Synthetic Landscapes Art Workshops

Make paintings, collages or prints with artist Lindsey Kennedy at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Synthetic Landscapes Art Workshops

Make paintings, collages or prints with artist Lindsey Kennedy at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Synthetic Landscapes Art Workshops

Families can take part in free landscape art workshops on Thursdays throughout July and August, as part of the Synthetic Landscapes exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. Artist Lindsey Kennedy with help families to make their own landscape pictures, using a range of techniques. Anyone over the age of five can have a go at making their own art: places are limited, so please book ahead.

27 July – Watercolour painting

10.00am-12.00pm

Create a lovely landscape using watercolour paints

3 Aug – Collagraph printing

10.00am-12.00pm

This exciting technique involves creating a print from a plate collaged with different textures

10 August – Collage

10.00am-12.00pm

Lindsey will show you how to use acetate and torn tissue paper to create your own beautiful landscape picture.

Places limited, booking required. Free workshop, standard museum admission applies.

Ring 01743 258881 museumeducation@shropshire.gov.uk for information and to book.

Suitable for the whole family from 5+

Lindsey Kennedy is a mosaic maker and freelance creative arts and heritage education consultant. Originally trained as jeweller and silversmith at Birmingham School of Jewellery, Lindsey has now transferred many of those gem-setting skills to larger mosaic designs. Lindsey works from a studio in a small historic courtyard in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. She designs bespoke workshops for schools and adults and is a published primary learning resource designer.

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery are celebrating the beautiful landscapes of Shropshire this summer. Art exhibition Synthetic Landscapes, in partnership with Meadow Arts, showcases a new piece of work by artist David Bethell in response to the landscape of Shropshire and the museum’s own historic collection of art and objects. The exhibition offers an opportunity to see some of the museum’s collection of landscape paintings including a watercolour of the English Bridge by J.M.W. Turner. More artworks by international artists are on show at Weston Park, as part of the same exhibition.

Parking & Venue Information

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery is situated in the centre of Shrewsbury, so please use city-centre car parks or the Park and Ride service more info here.

The museum is fully accessible, with a café on the ground floor. For more information on facilities and prices, click here.

Weston Park and Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery are both offering ticket discounts, on presentation of a ticket receipt from the other venue, as part of Synthetic Landscapes.

Venues

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
The Square
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY1 1LH
01743 258885
www.shrewsburymuseum.org.uk