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The Dorset Arts & Crafts Association is not responsible for events listed in this diary other than those organised directly by the Association.  Please contact the organiser of the event for enquiries, bookings etc.    

 

March 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                   

 

Drawing Down the Feminine

continuing to Saturday 17th March

Briport Arts Centre, 9 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR

Painting, film, digital poetry, sculpture and mixed media work

More information at https://www.bridport-arts.com/


Alan Hayden

continuing to Thursday 29th March

Hayloft Gallery, 14 Wick Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1HX

Original watercolour and oil paintings and prints of the local area

More information at https://www.cadarts.co.uk/?post_type=tribe_events


Beautiful Visions Photography

Thursday 1st March - Saturday 12th May

The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole

Photography by Lynne Fochs

More information at https://www.cadarts.co.uk/?post_type=tribe_events


North

Saturday 10th March - Monday 7th May

Sladers Yard Gallery, West Bay Road, West Bay, Bridport, DT6 4EL

From Shetland to Svalbard - an exhibition of new work by Janette Kerr PPRWA FRSA 

More information at https://sladersyard.wordpress.com/


Poole Printmakers

Thursday 15th March - Monday 26th March

The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole

An exhibition of work by Poole Printmakers

More information at https://www.cadarts.co.uk/?post_type=tribe_events


Matisse - Drawing with Scissors

Saturday 24th March - Saturday 21st April

Briport Arts Centre, 9 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR

The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century‚Äôs most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour and his spectacular paper cut-outs were his final triumph.   This exhibition features 35 posthumous prints of the famous cut-outs that he produced in the last four years of his life, when confined to his bed. It includes many of his iconic images, such The Snail and the Blue Nudes.

More information at https://www.bridport-arts.com/


Talent for Textiles Spring Fair

Wednesday 28th March, 9:30am to 3pm

The Meeting House, 35 East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN

Antique textiles, linens, lace and much more.....

More information at http://www.talentfortextiles.com/texevents.htm

 

April 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 

Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta

Saturday 21st April (10am - 5pm), Sunday 22nd April (10am - 3:30pm)

Brockenhurst Village Hall, Hampshire, SO42 7RY

A popular and unique event for all needlework and textiles enthusiasts held in the heart of the New Forest National Park.

More information at www.brockenhurstfiesta.co.uk 


Dorsetgallery Art & Craft Show

Saturday 28th April

Venue: Wareham Town Hall 

Showcasing the work of local artists and craftspeople 

More information at http://www.dorsetgallery.co.uk/

 

May 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

Odd Man Out

Saturday 12th May - Sunday 1st July

Sladers Yard Gallery, West Bay Road, West Bay, Bridport, DT6 4EL

Recent paintings and drawings by Simon Quadrat PPRWA NEAC

More information at https://sladersyard.wordpress.com/


Dorset Art Weeks 

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 10th June

One of the largest Open Studio events in the country

More information at https://www.dorsetartweeks.co.uk/


Purbeck Art Weeks

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 10th June

Over 100 artists and a huge range of Open Studios to enjoy

More information at https://www.purbeckartweeks.co.uk/

 

June 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

July 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

August 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

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Dorset Arts & Crafts Association Annual Exhibition

Friday 3rd to Tuesday 7th August

 

More information on our exhibition pages - details coming soon  

  


Dorsetgallery Art & Craft Show

Saturday 25th August

Venue: Wareham Town Hall 

Showcasing the work of local artists and craftspeople 

More information at http://www.dorsetgallery.co.uk/

 

September 2018                                                                                                                                                                                         

 

October 2018                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

November 2018                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

Christmas Arts & Crafts Fayre Spectacular

Sunday 4th November, 10am - 4pm

Bournemouth Pavilion, Westover Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2BU

Christmas Gift Ideas and much, much more.....

Organiser details to be confirmed

 

December 2018                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

Dorsetgallery Art & Craft Show

Saturday 8th December

Venue: Wareham Town Hall 

Showcasing the work of local artists and craftspeople 

More information at http://www.dorsetgallery.co.uk/