WATTS AT HOME
Missing your regular fix of arts and culture? Surrey’s finest, Watts Gallery Artists’ Village have launched an array of awesome online content for all. From celebrating International Women’s Day to an online clay club, find out what’s coming up online over the next few weeks.
Art, Action & Design
February 17 2021 | 6 – 7 pm / £10 | Friends £9 | £5 Students / Online – Via Zoom
Taking the Arts & Crafts principle of collective design and collaboration, what potential do design teams today have in tackling the biggest challenges we face such as climate change, wealth inequality and racial injustice? Learn more about the powerful potential of collective design from the team behind the UK non-profit Shift, CEO Nick Stanhope and Innovation Director Tayo Medupin, as they share their radically different approaches to tackling inequalities through collective ways of working and design.
International Women’s Day: Art, Action & Craft
Monday 8 March 2021 | 6 – 7.30pm / £10 | Friends £9 | £5 Students / Online – Via Zoom
Pioneering artists like Mary Watts used their creative output to address issues of social cohesion, gender equality and political change. This International Women’s Day, celebrate the role of craft in activism. Sarah Corbett will weave together her practical experience of her ‘gentle protest’ craftivism with the history of craft as a tool for change.
Get creative with all the family with the Watts at home digital Make Space! Discover simple art tutorials specially designed by Watts’s Make Space artists. Guided by video tutorials and free printable activity sheets, experiment with different techniques and explore the wonderful creations that can be made from limited resources.
Free Make Space activities are now delivered straight to your inbox! Click here to sign up now!
Discover simple art tutorials specially designed by Watts’ Make Space artists and perfect for under 5s. Guided by video tutorials and free printable activity sheets, experiment with different techniques and explore the wonderful creations that can be made from limited resources.
£20.00 Single Pack / £60.00 Family Pack (for 4 people) including clay, tools and access to online tutorial content
Join Watts’ national postal Clay Club or why not gift to a friend. This kit is inspired by Mary Watts, who taught pottery from her home, Limnerslease, to the local community 125 years ago. The clay kit includes instructions, links to online films, materials and pottery tools which we be posted to you. The kit can be enjoyed by all ages and offers a basic introduction to working with clay.
Join artist Wilson Yau for a series of three videos to explore and experiment with drawing from home, through fun and playful activities inspired by our collection and exhibitions. Discover ideas for drawing in new ways and with unexpected everyday materials.
Course material available from 11 January / Online video series of 3 workshops / £15 | Friends £13.50 | Pre-booking required
Join artist Annie Forrester for a series of three sessions to experiment with drawing, stitching and making collages, to create art with a message.
Course material available from 13 February Online video series of 3 workshops / £15 | Friends £13.50 / Pre-booking required