Wednesdays 4, 11, 18 July, 6-7.30pm
Portrait Sculpture: an introduction
Ticket week 1 £10, week 2 £10, week 3 £15
Join three experts over three weeks to explore different aspects of portrait sculpture.
Week 1: Curator of Decorative Art, Matthew Winterbottom, will provide a lively introduction to the Holburne Museum’s rich collection of sculpture and their many materials followed by a handling session.
Week 2: Alexander Sturgis, Museum Director, gives an in depth tour of Presence: the Art of Portrait Sculpture. He will examine the choices made by artists in the creation of the sculpted portrait and consider portrait sculpture as a vehicle for artistic expression of the highest order from the ancient world to the modern day.
Week 3: Work with sculptor Ben Dearnley to create an intuitive portrait sculpture in clay.
To book Tel 01225 388569