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.
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