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Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse, Nu bleu II (Blue Nude II), 1952 (lithographic reproduction, 1958). © Succession H. Matisse/ DACS 2022

28 May04 Sep

MATISSE AND CONTEMPORARY PAPER ARTISTS EXHIBITION


Rheged is delighted to curate its first Paper Art Exhibition. It includes Matisse: Drawing with Scissors, his late works 1950-1954, a Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition, which features 35 lithographic prints of the famous cut-outs produced by Henri Matisse (1869-1954) in the last four years of his life. The wider Gallery features 200 artworks by 42 leading British Paper Artists including animation, origami, fashion, collage, 3-D sculpture and paper cuts, many of which are for sale.

The exhibition includes children’s activities and a make and create area with a specially commissioned Lake District themed Paper installation by Amy Williams. There is also a programme of adult and family-friendly artist led workshops (bookable in advance).

The exhibition is open everyday from 9am till 5:30pm with last entry at 4:45pm.

Creative Classes

An Introduction to Photography with Amy Bateman
16 Oct
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£45
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14+
Join British Life Photographer of the year, Amy Bateman, and start taking better photographs today….
Paper Animation Workshop with Sheryl Jenkins (Children’s Class)
08 Aug15 Aug
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£16
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7+
Join animator Sheryl to create cut out animation inspired by Matisse and contemporary British paper…
Learn the art of origami with Gavin Pollock (Children’s Class)
18 Aug
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£10
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4+
Learn the art of origami – the Japanese art of foldingpaper. Gavin, a Cumbrian based…
Pop up cards and Kirigami with Gavin Pollock (Children’s Class)
03 Aug17 Aug
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£10
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4+
Create your own pop up cards and some Kirigami models from nature. Kirigami is the…
3D Paper Sculpture with Mark Gibbs (Children’s Class)
09 Aug16 Aug
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£10
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9-16 years
Be inspired by our exhibition and make your own paper bird with artist Mark Gibbs….
Miniature Paper House Portraits with Laura Sayers
20 Aug
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£65
Join illustrator, paper artist and miniature enthusiast Laura K Sayers to spend a peaceful Saturday…
Introduction to Modern Calligraphy with Claire Gould
25 Sep
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£50
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16+
Have you ever wished you could pick up a pen and create a beautiful piece…
Intermediate Modern Calligraphy with Claire Gould
25 Sep
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£50
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16+
Would you love to create playful modern calligraphy with a little flourishing and enhance your…
Make a Fused Glass Bowl with Roxanne Denny
18 Sep
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£62
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16+
Learn a new skill and enjoy the freedom to get creative while making your own…

Coming this Autumn…

Forty Farms exhibition

A unique insight into the everyday lives, fears and hopes of 40 extraordinary farmers, through photography, film and words.

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