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Visual Arts in Wiltshire

Visual Arts

From sculpture to ceramics, Visual Arts play a massive part in life of Wiltshire. Here you will find listed a whole host of exciting visual arts events and exhibitions.

There are galleries and exhibitions all over Wiltshire. From small home studios to large exhibitions the variety of work and the wealth of talent on display in the county quite astounding. With events ranging from glass blowing to ceramics and watercolours to oils there are plenty of spectacular displays to visit or participate in.

For example why not pop down to the Pound Arts Centre in Corsham and visit Assembly: Contemporary Craft. Emerging and established artists from across the UK have been selected for their skill and craftsmanship to exhibit in Assembly, a new annual showcase of the best in contemporary craft.

Arts in Wiltshire always aims to be inclusive and none more-so than Cafe Link Up Artists (LUA) at the Salisbury Arts Centre. A regular meeting in the café for disabled artists to get together for support, inspiration and discussion. From sessions with guest speakers to informal chats, enjoy being part of a group with Disability Arts at its core.

There really is something for everyone. Have a search and who knows what creative talents you may unleash.

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  1. Creative Wiltshire

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    Creative Wiltshire

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    Visual Arts

    Chippenham

    Creative Wiltshire, Chippenham Museum's first exhibition in its newly opened gallery space, features the work of many influential artists who moved to North Wiltshire during the 20th century for work, study or a simpler life. For them the area provided new inspiration for their creativity,...

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    From:
    21 Nov 2017 To 17 Mar 2018
  2. The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition Exhibition

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    The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition Exhibition

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    Visual Arts

    Trowbridge

    11 November - 23 December

    Launch: Saturday 11th November 12-2pm

    Now in its 30th year, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest and most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting in the UK. Whether it be through abstract or figurative, contemporary or traditional,...

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    From:
    11 Nov 2017 To 23 Dec 2017
  3. Embrace your Inner Potter

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    Embrace your Inner Potter

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    Visual Arts

    Lydeway Devizes

    A chance to extend your potting skills, choose from slab building a clock or making a moon gazing hare using the coiled sculpture technique. (3rd December) Or improving your throwing and turning skills or tile making ( 5th November), Other dates are available so do call our working studio to...

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    From:
    3 Dec 2017 To 3 Dec 2017
  4. Pioneers: Highlights from the Swindon Collection of Studio Ceramics

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    Pioneers: Highlights from the Swindon Collection of Studio Ceramics

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    Visual Arts

    Swindon

    From Bernard Leach to Grayson Perry, this exhibition celebrates the ceramic artists who broke the mould. Bringing together the most significant modern and contemporary ceramic artists in our collection, it highlights the diversity and excitement of ceramics.

    Beginning with Bernard Leach and his...

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    From:
    28 Nov 2017 To 10 Mar 2018
  5. Janet Boulton: Watercolours

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    Janet Boulton: Watercolours

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    Visual Arts

    Swindon

    Janet Boulton is internationally known for her watercolours and paper relief works, but few know of her connections to Swindon. This exhibition celebrates her works on paper and will include paintings inspired by music, still life and gardens.

    Boulton was born in Swindon. After art school, she...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Nov 2017 To 20 Jan 2018