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26 June

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Grete Marks: An Intimate Portrait

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...

12 October

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Prunella Clough: A Centenary

Pallant House Gallery

Prunella Clough had an enduring curiosity in seeing the everyday anew and in so doing, making it ‘strange and unfamiliar’. She spent ‘a lifetime’s graft’ capturing the urban landscapes of Britain and this centenary celebration spans six decades of her work from her early figurative industrial scenes to her later...

26 October

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Where's Wally? The Big Museum Hunt

Pallant House Gallery

Join the search to find Wally in the Where’s Wally? Big Museum Hunt. This half-term, WALLY , the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country, appearing in museums, including a visit to the Gallery. 10am-5pm (11am-5pm Sundays)....

28 October

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Radical Mural [11+)

Pallant House Gallery

Inspired by the ‘Work in Progress’ mural by Jann Haworth, you will create a large-scale collaborative mural, experimenting with different materials and techniques to create individual relief portraits. 10. 30am – 3. 30pm. All workshops take place in the Gallery and are led by professional artist educators. Please drop your...

29 October

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Massive Murals! [6+)

Pallant House Gallery

First, check out our giant 28ft mural in the Gallery, by Jann Haworth, one of the creators of the Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Heartclub Band album cover, featuring the portraits of over 100 inspirational women. Next, make a picture of yourself using your choice of paper, paints and colours and then...

30 October

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Henry Moore: The Artist and His Patron

Pallant House Gallery

Our first exhibition to explore Walter Hussey’s patronage of Henry Moore reveals the important relationship between artist and patron as well as capturing key moments in his career. Sculptures, etchings, lithographs and drawings all give an insight into the evolution of Moore’s work....

30 October

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Picture Yourself [6+)

Pallant House Gallery

Get snipping and sticking with coloured paper to create a collage of either the countryside or city – you choose. Photograph your landscape and then project it large on the wall. Using props and costumes we’ve made from paper, you can then ‘step’ into your landscape, using it to tell...

31 October

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Screen Printing [6+)

Pallant House Gallery

Dress up in style this Halloween. Design and screen-print your own t-shirt or a bag to collect all your treats in all year round. 10. 30am – 3. 30pm. All workshops take place in the Gallery and are led by professional artist educators. Please drop your children off in time...

01 November

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Press and Release [11+)

Pallant House Gallery

An amazing chance to have a go at being a journalist and report on our new exhibition before even the press get to see it. Beat the real press, and be the first to cover our new exhibition, ‘Radical Women: Jessica Dismorr and her Contemporaries’, before it opens to the...

02 November

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Radical Women: Jessica Dismorr and her Contemporaries

Pallant House Gallery

Discover a fascinating history of alliances and connections among the women artists of the early 20th century, centred on the pioneering work of Jessica Dismorr (1885 – 1939). An artist at the forefront of the avant-garde in Britain – from her involvement with the Rhythm group during the late 1910s,...

02 November

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Jann Haworth: Close Up

Pallant House Gallery

An exploration of the role of art in community, identity and protest. The first chance in the UK to see American Pop artist Jann Haworth (b. 1942) and Liberty Blake’s (b. 1968) mural, Work in Progress. The 28ft mural is the result of a collaborative community project and celebrates women...

02 November

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Artists' Christmas Cards

Pallant House Gallery

In the tradition of artists making and sending cards at Christmas, create your own art-cards taking inspiration from an exclusive private viewing of rarely-seen artists’ Christmas cards from the Gallery’s archive. With directed tasks and lots of tips, our experienced tutor, Kate Boucher, will guide you to create at least...

03 November

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Letterpress Christmas Cards

Pallant House Gallery

Kick start your festive season with this one-day Letterpress Printing Christmas Card workshop. During this hands-on workshop, hear about the highlights and history of letterpress, get inky using a selection of vintage wood type, print with antique illustration blocks and produce your final prints on fully restored, vintage Adana printing...

10 November

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Decorations in Glass

Pallant House Gallery

An exciting, hands-on introduction to working with fused glass. Using recycled glass and experimenting with different colours and metal inclusions, learn how to make decorations vibrant with visual texture. These gorgeous, fused glass hangings will add another dimension to your Christmas decorations and are brilliantly original presents. 2. 30 –...

16 November

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Artists' Christmas Cards

Pallant House Gallery

In the tradition of artists making and sending cards at Christmas, create your own art-cards taking inspiration from an exclusive private viewing of rarely-seen artists’ Christmas cards from the Gallery’s archive. With directed tasks and lots of tips, our experienced tutor, Kate Boucher, will guide you to create at least...

17 November

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Print for Presents

Pallant House Gallery

Work with a selection of antique wood type from a collection dating back to the 1890s to design and print your own unique poster using a fully restored 1950s George Pallister press. 11. 15am – 5pm. £75....

21 November

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Unique Christmas Cards

Pallant House Gallery

Let your creativity flow as you learn how to print your own, personalised Christmas cards. During this fast-paced Thursday evening workshop, learn about the history of letterpress printing, how to handle type and print a selection of custom Christmas cards (using vintage and antique letterpress type and printing presses) to...

23 November

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Wrap it Up: Print your own paper

Pallant House Gallery

Design and print your own Christmas wrapping to add a personal touch to gifts for friends and family. Learn the skills of cutting, inking and printing using lino/vinyl in relief with water-based printing inks. Choose from numerous Christmas designs to use as reference on the day and explore examples of...

24 November

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Festive Gift Tags & Bags

Pallant House Gallery

Try your hand at printmaking to create individual, hand-printed festive gift tags and bags. Learn how to transfer images on to lino, cut your lino plate and then have a go at inking up and printing by hand or with a print press. The workshop offers the opportunity to experiment...