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ARTS | D ICK I N STIT U T E DO ART At The D.I. CONTINUES UNTIL SAT 4 FEB YOUNG PEOPLE’S GALLERY Displaying the artwork from the Dick Institute children’s art classes - see opposite. Little Explorers at the Dick Institute THURSDAYS: 12 JAN - 30 MAR 1.30PM-2.15PM · 3-5 YRS & PARENTS/ GUARDIANS Ignite the curiosity of your children with our new weekly Little Explorers programme. An interactive experience that immerses them in the stories, objects and spaces of the Dick Institute. Experienced facilitators will use play and drama to engage the senses, incorporating story, song, movement, rhyme, observation, explorations, communication and tactile sensations. Strictly limited to 15 children plus an accompanying parent/guardian - we advise early booking to avoid disappointment. For booking and further information please contact the gallery on 01563 554343. 18 ART S | D ICK I N STIT U T E DO ART at the DI! Children’s Art Classes BLOCK 1: THU 19 JAN - THU 9 FEB (4 WEEKS) 4PM-5.30PM · £20 BLOCK 2: THU 23 FEB - THU 30 MARCH (6 WEEKS) 4PM-5.30PM · £30 AGE 7+ BOOKING ESSENTIAL DO ART at the D.I. is a weekly children’s art class within the gallery spaces at the Dick Institute - the surrounding exhibitions act as a backdrop and inspiration for the creative activity carried out in the class. The class is an opportunity for children to learn more about art and create their own works of art using a range of artist mediums. Adult & Young People’s Art Classes BLOCK 1: THU 19 JAN - THU 9 FEB (4 WEEKS) 6PM-7.30PM · £24 BLOCK 2: THU 23 FEB - THU 30 MARCH (6 WEEKS) 6PM-7.30PM · £36 AGE 14+ · BOOKING ESSENTIAL Taking inspiration from the art exhibitions and displays at the Dick Institute, artist Fiona Fleming will guide you through a variety of artistic approaches in this relaxed, informal and sometimes unconventional art class! Suitable for beginners through to the more experienced. All materials included. For more information contact 01563 554340 email: Geraldine.Greene@east-ayrshire.gov.uk Book online or in person at Palace Theatre Box Office T: 01563 554900 eastayrshireleisure.com East Ayrshire Schools’ Art and Design 2017 FRI 10 FEB - SAT 15 APR 2017 LAUNCH EVENT: THU 16 MAR 4.30PM-6PM YOUNG PEOPLE’S GALLERY East Ayrshire Leisure is delighted to host the return of the annual exhibition that showcases the work of pupils studying Art and Design at schools across East Ayrshire. As part of their studies, students work across a range of different artistic techniques, so in this exhibition you can expect to see photography, mixed media, sculpture and other forms of creative expression. The show is an exciting chance for young people to present their work to a local audience and to see the creativity of some of East Ayrshire’s most talented pupils. The East Ayrshire Schools exhibition and launch event are delivered and coordinated in partnership with East Ayrshire Council’s Creative Minds Team. Open Studios Ayrshire Launch Event THU 2 MAR · 6PM DICK INSTITUTE · FREE · ALL WELCOME East Ayrshire Leisure is delighted to host the East Ayrshire region artists’ launch event for Open Studios Ayrshire 2017, and welcomes everyone to this special FREE event. Annually, Ayrshire wide artists open their studios to give people access to their creative process, demonstrating techniques and offering their original artworks for sale. This is an opportunity for the artists to engage with and offer free workshops to the public, increasing knowledge of the amazing wealth of creativity in Ayrshire. All information can be found on the OSA website: www.openstudiosayrshire.com Image: Afton Water, Julie H Winter eastayrshireleisure.com 19