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The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
01483 737810 http://www.thelightbox.org.uk/

The Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking is one of the most exciting cultural spaces in the South East. Three stunning galleries host a huge range of exhibitions, changing regularly.

The building is also home to Woking’s Story, an interactive museum of the town’s history. If you are visiting with children you will find plenty to keep them occupied with our hands-on activities and interactive displays. You can also enjoy a coffee and slice of delicious cake or lunch in our canalside Café. Afterwards you can browse for a special gift or memento of your visit in our Gift Shop.

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March 2018

Picasso: Paper & Clay

March 17 - June 24
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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Pablo Picasso is renowned for his insatiable curiosity and tireless urge for creativity which often led him to mediums beyond painting. Spanning almost seven decades of the artist’s life, the exhibition celebrates Picasso’s experimentation with drawing, printmaking and ceramics and explores the relationship between these different mediums and the ways in which they fostered his creativity. 17 March 2018 – 24 June 2018 £5.00 Day Pass or £7.50 Annual Pass | Under 18s Free Image: Picasso’s Studio Villa La Galloise at…

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April 2018

Lee Miller: Picasso Portraits

April 14 - June 17
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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American model turned Surrealist photographer, Lee Miller first met Picasso in the early 1930s and thus began their life-long friendship. Miller became a muse for Picasso, as well as a lover, which gave her unique access to the artist, captured in the informality of these photographs. 14 April 2018 – 17 June 2018 £5.00 Day Pass or £7.50 Annual Pass

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May 2018

Joke in the Box

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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The popular series of stand-up comedy nights is set to continue at The Lightbox. Featuring the best up-and-coming and established acts on the stand-up circuit. Limited tickets available, please book in advance. Suitable for age 16+. Details of the acts will be posted on this page closer to the time of the event. BURGER PRE-ORDERS: Reserve yourself a burger in Seasons Cafe for just £7 (£8.50 on the night). Just add your choice to your ticket order below before 4.00pm…

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June 2018

Art History Talks: Revolution and Art: Russia from the 1870s to 1930s

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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£10 - £12

During this series of art talks, speakers Melanie Paice and Peter Scott will explore the meaning behind art and national identity. Melanie is an artist, art tutor and lecturer. Peter Scott has been a guide and lecturer at Tate Britain and Tate Modern for 15 years. Russian avant-garde and the Revolution saw pioneering forms of artistic expression. A group of radical young artists, known as the Wanderers, started a revolt against the art establishment in the 1870s. Committed to bringing…

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Tour of ‘Picasso: Paper & Clay’

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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Join a member of The Lightbox team to learn more about the works within the exhibition Picasso: Paper and Clay, and how it was curated. Advance booking required. If you do not have a £5.00 Day or £7.50 Annual Pass it will be necessary to purchase one to attend this tour. If this applies to you please arrive early to purchase a pass from Reception.

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Audio-Described Tour of ‘Lee Miller: Picasso Portraits’

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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£4

Blind or partially-sighted visitors are invited to join us for an audio-described and touch tour of 'Lee Miller: Picasso Portraits’, followed by a hands-on creative workshop inspired by the exhibition. Sighted companions and guide dogs welcome. Limited spaces available. Advance booking required. To find out more and to make a booking please contact the Learning team on 01483 737815.

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Chamber Music at The Lightbox

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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£25 - £29

Enjoy wine and canapes before taking your seat in The Ambassador Room for an evening of classical music celebrating Picasso’s involvement with Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes between 1917 to 1922. Refunds will only be given up to 14 days prior to the event. Image © Ula Wiznerowicz

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Art History Talks: 20th and 21st Century Italian Art

June 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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£10 - £12

During this series of art talks, speakers Melanie Paice and Peter Scott will explore the meaning behind art and national identity. Melanie is an artist, art tutor and lecturer. Peter Scott has been a guide and lecturer at Tate Britain and Tate Modern for 15 years. Italian artists of the 20th Century sought to break free of their artistic heritage and to provoke and challenge notions of what art should be. Italian artists including Modigliani, Morandi and the “Arte Povera”…

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Picasso’s Ceramics: Antiquity Transformed

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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£4 - £6

This talk, with Picasso expert Marilyn McCully, will focus on Picasso’s ceramics background and his activity with the team of potters at the Madoura factory at Vallauris in France (1947-1973). With Picasso’s return to the shores of the Mediterranean after the Second World War, his work became imbued with a sense of the place and its long-standing artistic and mythological traditions. Advance booking required. Talks last for approximately 45 minutes with a short time for questions. Doors open 30 minutes…

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Art History Talks: The Golden Ages of Scandinavian Art

June 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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£10 - £12

During this series of art talks, speakers Melanie Paice and Peter Scott will explore the meaning behind art and national identity. Melanie is an artist, art tutor and lecturer. Peter Scott has been a guide and lecturer at Tate Britain and Tate Modern for 15 years. This talk introduces two artistic “Golden Ages’ in Denmark and Finland in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. The works are often strikingly original and atmospheric and clearly Nordic in inspiration. See the full…

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Art History Talks: The Real America? Hopper and Rockwell

June 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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£10 - £12

During this series of art talks, speakers Melanie Paice and Peter Scott will explore the meaning behind art and national identity. Melanie is an artist, art tutor and lecturer. Peter Scott has been a guide and lecturer at Tate Britain and Tate Modern for 15 years. The work of Edward Hopper (1882-1968) appeals to a wide public, including painters, photographers and film-makers. He turns a spotlight on 20th Century urban, suburban and coastal life in America. Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) best…

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