Have you met our resident artists yet? Do come and meet them at the fantastic events that they have lined up in the Museum in May and June!
Thursday 21 May at 13.00 to 14.00 (Meeting at Grand Entrance Meeting Point): Jamie Jenkinson will be giving a talk comparing the video pixel to mosaic tiles. Jenkinson will discuss his process using his mobile phone, focusing on the museum’s tiled floors in relation to the celluloid frame as a mode of abstract image making.
Wednesday 27 May at 12.00 & 14.00 (Level 1, Medieval & Renaissance, Room 50b): Liam Byrne will be giving a demonstration and performance of the viola da gamba next Wednesday as part of our May Half-Term Family Art Fun programme. This will be a unique chance to get up close and personal with a beautiful and unusual historical instrument from Renaissance times.
Saturday 30 May at 11.00 & 14.00 (Meeting at Grand Entrance Meeting Point): Visit Jamie in his studio and go behind the scenes to find out more about Jamie’s creative practice, his work in progress and his residency at the Museum tied to the Exhibition Road Building Project.
Saturday 30 May, 13.00 to 16.00 (Drop-in, Ceramics Studio on Level 6): Visit Amy in her studio on Level 6 to find out more about her residency at the Museum, her creative practice and her work in progress.
10 & 20 June at 11.00 & 14.00 (Meeting at Grand Entrance Meeting Point): Jamie Jenkinson Open Studio.
10 & 20 June, 13.00 to 16.00 (Drop-in, Ceramics Studio on Level 6): Amy Hughes Open Studio.
23 to 28 June: Follow this blog to find out about Liam Byrne’s upcoming performances inside Trajan’s Column in the Museum’s Cast Courts. More information to be released very soon!