MAKERS&TOOLS

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May
23
11:00 AM11:00

Meet the Makers - Harriet Elkerton

Pop into the gallery to meet the makers of the Makers & Tools project. Each maker will be in residence for one day, working in the gallery and on hand to chat about any aspect of the project or their work. Don’t miss the gallery talks – a perfect chance to gain insight into the careers of contemporary craft makers and to learn more about their experiences of the project.

TODAY meet Harriet Elkerton

Makers will be in the gallery from 11am - 6pm

Gallery Talk at 2pm

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May
25
11:00 AM11:00

Meet the Makers - Katy Welsh

Pop into the gallery to meet the makers of the Makers & Tools project. Each maker will be in residence for one day, working in the gallery and on hand to chat about any aspect of the project or their work. Don’t miss the gallery talks – a perfect chance to gain insight into the careers of contemporary craft makers and to learn more about their experiences of the project.

TODAY meet Katy Welsh

Makers will be in the gallery from 11am - 6pm

Gallery Talk at 11.30 am

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May
30
11:00 AM11:00

Meet the Makers - Angie Packer

Pop into the gallery to meet the makers of the Makers & Tools project. Each maker will be in residence for one day, working in the gallery and on hand to chat about any aspect of the project or their work. Don’t miss the gallery talks – a perfect chance to gain insight into the careers of contemporary craft makers and to learn more about their experiences of the project.

TODAY meet Angie Packer

Makers will be in the gallery from 11am - 6pm

Gallery Talk at 2pm

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Jun
1
2:00 PM14:00

Curator's Talk

Join project coordinator Melody Vaughan as she gives insight into the creation of the project and the challenges of working with unknown outcomes.

What is it like curating a contemporary craft exhibition when there aren’t any objects until 2 weeks before the show? How do you manage a project where the outcomes are unknown? What are the challenges for contemporary craft curators? What opportunities are out there for exhibiting craft?

Hear more about the development of the Makers & Tools project and her passion for supporting makers in the early stages of their careers.

Tickets are FREE - book with The Old Fire Station

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Jun
6
2:00 PM14:00

Curator's Talk

Join project coordinator Melody Vaughan as she gives insight into the creation of the project and the challenges of working with unknown outcomes.

What is it like curating a contemporary craft exhibition when there aren’t any objects until 2 weeks before the show? How do you manage a project where the outcomes are unknown? What are the challenges for contemporary craft curators? What opportunities are out there for exhibiting craft?

Hear more about the development of the Makers & Tools project and her passion for supporting makers in the early stages of their careers.

Tickets are FREE - book with The Old Fire Station

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Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

Meet the Makers - Rachel Jones-Jones

Pop into the gallery to meet the makers of the Makers & Tools project. Each maker will be in residence for one day, working in the gallery and on hand to chat about any aspect of the project or their work. Don’t miss the gallery talks – a perfect chance to gain insight into the careers of contemporary craft makers and to learn more about their experiences of the project.

TODAY meet Rachel Jones-Jones

Makers will be in the gallery from 11am - 6pm

Gallery Talk at 2pm

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Jun
13
11:00 AM11:00

Meet the Makers - Tim Evershed

Pop into the gallery to meet the makers of the Makers & Tools project. Each maker will be in residence for one day, working in the gallery and on hand to chat about any aspect of the project or their work. Don’t miss the gallery talks – a perfect chance to gain insight into the careers of contemporary craft makers and to learn more about their experiences of the project.

TODAY meet Tim Evershed

Makers will be in the gallery from 11am - 6pm

Gallery Talk at 2pm

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Jun
15
11:00 AM11:00

Meet the Makers - Christabel Balfour

Pop into the gallery to meet the makers of the Makers & Tools project. Each maker will be in residence for one day, working in the gallery and on hand to chat about any aspect of the project or their work. Don’t miss the gallery talks – a perfect chance to gain insight into the careers of contemporary craft makers and to learn more about their experiences of the project.

TODAY meet Christablel Balfour

Makers will be in the gallery from 11am - 6pm

Gallery Talk at 2pm

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May
18
2:00 PM14:00

Curator's Talk

Join project coordinator Melody Vaughan as she gives insight into the creation of the project and the challenges of working with unknown outcomes.

What is it like curating a contemporary craft exhibition when there aren’t any objects until 2 weeks before the show? How do you manage a project where the outcomes are unknown? What are the challenges for contemporary craft curators? What opportunities are out there for exhibiting craft?

Hear more about the development of the Makers & Tools project and her passion for supporting makers in the early stages of their careers.

Tickets are FREE - book with The Old Fire Station

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Apr
13
6:00 PM18:00

In Conversation with Linda Brothwell

Join New Brewery Arts CEO Beth Alden in conversation with artist Linda Brothwell as they discuss Linda’s work championing British craft skills and tools including the ‘Tool Appreciation Society’ exhibition and her ‘Handmade in Hull’ documentary on BBC4. A unique opportunity to gain insights into the creative practice of an artist at the forefront of debate in contemporary craft.

Tickets £25 please book through New Brewery Arts

This event is part of the Makers & Tools project – connecting makers in the SW and SE regions. It has been kindly sponsored by Clayhill Arts in Somerset.

About the artist

Linda Brothwell (b.1981) is a visual artist renowned for initiating a repair movement in the arts. She is currently pioneering a new understanding of the significance of British crafts skills and tools illustrating the importance of their value to economic, social and cultural development. Her work has been included in several solo and group exhibitions, including the British Pavilion at Cheongju Biennial, S.Korea (2017), “l’usage des formes” Palais de Tokyo (2015) and “The Tool Appreciation Society” (2017) a solo exhibition with an accompanying award winning BBC4 Documentary “Handmade in Hull”. She currently lives and works in Bristol.

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