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September 2011 — March 2012

thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Adult Workshops


The New Art Galllery Walsall The gallery is a popular destination, and parents and adults tell us they’d like to do the activities, without the rest of the family around sometimes for a change, so they can focus on themselves. Here’s the first workshop leaflet that is full of free workshops just for adults. Please let us know what you think so that we can develop the programme.

November Seasonal Sparkles

Friday 25 November, 1-4pm Saturday 26 November, 1-4pm Come and drop in and try out making things for yourself and to inspire some play time with your children. Inspired by the Structure and Material exhibition and use of unconventional art materials, explore lots of different materials to create with but this month give your work a seasonal spin.

2011

October

September

Meet the Artist

Photo Portraits

Saturday 24 September, 1-4pm Having quality family photos is important. This is an opportunity to chat to photographer, Malcolm Brice, to improve yours. Discuss composition, lighting and ‘the moment’. Inspired by the new display of the Epstein Archive that shows some of the family photos behind the gallery permanent collection, bring in some of your family photos on camera or as prints to share and discuss. Please book in for this workshop on 01922 654400.

2012

February Creative Play

Friday 3 February, 1-4pm Saturday 4 February, 1-4pm Get ready for half term. If you’ve been to our family workshops you’ll know what to expect from this. Its an afternoon of playing with different ideas and materials from the range of family workshops that we’ve run in the past few years. Come and enjoy yourselves.

Wednesday 12 & 19 October, 11am-2pm Drop in and meet exhibiting artist Graham Benton. See his exhibition on floor 4 and chat to Graham about how he works, see his sketchbooks and make your own sketchbook to try out a little sketching for yourself. This is Big Draw month, we’d like you to join us to do some drawing.

Drop in Drawing

March

Saturday 15 October, 1-4pm

Creative Writing and Visual Poetry

Drop in, and dig out a pencil to sketch with. Ever tried drawing with your eyes closed, or drawing what’s behind you? Drawing is fun and everyone can do it. Pop in and have a go with artist Sharon Lovatt. October is Big Draw month and everyone is encouraged to join in.

Inspired by the exhibition Yellow Patch, this is an opportunity to work with a creative writer, Philip Monks and artist Sean Burn on visual poetry. Come along and develop your skills.

Saturday 10 March, 1-4pm


Opening times

Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm Closed Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holidays

Gallery Shop

While you are here browse our shop. We have art books, postcards, jewellery, craft kits, children’s books and much more.

Costa

Drop in to our family friendly cafe, Costa. Open 8.30am-5.30pm Monday – Saturday and 11am-4pm on Sundays.

Mailing List

Sign up to our free mailing list and e-bulletin to receive regular information about events and activities.

The New Art Gallery Walsall Gallery Square Walsall WS2 8LG 01922 654400 TexBox: 0845 1112910

Join us online Check out our website for any extra workshops that might be going on at weekends thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk

Alternative versions of all printed materials are available on request. For more information please contact Ioannis Ioannou on 01922 654404 or email ioannoui@walsall.gov.uk

Adult Workshops Lealfet  

The New Art Gallery Walsall

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