The RWA Sculpture Lab - FREE with exhibition entry

The RWA Sculpture Lab - FREE with exhibition entry

16 Mar – 2 Jun 19


16 Mar – 2 Jun 19

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The sculpture exhibitions at RWA will be accompanied by The Sculpture Lab; a space designed to encourage interaction and participation. We welcome all ages and abilities to enter and explore, investigate, and enjoy making sculpture.

There are making-stations in the Sculpture Lab with materials available for you to try making your own sculptural mobiles, balsa foam figures, and abstract cardboard sculpture from Saturday 16 March until Saturday 1 June during gallery opening times; just drop in and make it part of your visit. Then site your masterpiece in the Indoor Sculpture Park for other visitors to enjoy.

The RWA’s Indoor Sculpture Park will grow as people contribute to it. We are inviting young participants to taking part in the creation of a “landscape”, which itself will be sculpted especially for this exhibition. Small-scale sculpture will then be sited in and around it to form a sculpture park.


FREE Workshops (with adult exhibition entry) in the Sculpture Lab during the Easter School Holidays 

Collaborative Sculpture: Balloon Modelling with Let’s Make Art, Monday 15 April 10:00am – 5:00pm

Foam Carving with Dallas Collins, Thursday 18 April 10:00am – 5:00pm 


We will also be running a series of more structured sessions as part of our Junior Drawing School. These events will operate on a 'pay what you feel' basis. 

Clay Animal Modelling with Sophie Howard, Tuesday 9 April 10:00am–12:30pm BOOK NOW

Willow & Tissue Sculpture with Abigail Reed, Thursday 11 April 10:00am–12:30pm BOOK NOW

Figurative Modroc Sculpture with Victoria Wilmott, Wednesday 17 April 10:00am–12:30pm BOOK NOW



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