News & Exhibitions

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New Maynard Gallery

Digits and Daubs – 28th July to 2nd September

Our latest exhibition will feature paintings and photography by father and son, Roy and Robin Edwards alongside ceramics by Kate Windibank.  The exhibition of their work will run between Saturday 28th July and Saturday 2nd September 2017.

The Private View will be on Thursday 27th September between 8pm – 9.30pm.

Sculpture at Parndon Mill

INSIGHT and OBSERVATION

Sculpture by Gerda Rubinstein

10th August - 17th September

This exhibition celebrates the 100th in The Gallery and Harlow’s 70th birthday. INSIGHT and OBSERVATION presents bronze and bronze resin sculpture by Gerda Rubinstein. Gerda is well known in Harlow, having been “discovered” in the sixties by Sir Frederick and Pat Gibberd who encouraged the Harlow Arts Trust to commission sculptures for the town’s collection. They also purchased several pieces for the Gibberd Garden. Gerda's sculptures are very popular in Harlow. They are familiar, well appreciated and many inspire real affection. This is an exhibition not to be missed.

Summer School at Parndon MIll

SUMMER SCHOOL at PARNDON MILL 14th - 21st August

Parndon Mill artists offer a whole week of workshops and classes in art and craftwork including Glassblowing, Stained Glass, Ceramics, Felt making and stitch, Jewellery,  Printmaking,  Lettering Art, Book making, Drawing and Painting for adults and children, the Science of Perspective and Nature, Art and Meditation

More information about the workshops and classes can be gained from our website www.parndonmill.co.uk/events/summer-school

Artistsmeet Rickmansworth exhibition

Rickmansworth from all Sides
Jane Cousins
Tuesday 11 July – Friday 25 August 2017
Open Monday - Friday, 10am – 4pm

See the geometry of Rickmansworth’s rooftops, the shadows of its buildings and the textures of their bricks be brought to life in a unique exhibition this summer!

Jane Cousins’ new collection of work based around maps of the local area will certainly invite you to look at Rickmansworth from a new perspective. Using satellite imagery and recycled maps, tactile artworks are created in machine stitch and fabric.

For more information please contact Elaine Johnson, Arts Development Officer elaine.johnson@threerivers.gov.uk / 01923 776611

For more information visit http://www.threerivers.gov.uk/egcl-page/artistsmeet

Space2 Watford

Watford based Artist Mario Lautier Vella exhibiting at Space2.

The show entitled Homebodies features a selection of drawings, painting, collage and mixed media work. The show is on until Saturday August 26th. The museum is open every Thursday - Saturday and is free to enter.

Watford Museum 194 Lower High Street, Watford, WD17 2DT Thursday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Telephone 01923 232297 www.watfordmuseum.org.uk

New Art Exhibition at Rothamsted

There is a new, regularly changing, art exhibition now being shown at Rothamsted in Harpenden! The Harpenden Arts Club (HAC) and staff at the Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) have been working together on a new art initiative to provide a display of HAC members’ artworks to be exhibited for sale in the Rothamsted Conference Centre Restaurant, which is open to the public. 

The Open Door - Berkhamsted workshops

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 opendoorberko@gmail.com or call in and talk to us.

To see classes currently running http://www.upstairsgallery.co.uk/workshops.html

or see their Facebook Page

Upstairs Gallery Berkhamsted

FROM PRISONER OF WAR TO PIONEERING ABSTRACT PHOTOGRAPHER - VICTOR NIEMCZYK
Tuesday 8 - Saturday 26 August

Architectural model maker, sculptor and pioneer abstract photographer. Victor was born in 1918 in Stryj, a town in S.E. Poland which is now part of the Ukraine. He had a long standing interest in photography – his photograph of the Egyptian Pyramids taken while training in the 1st School of Tank Officers was Victor’s first published photo.

His interest alongside general photography was in experimental new techniques and abstract forms. In particular he explored the new technique of physiographs. Victor combined images of objects, animals and people into abstract designs. He considered some of these the most difficult and complicated to make and was immensely proud of them.The gallery is showing a collection of his fascinating photographs, plus some sculptural pieces. His wife will be joining us in the gallery on Saturday 12 August at midday to talk about the background to his work.

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