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Art Space , Then and Now

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Art Space November 2017 ‘Then and Now’   In 2007...

Borg/McEnroe – Reviewed by Jamie

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You’re probably thinking; “a biopic film about tennis, not exactly...

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Egg Tempera Workshop

Monday, June 20, 2016

Bishop’s Stortford Museum is running the hands on one day course for adults with guest tutor Simon Barnes on Wednesday July 13th, 10am-4pm. Tea and coffee will be provided and you will get to learn about the basic techniques of painting in egg tempera-the primary painting medium of the classical and medieval periods. The course will cover the history of egg tempera painting, mixing your own pigments, surface preparation and basic painting techniques. As part of the day you will paint a small piece of your own to take away with you. £35, limited numbers   Traditional and Contemporary Egg...

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Pigment table small

Egg Tempera Workshop

Monday, June 20, 2016

Bishop’s Stortford Museum is running the hands on one day course for adults with guest tutor Simon Barnes on Wednesday July 13th, 10am-4pm. Tea and coffee will be provided and you will get to learn about the basic techniques of painting in egg tempera-the primary painting medium of the classical and medieval periods. The course will cover the history of egg tempera painting, mixing your own pigments, surface preparation and basic painting techniques. As part of the day you will paint a small piece of your own to take away with you. £35, limited numbers   Traditional and Contemporary Egg...

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A Level Art

Monday, June 20, 2016

The Bishop’s Stortford Museum is delighted to be associated with an initiative which presents the art of local school children to the local community. Deputy Curator came up with this idea in 2006 and this is proudly our 10th anniversary since The Gallery at Rhodes has been working with the local schools and helping them promotes the students art. Both Primary and almost all Secondary schools from Bishop’s Stortford have been exhibiting with us for all these years and we believe that we have proven to be a successful mediator in this respect. The art work is exciting and it...

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Capability Brown and Bishops Stortford

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

2016 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth in 1716 of one of England’s greatest landscape designers, Lancelot “Capability” Brown.  There are local connections which should be celebrated as part of the wider CB300 celebrations. Background Brown rose from relatively humble beginnings, the son of a yeoman farmer in Kirkhale, Northumberland, and then apprentice gardener to the local squire, to create a business with the equivalent of a multi-million pound annual turnover. He died a wealthy man, in 1783.  His is credited with over 260 landscape projects, mainly in England, with a client list which included the King, George III,...

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