Enrolments are now open for our courses starting in September! If you enrol before 20th August, you will get 15% off the course fee!

All our core courses in ceramics, drawing, painting and photography are available, but we have also added some exciting short courses to further explore your creativity!

Find our full list of courses by clicking here.

Summer School at Rosetta Art Centre! 

summer school

We have free exciting, creative activites for children and young people over the summer as part of the Newham Summer School programme. From pottery and photography workshops to a week long art extravaganza, click here to have a look at the courses we are running and find out how you can book a place!

CH0PO5QWUAAAYpj copyWe are running a serious of public workshops, to produce a set of 16 textiles banners designed by artist Sarah Pimenta, that will be paraded along Green Street on the 31st August 2015, to be installed at Queens Market and later Upton Park.

Would you like to get involved? We have FREE workshops for adults, over 50’s and for families, no booking is necessary, just turn up and create!

For a list of all the workshops, times & dates click here.

RELAY Exhibitions: Second Tour

RELAY website

Our RELAY Exhibitions programme will be entering it’s second leg on May 18th. Beckton Library will host Natural Newham, Forest Gate Library welcomes The Story Within and Stratford Library will have A Tale of Two Cities.

Click here for more information about the RELAY Exhibitions.


Apply now to be considered for this new commission. Download the full artist brief here:

Rathbone Market Mural – Artistic Brief

Submit your proposal no later than 5pm on Thursday 30th July.


Newham Exhibitions Competition 2015

Prizes of £25, £50, £100 and £150 to be won!!!

We are excited to announce a competition for artists AND art lovers in Newham with fantastic prizes to be won. The competition is looking for submissions of visual and written responses to artwork you have seen in Newham. So if you see a painting that moves you or an exhibition that you can’t forget, we want to hear and see your responses!

There are four different age categories within the competition:

8 – 11 years
12 – 16 years
17 – 24 years
25+ years

In each age group, one written response and one visual response will be selected by a panel. There will also be one visual piece in each age category selected through an online public vote.

Fur full details of prizes and how to enter, visit www.rosettaarts.org/exhibitions

Rosetta Arts Hub

RELAY Exhibition:
Sonya Patel Ellis at Forest Gate Library

The Story Within, artist and writer Sonya Patel Ellis’ solo show is now at Forest Gate Library as part of the RELAY Exhibition Programmes second leg of the tour.

There will also be a chance to learn more about Sonya’s artistic practice on Tuesday 21st July, 6pm-8pm at the In conversation with Sonya Patel Ellis event with our CEO, Sanaz Amidi. This is followed by an audience Q+A. Free and open to all, with no booking necessary. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. 

Click here for more information about the RELAY Exhbitions.

Artwork of the week:

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sun by Nelly Rouco, Painting & Drawing

The Opening of the Humble Gallery!
Students from past and present celebrated the opening of our new gallery space, The Humble Gallery, which was official opened by our found Yvonne Humble! There was also an Open Studios and our 2014/15 students showcased the work they have developed throughout the year. It was a wonderful, creative and inspiring day! The V&A also came and gave us an inspiring talk on their collection their current Alexander McQueen exhibition!



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