February Half Term

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18 February 2020 - 23 February 2020
Watts Gallery - Artists' Village

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February Half Term
Tuesday 18 - Sunday 23 February

Be inspired by the portraits of William Orpen and G F Watts across the Artists' Village.

Making Faces
Tuesday 18 - Sunday 23 February, 10.30am - 4pm
Free with admission | Friends free | Under 18s free
Clore Learning Studio | Drop-in | All ages

Step into our pop-up portrait studio to experiment with drawing using mirrors and perspex. Add to our growing Hall of Fame and create portraits to take away.

Every picture tells a story...
Friday 21 & Sunday 23 February, 10.30am, 11.30am & 12.30pm
Free with admission | Friends free | Under 18s go free
Watts Gallery | Pre-booking advised | Aimed at ages 5+

G F Watts wanted to paint the most interesting faces - you can see some of them in the galleries. Who are they, what did they do and how do they feel to be on display? Join Storyteller, Olivia Armstrong, to hear the stories of some of the characters, wake up the paintings and animate the Gallery.

Digital Portraits (8 - 12 year olds)
Thursday 20 - Sunday 23 February
10.30am - 12.30pm
£10 | Friends £9
Foyle Pottery Studio | Pre-booking required | Ages 8-12

Explore the possibilities of using smart phones and iPads creatively to draw portraits in this digital masterclass led by artist Wilson Yau.

Click here to book Digital Portraits for ages 8-12.

Digital Portraits (13 - 16 year olds)
Thursday 20 - Sunday 23 February
2 - 4pm
£10 | Friends £9
Foyle Pottery Studio | Pre-booking required | Ages 13-16

Explore the possibilities of using smart phones and iPads creatively to draw portraits in this digital masterclass led by artist Wilson Yau.

Click here to book Digital Portraits for ages 13-16.


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Watts Gallery Trust is a registered Charity. Charity No. 313612. All profits help us to provide excellent educational activities, stage critically acclaimed exhibitions, and maintain our collection, buildings and estate for future generations to enjoy.

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