Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery
20 Jul 2024
Children & family activities, Summer, Workshops

In the build-up to ‘The Time Studio: Connecting Artists & Community’ exhibition, we’re hosting six exciting taster workshops with each of our specially selected artists at the Willis Museum between 20 – 27 July.  


Workshop 1 - Samantha Emmons – Saturday 20 July 

11:00 – 12:30 AM


Age 10+ open to all


Join artist Samantha Emmons and create mixed media concertina sketchbooks inspired by rivers and oceans. Explore layering, resists, and mark making to capture the essence of water and the passing of time.




About the Exhibition 


This summer, 'The Time Studio’ (3 Aug – 3 Nov 24) exhibition, will transform the Sainsbury Gallery into a vibrant space for creativity. We’ve invited six Hampshire-based artists to lead free workshops, tailored to different mediums and age groups, exploring the theme of 'Time.' Take part in this evolving exhibition and see your work on display.

This project is supported by Basingstoke and Dean Borough Council, the UK Government and the UK Shred Prosperity Fund. 


This workshop is part of a series of "taster" workshops before the main event. Join some of our artists as we start to create the time Studio Exhibition. 

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult – please book a place if you want to take part. 

These workshops take place on the 1st floor of the museum so there are access issues. Please check with museum before booking. 
Workshops are free but pre-booking is required. Please let us know if you have to cancel so you place can be offered to someone else. 

Free but donations are very welcome.

Dates and times

  1. Sat 20 Jul 2024
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