We are already preparing for the 2017 Open Studios Weekend here at Parndon Mill, to be held on the 15th and 16th July, and look forward to welcoming you. Refreshments will be available throughout the weekend.
News & Exhibitions
25 AND COUNTING - AN EXHIBITION BY WOMEN ARTISTS
Private view: Wednesday 5th July 18:30-21:30
Exhibition: Thursday 6 July - 12 August (Thurs-Sat 11am-5pm)
Artist's Collective NOHAT proudly presents 25 and Counting, a multi-disciplinary exhibition of work by 25 plus Bedfordshire-based female artists. This show will highlight and tackle the under-representation of women in the art world. Themes of identity, visibility and invisibility are explored. Expect sculptural textiles, video work, mysterious embroidery, and works on paper.
The exhibition of their work will run between Saturday 9th June and Saturday 22nd July 2017. The Private View will be on Thursday 9th June 2017 between 8pm – 9.30pm.
Sculpture Garden of Eden
Opening Night Friday 9th June 2017
running through June & July 2017. 2 month showing exhibition and sale of sculpture from a selection of artists. more details to follow
The Radlett Art Society are holding their Summer Exhibition 1st - 8th July 2017
Art Society members exhibit their original paintings, drawings, etchings and 3D work, all for sale. They invite you to come and view their work.
Please come along to our AGM and social media members meeting if you can!
Monday 3rd July at 7.15 pm
At the New Maynard Gallery, upstairs at Campus West, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6BX
Our AGM will be followed by...
Social Media Members Meeting
Look at ways to improve your business through your on-line presence.
Meet others and make connections.
From beginners getting started to more seasoned users, including:
- Facebook: Herts Visual Arts page and PRIVATE members-only group
- Twitter: @HVAF our hashtags and other tips/opportunities
Come along with your smart phone, tablet or laptop.
Find out about the new-look Open Studios brochure, what Herts Visual Arts is up to on-line and how you can join in.
Parking is free after 7pm. The coffee shop will be open for refreshments throughout the evening.
Art and Crafts Workshop Venue from top tutors bought to you by the curators of The Upstairs Gallery in Berkhamsted.
WAY-INN OPEN DOOR WORKSHOPS
We are excited to announce our new project at The Open Door, 360-364 High Street, Berkhamsted, where Upstairs will be Downstairs, running workshops, showing artwork and providing a pop-up exhibition space. This is in addition to the main gallery above the Post Office.
We are looking for new volunteers so if you would like to be involved in this new exciting venture in any way, either as an artist or on the admin side or just being part of the team, we would love to hear from you - please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call in and talk to us.
To see classes currently running http://www.upstairsgallery.co.uk/workshops.html
or see their Facebook Page
24th May 2017
Caroline Bartlett, Flea Cooke, Anita Ford, Alfred Huckett, Esther Wragg & Stephen Wragg
6th June – 1st July 2017, Courtyard Arts Gallery
Six artists explore a vocabulary of marks through their work using paper, wood and fabric, each telling their own story.
This exhibition showcases recent work by a group of experienced practicing artists living and working in Hertfordshire and North London with wide experience in their individual creative fields.
Summer in the City
1st June - 24th June
Open Submissions Exhibition on the theme of 'Summer in the City', all mediums from local artists.
Once again members will show a vibrant and varied selection of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and greeting cards. We highlight the visual richness of the city itself with works aimed at the St Albans Trophy. This is an award given to the work that best illustrates the character of St Albans in an original way. Most works are for sale. Entry is FREE.