Workshops

20-21 Visual Arts Centre is committed to offering a wide range of educational opportunities, including formal and informal workshops for adults of all ages and artistic abilities – a warm welcome is guaranteed!

For kids workshops, see our family activities section.


Artist-led Workshops

Our artist-led workshops for adults (aged 16+ unless stated) give you the opportunity to be creative, allow you to develop skills, have fun and take home an amazing creation!  Our expert visiting artists can tailor your experience to any level whether you’re a complete beginner or wanting to improve your skills. The costs include expert tuition and all materials,

For more information or to reserve your spot, call 01724 297070 or email 20-21.epd@northlincs.gov.uk.

Coming up:

Alison Walling willow weaving examples of reindeer and stars

Image courtesy of Alison Walling.

Willow Reindeer with Alison Walling

Saturday 15 December, 10.30am-12.30pm, £18pp

Learn to weave your own little reindeer from willow – a lovely seasonal decoration to treasure for years to come.  Alison Walling is a local artist with many years experience of teaching and working with willow.  Her Christmas themed workshop is suitable for complete beginners.

Due to the popularity of our workshops attendees must book in advance, as we have a maximum of 20 spaces. To reserve a place, please call: 01724 297070 or email 20-21.epd@northlincs.gov.uk.  Alternatively book online on our Eventbrite page (online booking fee applies).

 

Martin Smith leaf sculpture

Image courtesy of Martin Smith

Kinetic Leaves with Martin Smith

Saturday 12 January 2019, 10.30am-12.30pm, £20pp

Design and create a moving sculpture of aluminium or tinplate leaves and petals.  Artist Martin Smith will introduce you to the tools, materials and the basic techniques involved in producing the delicately crafted elements of a kinetic sculpture.  The focus will be on the lever as a device for creating movement, with foliage as the theme.  Participants will cut, score and fold several leaves, and should expect to complete several pieces.

Due to the popularity of our workshops attendees must book in advance, as we have a maximum of 20 spaces. To reserve a place, please call: 01724 297070 or email 20-21.epd@northlincs.gov.uk.  Alternatively book online on our Eventbrite page (online booking fee applies).

 


Life Drawing

Life drawings by Terry Clarke

Brush up on your life drawing skills at our friendly, untutored Saturday classes for adults. All abilities are welcome, from beginner to advanced, and it’s only £6 per session!

10:30am to 12:30pm. Age 18+ only. Advanced payment and booking is essential.

For more information or to reserve your spot, call 01724 297070 or email 20-21.epd@northlincs.gov.uk.  Alternatively, book online on Eventbrite (online booking fee applies).

See below for dates and times in 2019.

5 January

2 February

2 March

6 April

4 May

Terms & Conditions

If a session has not met its minimum number of participants seven days prior,  it will be cancelled & payment will be refunded.  ayments will not be refunded if a cancellation is received less than seven days prior to the class, unless filled with a reserve. Cancellations made before this seven day period will be due a refund.


Get Crafty

Do Something Different Logo

As part of North Lincolnshire Council’s Do Something Different campaign, we run free creative drop-in sessions every Wednesday for adults with additional needs. Sessions run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm (term time only). There’s no need to book, just turn up!

If you would like more information about Get Crafty call 01724 297070.


Other Free Sessions for Adults

Read and Reflect

These free Shared Reading sessions are a place to relax, make new friends and share stories with others. Explore texts related to our exciting exhibition programme. You can just drop in, sit down and enjoy listening to a great story or poem – there’s no pressure to talk or read. Refreshments will be available to purchase from our café. All sessions run 10.30-11.30am on the following dates:

8th January
5th February
5th March
2nd April
7th May

Reminiscence

Delivered by North Lincolnshire Museum, these sessions are aimed at adults aged 50+ including those with a learning disability. Reminiscence sessions use objects to spark past memories about the past and give you an opportunity to socialise with others. All sessions run 10.30-11.30am on the following dates, with a variety of themes:

18th December – Night on the Town
22nd January – Forty Winks
26th February – Home Economics
19th March – Seaside

Artist Talks

Join exhibiting artists to find out more about their work and their artistic practice. This unique opportunity gives you the chance to meet the artist in person, ask questions about their exhibition and learn about their career.

Martin Smith – Saturday 12 January 2019 at 12.45pm

For more information about any of the above, call 012724 297070.


If you have enjoyed your free session, you can support us by making a donation.

To find out about all the events and activities that are taking place at 20-21, visit our What’s on pages.

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