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Constable: The Making of a Master - Events

Pop-up Performance.
Pop-up Performance.

Sat 05 April 2014–Sat 27 December 2014

FAMILY EVENT: Join the performance team for fun and interactive gallery plays and activities. Events rotate each week – please see below for details. Suitable for all the family including early years unless otherwise stated (programmes for ages 2+ also available first Saturday of every month).

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Masters of British Landscape: Gainsborough, Constable, Turner, and the Pre-Raphaelites
Masters of British Landscape: Gainsborough, Constable, Turner, and the Pre-Raphaelites

Tue 25 November 2014 11:00

FOUR WEEK COURSE: From Gainsborough and Stubbs, to Turner and Constable, Whistler and Nash, British art is renowned for the work of its great landscape painters. This course investigates the contribution of Britain’s greatest landscape artists and seeks to explain why landscape painting became the central expression of the British visual imagination.

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BSL Talk: Constable: The Making of a Master
BSL Talk: Constable: The Making of a Master

Fri 28 November 2014 18:30

BSL TALK: This major exhibition will reassess John Constable’s influences, techniques and legacy to offer a new interpretation of Britain’s best-loved artist. Discover how great works of art are created as Constable’s most famous masterpieces are united with his revolutionary oil sketches: expressive evocations of land, sea and sky that allowed him to transfer the freshness of the outdoors into his exhibition paintings.

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The Land, Sea and Sky (in Stitch)
The Land, Sea and Sky (in Stitch)

Sat 29 November 2014 10:30

2 DAY PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Drawing inspiration from Constable: The Making of a Master, learn how to create an evocative textile interpretation of the British countryside.

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