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Archive | Exhibition

Artist in Residence

 

We’re hugely looking forward to having John Trigg here over the next two weeks. Do let us know if you’re interested in joining the workshops.

John has lived and worked in Penzance for 25 years and has exhibited widely throughout the UK and Europe. During the residency he will be working in the library, 10am – 4pm, and will be available to talk whilst he works. There will also be a display of John’s drawing books, paintings & sculptures.

WORKSHOPS: Start your own drawing book with John Trigg, including three seminars:

Tuesday 13th February, 11am – 12pm Introductory talk: Books as reference, drawings, notes, beginnings & ideas, drawing instruments. Followed by Q&A.

Friday 16th February, 11am – 12pm Seminar: Ideas on subject, outside connections, everyday life, research & progress. Followed by Q&A.

Thursday 22nd February, 11am – 12pm Seminar: Methods, themes, sequences. What is subject? Re-making experience – what is memory? Perception, observation, imagination.

*£6 members / £8 non-members (for all three sessions, including materials)

Saturday 24th February, 7pm Celebrating the end of John’s residency with drinks & a review of work created. All welcome.

https://www.johntriggartist.com/home

World War One Exhibition, 16th – 27th September

To commemorate the beginning of the Great War in 1914, the Photographic Archive will hold an exhibition of photographs, memorabilia and examples of the written word.

Entry will be free to both members and non-members; donations to library funds will, of course, be gratefully accepted. The exhibition is to be staged in the Reading Room and also the Art Room in the new extension.

Visitors will be able to view the exhibition during normal library opening hours which are: Tuesday to Friday from 10.00am until 4.00pm and Saturday from 10.00am until 1.00pm.

poppy-field (poster copy)