The Heart of Glass Family Art Club will take place will take place from January to June on the first and third Saturdays of the month from noon to 4pm at St.Marys Market produced and programmed by Platform Artist Studios.
A wide range of artistic activities will be held at the market over the coming months including sculptural textiles, creating superheroes with mobile phones and exploring St Helens’ industrial and coal mining past.
Also on offer will be a workshop to learn the technique of monoprinting to design a paper shopping bag and the opportunity to create an interactive fabric map of the town.
A full schedule of events is listed below:
February 7 – Sculptural Textiles
February 21 – Everyday People Can Be Superheroes
March 7 – Shamans, Saints and Spells
March 21 – Printed people paper bags
April 4 – Huge sculptures
April 18 – Heat Sensitive Map of St Helens part 1
May 2 – Heat Sensitive Map of St Helens part 2
May 16 – The Rise of Black Gold
June 6 – The Dramatic Industry of St Helens
June 20 – Heart Beat Knitting