August 2012

Still Waters and Revolutions, Abigail McDougall

31 August - 1 October, Cafe Gallery

This exhibition provides a balanced look at the artist's desire to convey beauty, peacefulness and simplicity, as found in the Japanese woodblock prints of the ukiyo-e period, and traditional Chinese brush paintings; alongside subjects of unrest, protest and challenge.

Architectural and Landscape paintings and prints, including a special section for Railway enthusiasts by watercolour artist Ray Rawlings.

Ray Rawlings

18 August- 27 September in the Long Gallery - Free admission - All works are for sale.

Architectural and Landscape paintings and prints, including a special section for Railway enthusiasts by watercolour artist Ray Rawlings.

Dina Mufti - What Happens In Between

Dates: 29th June - 30th August 2012 Cafe Gallery

'What Happens in Between' is a response to the question Dina was most asked about her time on location with the 'Human Planet Mountains' film team. It is a collection of scenes taken when the film cameras stopped rolling and the characters were at play ... and all shot through the eye of her time on the veranda.

Yvonne Auld & David Auld

7 July - 16 August Free admission - Long Gallery exhibition.

Exhibition of works in the Long Gallery by Yvonne Auld and David Auld

Unnatural - Natural History

Exhibition: 14th July - 23rd September 2012

From feathers to folklore. 37 artists blend innovative art and natural history to create a disturbing world.

As part of the exhibition Unnatural-Natural History Kate MccGwire gives an insight into her practice as she explores the binary concepts of beauty and disgust: exploring the play of opposites at an aesthetic, intellectual and visceral level. As part of the exhibition Unnatural-Natural History

Kate MccGwire Artist Talk

Dates: 22nd August

As part of the exhibition Unnatural-Natural History Kate MccGwire gives an insight into her practice as she explores the binary concepts of beauty and disgust: exploring the play of opposites at an aesthetic, intellectual and visceral level.

Pecha Kucha with Dean Melbourne - FREE

Saturday 18 August, 2pm

Unnatural- Natural History artist Dean Melbourne will be leading an interactive session using the Pecha Kucha format to discuss his relationship to images and recent developments in his work.

Bestia Family Workshop, Imogen Harvey-Lewis

Saturday 18 August, 10am-1pm

Due to insufficient bookings this workshop is now cancelled - we apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please book for our half-term activities.

Unnatural Natural History Curators Tour and Talk, Coates and Scarry

Date: 11th August, 2pm

Unnatural Natural History hopes to question our notions of what can be considered natural creating a dialogue between art and the natural world. Explore the exhibition first hand with curators Coates and Scarry.

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