Workshop

Introducing Neon

4 Nov 2017

Event times

10.30am - 5pm

Cost of entry

£92 / Members £69

The Hepworth Wakefield

Wakefield, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • FREE CITY BUS The gallery is on the FreeCityBus route operated Monday – Saturday between 9.30am and 3pm.
  • The gallery is 0.3 miles from Wakefield Kirkgate train station (approximately 8 minutes walk) and 1 mile from Westgate train station (approximately 20 minutes walk).

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Richard Wheater of Neon Workshops leads this intensive one-day workshop. Working from your own design ideas, you will create a neon sculpture by manipulating glass tubes over fire.

About

Richard Wheater of Neon Workshops leads this intensive one day introduction to the history and sculptural properties of neon. Working from your own design ideas, you will create a neon sculpture by manipulating glass tubes over fire at Neon Workshops, Wakefield, and create new piece of neon to take home. Participants have the option to pay to have their glass processed and lit with a power supply.

This workshop is suitable for beginners.

Book your place here

Half of the allocated places are offered to Members at the discounted rate of 25% off, sold on a first come, first served basis. Become a Member.

If you have any questions or special requirements then don't hesitate to get in touch by emailing learning@hepworthwakefield.org or calling 01924 247398.

About the artist

Richard William Wheater uses performance and installation to discuss our relationship with the natural environment. His work has been exhibited world-wide, often incorporating glass and neon. In 2010 he established the internationally renowned Neon Workshops in his home city of Wakefield.

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