Watts Academy

Workshops & Courses

Enjoy our diverse programme of workshops and courses, specifically designed for young people aged 13 - 16 years. Try digital photography, screen printing, pottery and drawing. Get a taster of Art School in our week-long Summer School and much more throughout the year.

Click here to visit our What's On page and find out about our current Watts Academy events.

Watts Summer School

Monday 23 – Friday 27 July
11am – 4pm
£225 | Friends £202.50
Ages 13-16

Get a taster of Art School with artist Becci Kenning. Explore sculpture, ceramics, photography and painting in a relaxed creative environment.

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Botanical Illustration

Saturday 15 September 11am – 4pm
Pre-booking required
£25 | Friends £22.50
Ages 13 - 16

Learn about illustration with professional illustrator and artist Sophie Allsop.

Discover how to capture the abundance of flowers around the Artists' Village and find your unique style. Take inspiration from our Florabundance exhibition.

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Sound & Light Interactive Drawings

Saturday 29 September | 11am – 4pm
Pre-booking required £25 | Friends £22.50
Ages 13 - 16

Design and create a picture that lights up, makes sound and changes colour with the weather.

Use electronics, special paints and your imagination to create an interactive masterpiece with artist Paul Clifford.

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Watts Drawing School

Saturday 6 October | 11 - 4pm
£25 | Friends £22.50
Ages 16 - 18
Led by Jo Shepherd

Join artist Jo Shephard for a day of life drawing, working from a draped nude model.

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Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

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Conservation Open Studio

19 Jul

The Make Space

22 Jul

Limnerslease Tours: The Artists' Home

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22 Jul

Conservation Open Studio

26 Jul

Watts Academy: Watts Summer School

23 Jul
27 Jul

The Make Space

29 Jul

Limnerslease Tours: The Artists' Home

24 Jul
29 Jul

James Henry Pullen: Exhibition Tour

31 Jul

Conservation Open Studio

2 Aug