.....Read more

Dwell Time Launch Programme

Wed 20 to Fri 22 Mar 2019 (3 days)

Dwell Time Launch Programme

Dwell Time Launch 20th - 22nd March 2019 Huddersfield – Penistone - Sheffield Dwell time: The time a train spends at a scheduled stop without moving. Typically, this time is spent boarding or alighting passengers, b.....Read more

Temporary Tactical Urbanism & What's This Dull Town to Me?

Wed 13 Mar to Sat 06 Apr 2019 (4 weeks)

Temporary Tactical Urbanism & What's This Dull Town to Me?

Two exhibitions run alongside each other in the Temporary Contemporary gallery from 13 March to 6 April, open Monday to Saturday, 11am - 4pm: Temporary Tactical Urbanism by Ioanni Delsante and Yreyiln Cartagena Delgad.....Read more

Watch the Birdie

Thu 14 Mar to Sat 13 Apr 2019 (1 month)

Watch the Birdie

This is my current exhibition, all about birds - from pigeons to puffins and birds of prey. The exhibition runs from 14th March - 13th April at Globe Arts Studio. Opening times are Monday-Thursday 10am - 3pm, and Saturda.....Read more

A Mediterranean Tour: Not Just a Load of Old Stones

Thu 21 Mar 2019

A Mediterranean Tour: Not Just a Load of Old Stones

Lecture by Gillian Hovell at 7.30pm. (Doors open 7.00pm) A tour of the Mediterranean is a visit into the past; ancient sites are littered with ruined architecture and museums are full of works of art testifying to once.....Read more

Market Showcase: Out and About in Kirklees

Tue 05 Mar to Sat 06 Apr 2019 (1 month)

Market Showcase: Out and About in Kirklees

Out and About in Kirklees is a project by Alex Bridger and Tim Gomersall involving local lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, artists, and researchers from the University of Huddersfield. The project u.....Read more

Drawing lessons for the beginner

Fri 22 to Sun 24 Mar 2019 (3 days)

Drawing lessons for the beginner

Have you bought all the equipment but haven't got around to using it or not drawn since school but would like to start again? Now is the chance to rediscover and improve your artistic ability. Contact Catherine who will.....Read more

Mindful Drawing  Workshops with Maggie O'Keefe

Sat 19 Jan to Sat 23 Mar 2019 (2 months)

Mindful Drawing Workshops with Maggie O'Keefe

Maggie O'Keefe returns with her popular Mindful Drawing monthly workshops. She will guide you in exploring some simple drawing practices designed to help us let go of the inner critic. You don’t need to know anything abo.....Read more

Life drawing evening class (Thursdays)

Thu 07 Mar to Fri 10 May 2019 (2 months)

Life drawing evening class (Thursdays)

This class takes place at the Sculpture Lounge Studios- home to a growing number of professional artists. Classes are led by Jamie Frost, a figurative art specialist with a particular passion for drawing: Drawing is a.....Read more

Drawing and painting class (Wednesday afternoon)

Wed 06 Mar to Fri 10 May 2019 (2 months)

Drawing and painting class (Wednesday afternoon)

This class is a very practical and skills-based session. You can expect to learn about the various aspects of image making- perspective, tone, colour, mark making, composition and other formal elements. You’ll gain the s.....Read more

InHouse - Printmaking exhibition

Tue 15 Jan to Sat 23 Mar 2019 (2 months)

InHouse - Printmaking exhibition

This exhibition brings together a selection of work produced by learners on our in-house programme of creative short courses in printmaking. It showcases the quality and diversity of the work produced, and the creative p.....Read more

Paper Flowers Taster Session - March 2019

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Paper Flowers Taster Session - March 2019

Paper Flowers Taster Session Learn different paper folding and cutting techniques to create beautiful, long lasting and vibrant flowers. Suitable for over 18’s Tuesday 26th March 17:00 - 19:00 @ S2R Create .....Read more

Drawing for All

Wed 09 Jan to Wed 03 Apr 2019 (3 months)

Drawing for All

Join experienced art tutor Claire Murray for our new drawing class for Wednesday mornings. This is the perfect course for those wanting to get back to basics. Maybe you haven't drawn since school and want to rediscover.....Read more

Life drawing evening class (Mondays)

Mon 18 Mar to Mon 10 Jun 2019 (3 months)

Life drawing evening class (Mondays)

This class takes place at the Sculpture Lounge Studios- home to a growing number of professional artists. Classes are led by Jamie Frost, a figurative art specialist with a particular passion for drawing: Drawing is a.....Read more

Connections Exhibition

Sat 12 Jan to Sun 07 Apr 2019 (3 months)

Connections Exhibition

The range of artwork on display will feature the first work to enter our Fine Art collection; Sir Frank Lockwood's portrait of Sir Lewis Cave Day. "Connections" will show the quirky and unusual links between some of the .....Read more

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