Thursday, 5 May 2011

What's on in May at Turner Contemporary




Easy Sundays: Doodle Drawings Photo: Carlos Cortes
 
Easy Sundays
Weekly family workshops
Every Sunday 1 - 4pm Clore Learning Studio
£2 (under 3s and accompanying adults free)
Join us every Sunday for creative activities, including Mirror Buildings, Doodle Drawing and Open the Box. No booking required, please pay on the day at reception. Read more >
 
Space for the Imagination: Hand Held Lava
Performance
7 May 4pm Foyle Rooms
£5 concessions £4

An artist, archaeologist and curator give a performative lecture that examines the status of volcanoes in contemporary culture.

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What is the Sublime?
Course

Tuesdays, 10 May-21 June 6-8pm Foyle Rooms £95, concessions £76
University of Kent lecturer Mike Walker leads a six-week course that explores the much debated aesthetic of the Sublime, from the historical through to the contemporary.
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Page Turner exhibition
Exhibition
14 May 10am-7pm Clore Learning Studio
Free
Artwork and writing entered for the Page Turner competition, inspired by our second exhibition Nothing in the World But Youth.
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Adult Learners' Week taster sessions
Course taster sessions
  
14 May 11am-4pm (animation) 1-4pm (Perspex Etching) Foyle Rooms Free just turn up
To celebrate Adult Learners' Week (14-20 May), we are offering free taster sessions to give an insight into our one day courses on animation and Perspex etching). 
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Cultural Ambassadors
Short Course
Mondays 6 June-22 August 10.30am-4.30pm Clore Learning Studio Free (18+ years)
Adults living in Thanet (who have not had a chance of entering Higher Education) can work with professional artists to engage in the cultural regeneration of the area. Read more >
 
Welcome to Blank Canvas
Course open day

17 May 3-5.30pm Clore Learning Studio
Free just turn up (13+ years)

Taking place during Adult Learners' Week, Thanet residents can find out more about Blank Canvas, our artist-led intergenerational group.
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Speak Up! Talking on Art 
 Workshop
21 May 11am-4pm Clore Learning Studio
£25, concessions £20
 
Gallery Educator Lucy Wilson builds confidence in facilitating a discussion around art, inspired by works exhibited in Revealed: Turner Contemporary Opens. Book now >
 
Perpsex Etching
One day course
28 May 10am-4pm Clore Learning Studio
£50 per person, £40 concessions
includes materials, excludes lunch (18+ years)
Work with a professional printmaker to create your own Perspex Etching, inspired by exhibiting artist Ellen Harvey.
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Every Typeface tells a Story
Talk

25 May 6-7.30pm Foyle Rooms
£5, concessions £4

Graphic Designer John Morgan, nominated for the Brit Insurance Designs of the Year for the book series Four Corners Familiars, shares his approach to typography.
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Turner Contemporary
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Margate
Kent CT9 1HG

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