Our Summer Exhibition opens this Bank Holiday Monday 26th August from 10am. A fantastic, colourful collection of artworks from a host of local artists - all for sale! Our Studio will be filled with stunning works, each artist is submitting just one piece. Plus, our Class Collection showcasing the work from our drawing and painting classes fills our Create Space.
To get involved, our Homage to Van Gogh is your opportunity to submit your own piece of art - entries from 16 years plus, all mediums accepted, work to reflect our theme of Colour. Pick up an entry from online (facebook page Globe Arts Studio), in our Studio and around Slaithwaite village or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org requesting Van Gogh entry form.
Open 10am to 3pm Monday 26th August, then Mon-Thurs 10am to 3pm w/c 2nd Sept, then Mon-Thurs & Sat 10am to 3pm w/c 9th Sept to Sat 14th Sept.
This September we are launching our new Friends of Globe Arts, an exclusive offering that gives you access to a host of benefits for a small annual fee.
Here at Globe Arts we run our art school independently with practically no external funding this means every class and workshop fee supports the delivery of the classes and events, as well as the upkeep of our building. Our aim is to create a vibrant, varied and welcoming creative environment, which means offering a wide range of arts and craft activities for all ages, as well as exhibitions and events showcasing the best of local arts and crafts.
You can help us continue to grow and develop what we do by becoming a Friend of Globe Arts. For a one off £30 fee you will receive one year's Friends benefits (Sept-August) including access to Exhibition Previews, Art Demonstrations & Talks, free personal practise/studio time, Friends only creative workshops and regular newsletters.
To become a Friend, click Book button and choose Friends of Globe Arts option (nb - it isn't a course, but this is our booking site) on the 1st of each month.
Weekly art class during term time. Develop a range of skills using wet and dry media, progress from beginner to intermediate. We theme the course such as still life, portraiture, landscape, or you are welcome to work on your own project if you prefer - contact us to find out what we are currently working towards.
All tuition, materials and light refreshments included.
Date/Time: Mondays 10am to 12pm from 9th Sept for 6 weeks (continues throughout the year)
Cost: £15 per session
Learn the basic and advanced techniques of fused glass making, or develop your skills further in our term time evening class - perfect to experiment and create your own small project pieces. You will learn a variety of fusing methods and materials including frits, confetti, stringer and inclusions.
Suitable for beginners and those with more fused glass experience, and includes all tuition, equipment, materials (significant glass stock included with the option to purchase additional glass if needed for large projects).
Dates/Time: Beginner/Intermediate Mondays 1.30pm to 3pm & Wed 6.30pm to 8pm; Advanced Mondays 6.30pm to 8pm runs for 6 weeks from 9th Sept (classes continue throughout the year)
Cost: £20 per session
Following the success of Claire's Drawing for All class, we are adding her brand new painting class from September 2019.
Perfect for beginners and improvers alike, Claire will teach a range of mark making and painting skills using a range of paint mediums. Claire is a great tutor and creates a relaxed atmosphere, where you feel confident to try out new techniques and explore the creative activities.
For more information about Claire as an artist check out her facebook page Claire Murray Artist
Times/Dates: 10am to 12pm Tuesdays from 10th September for 6 weeks (continues through the year)
Cost: £15 per session
Develop a wide range of fundamental techniques using wet and dry media. Friendly atmosphere, experienced tutor, and a variety of models, all abilities welcome from beginners to those wishing to develop their practise. All tuition, materials and equipment are provided.
Date/Time: Tuesdays at 6.30pm to 8.30pm from September 10th for 6 weeks (class runs throughout the year)
Cost: £20 per session
Claire Murray is an experienced art tutor and talented artists. She returns with her popular Drawing for All class on Wednesday mornings. Her class incorporates traditional drawing skills with experimentation. This is the perfect course for those wanting to get back to basics build confidence and try out new techniques with guidance provided throughout. Maybe you haven't drawn since school and want to rediscover your creativity through drawing. Maybe you are self taught and want to have some tuition. Maybe you just enjoy being around like minded people.
All tuition, materials and light refreshments included.
Time/Dates: 10am to 12pm Wednesdays from 11th September for 6 weeks (continues through the year)
Cost: £15 per session
Katy Measures of Made by Katy Jane and resident artist, leads a series of ceramic classes. Each session is themed so you get the opportunity to get creative and explore clay and a range of decorative techniques whilst taking home specific items:
11th September: Beads & Buttons
18th September: Ceramic Coasters
25th September: Wall Hangings
2nd October: glazing for week's 1-3
29th October: Ceramic Dishes (set of 3... or more)
16th October: Plant Pots 1pm to 4pm (longer class)
Suitable for beginners and those who enjoy working with clay. All materials, equipment, firing and tuition is included. We limit our class sizes to ensure a relaxed, friendly environment with plenty of one to one support available.
