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The Box secures significant funding to keep rare work of art in the UK

Authored by Mary

The Box has raised nearly a quarter of a million pounds from five key funders to save a rare piece of 19th century studio pottery for the nation.

The work of art is a large sculpture of an anthropomorphic crab. It’s a humorous object measuring almost half a metre long with grinning eyes, a curling moustache, cropped beard and smile of uneven teeth.

It was made in June 1880...

Inaugural exhibition for Open Arms East Devon at THG

Authored by News Desk

Open Arms East Devon, the Honiton-based mental health group are launching their first ever exhibition at Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) in Honiton.

This thought-provoking exhibition will feature work created by members of Open Arms in their weekly art sessions. It includes painting, clay masks, prints, ceramics and sculptures.

Open Arms East Devon is a group founded by Garry...

Winners of the Rotary Club of Plymouth Young Artist of the Year competition 2019

Authored by plymouthcollegeofart

Duru Tanir from Plymouth College and Ashlyn Watts and Isobel Battley from Devonport High School for Girls have each been awarded first prize for their respective age groups in a ceremony held at Plymouth College of Art for the Rotary Club of Plymouth’s Young Artist of the Year 2019 competition.

For the second year running, thanks goes to The Clemas Trust, as students from the Quay...

MAKE 2019 - exhibition of Contemporary Crafts for Christmas

Saturday 16 November 2019 – Sunday 5 January 2020

Our annual Christmas selling exhibition of handmade contemporary crafts by the finest designer-makers across the UK. Such variety of materials and price range mean the Guild is ideal for Christmas shopping when seeking thoughtful gifts for someone special. Events include Felt Slipper Making on 23 November (£55) and a Christmas Celebration Day (free) on 7 December.

Free entry, open daily 10am - 5.30pm

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Fore St., Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

Telephone: 01626 832223

Devon schoolgirls triumph in countryside charity’s art and writing competitions

Authored by sharon goble

More primary school pupils than ever before entered this year's children's art and writing competitions run by the countryside charity CPRE Devon. Many schools took part for the first time, including several in Plymouth and Exeter.

After careful deliberation, the top individual prizes went to a five-year-old girl from Exeter and two ten-year-old girls from Tavistock.

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Competitions call on Devon's schoolchildren to capture the countryside in pictures and words

Authored by sharon goble

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England has launched its 2019 art and writing competitions for primary schoolchildren - calling on them to use their creativity to capture Devon's coast and countryside.

CPRE Devon's two children's competitions are a fun way to encourage outdoor learning and help youngsters engage with and enjoy the great outdoors. There...

Free family event: Make 3D Graffiti

10am-12.30pm & 1.30-4pm. Free, drop-in event.

Join us for a fun event this half-term holiday. You can bring the family and get creative with colours - stencil, cut and fold to make moving letters, shapes and symbols. Help craft an amazing 3D graffiti model in our gallery space! This event is part of the Masters of Invention exhibition wi with craft and design works based on street art styles, here at the Guild in Bovey Tracey.

Under 12s supervised please.

01626 832223 www.crafts.org.uk

Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Show 2019

The School of Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Show is an inspiring exhibition of work from nearly 500 final year students across the University of Plymouth School of Art, Design and Architecture. It showcases the impressive creativity, innovation and talent of our students across a wide spectrum of disciplines, from architecture and design, to media and photography.

The Graduate Show provides a platform for students to present their work publicly as budding professional artists, designers and architects. It is a visible reminder of the prominence and importance of the...

Exhibition: Alumni Show

Running alongside the School of Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Show 19, the Alumni Show brings together some of the finest alumni from the school including artists, designers, filmmakers, illustrators, photographers and architects, who since graduating have built successful careers within their respective fields.

Come and see how our creative alumni are making their mark on the world.

Times: Monday-Friday 10:00-17:00 Saturday 11:00-16:00 Sunday 9 June 11:00-16:00

Free admission

www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/exhibition-alumni-show

Exhibition: The Unknown Knowns

www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/exhibition-the-unknown-knowns

Free admission Opening times: Monday-Friday 10:00-17:00, Saturday 11:00-16:00

In a world where data is as valuable as land, how vigilantly are we protecting our most prized assets, and how much of ourselves is available on the open market?

By sharing our personal preferences, thumbprints and 3D face scans how easily can we be tracked and influenced and who is watching on the other side of the telescreen?

In 'The Unknown Knowns', Plymouth-based curator Vickie Fear brings together artists...

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