Whats on at Nature in Art

Jul 25 – Sep 3 all-day
12:00 am
A rare opportunity to see a selection of original paintings and sculptures by members of The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) produced exclusively for this exhibition. Based in the USA, the SAA has members around ... Read more
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Ann Swan 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 Strong composition is essential to creating memorable works of art; this is particularly so in botanical art, good composition can lift a work from ... Read more
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Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
A display of work by clients of the Independence Trust. The Trust strengthens people’s emotional and physical wellbeing to support them to fulfill their potential. This display, which includes interactive elements, features new artwork by ... Read more
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Val Briggs 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 1st day creating 3 different backgrounds with wet into wet and directional washes for hedgerow/woodland, loch and mountains and reed beds/water/sky Day 2 How ... Read more
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Aug 22 – Sep 10 all-day
12:00 am
Gold has always been the symbol of wealth, affluence and status. As the noblest of metals, it has been utilised in many applications. This display presents a selection of nature inspired works using one of ... Read more
6:30 pm
Hear from Ben, an Independence Trust client, who has recently returned from volunteering in the Mapesu wildlife reserve in South Africa. Ben had never been to Africa and was very anxius about it all but ... Read more
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Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Josie Brown 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This workshop will introduce beginners to the various different processes for laying a range of different metals, not just gold, for use with lettering, ... Read more
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Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jill Moger 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 The aim of this course is for each student to create in clay, a section of coral reef with marine wildlife, with a view ... Read more
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Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Holly Brookes 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 During this two day course participants will be introduced to sandpaper aquatint printmaking techniques. Working with pre-prepared copper plates they will first be taught ... Read more
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Sep 5 – Oct 1 all-day
12:00 am
Meg Stevens died in 2012 and had had a long association with Nature in Art. She spent much of her life painting out of doors producing paintings that seem to be filled with the breath of fresh ... Read more
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Sophie Buckley 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 Join Making Needle Felted Animals author Sophie Buckley, who will guide you through creating a needle felt hedgehog using a special barbed needle and ... Read more
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Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jackie Garner 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 Vibrant or subtle colours, thin like watercolours or thick like oils, quick drying and lightfast; acrylics are endlessly versatile. Suitable for all abilities, this ... Read more
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Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Kathleen Matthews 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This course will include tuition on how to create an applique textile landscape, using raw edge and fusible applique. Different fabrics will be used ... Read more
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Oct 10 – Nov 5 all-day
12:00 am
In 2016 Nature in Art was given custody of an archive of work by one of the 20th century’s most influential nature artists, the renowned Eric Ennion (1900-1981). See never previously displayed works from this archive, ... Read more
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Cath Hodsman 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 11 As Winter’s bite takes hold, all insects are hiding, riding out the extreme weather as either an egg, larva, pupa, or adult…….. Metamorphosis is ... Read more
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Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Karen Coulson 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This 2-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
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Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
(Images left to right: Natty Decco, Nicole Iredale Designs, Karen Edwards, Pear Tree Arts, Nutmeg & Sage) £2 entry Free for under 16’s (including access to upstairs museum galleries) Car parking is free One of ... Read more
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Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Tor Hildyard 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 8 Explore the mysteries behind the Collagraph Print on this 1-day course. Learn how to make your own unique prints from plates created from mount ... Read more
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Nov 7 2017 – Jan 7 2018 all-day
12:00 am
Just a week after its launch, see all the winning images from this famous competition focusing on British fauna and flora. Stunning photographs and awe-inspiring nature. Image: Detail from ‘Hitchhikers’ (lions mane jellyfish) by George Stoyle (overall winner ... Read more
Nov 7 – Nov 19 all-day
12:00 am
Gordano Textile Artists return once more with a fresh and vibrant exhibition of textile art based on the natural world with many pieces taking a theme from the objects selected for the popular CROWD exhibition ... Read more
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Sharon Foley 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 9 Glass fusing is joining two or more layers of glass through heating in a kiln. There are several techniques that can be adapted to ... Read more
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Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Josie Brown 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This workshop introduces the currently very popular modern script which is quick and easy to learn, fun and light-hearted to do and useful for ... Read more
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Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Helen Lomberg 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 A rewarding 1-day where participants will use willow and other materials  to make stars, garlands, angels, reindeer and mini Christmas trees ready forb the ... Read more
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Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jonathan Newey 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This is a two day course that will show you how to draw African wildlife portraits with coloured pencil. Using photographs supplied by the ... Read more
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Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Jammie Boots 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 On this 2-day course you will learn all about working with graphite pencil from experienced artist Jamie Boots. Graphite pencil can be used to ... Read more
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Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Art Course with Trevor Smith 10am – 5pm Maximum Participants: 12 This 2-day course will cover basic bird anatomy, sketching methods and techniques, the use and handling of watercolour and composing a picture. For the ... Read more
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