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Events and Workshops

June

Virtual Curator’s Talk
Tuesday 29th June
3pm
£6

Join Curatorial Associate Dr Bill Teatheredge for a fascinating talk about Alfred Munnings’ early plein air painting in Norfolk against the background of the industrial revolution. The talk last 45 minutes with opportunity to ask questions at the end.

You will need a computer or device with the ability to join a session on the video conferencing platform, Zoom.

June – July

Sculpture Workshop: Horse Movement
Wednesday 30th June to Thursday 1st July
10am-3pm
£130
Lunch included

Tutor: Paul Bruce, sculptor, artist and tutor

This two day workshop covers all aspects of creating a horse figure in clay.
Day 1 is making an armature followed by the clay work on Day 2.
Figures can be taken home and fired in a domestic oven. Instructions will be given.

Sculpture Workshop: Horse and Rider
Wednesday 14th July to Thursday 15th July
10am-3pm
£130
Lunch included

Tutor: Paul Bruce, sculptor, artist and tutor

This two day workshop covers all aspects of creating a horse and rider figure group in clay.
Day 1 is making an armature followed by the clay work on Day 2.
Figures can be taken home and fired in a domestic oven. Instructions will be given.

Virtual Curator’s Tour
Tuesday 20th July
3pm
£8

This live guided tour will enable you to explore the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings with your curatorial hosts. You will also get a sense of the tranquillity and ambience of the museum, Castle House, the artist’s former home. The tour lasts about an hour and there is opportunity to ask questions at the end.

You will need a computer or device with the ability to join a session on the video conferencing platform, Zoom.

Workshop: Learn to Draw Horses
Tuesday 20th July
10am-4pm
£65
Lunch included

Tutor: James Power, Society of Equestrian Artists.

In this introductory session, learn the basic steps needed to successfully draw and paint horses.
The morning session is desk based.
There will be a live model for the afternoon session.

Paint Up: Country Life
Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd July
9.30am – 4pm
£75 for one day
£120 for both days
Lunch included

Experienced artists and beginners alike are welcome to come draw and paint our country life inspired horse and rider models in the museum grounds.
You will need to bring your own materials and equipment.
Tutor support available.

July-August

Norwich and Norfolk Art Circle Exhibition
Wednesday 28th July to Sunday 1st August
10am-5pm
FREE

An exhibition of drawing, mixed media, sculpture and 3D work from members of the Norfolk and Norwich Art Circle, to which Alfred Munnings himself once belonged.
Works are available to purchase.
The exhibition takes place in the grounds. You do not need to buy admission to the museum.

Private View
Wednesday 28th July at 5.15pm
All welcome
FREE

Be the first to purchase from the art works included in the exhibition.

Plein Air Painting with the NNAC
Thursday 29th July
All day
FREE

Members of the NNAC will be painting en plein air in the museum grounds.
Come and watch them at work or bring a sketchbook and join in.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Curator’s Talk: The Life and Work of Sir Alfred Munnings
Tuesday 3rd August
3pm
£6

Marcia Whiting, Curatorial Associate, provides an overview of Alfred Munnings’ life and work.
The talk lasts 60 minutes with time for questions.

Paint Up: Romany Encampment
A three-day painting event based around a Romany caravan tableau in the museum grounds.

Day 1 + 3: Artists of all abilities
Wednesday 4th and Friday 6th August
9.30am – 4pm
£75 for one day
£120 for two days
Lunch included

Artists of all abilities are welcome to come draw and paint the tableau in the museum grounds.
You will need to bring your own materials and equipment.
Tutor support available.

Day 2: Experienced and professional artists
Thursday 5th August
9.30am – 4pm
FREE to take part*
FREE to watch

An opportunity to see some of our best equestrian and plein air painters tackle the Romany camp tableau.

*Please enquire by emailing office@munningsmuseum.org.uk or call 01206 322127 if you would like to apply to take part on this day. Selected artists will be required to submit three paintings to a timed auction. Paintings can be worked up back in the studio following the painting day. A percentage of the proceeds will go to support the future work of the museum.

Bespoke Virtual Talks and Tours

Virtual talks and tours are avaliable to book for organised groups (minimum 10 members).

Please contact us: email office@munningsmuseum.org.uk or call 01206 322127.

Events 2020 images: “Side-Saddle Elegance” paint-up 20th & 21st August 2020, Sculpture Workshop: Horse Figure 27th August 2020, Norwich and Norfolk Art Circle Exhibition 9th-12th September 2020 and “Last of the Fair” paint-up 25th & 26th September 2020.