Dates/Times: Wednesday 11th Sept for 6 weeks 1pm to 3pm (except 16th 1pm to 4pm)
Cost: £20 per session
This Autumn we welcome back our tutor Diane Mellor for 2 special workshops. Diane is an experienced stained glass artist and she will lead you through the basics of glass cutting, soldering and leading glass. You'll have the opportunity to design and create your own 2D (maybe 3D!) project.
Our 2 day workshop in October really gives the chance to get to grips with each part of the process, and the small group size ensures there is plenty of individual guidance and advice.
And our 1 day Christmas special will give you basic cutting, coppering and soldering skills to create at least 1 2D Christmas decoration
Times/Dates: Wed/Thurs 23rd/24th October 10amm to 3pm & Sat 30th Nov 10am to 3pm
Cost: £90 for 2 day course; £50 for 1 day decorations workshop
Craftanoon is our relaxed afternoon of crafting - it's a time to try out craft skills and create your own handmade uniques pieces. Each term, we cover a range of drawing and crafting skills such as weaving, paper cutting; felting; collage; textiles to build skills and create a project piece incorporating those skills.
This is a weekly class that you can dip in and out of to suit your availability,
Time/Date: 1pm to 3pm Thursdays returns 12th September for 6 weeks (runs throughout the year)
Cost: £15 per week
Frances Noon returns with Autumn with her popular course, An introduction to Jewellery Making. The perfect beginner course allowing you to develop different techniques over 6 weeks. You'll be initially using copper and then move onto silver when you feel more confident. You will form pieces from sheet metal and wire and learn how to shape them into earrings, pendants or brooches.
You will learn how to solder using a gas torch, how to cut out shapes using a piercing saw, how to add texture & details to a metal surface through hammering & use of punches.
You will learn how to make your own findings, which are the ear wires & little jump rings that link pieces together.
If you have attended Frances' first course, or have some experience of silversmithing, this is a small group and you will be able to extend your skills.
Time/Dates: 6.30pm to 8.30pm 12th Sept for 6 weeks
Maggie O'Keeffe returns with her popular monthly drawing workshops.
In the first of her workshops this Autumn, you'll explore Slaithwaite village and canal on a guided walk and draw. You'll take time to sketch and record the village atmosphere, architecture and natural environment, before returning to the studio to reflect and work up your sketches. Maggie's art is mindful, and she will guide you in exploring some simple drawing practices designed to help you let go of the inner critic.
Times/Dates: Saturday 28th September & 26th October 10am to 1pm
Cost: £30 per workshop
Kim Searle of Darn it Workshops returns with her popular aromatherapy poured candle making workshop.
Create your own poured candles using all natural soy wax, essential oils and scents, decoration, jam jars, vintage tea cups and more. You'll learn how to blend essential oils to create a harmonious blend that's tailored to you. All materials used in this workshop are vegan friendly. All materials included, and you'll have an opportunity to make several candles scented candles - you are welcome to bring your own small vessels like vintage teacups etc.
Please note, the candles need to settle and set for 24 hours so can't be taken on the day - collection at least 24 hours after the workshop
Time/Dates: Tuesday 29th October 1.30pm to 3.30pm and Wednesday 20th Nov 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Mia Calderisi of Designs by Mia is an amazing contemporary jeweller and experienced tutor from Stockport, who has run a series of workshops for us over the last 2 years. She returns this Autumn with her popular ring making workshop.
During the day, you will learn the basics of silversmithing, how to measure and manipulate your silver to create your unique silver ring. This is a great one day experience, that will provide a good foundation of skills in jewellery making perfect for the absolute beginner, or improver who would like to continue to practise their skills.
To find out more about Mia and her work see her facebook page DesignsbyMia and her website www.designsbymia.co.uk
Time/Dates: 10am to 3pm Saturday 2nd November
Cost: Ring £90 includes full tuition, use of specialist equipment, materials and buffet lunch
Inspired by the fused glass classes and workshops we run? Love to entertain and would like create your own bespoke cake plate? Our 1/2 day workshop this Autumn is the perfect day for you....
Perfect for those new to fused glass as we'll over the basics, or those with more experience. You'll learn the basics, design and make your plate - we'll need to fuse it so it can't be taken on the day.
All tuition, materials and light refreshments. NB - image is full cake stand, you'll be making a plate the size of the bottom layer (approx. 30cm diameter)
Time/Date: 10am to 1pm Saturday 16th November
Especially for local families who home educate their children we have begun a programme of art and craft sessions. Classes restart Monday 9th September.
