SAW offers a wide variety of opportunities for InspirED schools through Somerset Art Works (SAW) Projects and Somerset Art Weeks - many opportunities are free of charge to subscribers. Keep an eye out for our emails to make sure you don't miss out!
Opportunities for InspirED Schools
Summer Term 2017
Plein Air – 4 x FREE Artist Workshops
Plein air painting takes place outdoors, painting what the eye actually sees at a given time and place. Led by SAW’s professional artists these workshops are for InspirED primary schools this summer term. Take a walk from your school to discover inspiration in your local area or visit Hestercombe House and Gardens for your artist workshop. Art work created through these workshops will be brought together for a joint exhibition to showcase to the public (at Hestercombe tbc).
For further details about workshops, to discuss booking and dates please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
4 free half day workshops available as a benefit of InspirED subscription. Plus 2 x subsidised workshops available at £100.
Prospect – Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2017
Saturday 23 September to Sunday 8 October
The 2017 Art Weeks Festival programme will take the theme ‘Prospect’ and promises to carry the momentum from previous years and bring excellent and innovative contemporary arts to the public.
Unfamiliar Territories at Contains Art, Watchet, 05th – 29th May 2017
Now FULLY BOOKED
This exhibition of works by Jenny Graham and Sara Dudman RWA showcases their responses and interpretations of land, sky, sea, weather, environments, histories, places and people. The exhibition contrasts their experiences and encounters with coastal environments in Somerset and North Yorkshire.
Two x Free workshop days are available for InspirED schools led by artist Jenny Graham, comprising a ‘walk and talk’ tour of the exhibition plus a practical workshop out on location or back at school. Workshops can include practical skills development including 2D, 3D or low-tech printmaking and also cross-curricular approaches in response to schools’ needs.
For further details contact email@example.com
Prospectus Young People – A new project for PRUs in Taunton
SAW’s project artist will work with a group of young people, offering a number of creative taster sessions and opportunities to work in the new studio facilities at Bridgwater and Taunton College. Young people will have the opportunity to build their skills and confidence, develop making skills and explore how to use them. Free to InspirED PRUs in Taunton, Spring/Summer 2017.
For more details contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A helpline is provided by SAW to assist InspirED subscribers. For more information on any items above please contact Beccy Swaine email@example.com 01458 253800