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Family Art Club

1st Feb 18th Dec 2015
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Workshops included a wide range of artistic activities including sculptural textiles, creating superheroes and exploring St Helens’ industrial and coal mining past.

Family Art Club was a programme of interactive workshops in which artists shared their skills with children and their relatives.

Workshops took place every first and third Saturday of the month at St.Mary’s Market, from noon until 4pm.

The FREE workshop programme attracted more that 1000+ participants and was curated and produced by Platform Artist Studios, with 30+ artists and assistants contributing to sessions.

The 2015 programme of workshops included a wide range of artistic activities including sculptural textiles, creating superheroes with mobile phones and exploring St Helens’ industrial and coal mining past. Also on offer were workshops to learn monoprinting, designing a paper shopping bag and the opportunity to create an interactive fabric map of the town.

For more information about Platform Artist Studios please visit their website below.

2015 Programme

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

July 4 - NO FAMILY ART CLUB

July 18 - Patchwork Patterns - Patternmash

August 1 - Full of Hot Air

August 15 - Lining up Light -

September 5 - Drawing Lab

September 19 - Photography Walks

October 3 - TBC

October 17 - TBC

November 21 - Pedigree Chums

November 28 - Animation and Puppetry

December 5 - TBC

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