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  • Art Investigator Max Loading...
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    Art Investigator Max

    Saturday 01 December - Saturday 30 March

    Creative Saturday afternoons at Djanogly Gallery. Whatever your age or ability  come along to AIM as an Art Investigator to enjoy the exhibitions and take part in related arts and crafts activities led by University of Nottingham students.

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    Ancient Craft: Relief Wood Carving

    Saturday 23 February

    With gouge, chisel and mallet in hand you’ll learn the art of traditional relief wood carving with local maker Martin Sommerville (By Our Hands), and at the end of the day take away your own tactile piece of artwork.

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    World Wildlife Day

    Sunday 03 March

    Come along and create mini beast hotels and build your own bird box to help encourage the wildlife into Highfields Park. Wear old clothes as it can get messy.

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    Constructed Drypoints

    Sunday 03 March

    Using the intaglio drypoint technique to create shape, line and form structurally, you will draw your image onto acetate, then ink and print using a press. 

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    British Science Week

    Saturday 16 March

    Take part in an exciting journey of discovery on this science-themed morning! Part of the British Science Week, running between 8-17 March.

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    Medieval Embroidery

    Saturday 16 March - Saturday 06 April

    Join Tanya Bentham from Threads in Time and learn the techniques of medieval embroidery using authentic naturally dyed threads. 

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    Experimental Photography

    Sunday 24 March

    Taking inspiration from the Homage to Bauhaus exhibition, this workshop offers participants the chance to be playful with photograms and explore the styles of experimental photography pioneered by Schad, Moholy-Nagy and Schwitters. 

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    Art Investigator Max

    Saturday 06 April - Saturday 25 May

    Creative Saturday afternoons at Djanogly Gallery. 

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    Lindy Hop!

    Tuesday 09 April

    Missing Strictly? Swing into spring in style and learn to Lindy Hop at Lakeside this Easter in our exciting, energetic dance workshop.

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    Easter Decs

    Wednesday 10 April

    Using a variety of papercraft techniques, willow weaving and marbling, join artist Elaine Winters to create Easter decorations for your home.

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    Shapes and Places

    Wednesday 17 April

    Join artist Sian Watson-Taylor to create 3D sculptures that are inspired by the shapes, lines and colours in the Bauhaus exhibition.

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    Egg-citing Easter

    Thursday 18 April

    The Easter Bunny has hidden clues around the park – crack the password to win a small prize.