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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:

House of Dreams: 1-Day Plein Air Painting Competition **CANCELLED
Saturday 17th August

Children’s Summer Art Activities (6-12yrs)

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

Monday 19th August: Discovering patterns from nature
9.30 (for a 10am start) – 3.30pm
£25 per day
Please bring a packed lunch

We will be finding, observing and drawing patterns found in natural objects; spirals, meanders, waves, foams, tessellations, cracks and stripes and then using the patterns to create a repeating design on a decorative border or clay tile.

Over the lunch break there will be songs, drama and chatter.

Tuesday 20th August: Homes for nature
9.30 (for a 10am start) – 3.30pm
£25 per day
Please bring a packed lunch

We will be making a willow weave bird home and creating colourful decorations including paper flowers, horse illustrations and fairy stones for the Storyteller’s chair.

Over the lunch break there will be songs, drama and chatter.

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-12pm
Storytelling for children and adults, all welcome
FREE (we recommend booking to ensure you get a place)

Children must be accompanied by an adult unless booking for the whole day (see below)

Wednesday 21st August: Storytelling and drawing
9.30 (for a 10am start) – 3.30pm
£25 per day
Please bring a packed lunch

We will listen to the stories being told by our special guest and in the afternoon we will be drawing Richard in his storytelling chair and reimaging a character from one of his stories.

Thursday 22nd August: Creating a collage picture
9.30 (for a 10am start) – 3.30pm
£25 per day
Please bring a packed lunch

We will be observing and drawing figures of horses and then turning our drawings into colourful collage pictures.

Over the lunch break there will be songs, drama and chatter.

Friday 23rd August: Making a pop-up story book
9.30 (for a 10am start) – 3.30pm
£25 per day
Please bring a packed lunch

We will be listening to a story and then drawing characters that appear in it then we will be learning to make a pop-up book which will include the characters we drew.

Over the lunch break there will be songs, drama and chatter.

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.

Equinepharmacognosy: Talk and Demonstration
Wednesday 11th September
11am-1pm
£20

Beth Chamberlin

Since the dawn of time animals have evolved an innate ability to self-select medicines from nature for survival.
Find out how horses can self-medicate and heal themselves through Applied Zoopharmacognosy.

The demonstration part of this event is outdoors so please wear suitable clothing and footwear.

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
Tuesday 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 2nd 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.