Events

Sundays 2.30-3.30pm
Meet the Artist
£5 per adult; up to 4 accompanied children free
A brief talk or demonstration followed by a hands-on workshop led by professional artists for the whole family to discover contemporary arts practice. Please note that all children must be accompanied by a participating adult.
To book call 01225 388569.

Sunday 12 October
'I'm a Caricaturist and Cartoonist...' with Carlo Cortes
Discover how Carlo creates wonderful caricatures and cartoons and learn how to draw them too! To complement our exhibition High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson.

Sunday 9 November
‘I'm an Artist-Illustrator...' with Hannah Carding
See how Hannah makes story based vignettes of creatures with a range of drawing techniques using ink and wash and then have a go at making a little decorative creature illustration to take home.

Sunday 7 December
‘I'm a Printmaker...' with Susie Brooks
Discover how to use a simple printmaking technique to make monoprint Christmas cards to send to friends and family.

Sunday 11 January 2.30-3.30pm
Reconstructing a Dress from a Gainsborough Portrait - with Jenna Miller
A Meet the Artist with a difference. Suitable for adults or older children (no accompanying craft activity). Join Jenna Miller in our Brownsword Gallery to discover how she created a replica of Louisa Byam's dress in Gainsborough's Byam Family portrait. She will talk through the different stages of undergarments to the outer dress and there will be an opportunity to closely examine and handle her work.

Sunday 15 February
‘I'm a Collage Artist and Theatre Designer...‘ with Laura Phillimore
Laura will explore the history of collage from the hobbies of aristocratic women in Victorian times, to the exciting contemporary collage work seen today in magazines and animation. You will explore visual storytelling and create an exciting 3D paper pop up collage to take home.

Sunday 30 November 10.30am-12.30pm
Decorative Plates
FAMILY WORKSHOP - Paula Tew
Ticket Adults £15; Adult + 1 child (over 7) £22; additional children £7

Make a unique Christmas present for a loved one. Inspired by the transfer-printed ceramics of Paul Scott, join artist Paula Tew to learn how to decorate plates using beautiful and colourful decal-transfers.
The ticket price includes materials to decorate one plate; additional materials may be purchased on the day. The plates are decorative but it may be possible to arrange for them to be fired for use, at an additional cost, after the workshop. Children aged 14 or under must be accompanied by a participating adult.
To book call 01225 388569.

27 October - 31 October
10.30am-1pm
HOLIDAY DROP-INS
Spooky Silhouettes
Free
Make some Halloween decorations inspired by the silhouettes in our collection.

Monday 16 - Friday 20 February
10.30am-1pm
HOLIDAY DROP-INS
Dragons, Dogs & Donkeys
Free
Activities inspired by both real and mythical animals in art at the Holburne.

Contact 01225 388568 or email education@holburne.org for further details.