We are run two age specific classes for children only. Art activities will be fully tutored and age appropriate, building art skills and techniques, tapping into each child's creativity. To offer flexibility around arrival and settling children in, we will open with independent exploration with the tuition beginning 30mins into the session. 10.30am to 12.30pm is for 10 years plus followed by 1.30pm to 3pm for 6 years to 9 years.
Cost is £5 for 6-9 years and £7 for 10 years plus per session - book weekly or for the block.
Dates: Monday 9th Sept for 6 weeks
NB - classes require a minimum number to continue to run
Weekly, term-time art clubs for children 7 to 14 years.
We run term time, developing technical art and craft skills, each half term is theme - we've just had a great half term focusing on Japanese art and crafts. We ensure the children create alongside merging artists who inspire and enthuse. Our staff include experienced teachers, with DBS and first aid.
Afterschool Art Club: Mondays 4pm to 5pm (£5 per session
Junior - 7 to 10 years: Saturdays 9.30am to 11am (£8 per session)
Young Creatives - 11 years plus: Saturdays 11am to 1pm (£9 per session)
Dates: Class returns Monday 9th Sept & Saturday 14th Sept for 6 weeks (classes run throughout the year)
Looking to treat someone special (or yourself)? Not sure which course to go for?
Our gift vouchers are a flexible option, redeemable against any class, course, workshop or private party and valid for 12 months from your date of purchase. Simply purchase the number of "tickets" you would like and any special message, in multiples of £10 and we will send you a (single) printed gift voucher. We post just one gift voucher to the value of the purchase, unless specifically requested.
Cost: Form £10 per "ticket"
Enjoy exclusive use of our Studio space, along with an art or craft activity of your choice. Suitable for children, teens, adults and groups.
We can offer parties from age 4 years and above - prices start from £120 for up to 8 people with add on options for catering and party bags.
Contact us for more information.
"Explore the language of art"
We deliver visual art workshops from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5, tailored to your curriculum needs, aimed at increasing confidence, skills and expertise. We offer flexible programmes from full day, ½ day, after-school, inset and holiday provision to teacher CDP. Each workshop is fully planned, delivered and evaluated to achieve maximum impact. We are accredited to deliver Arts Award Explorer to Silver and can contribute additional hours to your existing Arts Award provision, or develop a full programme. Guide price £250 for a half day workshop plus materials.
Benefits of an arts-rich school environment:
"Build a healthy, strong community"
We specialise in fused glass, printing, life drawing, as well as painting and drawing techniques using a wide variety of media. We offer evening and day-time classes, weekend workshops, family sessions, gallery visits and more in our seasonal calendar. All our classes include full tuition, materials and equipment on the day. Prices start from £10. Benefits of participating in visual arts:
"Affect change, motivate and inspire your staff through visual art"
We offer visual art sessions, which focus on the process to develop recognition, self-esteem, team working and community building. Contact us for a free taster session to experience our work and how this can impact of positive thinking and productivity. Sessions are tailored for your organisation’s objectives and individual’s needs and can be delivered in one to one, small group work, or larger team sessions. Guide price £250 for a half day workshop plus materials.
Benefits of creativity in the workplace:
"Develop life skills"
Our visual art workshops, classes and courses aim to inspire and enthuse young people, using a wide variety of media from painting and drawing, textiles, 3D to fused glass work. We can develop bespoke sessions to meet the specific objectives of your organisation and the needs of your young people. Guide price £250 for a half day workshop plus materials Benefits of art participation:
Enhance your CPD
Jackie and Rebecca are able to
work collaboratively to meet
personalised need and are flexible
and dynamic in their approach
We set up Globe Arts Education in May 2014 with the aim of building confidence and inspiring creativity within young people, their families and the wider community, through the delivery of high quality visual art courses and events.
We have over 25 years of secondary teaching and subject leadership experience in the fields of Visual Art and Business and Enterprise. We want to use our professional experience to narrow the gaps in confidence, expertise and facilities within visual arts.
The Building Futures project helped
to show "I am a different and
Aims for the Aspire Higher project were "to
gain my confidence back after the holidays,
this activity today has helped me"
Arts Award inspires young people to grow their arts and leadership talents: it's creative, valuable and accessible.www.artsaward.org.uk
Hosting Summer Schoolwww.hud.ac.uk
The Building Bridges installation "had children
and staff stopping and talking, it suddenly
being there, staff thought it was stunning and
the impact was good and caused discussion"
Huddersfield HD7 5AG
Tel: 01484 842887
Monday to Thursday & Saturdays 10am to 3pm
Monday to Thursday 6.30pm to 8.30pm - class dependent. Friday & Sunday by appointment