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February Half Term at The Watts Gallery

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18 January – 23 February 2020
Arts Council England

A series of events for the little ones 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

Thursday 20 - Sunday 23 February
10.30am - 12.30pm (8 - 12 year olds)
2 - 4pm (13 - 16 year olds)
£10 | Friends £9
Foyle Pottery Studio | Pre-booking required | Ages 8-16

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


The Make Space


Every Sunday | 10.30am – 4pm | Free with admission | Friends Free | Drop in | All AGES|

Location

Down Lane
Compton,
Surrey,
GU3 1DQ

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