Art and Architecture in the Chichester area

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Join Jo Dowers for a 3-hour contemporary watercolour workshop experimenting with a variety of water based media in the beautiful & peaceful environment of Denmans Garden. Suitable for all abilities. The workshop fee for each session is £35 and includes all materials, light refreshments, and entrance into the garden. For. . .
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Photo Walkshop in Emsworth

1 June 2019, 10:00 - 13:00

Emsworth Square, PO10 7AR

Photo Walkshop in Emsworth. Join professional photographer Paul Gonella for one of his trademark ‘photo walkshops’ in the Harbour town of Emsworth. For all abilities and photo equipment. Fee: £20. Booking essential: at www. conservancy. co. uk or phone 01243 513275. . . .

Family Fun Day

1 June 2019, 10:00 - 14:00

| Pallant House Gallery

Entry to the gallery will be free for families, with lots of creative activities to get stuck in to. . . .
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Come and learn techniques and tips from a master of watercolour. . . .
Eight artists found inspiration to create a body of work that expressed their distinct responses. Exhibiting artists are Linda Nevill, Jennifer Smith, Sue England, Carolyn Mackwood, Amy Tattersall, Maggie Bacon, Bea Veness and Sam McCormack. . . .
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The Leaholme artists’ group represents people from a wide range of backgrounds and encourages participation at different levels of ability. This popular drawing and painting group has been running successfully for many years. The class is made up of a diversity of people from the Chichesterand area and encourages those. . .


4 - 9 June 2019, 10:00 - 16:30

| Oxmarket Gallery

The heart of the matter’. A group of artists interpret ‘The heart of the matter’ – 8 different artists, 8 diverse approaches and interpretations of this exciting theme. . . .

Parham Artist in Residence Exhibition

5 - 30 June 2019, 14:00 - 15:00

Parham House and Gardens

Celebrated photographer Elizabeth Zeschin, has been using a traditional large format plate view camera to capture the House, Gardens and landscape at Parham and she develops the photographs herself. Discover Elizabeth’s interpretation of Parham before or after exploring the House and Gardens that have inspired her work. . . .
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Anna Gonzalez Noguchi (b. 1992) is a half-Spanish and Japanese artist based in London and in Athens, Greece. She graduated from the Royal College of Art (MA Sculpture) in 2016/2018. Her recent exhibitions include To the Core , The White Crypt, London (2018), Nomadic Vitrine at Recent Activity, Birmingham, Northampton. . .
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Graeme Payne, back by popular demand, gives a colourful and amusing tour of these unique icons of our British seaside resorts. Chosen Charity: Child Rescue in India – a charity that rescues abandoned street children and educates them in readiness for a better life. . . .
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Walter Nessler: Postwar Optimist

8 June - 6 October 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

| Pallant House Gallery

A significant display of the work of German-born artist Walter Nessler (1912 – 2001), who emigrated to Britain in the 1930s. Though not Jewish, he opposed fascist ideology and was denounced as ‘degenerate’ by the Nazi regime. This exhibition examines the breadth and versatility of Nessler’s artistic practice from his. . .
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A Solo Exhibition by Frances Knight. Oils painted on location from nature, working from these “plein air” studies to create larger paintings in her studio. Includes works taken from the Coastal and Chichester area. . . .
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15 June 2019, 10:00 - 15:00


The children of Chidham School are holding an art week, culminating in an exhibition open to family and the wider community. Every child in the school will show their work, with prizes for each year group. There will be a pop-up café run by the school PTFA. Admission free. Disabled. . .

Coastal Painting

15 June 2019, 10:30 - 16:30

| Unlimited Creative

Have you ever wanted to paint a beautiful seascape or coastal scene? Spend a whole day learning techniques associated with water with Mark Weston. . . .
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THURSDAY - SUNDAY. Frances Knight works in oils, outside on location directly from nature, working from these plein-air studies in the studio to create larger paintings that explore further the relationship of colour, light and structure in the landscape. Exhibition will include works based on the Chichester area and its. . .
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16 June - 14 July 2019


Award-winning artist Heather Gray-Newton is exhibiting paintings and sculptures in the charming Sculpture Garden Studio. Heather will be showing large and medium-sized paintings, original drawings and small sculptures. Admission free. No disabled access. Opening times: SUNDAY , JUNE 16, 10. 30AM-5. 30PM. SATURDAY , JUNE 22, 10. 30AM-5. 30PM. SUNDAY. . .
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16 June - 14 July 2019


