Learning Archive


  • Family Arts Day
  • 31 May to 31 May 2014

Morning sessions:
10:30am to 11.30am
11.30am to 12.30pm

Afternoon Sessions:
1.30pm to 2.30pm
2.30pm to 3.30pm

These are drop-in workshops – book your activities on the day in person, Focal Point Gallery will be open from 10.00am.

Poster design: Imogen George, Saturday Art Club

Jess White
Useless Objects
Focal Point Gallery Foyer, The Forum Secondary Entrance

Artist Jess White will help you make tools from cardboard, considering the function and non-function of objects. Decorate your constructions resulting from explorations made in reference to Simon Martin’s offsite project, Hammer House.

Alan Hockett
Pattern and Print
Focal Point Gallery, Foyer

Artist Alan Hockett will lead a workshop that will explore the graphic and illustrative themes in David Mabb’s exhibition ‘Announcer’. Using lino-block and other printmaking methods, you will create a family artwork with a contemporary take on William Morris designs to take home with you.

Damien Robinson
Print and Dispatch
Focal Point Gallery Project Space and Atrium, The Forum

Digital artist and printmaker Damien Robinson will refer to David Mabb’s exhibition ‘Announcer’, as well as the two offsite commissions to introduce you to the exciting and versatile skills of printing, using screens and other methods.