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


Papercraft

Take a look at our On Paper Exhibition and try your hand at some of the techniques displayed. Book yourself a place on our artist-led workshops and find out more about this fascinating craft. These sessions are suitable for everyone. Cost: £20 per session, including light refreshments and all materials.

Crafty Construction
Saturday 23 November, 1 -4pm

Inspired by the ‘On Paper’ touring exhibition from the Arts Council collection try your hand at practising some of the techniques displayed in this fascinating exhibition. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced alike, book yourself a place on our artist-led workshops and find out more about this fascinating craft. Join us as we fold, cut, press and coil to make a range of constructions from greetings cards and books.

Over 16’s only. Booking essential via Eventbrite.

Creative Collage
Saturday 9 November, 1 -4pm

Inspired by the ‘On Paper’ touring exhibition from the Arts Council collection try your hand at practising some of the techniques displayed in this fascinating exhibition. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced alike, book yourself a place on our artist-led workshops and find out more about this fascinating craft. Experiment with colour and texture to create themed studies using a range of paper and card.

Over 16’s only. Booking essential via Eventbrite.

Mosaics in Glass
Saturday 29 February 2020, 10.30am -4pm

Use glass cutting and bonding techniques to create a colourful mosaic piece with beautiful cathedral, opalescent and textured glass. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced.

Booking essential via Eventbrite.

Evening Workshops: Creative Layered Mono Printing
Tuesday 10,17,24 March 2020, 6 -8.30pm

A easy way to create exciting expressive prints. Experiment with built up layers of colour, etching and carborundum relief techniques on lithograph plates. Suitable for beginners and the more experienced.

Advanced booking is essential for all courses. To book ring 0161 770 4742 or book online by visiting Eventbrite.

For more information or any questions please contact glenys.walsh@oldham.gov.uk


Special Events

Christmas Pandemonium
Thursday 5 December, 7 pm

Join poet Ian McMillan and photographer Ian Beesley for a festive performance of fun and laughter in an original improvised magic lantern slide show. Using original magic lanterns and slides prepare to be amazed, amused and astounded by the verbal and visual dexterity of this one off, not to be missed, performance.

Suitable for all ages. Admission charge. Booking essential, just visit Eventbrite. All funds raised are for Springboard Oldham Dementia Carers group.


Life Drawing
Thursdays 14 November and 12 December 2019, 23 January, 27 February, 19 March and 23 April 2020

From beginners to the more advanced, our life drawing sessions are the perfect opportunity to develop your skills. Enjoy drawing from the nude figure in these relaxed atmosphere sessions using a mixture of materials and drawing techniques.

Guided by artist Mark Rigby. £5 per session. Basic materials provided. Booking essential, just visit Eventbrite.

Suitable for young people over the age of 16. For more details call 0161 770 4741 or email evad.ouldokojie@oldham.gov.uk


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