Whats on at Nature in Art

Mar 14 – Apr 9 all-day
12:00 am
Butterflies are some of the most strikingly beautiful representatives of the natural world. The variety of colours and patterns make them objects of universal admiration. The paintings in this exhibition are by Ian Loe who ... Read more
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Ian Coleman 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 The iPad is a great concept sketching tool for conventional paintings, creating hybrid digital images or full digital works. On this 1-day course Ian ... Read more
Nature in Art
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 pm
Come and hear Ian Loe MBE talk about a lifetime looking for and then painting and drawing butterflies. This event coincides with an exhibition of his work. Event includes a finger buffet. PLEASE BOOK TICKETS ... Read more
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Helen Lomberg 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 On this 1-day course you will make Plant Climbers, Plant Supports, Trellises and decorative Garden Hurdles, all out of willow grown in Somerset and ... Read more
Nature in Art
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Informed by the special ‘A Passion for Butterflies’ exhibition in the museum galleries, get inspired by butterflies as a subject and spend a short while drawing and/or painting them
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jonathan Newey 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 What is abstract/expressionism? Have you wondered what it is like to paint like an abstract/expressionist? Then join Jonathan Newey on a journey of discovery ... Read more
Nature in Art
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Andrew Forkner 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 During the course we will explore how to achieve realistic detail and texture, using a controlled, multi-layered approach to working in pastel. Course Cost ... Read more
Nature in Art
Apr 11 – Apr 23 all-day
12:00 am
A fascinating display of digital artwork by Mark Ware that brings together art and science to explore how we respond to natural and built environments. It is one of a series of art science collaborations ... Read more
Apr 11 – May 14 all-day
12:00 am
A celebration of trees, with work almost exclusively by members of The Arborealists, a group of 43 artists with a national profile, from Wales to East Anglia and Sussex to Cornwall, of diverse art practice, ... Read more
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
A short evening with film highlighting the work of Shamidaethiopia. com Click here for details
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Try your hand at painting with natural pigments (some made from soil!), and learn about egg tempera with artist Claudia Hahn
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Karen Coulson 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This 1-day course is a wonderful introduction to the world of coloured pencil techniques. Learn the art of layering different coloured pencil strokes to ... Read more
Nature in Art
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Karen Coulson 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This 1-day course is a wonderful introduction to the world of coloured pencil techniques. Learn the art of layering different coloured pencil strokes to ... Read more
Nature in Art
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Weaving paper is a traditional craft and a nice way to recycle old newspaper and magazines and turn them into some useful household items. With this project we will weave an object out of newspaper tubes. ... Read more
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2:00 pm
Weaving paper is a traditional craft and a nice way to recycle old newspaper and magazines and turn them into some useful household items. With this project we will weave an object out of newspaper tubes. ... Read more
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
7:00 pm
Come and hear Julian Hight talk about his five year photographic odyssey to capture 100 ancient historic trees across 39 countries. This event coincides with our a special exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints of ... Read more
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jackie Garner 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 During this course we will take inspiration from Nature in Art’s special exhibition of paintings of trees on display at the time and from ... Read more
Nature in Art
May 6 @ 10:00 am – May 7 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Trevor Hamlett 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 10 This step by step course will guide you through all you need to know to give you the professional skills for using Lightroom and ... Read more
Nature in Art
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
In formed by the special exhibition of paintings inspired by trees on display on the museum, spend a short while sketching/drawing/painting trees
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Pick up top tips on framing and mounting (including some hands-on)  
10:00 am
Art Course with Tony O’Hare 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This course will introduce the student to the art of origami (paper folding) to create natural forms & subjects from nature. Suitable for total ... Read more
Nature in Art
May 23 – Jun 11 all-day
12:00 am
A unique selection of ceramics by a world renowned maker, Jill Fanshawe Kato. Jill explores many techniques including coiling, slabbing, sculpting, using moulds and throwing and altering. She regards her work, which is held in ... Read more
May 23 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Using  a view finder out in the garden(weather permitting) or by looking at our handling collection will make quick sketches and preliminary drawings to create a designs, drawings or pattern which you can go onto ... Read more
May 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2:00 pm
Using  a view finder out in the garden(weather permitting) or by looking at our handling collection will make quick sketches and preliminary drawings to create a designs, drawings or pattern which you can go onto ... Read more
May 27 – Jun 4 all-day
12:00 am
The Wildlife  Art  Society International’s annual exhibition of wildlife art. Around 300 paintings, drawings, original prints, photographs and sculpture by professional and part-time members of this active organisation will be on display, the majority for ... Read more
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Come a hear from Denise Coble who uses gold leaf in many of her paintings.
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Rosalind Wise 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 Wildflower meadows look complicated and difficult to paint. My aim in this course is to show an easy way to construct a meadow, making ... Read more
Nature in Art
Jun 14 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Temari Japanese textile balls are breath taking in their intricate design, detail and time spent creating them. However we have quick cheat method to make these decorative balls. It great way to find out more ... Read more
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2:00 pm
Temari Japanese textile balls are breath taking in their intricate design, detail and time spent creating them. However we have quick cheat method to make these decorative balls. It great way to find out more ... Read more
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Cath Hodsman 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 11 Dragonflies and Damselflies are the biggest  of British insects and also the most  mystical. They are great survivors and date back as far as ... Read more
Nature in Art