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Life Drawing Class

Sat 25 May 2019

Life Drawing Class

Life Drawing session. Book early to ensure a place! A tutor led session for the beginner and more experienced person. If you are a seasoned professional at life drawing then why not book on the course and use this sessio.....Read more

Situating Practices

Sat 18 May to Sat 01 Jun 2019 (2 weeks)

Situating Practices

Situating Practices exhibition in the Temporary Contemporary Gallery in Queensgate Market. 18 May - 1 June 2019 Preview evening: 17 May, 5-7.30pm - all welcome Situating Practices is a postgraduate research group .....Read more

Writing: Making Your Mark ( A pop-up exhibition)

Fri 26 Apr to Tue 28 May 2019 (1 month)

Writing: Making Your Mark ( A pop-up exhibition)

Come along and be part of a nationwide conversation on the origins, means and future of writing. Perfect for families, this pop-up display draws on the themes of the British Library exhibition, which spans five millenn.....Read more

Sumi Perera – Liminal Spaces III

Sat 18 May to Sat 22 Jun 2019 (1 month)

Sumi Perera – Liminal Spaces III

18 May – 22 June Sumi Perera is an interdisciplinary artist, who generates mixed media installations, usually bearing the narrative of a book form. Sumi has undertaken residencies at CAFA, Beijing (2007), the AIR for .....Read more

Plein Air Watercolour Painting

Tue 14 May to Tue 25 Jun 2019 (1 month)

Plein Air Watercolour Painting

Six Sessions of Watercolour (May/June 2019) During these six creative sessions you will have studio time and practice to paint ‘en plein-air’ (outdoors). Here some of the exiting topics which will be covered: Explo.....Read more

Jane Burgess at Batley Art Gallery

Mon 29 Apr to Sat 15 Jun 2019 (2 months)

Jane Burgess at Batley Art Gallery

Until 15th June 2019 Through My Eyes Jane Burgess A touring retrospective exhibition of landscape paintings in oils and watercolours. ‘I love watercolour as a medium for its luminosity and immediacy of use. When .....Read more

Connection - Kerry Penny

Fri 03 May to Sat 29 Jun 2019 (2 months)

Connection - Kerry Penny

We'll be installing this new exhibition, created by Hub studio holder Kerry Penny, during the course of this week. We are really looking forward to seeing the work out of the studio and into the gallery, and hope that yo.....Read more

Life drawing evening class (Thursdays)

Thu 16 May to Thu 18 Jul 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 15 May to Wed 17 Jul 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

Saturday Art Club - kids only!

Sat 04 May to Mon 15 Jul 2019 (2 months)

Saturday Art Club - kids only!

Weekly, term-time art club for children 6 to 14 years. We run term time, developing technical art and craft skills, each half term is theme - we've just had a great half term focusing on Japanese art and crafts. We .....Read more

Drawing for All

Wed 01 May to Wed 17 Jul 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 - Tuesdays 6.30pm

Wed 01 May to Thu 18 Jul 2019 (3 months)

Life Drawing - Tuesdays 6.30pm

Develop a wide range of fundamental techniques using wet and dry media. Friendly atmosphere, small class size, experienced tutor, and a variety of models, all abilities welcome from beginners to those wishing to develop.....Read more

Drawing and Painting Monday Day Class

Tue 30 Apr to Thu 18 Jul 2019 (3 months)

Drawing and Painting Monday Day Class

Weekly art class during term time. Develop a range of skills using wet and dry media, progress from beginner to intermediate. This is a tutored class exploring techniques and processes and suitable for those returning to.....Read more

Fused Glass - Monday Evening class

Tue 30 Apr to Thu 18 Jul 2019 (3 months)

Fused Glass - Monday Evening class

Learn the basic techniques of fused glass making, or develop your skills further in our term time day and evening class - perfect to experiment and create your own small project pieces. You will learn a variety of fusi.....Read more

A Journey into Colour Exhibition by Howard Asher

Fri 31 May to Sat 08 Jun 2019 (1 week)

A Journey into Colour Exhibition by Howard Asher

We are delighted to be hosting the new exhibition by Holmfirth artist, Howard Asher, A Journey in Colour. His work is uplifting, exciting, fun and most especially colourful. Join us on launch day, Saturday 4th May .....Read more

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