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May 2019

Van Gogh and British Art

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£19.80

An in-depth look at the Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade, he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, mostly in the last two years of his life. Of particular interest is the inspiration he drew from art he saw during his time living in London. This course coincides with the exhibition Van Gogh and Britain, 27 March to 11 August…

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Mixed Media

May 2 @ 1:30 pm - May 23 @ 3:30 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£52.80

This four-week course will explore the versatility of mixed media, from collage and painting to printing. This will be a great introduction to a variety of techniques and students will be encouraged to experiment with different mediums. No content will be repeated from prior courses or workshops. This course is for all abilities. 02–23 May · 4 Thursdays · 1.30pm–3.30pm £52.80 (£48 concs; £44 Members)

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The Image of Surrey

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - June 18 @ 4:00 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£66

From the 17th century onwards, artists have depicted the beauty of the Surrey landscape and its buildings. This pastime was particularly popular in the Victorian period. In this course, learn about Helen Allingham, Birket Foster, George Vicat Cole, Richard Redgrave and many others. Even Constable and Turner painted here! This richly illustrated course will introduce you to a variety of works, including the above painting, which is housed in the Institute’s collection. 14 May – 18 June · 2pm–4pm · 5 Tuesdays…

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The Life and Works of Frida Kahlo

May 22 @ 10:00 am - May 29 @ 12:30 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£33

Following on from the stimulating 2018 exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, we shall consider the fascinating works by this iconic artist. Born in Mexico, Kahlo’s art reflects her native country’s popular culture. Her images contain autobiographical elements of a life often spent enduring physical pain and suffering. Kahlo once stated: ‘I was considered a Surrealist. That’s not right. I’ve never painted dreams. What I showed was my reality.’ This course aims…

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Voices of Freiburg

May 25 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the twinning of Guildford and Freiburg. An exhibition of fascinating works by five working Freiburg artists: paintings, sculptures, installations. On show at Guildford House Gallery 25 May-16 June

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Wild Surrey

May 25 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

An exhibition at Guildford House Gallery 25 May - 16 June to mark the 60th anniversary, Surrey Wildlife Trust. Highlighting nature- inspired artwork and photography from the residents of Surrey.

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Are You Looking At Me? A Study of Self-Portraits

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£19.80

Self-portraits have featured in Western art since the Renaissance. They have been produced in many different ways and for a variety of reasons over the centuries. This talk looks at many celebrated self-portraitists, such as Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Schiele and how this very particular type of portrait is still developing in our own time. This is a repeat of the Institute's popular Spring 2019 course. Tuesday 28 May · 2pm–5pm £19.80 (£18 concs; £16.50 Members)

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Annual Arts Lecture – The Art Of Glass

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£12.00

The Guildford Institute and Guildford Arts are joining together to present local artist, Adam Aaronson. Adam’s passion for free-blown glass, an unpredictable and seductive artistic medium, remains undimmed after almost 40 years. Adam adds a modern twist to classic methods, from his studio in Surrey, where he also runs glassblowing courses for beginners. He has exhibited all over the world and has been commissioned to make work for the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Italy’s venerable Salviati Glass Studio,…

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June 2019

Maritime Art Group

June 22 @ 10:00 am - July 14 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

An exhibition at Guildford House Gallery between 22 June - 14 July by The Maritime Art Group: twelve artists featuring paintings of the coast, ships and the sea.

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July 2019

People and Places

July 20 @ 10:00 am - September 22 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

People and Places celebrates the 60th anniversary of Guildford House being opened as our art gallery. People and places as portrayed in the art work and objects in Guildford Borough Council’s museum and gallery collections. On show 20 July-22 September

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September 2019

George Abbot’s Gift to Guildford

September 28 @ 10:00 am - October 26 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

On the 400th anniversary of the founding of Abbot’s Hospital on the High Street, this exhibition looks at George Abbot the man and the wonderful Alms House he gave to Guildford which is still a home for town residents today. On show at Guildford House Gallery 28 September - 26 October

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