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Sketch Club

Sketch Club

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Date: Friday 2 Feb 2018

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free, drop-in activity

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

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Whether you can stay for ten minutes or the full three hours, the free Gallery Sketch Club is open to everyone and all materials will be provided.

Each week, we will have a different 'Friday Focus' so you can pull up a stool and enjoy looking at works you may never have noticed before.

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators or simply indulge your creativity in a calm, inspiring atmosphere.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up and draw!

Life Drawing with Rob Oldfield

Hands drawing a chalk sketch of reclining figure Event icon

Date: Saturday 3 Feb 2018

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: £10.50, booking required

Join us in our monthly Life Drawing class with Gallery favourite and experienced artist and tutor, Rob Oldfield.

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This workshop is open to everyone, from newcomers who want to take up a hobby through to experienced artists looking to hone their sketching skills.

Materials will be supplied but please feel free to bring your own too.

Rob Oldfield has been leading our life drawing classes since August 2014 and everyone is a fan! Rob is a York-based artist, graphic designer, sign-writer, art technician and tutor. He has modelled for life classes for many years as well as teaching life drawing to his students. As a tutor, Rob encourages, advises and listens so please do come along and take advantage of his skills and experience.

Suitable for ages 18 +

Please note there is a £10.50 charge for this workshop. Book online here

For further information please contact the Gallery by email: gallery@leeds.ac.uk or telephone: (0113) 343 2778

Crispin Wright in conversation with Layla Bloom

Photograph of Crispin Wright discussing his father's work Event icon

Date: Wednesday 7 Feb 2018

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 17:45 - 19:00

Cost: Free, booking required

Discover more about the artist and sculptor, Austin Wright, in this free talk.

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In conversation with curator Layla Bloom, Crispin Wright will discuss the work of his father Austin Wright, currently on display in the exhibition Austin Wright: Emerging Forms. 

Book your free place here

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Sketch Club

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Date: Friday 9 Feb 2018

Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 12:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free, drop-in activity

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

Show description +
Whether you can stay for ten minutes or the full three hours, the free Gallery Sketch Club is open to everyone and all materials will be provided.

Each week, we will have a different 'Friday Focus' so you can pull up a stool and enjoy looking at works you may never have noticed before.

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators or simply indulge your creativity in a calm, inspiring atmosphere.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up and draw!

Tuesday Treasure - Women in Politics

Close up crop of political poster of a woman Event icon

Date: Tuesday 13 Feb 2018

Location: Treasures of the Brotherton, Parkinson Court

Time: 12:00 - 14:00

Cost: Free, drop-in activity

A century on from the 1918 Representation of the People Act, drop in to February’s Tuesday Treasure to see archive material relating to women’s involvement in politics.

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Free and open to all. Drop in anytime between 12 and 2pm.  

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