Below is a quick round-up of the courses on offer over the summer. I have to give numbers to the Ashmolean so would be grateful if those of you who are interested could get back to me quite quickly.
Ashmolean Museum; Drawing from Drawings
June 23rd, 12.00 – 4.30, £25, (includes exhibition entrance and guided tour)
A guided viewing of the Ashmolean Museum’s exhibition of British Drawings from Gainsborough to Hockney, followed by drawing in the cast room.
Inspiration from Longstock Park Nursery and Farm Shop
July 13th – 16th, 9.30am – 4.30pm, £260/ 4 days, (£150 / first 2 days)
Sketching and research on site at Longstock Park Nursery and Farm Shop developed into a finished piece at Wherwell Priory Studio.
4 x 4, Off Road Art
August 10th – 13th, 9.30 – 4.30, £260/ 4 days
Four days, four different sites, four different media, outside come rain or shine
For more information please contact Kate Measham at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to join this trip tomorrow please meet at the exhibition desk at 11.50am.
You will be given a guided viewing of drawings by great British artists from Gainsborough to Hockney, followed by a chance to draw in the museum’s cast room. These guided tours offer a fascinating insight into the exhibition and are well worth having.
- Tuesday, 23rd June 2015
- 11.50am at the Museum (timed entrance to exhibition) – 4.30pm
- £25 (to include entrance to exhibition, and guided tour, and discount in the museum shop)
The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford has an exhibition of their fabulous collection of British drawings and watercolours – one of the largest and most important in the world.
Samuel Palmer (1805–81): The valley thick with corn
Great British Drawings shows more than one hundred works by some of the country’s greatest artists, from famous watercolours by Gainsborough and Turner, to the outstanding draughtsmanship of Rossetti, Millais and Holman Hunt, to 20th-century works by David Hockney, Gwen John and Walter Sickert.