Archive for April, 2014

Free family art workshops!

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By popular demand, Chisenhale Studios will be running

free drop in family art workshops on Saturdays

3rd May 2014 to 12th July 2014

Each workshop will encourage children and parents to learn fun new art ideas that they can also do together at home. The first workshop will be led by Emma Gunningham.
Date: 3rd May 2014
Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm
Age group: 5-12 year olds
Place:  Artists’ Studios Education Room, Chisenhale Art Place, 64-84 Chisenhale Rd, London E3 5QZ

This is a workshop for children and their parents/carers to participate and learn together. Children cannot be left alone.
We advise the wearing of ‘messy’ clothes, but we have some large shirts to put over clothes too.

Further details from  020 8981 1916


STUDIO4 OPEN with Tessa Whitehead

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16th April 5-7pm

Tessa Whitehead is currently on a three month residency in our Studio4, where she is making a series of sculptural works.   Tessa will open the studio to share her progress at the half way point and would like to invite you to come and take a look.

And a date for your diaries…Tessa will host a final presentation of her work, accompanied by a short talk, on Friday 30th May 2014.

Note: Tessa’s Open Studio event will be followed by the Please Stand By film event on 16th April.  Make it double-feature! Further info here 


Transparent, Translucent, Opaque: Painting course with Kate Hardy

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Painting with Layers

A new painting course with Kate Hardy will be held the Education Studio at Chisenhale Art Place.

Thursdays: April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, June 5

From 7.30pm – 9.30pm.

This course is an opportunity for painters at all levels of experience to make a series of paintings which explore the strength and subtlety of multi layered watercolour, acrylic and oil paint. 6 week course: £90 payable at the first class.


Contact:  07946814317


PLEASE STAND BY: 16th April 2014 7-9 pm


A new night of Artists’ Film curated by Rebecca Glover
Amikam Toren | Zoe Mendelson  | Luke Burton | Rebecca Glover | Das Balloon I Uliana Apatina
16th April  2014 7-9pm
Ground Floor Education Studio
Chisenhale Studios
Films start promptly at 7:15 followed by food and an informal discussion
BYO drink

Please note the evening is preceded by an Open Studio 4 event with Tessa Whitehead.  You are welcome to join us there from 5-7pm.