Secret Artist 2014 - Save the date!

Secret Artist 2014 - Save the date!

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th November, 11am – 4pm.

Back by popular demand, this fabulous exhibition of postcard art by professional artists from near and far and up and coming art students from South Gloucestershire and Stroud College School of Art promises to delight, inspire and amuse...Its a fun and eccentric ‘secret sale' too, in aid of Stroud's very own Secret Garden.

 

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For a donation of £15 you'll be given a ‘Secret Artist' ticket which will entitle you to one of the artworks on display, but no one will know which one until after the exhibition ends and ticket numbers are matched with the hidden, randomly numbered postcard numbers... A lovely way to support an exciting project and an unusual way to buy an unusual Christmas gift or two!

Complimentary refreshments will be served and there will be ‘behind the walls' tours of the Walled Garden at 3pm each day. Much progress has been made this year and we'd love to tell you all about it! 

Children can enjoy a Secret Garden trail around the Museum, and families looking for an extra special family portrait can visit the Secret Garden Silhouette Studio. Presented by paper cut artist Yasmine Wigglesworth and photographer Kate Beer, this contemporary take on the 18th and 19th century tradition of silhouette portraits is an enchanting way to capture an image of your children or grandchildren before they grow up. A jpeg portrait costs £30, first come, first served, with a share of all proceeds supporting the Walled Garden.

Hope you can make it ... with your help we really can open up and transform the Walled Garden for everyone to enjoy!

Secret Artist 2014: 15th & 16th November only, 11am – 4pm.

Also on show ...

Stroud School of Art Tutors' Show: 15th - 30th November

'Art in Boxes' Mini Exhibition by Stroud School of Art students: 15th – 30th November

Secret Artist is generously supported by Creative Picture Framing, Cirencester and organised by Museum Friends in collaboration with Stroud School of Art, SGS College.

Photograph taken from original photograph by Steve Russell.

 

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