Lifelong Learning Course “Looking at Art” starting 18th October 2017

Weird Sisters, James Gillray, 1847-51

Phil Garratt, Senior Technician and Assistant Curator at the School of Art, teaches this class, which is a great chance to explore some of the School of Art’s excellent collection of fine and decorative art. For more information click here or have a look at the attached flyer.


AberForward: Charlotte’s 3rd Week

charlotte-photo-aberforward-jan2017Hi Everyone,

it’s week 3 already and I cannot believe my time here is nearly over; three weeks have gone by so fast that I hadn’t really noticed! But, you know what they say about time when you’re having fun. So, for this entry I’ll be discussing the preparations made for the Micki Schloessingk exhibition and for a ‘Surprise Fantasy Tea Party’! Continue reading

New Course for 2014 – Images with a Strong Message

Philip Hagreen
“It’s not you I’m fighting for”, Philip Hagreen, c.1916-18, Collection of the School of Art Gallery and Museum.

Following on from last year’s successful art history course Now, I Like That! , the School of Art Gallery and Museum will host another new course for lifelong learners this autumn.

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Photos from Universities Week 2014

Below are a few photos from our activities for Universities Week 2014. Many thanks to Andrew Baldwin, Jen Loffman and Phil Garratt for delivering these enlightening sessions.

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Universities Week 2014 at the School of Art Gallery and Museum

The School of Art Gallery and Museum is hosting a number of public events in conjunction with Universities Week 2014, June 9th-15th. An exhibition, a lecture, a gallery talk and a print demonstration will all provide  insight into current research on the University’s important collection of prints from the inter-war period.

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Now, I Like That! The Influence of the Art Critic

Now I Like That2The School of Art Gallery and Museum is to host a brand new Lifelong Learning course this Autumn.  Now, I Like That! The Influence of the Art Critic will provide an introduction to debates about aesthetics in relation to the visual arts and will provide a chance for the local community to gain hands-on experience of the University’s important collections of fine and decorative art.

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