What’s On

Sep
13
Tue
2016 British Wildlife Photography Awards @ Nature in Art
Sep 13 – Nov 13 all-day

 

Hitchhikers by George Stoyle
Hitchhikers
by George Stoyle Overall Winner 2016

Exhibition:
The first post-launch display of all the winning images from this renowned competition focusing on British fauna and flora. Extraordinary pictures of our rarest animals and the wildlife on our doorstep.

To find out more about the competition visit the BWPA website: here

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Oct
4
Tue
CROWD! @ Nature in Art
Oct 4 – Nov 6 all-day

 

CROWD!(small)Exhibition:
Chosen, Revered Objects Which Delight, all selected from the Nature in Art collection and chosen by popular vote by members of the public. A variety of items that highlight the diversity of art inspired by nature.

CLICK HERE to see the selection and to make your vote! Voting closes 25th September.

 

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Wild and Free @ Nature in Art
Oct 4 – Oct 16 all-day

 

Wild and FreeExhibition:
An exhibition by the Gloucestershire based ‘Stitched Up’ textile artists’ group. They use textiles and other media to imaginatively portray the countryside and coast during the changing seasons.

 

Oct
20
Thu
October Half Term Art Activity Days @ Nature in Art
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – Oct 27 @ 4:30 pm

picOctober Half Term Art Activity Days:

This October we are running a range of our popular art activity days for children aged 3 years and over. They include:

20th Oct – Rocket Sewing Cushion
21st Oct – Stained Glass Effect Autumn Garland
25th Oct – Pompom Pumpkins
26th Oct – Incy Wincey Spider FLIES Up the Spout!
27th Oct – Firework Paintings Inspired by Jackson Pollock

Each workshop interprets the day’s theme using age appropriate materials and techniques. The different times are:
10.30-12.00pm: for 3 – 7 years
1.00-2.30pm: for 3 – 18 years
3.00-4.30pm: for 8 – 18 years

Each activity costs £6 per child and includes free entry to the museum for one accompanying adult. All activity must be booked in advance via our online booking system.

To see full details and to book please visit our Activity Days home page, here.

 

Nov
22
Tue
The Valley in the Glass @ Nature in Art
Nov 22 – Dec 18 all-day

 

Amanda Lawrence - Wild Carrot - photo Simon Bruntnell(small)Exhibition:
An uplifting and thought-provoking exhibition of glass sculpture, photographs and sounds by glass artist Amanda Lawrence, inspired by four years of walking and listening in Gloucestershire’s iconic Slad Valley.

 

Nov
26
Sat
Children’s story reading by Christine O’Neill @ Nature in Art
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am

amanda-lawrence-ribbon-of-lights-photo-a-lawrenceWhen Gwen Fern walked home accross Slad Valley on a summer night in 1919 she found enough glow worms to decorate her hat with a ‘ribbon of lights’.

 

On Saturday 26th November at 11am and 1.30pm Slad Valley resident and children’s writer Christine O’Neill will be reading her new story for young children, The Wrong Side of the Dark  illustrated by Amanda Lawrence’s glass and inspired by the true story about Gwen Fern and the glow worms which was one of the earliest inspirations for the exhibition The Valley in the Glass.

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Dec
20
Tue
Christmas Holidays Art Activity Days @ Nature in Art
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – Dec 30 @ 4:30 pm

wreathmaking(small)Christmas Holidays Art Activity Days:

This Christmas we are running a range of our popular art activity days for children aged 3 years and over. They include:

20th Dec – Christmas Wreath
21st Dec – Willow Sculpture
22nd Dec – Christmas Scraper Boards
23rd Dec – Stained Glass Effect Christmas Fairies
28th Dec – Glass Painting
29th Dec – Glitter Painting
30th Dec – Make Your Own Textile Bunting

Each workshop interprets the day’s theme using age appropriate materials and techniques. The different times are:
10.30-12.00pm: for 3 – 7 years
1.00-2.30pm: for 3 – 18 years
3.00-4.30pm: for 8 – 18 years

Each activity costs £6 per child and includes free entry to the museum for one accompanying adult. All activity must be booked in advance via our online booking system.

To see full details and to book please visit our Activity Days home page, here.

 

Jan
17
Tue
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Jan 17 – Mar 12 all-day

 

All the latest winners in the world’s most prestigious wildlife photography competition organised by The Natural History Museum. Chosen from almost 50,000 entries from 95 countries, these amazing images reflect nature’s beauty, diversity and fragility.

Photo: Agorastos Papatsanis (Greece)

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Feb
11
Sat
Wallsworth Art Group Show
Feb 11 – Feb 19 all-day

Annual display of work by members of the Wallsworth Art Group who regularly meet at Nature in Art. On display in the Education Centre.

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Mar
7
Tue
GSBI Exhibition
Mar 7 – Mar 19 all-day

Please Note: THESE ARE CHANGED DATES FROM PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED! The Gloucestershire  Society for  Botanical Illustration includes a number of RHS medal winners in its ranks. Illustrating the world’s flora for scientific purposes continues to be the preoccupation of many artists. Fine examples in pencil, ink and watercolour are included in this exhibition. Meet members every day.

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