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Events and Workshops

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or email bookings@munningsmuseum.org.uk

The Munnings Art Museum events programme 2019
is kindly supported by:

Curator’s Tour **FULLY BOOKED**

Wednesday 17th July
11am-12.30pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.

Art & Elegance: Rolls Royce Concours with P & A Wood
Sunday 21st July
10am – 4pm
FREE

P&A Wood, authorised Rolls-Royce and Bentley Heritage Dealers, bring a day of automobile elegance into the grounds of the museum.

The event is free for spectators and we recommend viewing the cars between 11am to 2pm when they will be on show in the museum grounds.

Curator’s Tour (Evening)

Friday 26th July
6.30-8pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.

Music in the Garden
Sunday 28th July

12pm onwards
FREE

East Creek Union
American old-time and Bluegrass duo.

Behind the Lines: 3-Day Painting event

A First World War camp scene is being re-created in the grounds of the museum.

Day 1: Workshop: Equestrian Art Basics** FULLY BOOKED
Tuesday 30th July
10am-3pm
£85
Lunch included

Learn the basic steps needed to draw and paint horses with this introductory session. Materials provided.

Day 2: Workshop: Painting Horses from Life
Wednesday 31st July
9.30am – 4pm
£100
Lunches, tea and coffee included

Suitable for all abilities including beginners.
Using the camp scene with its live models develop your equestrian and plein air painting.
Some drawing materials will be provided for beginners. You will be advised on other materials and equipment needed.

Day 3: Invited Artists Painting Day
Thursday 1st August
9.30am – 4pm
FREE to watch

An opportunity to see some of our best equestrian and plein air painters tackle the camp tableau.
The completed pictures will be on display at the museum during October and available for purchase.

Curator’s Talk: The Life and Work of Sir Alfred Munnings
Wednesday 14th August
12pm-1pm
£12

Marcia Whiting, Curatorial Associate, provides an overview of Alfred Munnings’ life and work.
Includes admission to the museum from 2pm.

Curator’s Tour
Thursday 15th August
11am-12.30pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.

House of Dreams: 3-Day Painting Event

Be inspired by Castle House and its surroundings a century on from when Munnings found the home he called the ‘house of my dreams’.

Workshop: Plein Air Basics
Thursday 15th August
10am-3pm
£85
Lunch included

Learn the basic steps needed to draw and paint outside successfully with this introductory session.
Some materials and equipment provided.

Workshop: Painting Plein Air at Castle House
Friday 16th August
9.30am – 4pm
£90 per day
Lunches, tea and coffee included

Improve your plein air painting with the support of a tutor.
You will need to bring your own materials and equipment.

Family Art Activity (4yrs +)
Friday 16th August
10am-3pm (30 minute timed slots)
£5

Take part in our collaborative mystery picture activity. All abilities.
Once you arrive you can spend as long as you like making art. As guidance, we advise 45 – 90 minutes to complete the set task.
Materials provided.

House of Dreams: Mini Plein Air Painting Competition
Saturday 17th August
9.30am-6pm
Entry fee: £10 / Under 18s: £5
Rules and Regulations apply

Capture the spirit of Castle House in the 21st century, 100 years after Sir Alfred Munnings made it his home.
You will need to bring your own materials and equipment.
All abilities.

Prizes awarded at 5pm
£100 cash / £20 art materials

Everyone welcome to attend the judging and buy works of art for sale from the competition.

Words + Pictures: Children’s Summer Art Activities (6-12yrs)

Three days of storytelling, picture making, drama and bookmaking activities inspired by the gypsy paintings of Alfred Munnings.

Wednesday 21st August: with special guest Richard O’Neill
Richard O’Neill is a sixth generation storyteller in the Travelling tradition with a passion for sharing traditional and contemporary tales.

10am-11.30am
Storytelling only for children and adults, all welcome
£5 per person (one accompanying adult per child free)

12pm-2pm
Art and drama activities
£25 (includes the morning storytelling session)
Please bring a packed lunch if you are staying all day.

Wednesday 22nd + Thursday 23rd August
10am-2pm
£25 per day
Please bring a packed lunch

Curator’s Tour
Bank Holiday Monday 26th August
11am-12.30pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.

Curator’s Tour
Wednesday 28th August
11am-12.30pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.

Curator’s Tour
Saturday 31st August
11am-12.30pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.

Curator’s Talk: Munnings and the First World War **LAST FEW TICKETS REMAINING
Thursday 12th September
12pm-1pm
£12

Dr Bill Teatheredge focuses on the dramatic changes in Munnings’ personal
and professional life, 1914-1919. Includes admission to the museum from 2pm.

Love Dedham: Plein Air Painting Competition
Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September
9.30am-3.30pm
Entry fee: £20 for one day / £35 for two days

Inspired by Munnings’ love of Dedham and its Vale, the heart of the village has been added to the river bank locations of previous competitions.
Take part on one or both days. All abilities – beginners welcome.
Overall cash prize of £250. Prizes to be awarded at 6.30pm on Saturday.

Love Dedham: Exhibition + Secret Auction
Saturday 14th September
6-8pm
FREE includes a glass of wine

All works completed during the competition will be on display
and a secret auction will take place. All welcome to view and bid!

Curator’s Tour **FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 18th September
11am-12.30pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.

Munnings Birthday Lecture: Lucinda Hawksley
Charles Dickens and his Circle
Dedham Assembly Rooms
Wednesday 8th October
7-8pm
£10

In his youth, Munnings was inspired to draw from the books he read, a favourite author being Charles Dickens.
Dickens’ great great great granddaughter, author Lucinda Hawksley, talks about Dickens and his Circle.

Curator’s Tour **FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 9th October
11am-12.30pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.

Curator’s Tour
Wednesday 30th October
11am-12.30pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.

Curator’s Tour
Saturday 3rd November
11am-12.30pm
£12

Exclusive, Curator-led, out of hours tour of “Behind the Lines: Alfred Munnings, War Artist, 1918” and another 100 pictures charting the life and work of Sir Alfred Munnings.