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:

An image of two young children painting and sticking patterns to the paper as part of a summer workshop at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Children painting

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 museumeducation@shropshire.gov.uk for further details and to book.