September 2011


In current economc times it is refreshing to see new galleries opening in Hertfordshire.  Do take a look at the expanding range of opportunities being offered to Herts Visual Arts members in this issue. And prompt action is needed to be in with a chance of winning the free tickets to the Henry Moore Sculpture Exhibition at Hatfield House.


Plenty of opportunities ... INCLUDING a flurry of activity in and around Berkhamsted, a new gallery opening in Hitchin, and an opportunity to submit work for an exhibition on futurist ecology!! ... read on for further details about these and more.

Moore at Hatfield

Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA (1898-1986), Englishman, avant-garde,

There is still time to visit the hugely successful major exhibition of outdoor sculpture by British artist Henry Moore, to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Hatfield House in 2011. The exhibition, the largest of the artist’s work ever held at an English historic house, features monumental works from the collection of The Henry Moore Foundation at Perry Green in Hertfordshire.


With just under two weeks to go work has continued in the background over the summer promoting Herts Open Studios, including the highly successful presence at farmers markets.

Artist on File: Michael Brace

Gimara Duncan's interview with new member Michael Brace, discussing the work on display at his recent exhibition at Letchworth Arts Centre.

Belinda's Bash

Open Studios and the meaning of life…

This month I thought I’d just touch on the way to a meaningful life via Open Studios…