London Children’s Book Swap at Chisenhale Art Place

20 January, 2015  |  Children & Families, Public Programme

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Bring an old book and take home a different book for FREE!

On Saturday 14 February, Chisenhale Art Place will be participating in the fourth annual London Children’s Book Swap, which will take place in thirty-nine different family friendly arts and cultural venues located across London.

Are you hungry for stories? Looking for a new adventure?
Swap your old children’s books and take home some new ones!

12.30pm -2.30pm
FREE ENTRY
All ages of children’s books

And before you swap your books, you can join us from 10.30-12.30 to create a pop-up book to take home for your new library.

For additional information on London Childrens Book Swap click below:

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Further details from Yasmin@chisenhale.co.uk or phone 020 8981 1916

 

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Free family art workshops

6 January, 2015  |  Children & Families, Public Programme

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We run regular family art workshops most Saturday morning during term time.They are free to attend and you can just turn up for the start. No need to pre-book.
The workshops are delivered by a different artist each month and encourage children and parents to learn fun new art ideas that they can also do together at home.

Join us on any or all of the following dates:

Clay modelling with Emma Gunningham     17th, 24th, 31st January
Pop up collages with Sara Heywood             7th, 14th February (14th Feb also includes Children’s Book Swap)
Photo making with Elisavet Kalpaxi               7th, 14th, 21st March

Time: Saturday’s 10.30am – 12.30pm 
Ages: 5-12 year olds
Where: Chisenhale Studios at Chisenhale Art Place, 64-84 Chisenhale Road, London E3 5QZ
 

These workshops are 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 Yasmin@chisenhale.co.uk or phone 020 8981 1916

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Chisenhale Studios is running Free drop in family art workshops on Saturdays

Starting on 11th October 2014

Each workshop is run by a different artist each month and will encourage children and parents to learn fun new art ideas that they can also do together at home.

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm 
Age group: 5-12 year olds

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 Yasmin@chisenhale.co.uk 020 8981 1916

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Chisenhale Fun Palace 4th & 5th Oct

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The entire Chisenhale Art Place is taking part in Fun Palaces on the weekend of 4 & 5 October 2014. All activities are free, so do come and join us.

Studios Programme  (click here for full programme)

Saturday 4th Oct

11am – 2pm:  VEGETABLE PRINTING
Join Kate Hardy for some whacky printmaking…using vegetables! Suitable for all children, but accompanied by a parent/adult.  This is timed so that you can still join in if attending the kid’s dance classes over in the Dance Space. Drop-in.  (Saturday family workshops will continue each Saturday.)

12 – 2pm: THIS MESS IS A PLACE
Zoe Mendelson will be occupying Studio4 for a special showing of her work titled This Mess is a Place.  This is a Wellcome Trust funded project in association with Artsadmin and examines the psychopathology of Hoarding.  It includes a publication, a novel in progress and visual art works.

2pm:  THE TABLE OF LESS VALUED KNIGHTS
Author Marie Phillips will be reading from her new novel which is called The Table of Less Valued Knights.

2.30-4.30 pm: CLOUD STUDIES
Artist Diane Martin will be helping us see the clouds – if there are any! Using different drawing materials and washes of poster colours, this drop-in session is suitable for everyone (children with an adult/parent please).

4.30-6pm: NEURO DISCO DRAFT MODEL B
No, we’ve no idea either but Joey Ryken’s disco promises karaoke with some unusual twists! You’ll have to join in to find out…

Also, Haydn Jones will have have his studio 17B open all day 12-6pm.
Ever wondered what artists do in their studios all day? Haydn will be happy be show you what he does.

Sunday 5th October

12noon – 3pm: PHOTO IMAGING WORKSHOPS
Join Kate Hardy and Elisavet Kalpaxi for two different but connected image making workshops.  On the patio, Kate will be showing us how to use the light of the sun to make images as it travels over the afternoon.  Inside, Elisavet will be turning off the lights to make photograms.  Photography…but not a camera in sight.  Suitable for all ages, drop-in.

3.00 -4.00: SUPER HERO DRAWING WORKSHOP
Illustrator Evie Fridel will help participants discover their super alter ego and learn how to creative narrative in comics.  Suitable for all ages and drawing abilities – and you are never to old to learn how to find your super alter ego! (children accompanied by adult please)

4.00 – 5.00: CONTINUE WITH SUN PRINTING
Collect remaining photograms and a chance to see what another hour in the sun has done to our outdoor prints.

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Free family art workshops

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Chisenhale Studios is 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, run by a different artist each month.

From 28th June till 12th July the workshops will be led by Kevin Harrison. Participants will be working with wood off-cuts, making relief sculptures using hammers, nails, sandpaper and paint. The theme for these workshops will be ‘Summer’

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm
Age group: 5-12 year olds

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 Yasmin@chisenhale.co.uk 020 8981 1916

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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 Yasmin@chisenhale.co.uk  020 8981 1916

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Film fun: Star in your own movie poster – FREE workshop at Chisenhale Art Place

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Saturday March 22nd 10.30am – 1.00pm
Chisenhale Studios, Education Room

FREE drop-in Workshop: Painting and drawing with colours, light, and shadows.

Artist Kate Hardy will lead a morning of film and moving image based art for children. Painting from silhouettes and projecting coloured patterns, we’ll explore images made by light and shade.

An adult must accompany all children attending.

Workshop is part of Chisenhale Dance Space’s Film Festival from 20th-23rd March 2014.

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Free children’s art workshop – Miniature tent making with Andrea Hasler

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Artist Andrea Hasler is running a free art workshop for children and their parents/carers. She was recently Artist in Residence in our Studio 4, making work for exhibition at Greenham Common. The workshop will take her theme of tents as a starting point, and children will create their own miniature tents and scenery using wood and plaster.

Date: Sunday 9th March 2014
Time: 11 am – 12noon
Age group: 5-8 year olds
Place: Chisenhale Art Place, in the Artists’ Studios Education Space.
Full address: Studios Entrance, 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.

Limited places, booking required by 6th March 2014

To Book contact: yasmin@chisenhale.co.uk or phone 020 8981 1916

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