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Art Week 2016

25 Oct 2016 – 29 Oct 2016

Cost of entry

Advance booking essential for all workshops.
To book workshops taking place at Penlee Coach House, please call 01736 363625

To book workshops taking place at The Exchange see our events on Eventbrite:
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/newlyn-art-gallery-amp-the-exchange-3566122331

The Exchange

Penzance
England, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • Buses stop in the centre of Penzance.
  • The Exchange is a five-minute walk from the train and bus stations

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Ever wondered what art might have to do with Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics?
Find out in one of our six STEAM-themed activity sessions for children and families, delivered in collaboration with Penlee House Gallery & Museum.

About

WORKSHOPS

Tue 25 Oct
Experimental Drawing with Catherine Haines
Experience experimental drawing using the techniques of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham. Learn how to draw multiple views, as Wilhelmina says herself: ‘from above, through and all round, as a bird flies, a total experience’.
The Engine Room, The Exchange, Penzance
13.30-15.30, for 7 – 11 year olds, £4.50

Wed 26 Oct
The Chemigram Laboratory with Peter Lower
A technique, which lends itself to experimentation, crossing photography, painting and etching.
The Coach House, Penlee House, Penzance
13.30-15.30, for ages 12+, £4.50

Thu 27 Oct
Balancing Colour with Alice Ellis-Bray
Colour, shape and kinetics – put them together and what do you get? Find out in this thought-provoking practical workshop.
The Coach House, Penlee House, Penzance
10.00 – 12.00, for 7 – 11 year olds,  £4.50

Fri 28 Oct
The Intrigue of Indigo with Sarah Johnson
The Engine Room, The Exchange, Penzance
13.30-15.30, for 7 – 11 year olds, £4.50

Sat 29 Oct
Hydrophone Workshop with Dominick Allen
Try your hand at making and testing a microphone designed to be used underwater.
The Coach House, Penlee House, Penzance
10.00 – 12.00, Family workshop, £4.50

Sat 29 Oct
Science all Stitched Up with Elizabeth Loveday
Cornwall has produced some truly exceptional scientists and engineers, how many can you name and what did they invent? Stitch a portrait of your favourite.
The Engine Room, The Exchange, Penzance
13.30-15.30, Family workshop, £4.50

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