Arts

Hardy_Paper_Birds

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Create birds and words paper craft - origami birds made from folded photocopied poems and words from Hardy’s novels to form part of large installation in the museum, make two and take one home.

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Portesham Mirror

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Create your own Celtic art inspired by the Iron Age mirrors in the People's Dorset Gallery.

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Artyfacts

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Get creative and decorate your own Easter bonnet or soldier's hat inspired by the costumes and characters in our Hardy's Dorset Gallery.

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Artyfacts

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Create your own landscape of Dorset using air-drying clay. Join us during our slab carving workshop, inspired by our Scene through Wood exhibition.

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Artyfacts

February 23, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Get creative and make fish and spiders with a 3D effect. Join us during our 3D themed workshop, inspired by the Scene through Wood exhibition.

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Virus Quilt

February 22, 2022

A Virus a Day Textile Art by Antje Rook

Antje Rook created the A Virus a Day quilt created in response to Covid-19. The Portland artist embroidered one virus for every day of the first 2020 UK lockdown while she was isolating with her partner.

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Reynolds Stone

January 14, 2022

Reynolds Stone: Life and Work

To coincide with the exhibition Scene through Wood: A century of Modern Wood Engraving, Humphrey Stone discusses the life and work of his father, Reynolds Stone, in this evening lecture.

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Brooklyn Bridge series: Afternoon Anne Desmet, 2015 ©

December 14, 2021

Scene through Wood – A Century of Modern Wood Engraving

An exhibition from the Ashmolean Museum marking 100 years since the founding of the Society of Wood Engravers in 1920 and celebrating one of the most astonishingly skilful and richly creative forms of visual art.

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Robert Mackenzie

December 14, 2021

Introduction to wood engraving

This one-day workshop is perfect for beginners looking to learn a new technique. You will be taught the principles of designing for wood engraving, methods of engraving into a block of end grain wood, and how to print from your finished block.

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