Adult Arts and Crafts

Adult Art and Crafts

Our selection of art and craft workshops and sessions are delivered by freelance artists and gallery staff. Each workshop connects to our changing exhibition programme.

To book onto our forthcoming courses ring 0161 770 4742 or book online by visiting Eventbrite.
For more information or any questions please contact glenys.walsh@oldham.gov.uk


 

Paper Constructions and Collage
Sat 28 April, 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm

Find out more about rolling, coiling and layering to design your own 3D shadow scene. Then go all out with paper and cut, tear, rub, fold, pierce, bend, corrugate, stretch, and laminate to create a collage to take home and be proud of!

Both sessions are free with materials and light refreshments provided.
Booking essential – book online or call 0161 770 4742

Silk Painting
Sat 19 May, 10am – 4pm

Book yourself a place on this full day of fabric based fun, learn new techniques, meet new people and create a beautiful silk painting to take home! Suitable for beginners and the more experienced.

£20 including all materials and light refreshments, booking essential. Book online or call 0161 770 4742 to reserve your place.

Collagraph Printing
Tuesdays 12, 19 and 26 June, 6 – 8.30pm

Inspired by our Artist Rooms exhibition come and learn the art of collagraph printing over the course of three
evening sessions. Develop your skills to create an interesting range of surface prints using mixed media taught by our Learning and Outreach Officer. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced.

£40 for all three sessions including all materials and light refreshments, booking essential. Book online or call 0161 770 4742 to reserve your place.

 

Life Drawing
Thursdays 14 June, 12 July, 9th August, 6 – 8pm

Inspired by our Artist Rooms exhibition take part in these creative life drawing sessions. Supported by artist and tutor Mark Rigby draw from the nude figure in multiple long and short poses amongst the art work.

£5 per session, under 25’s and students free with ID. Includes basic equipment and light refreshments. Booking essential – book online or call 0161 770 4742 to reserve your place. Over 16’s only.


Workshops

For groups of all ages and abilities. Our Learning and Outreach Officer provides a range of hands-on activities, delivered both at the Gallery and off site at a venue convenient for you. Our Adult arts and crafts courses and workshops are designed to help you develop new skills, experiment with new techniques and explore new and unusual materials!

Arts, crafts and heritage workshops are available based on our collections for a range of community and voluntary groups for all ages and abilities.

To find out more call 0161 770 4744 or email glenys.walsh@oldham.gov.uk