Synthetic Landscapes – Exciting family events this summer at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery are celebrating the beautiful landscapes of Shropshire this summer. An art exhibition Synthetic Landscapes, in partnership with Meadow Arts showcases a new piece of work by artist David Bethell in response to the landscape of Shropshire and the museum’s own historic collection. The exhibition offers an opportunity to see some of the museum’s collection of landscape paintings including a watercolour of the English Bridge by J.M.W. Turner
Families are invited to take part in landscape art workshops on Thursdays throughout July and August:
Thursday 27 July – Watercolour painting – Create a lovely landscape using watercolour paints
Thursday 3 Aug – Collagraph printing – This exciting technique involves creating a print from a plate collaged with different textures
Thursday 10 August – Collage – Use acetate and torn tissue paper to create your own beautiful landscape picture.
10am – 12pm. Places limited, booking required. Free workshop, standard museum admission applies.
Summer story time – Stories, rhymes and songs and a craft to take away.
Tuesday 25 July
Tuesday 1 August
Tuesday 8 August
Tuesday 15 August
All sessions run from 11am – 12pm. Drop in, no booking required. Free workshop, standard museum admission applies, under 5’s free.
Ring 01743 258881 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details and to book.