Exhibition of 30 garden sculptures in a beautiful setting. Also, house and large garden studio containing smaller sculptures, paintings and prints. BBC 1 TV documentary film on Susan Hadley’s sculptures showing Wednesday evenings at 7. 30pm, June 19 and June 26. Booking advisable. Telephone 01243 774142. Admission free. No disabled. . .
Andrew Bain
AN EXHIBITION BY ANDREW BAIN. Andrew exhibits watercolour views and impressions of the city that is now his home in retirement from architecture. Free admission. Disabled access. MONDAY , JUNE 17- SATURDAY , JUNE 29; MONDAY - FRIDAY , 9AM-7PM. , SATURDAY , 9AM-5PM; SUNDAYS CLOSED. . . .
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A launch exhibition showing illustrations by Lauren Alderslade of some of the characters from The Bowdleflode Stories by Neil Lawson Baker which are a part of a worldwide project to encourage creativity in young children and link them to supporting Endangered Species. Website. . . .
Festivals, processions and celebrations in late medieval and Renaissance art. The art of the late Middle Ages can give us a vivid picture of life at that time, which is depicted with increasing realism as we move into the Renaissance period. The paintings also recreate the atmosphere of the popular. . .
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The Society’s annual exhibition of original art offers a wonderful opportunity to acquire unique artwork at an affordable price. There will be a wide range of works including paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics and beautiful cards for that special occasion. . . .
Chi Art Society
The Society’s annual exhibition of original and contemporary art offers a wonderful opportunity to acquire unique artwork at an affordable price. There will be a wide range of works including paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics and beautiful cards for that special occasion. For more information, visit www. chi-art-soc. org. Admission free. . . .
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FRIENDS OF CHARTRES (CHICHESTER’S FRENCH TWINNING ASSOCIATION ). Every year schools in Chichester and our twin city, Chartres, take part in the Friends of Chartres Schools Art Challenge. This year’s theme is Carnival of the Animals, and the children’s work will be exhibited in the ArtOne Building at Chichester University. . . .

A South Street Pop Up Art Gallery

26 - 27 June 2019

73 South Street, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1EE

Local artist Joanne Webb has taken over an empty shop on the Chichester High Street and temporarily transformed it into a FREE art gallery – come and say hello and meet the artist. ‘Universal Maps’ Mandalas for a modern world is showcased alongside original art works. We are also celebrating. . .
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Grete Marks: An Intimate Portrait

26 June - 27 October 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

| Pallant House Gallery

Grete Marks – also known as Margret Marks or Margarete Heymann – was one of the earliest female students of the Bauhaus School. This exhibition celebrates a lesser known aspect of the artist’s creative practice through a series of intimate portrait paintings and drawings from the 1920s and 1930s. Marks. . .
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Pet photoshoot Evening at Cafe Moka

26 June 2019, 16:00 - 20:00

Cafe Moka 23c North Street Emsworth PO107BY

Paws and Claws photography shall be bringing the pet photography studio down to Cafe Moka for a fun evening of Pet photoshoots at the Cafe. The studio will be set up between 4 and 8. It is recommended that you book in advance. A £10 booking fee applies. . . .
Ivon Hitchins


29 June - 27 July 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

| Candida Stevens Gallery

Looking at the far-reaching influence of one of the region’s most influential artists. Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) moved to a woodland near Petworth in 1940, from where he painted for the next 40 years. His influence is still felt today. His work will be shown alongside other influential painters including Howard. . .
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Ivon Hitchens: Space through Colour

29 June - 13 October 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

| Pallant House Gallery

A fresh look at one of Britain’s most admired modern artists, whose paintings brought continental colour to the English landscape. Ivon Hitchens (1893 – 1979) is much-loved for his landscape paintings featuring swathes of bright colour, many painted in the open air surrounding his secluded Sussex home. Yet there is. . .
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Simon Roberts: Inscapes

29 June - 13 October 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

| Pallant House Gallery

A photographic meditation on the hinterland of Sussex. How connected are we to our local landscapes? How can an essence of a place be captured?. A new series of photographic, video- and sound-based landscape studies by artist-photographer Simon Roberts explores these questions as he journeys on foot through the wild. . .
A wonderful opportunity to visit the remarkable Cass Sculpture Foundation and learn about the organisation, its artists and sculptures. Bring a picnic to enjoy in the peaceful grounds. Return minibus transportation is provided: collection from Chichester Cathedral at 10. 30am and returning at 3pm. Tickets £18 to include transportation, entrance. . .
Dismantle for Flow
A glimpse of life paused on the way round the generational cycle. A visual journey with poetry, art, video and a book. Rediscovering writing was timely although I still approach the subject from an artist’s stance: I am revelling in the place where the two cross over and everywhere in. . .
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Create your own character and tell their story with illustrator Loretta Schauer. Discover drawing expressions and costumes and find out what makes a character unique. Loretta is the illustrator of numerous children’s books including A Very Corgi Christmas, A Monster’s Moved In and the hilarious Dougal Daley series. For children. . .
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Join local children’s authors Lexi Rees and Sue Wickstead for an exclusive creative writing workshop. They’ll share top tips to help you become a better writer before you put it into practice in a brand-new story. You can also make a bookmark and badge to go with the story. Tickets. . .
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"Dismantle for Flow"

29 June 2019, 15:30 - 16:15

| New Park Centre

I am performing an unusual mix of art, performance, video and a book. This live art work is a journey that weaves musings on the abstractions of time in and out of a story. “Dismantle for Flow” bobs between the two worlds of art and reality. “The Studio” New Park. . .
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Nelson and Murray in the making. See the sculptor of the Keats’ statue at work and learn of the journey to bronze of the new commemorative sculpture for Chichester. Admission free. No disabled access. . . .
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