GoMA Summer Learning Programme
With the school holidays just starting (as has the traditional wet Scottish summer) we thought we had better get our programme out there for the next few months. Information on the holiday and the exhibition programme is also over on the GoMA website.
Families 3 – 12 years
FREE drop in sessions this summer every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday morning during the summer, 10:30am – 12noon (1 July – 8 August). Please note there are no sessions on Tuesday 23 & 30 July. Come drop in and take part in these fun, sometimes messy, and always exciting workshops or go and check out the Create Space. A family friendly space to create all year round.
As always Saturday Art Club will be on every Saturday 10:30am till 12:30pm. Although our team have planned couple of special Saturday Art Clubs:
20th of July – Exciting Embossing, Come and explore embossing imagery and print. Make lumpy bumpy pummelled paper in this exciting workshop.
10th of August – Painting in Public, Come and explore fun, large-scale painting outside in the sun. Weather permitting.
This year is quite special as it Saturday Art Club’s 10th anniversary so on 7th of September, 10:30 – 3pm we will take over Gallery 1 and CELEBRATE! (the last time we did this was in 2010 for Big Draw – so expectations are high;-)
GoMA will be running five teenage master classes (13 – 17years) every Thursday from the 11th of July, 10:30am – 4pm. Each master class costs £5 or you can sign up to all five for just £20!
You can book and pay in the GoMA shop or call 0141 2873009
11th of July – Painting with artist Jim Ramsay
18th of July – Printing with artist John Fitzpatrick
25th of July – Inflatable Sculptures, as part of Merchant City Festival, artist Roos Dijkhuizen
1st of August – Slip Casting with artist Morgane Deffense
8th of August – Sketch Book Binding with artist Cassandra Barron
GoMA Bites, FREE adult session, certain Sundays, 1-3pm
These workshops are drop-in, however spaces are limited.
21st July – Pressing Marks
Practice embossing and printing after exploring the galleries during this creative adult art workshop.
11th August – A Cacophony of colour
Inspired by our new painting show. come and paint with us outside, our building and beautiful surroundings.
22nd September – Printing Process
Get to grips with our press and make work inspired by the artist Ian Hamilton Findlay.
Adult Drawing Club
FREE drop in adult session 1 – 3pm
Sunday 7th of July, Sunday 4th of August, 8th September
Drop in for an informal afternoon of drawing in the galleries. Interact with collections, experiment with a range of drawing techniques and materials. All skills welcome, materials provided.
Sculpture Walking Tour
25th August 1- 3pm
Take a gentle stroll to discover the hidden sculpture within Glasgow City Centre.
Merchant City Festival
GoMA joins in the carnival atmosphere of the Merchant City Festival this year with two special events over the weekend.
Saturday 27th of July
“Niki, Nanas and the Frog” by Louna Productions
FREE performances at: 12:30 – 13:00, 14:00 – 14:30, 15:00 -15:30
As part of the Merchant City Festival, join Louna Productions as they explore Niki de Saint Phalle’s art through storytelling, movement and lots of crazy fun. An interactive promenade theatre piece for everyone aged 5 and over.
FREE drop in workshop from 10:30 – 4
All ages welcome but persons under 16 must have adult supervision
Inspired by the work of Niki de Saint Phalle and part of the Merchant City Festival, come along on Saturday to create your very own inflatable sculpture. Cut, sew and create your own inflatable sculpture. Professional or amateur, child or adult, all welcome.
Inflatable Sculpture Garden
FREE event 12 – 4pm
Come see the incredible Inflatable Sculpture Garden created by the public in the free drop in session on the Saturday. These colourful bouncy sculpture are inspired by the work of Niki de Saint Phalle who’s works can be seen in gallery 4.
and finally be part of the Big Craft Giveaway
21st of September 1 – 4pm
GoMA is one of the venues across Scotland taking part in the Big Craft Give-Away. Hundreds of craft objects, inspired by and made at GoMA, will be given away to celebrate craft. Free drop-in session. Visit www.bigcraftgiveaway.org for more information.
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