Craftschool

Image Credit: Kathy Hill

Newlyn Art Gallery, New Road, Newlyn, TR18 5PZ

http://newlynartgallery.co.uk/activities/craftschool/

Saturday 22 July 2017 – Saturday 16 September 2017
Opening Hours: 10am-5pm
Admission Fee: £2.20 (incl Gift Aid donation) for a seven-day pass to both venues, free entry for Supporters, U18s and Art Pass holders

An exhibition that focusses on the art of making, in particular the renaissance of handcrafting functional objects with a purity of materials.

Integral to the exhibition will be a practical workshop space in the upper gallery for craft-making. One-hour taster classes will be led each morning by regional makers (free with admission), with charged, full-day intensive workshops on Saturdays.Craft from a range of makers will be displayed alongside artists’ film and photography that focusses on the art of making, a connection to materials and sharing of skills. With so much manufactured disposal objects in our world, it is a reminder that we can all make objects with our hands. 

Details of which classes are available each day will be listed here. They will be suitable for all ages over 7 years. U12s must be accompanied by an adult.A donation is requested for materials. Bookings for morning classes need to be made in person in the Gallery. 

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