October 2015

Paper Clothes: Children's Half-Term Workshop with Let's Make Art

Wednesday 28 October 10.30-midday: suitable for children aged 3-5.   1.30pm -3.30pm: suitable for children 6+

Pleat, sculpt, cut and tear – make clothes to wear from paper, adding your own patterns and colours.

JOHN MAINE RA RWA A sculptor's journey

Friends of the RWA Lecture Series: JOHN MAINE RA RWA A sculptor's journey

SATURDAY 17 OCTOBER
11am-12.15pm

In this illustrated talk John will trace his development as a sculptor by showing the various sources and processes leading to the finished pieces.

163 Annual Open Exhibition Tour with Janette Kerr and Steve Jacobson

Saturday 31 October 2 pm

Join Janette Kerr, President of the RWA and Steve Jacobson, Vice President, for a tour of the 163 Annual Open Exhibition

Carved Forms Expressing Emotion: Barbara Hepworth, Abstraction and Sculpture. Art History Study Day with Dr Justine Hopkins

Saturday 10 October 10.30am - 4.30pm

A woman in a man’s world, Barbara Hepworth achieved international fame as a radical and experimental sculptor whose work became synonymous with modernism and the rise of abstract art. (This study day coincides with Tate Britain's 'Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World' exhibition, 24 June – 25 October 2015.)

Twentieth Century Scandals!

Tuesday evenings, 6.30 - 8.30pm October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24

Join artist and teacher David Cuthbert for a compelling exploration of some of the modern and contemporary art world’s most sensational episodes.

Creative Gym

Tuesday evenings 6.30 - 8.30pm October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24  

Fun, informal art-making workshops for adults. An alternative to the spin class and treadmill...! .(Part of RWA's Twilight Tuesday sessions)

Creative Writing Course, with Amy Spencer

Tuesday evenings, 6.30 - 8.30pm October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24

Part of RWA's Twilight Tuesday sessions, and now in its fifth season, this popular course for adults will allow you to develop your writing skills, taking inspiration from the 163rd Annual Open Exhibition

Abstract Printmaking with Stencils. Children's Workshop with artist Sophie Rae

Thursday 29 October  10.30am - 12.30pm

In this relaxed and creative workshop you will be printing through hand cut paper stencils, using rollers and layering ink to create bold colour combinations and interesting marks.

Scribble and Sketch with Rosie Faragher

Scribble and Sketch with Rosie Faragher

Saturday October 10, November 7 and December 12, 10.30am - 1pm

Ideal for families of all ages and abilities Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing workshops and exercises.

Twilight Tuesdays - Late Night Exhibition Entry

Twilight Tuesdays - Late Night Exhibition Entry

Tuesday evenings, 6.30 - 8.30pm October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24 6pm - 8:30pm  Last entry at 8pm

Twilight Tuesdays - Late Night Exhibition Entry

Scribble and Sketch EXTRA with Sarah Smith

Saturday 4 July, 10 October, 7 November and 12 December 2.30 - 4pm  

If you are looking for more focussed art-making workshops, exploring a range of skills and techniques, from colour theory to proportion and perspective, then Scribble and Sketch Extra could be just for you!

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