Screening of The Closer We Get followed by Q&A
12 November, 7pm, special viewing of the exhibition 6-7pm
£8 (£6) or FREE for full time students
A special preview of Somewhere’s latest feature documentary; a bittersweet, first-hand account of director Karen Guthrie’s family coming to terms with the aftermath of her mother’s stroke. Karen will be showing clips from the up-coming film and relating these to themes in the current show. Find out more on The Closer We Get website.
Book online or call 01223 748100
The New (Public) Art in Cambridge
15 November, 6-8pm, special viewing of the exhibition 5-6pm
Free but booking essential – email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01223 748100
What is the future of public art in the city? There is currently an unprecedented concentration of public art being developed across Cambridge. How is this activity perceived on a local, national and international level? To what extent is this activity contributing to the cultural development of the city? Join Andrew Nairne, Director of Kettle’s Yard; David Wright, Commission Projects; Andy Robinson, Futurecity and Fabienne Nicholas/Sam Wilkinson, Contemporary Art Society/InSite Arts to debate the issues. This event will be live streamed.
Find out more about recent public art projects in parks, schools, streets and buildings across Cambridge.
Read more about how public art is helping to create a new Cambridge.
One day Woodcuts workshop
22 November, 10am-4pm
Take a closer look at the work of Gwen Raverat and be inspired to make your own designs using a simple relief woodcut method. Join Curwen Print Study Centre woodcuts tutor Emma James for this full day workshop.
Suitable for all abilities. All materials and lunch provided. Booking essential.
One-Day Poetry Workshop
10am–4pm, Saturday 31 January
Join lecturer Jenny Bavidge and poet Redell Olsen for a visual poetics workshop, which will take inspiration from Ian Hamilton Finlay. This day course offers you the chance to read and discuss a range of existing texts in relation to the exhibition and experiment with poetic form and a variety of media in your own writing.
Suitable for beginners. £30 course, all materials and lunch included. Booking essential – call 01223 748100
Conference: Concrete Poetry: Cambridge to Latin America
Saturday 14 February
To complement the Ian Hamilton Finlay exhibition, Kettle’s Yard is supporting this one-day conference that will explore concrete poetry in the global art world. At the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, organized by the Centre for Latin American Studies.
There will be a special drinks reception and private view of the exhibition at the end of the day.
More details soon