The ART IN MIND project is returning, offering a series of FREE workshops for over 50s. The workshops are open to anyone over 50 years old and will provide a relaxed environment in which to explore various textiles based arts and crafts techniques. The workshops start on Wednesday 26th March and will run for 12 weeks every Wednesday afternoon from 2pm-4pm at Lawrence Hall, 2-4 Cumberland Road, E13 8NH. Tea and light refreshments will be provided. To secure your place on the workshops contact Trisha on 020 7511 1117 or email@example.com
New commissioned work by local artist Karen Colley
Karen was selected as part of The International Quarter, Stratford Artist Commission Programme and has been exhibiting her artwork in their Marketing Suite. As part of this exhibition she produced a new commissioned piece of work entitled ‘Postcards From Stratford‘, a series of iPad generated drawings from locations around The International Quarter. This video captures some of the processes of these drawings, including initial sketches and some of the final works.
Its All About Art – young people focused arts opportunities event
The Newham Visual Artist Network is hosting a event on Saturday 29th March from 12pm-4.30pm. The focus of the event is on young people, but is open to all. There will be a free entry competition launched where you could have your artwork featured as a public installation. Download the flyer from the NVAN page:
New exhibition at Tower Gallery
The Moscow Project is the new exhibition by the British photography collective MAP6 being shown at Tower Gallery. It opens on March 20th and will close on May 10th. There will be an opening event from 6-8pm on March 20th. Tower Gallery is located inside Memorial Community Church, 395 Barking Road, E13 8AL. Its opening hours are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 2pm-5pm (and the First Thursday of each month from 2pm-8pm). For more information about the exhibition, see the Tower Gallery Facebook Page and the MAP6 website.
Artwork of the week:
A work in progress sketch by Mantas Tumosa, enrolled on our one-year Painting Course.
We are part of Stratford Rising, a consortium of arts and cultural providers, producers and educators based in Stratford. Take a look at the Stratford Rising website and see what we have achieved so far…