Casket
Oct
17
to Dec 12

Casket

  • Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Casket is a new scientifically radical Self-Portrait that speaks of identity and that challenges the traditional self-portrait by using forensic identifiers: my thumbprint, hair, teeth, retina and DNA, in order to present an alternative visual perspective of the self through the lens of criminological science.

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Victoriana Workshop
Sep
16
11:00am11:00am

Victoriana Workshop

  • Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Using memento mori as inspiration, participants will be shown how to make brooches from horse hair. Two templates will be provided as visual aids and Pamela Schilderman will give a demonstration. Participants will be able to take away their handmade brooches at the end of the day.

Cost: £20 Please call 01926 742700 to book or visit us online.

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All About Me
Aug
31
2:00pm 2:00pm

All About Me

  • Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Family friendly workshop exploring identity. Using Caricature/Surrealism as inspiration, children will focus on features they feel important to them. Suitable for children up to 12 years.

FREE Places are allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

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Emancipation?
Aug
14
to Sep 24

Emancipation?

  • Attenborough Arts Centre (map)
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Emancipation? is a curated response to artists Claude Cahun & Laura Swanson's exhibitions at the Attenborough Centre. A group show curated by Christopher Samuel featuring artists: Caitlin Griffiths, Chi Lam, Christine Stevens, Christopher Samuel, Jackie Berridge, Michael Forbes, Nick Mobbs, Pamela Schilderman, Stewart Easton

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All About Me
Jun
24
10:30am10:30am

All About Me

Free family friendly workshop with contemporary artist Pamela Schilderman exploring identity. Using Surrealism as inspiration, children will focus on features they feel important to them. For children aged 2 - 11. Please note all children should be accompanied by an adult.

Call 0116 225 4900 to book your free place.

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What is Portraiture?
Jun
21
12:30pm12:30pm

What is Portraiture?

What is portraiture? Is it the artistic representation of a person. The fact of being whom or what you are? Or is it just a simulation a photo shopped enhanced reality?

A talk suitable for students and adults. To book your free place call 0116 225 4900

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Art, Truth & Lies
Oct
31
2:00pm 2:00pm

Art, Truth & Lies

Can deception ever be justified? What impact does it have on value and authenticity? Is it all just a matter of perception and how far does information manipulate the way we see art?

Artist talk at the following venues: Herbert Museum & Art Gallery Coventry, Bury Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pump Rooms Museum & Art Gallery Leamington Spa, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery Leicester. (2014 - 2015)

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Needle
Oct
30
to Jan 10

Needle

  • Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre (map)
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Here, painting is liberated from its conventional frame, its composition open to fluidity. A symphony of dyes, watercolour and oils all sourced from mans' environment, echo the materials of paintings throughout antiquity.

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Harold Thomas Collection
Oct
1
to Nov 3

Harold Thomas Collection

  • Oxford Natural History Museum (map)
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Watercolours and salt crystals presented as undiscovered parasitic plant species found in the Congo. Exhibited as a genuine Victorian Natural History Collection  in the following venues: Oxford Natural History Museum, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Haslemere Educational Museum, Rugby Museum & Art Gallery. (2009 - 2014)

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