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ARTS | D ICK I N STIT U T E ARTS | D ICK I N STIT U T E DO ART at the DI! Children’s Art Classes Opened in 1901, the Dick Institute is one of the most important cultural venues in the south- west of Scotland, featuring the largest museum and galleries in Ayrshire, and East Ayrshire’s central library. Featuring a programme of often nationally important exhibitions, permanent displays of the museum’s diverse collections and innovative work by contemporary artists, makers and young people from the area, the Dick Institute has a growing reputation for the quality and scope of its exhibitions and events. DICK INSTITUTE ELMBANK AVENUE, KILMARNOCK KA1 3BU T: 01563 554343 - GALLERIES/MUSEUM T: 01563 554300 - LIBRARY TUE & WED: 10AM-6PM THU: 1PM-8PM FRI & SAT: 10AM-4PM CLOSED FRI 15 & SAT 16 SEP The Dick Institute is a fully accessible venue with limited allocated parking to the rear 16 Little Explorers EVERY THU 24 AUG - THU 14 DEC (EXCLUDING 19 OCT) 1.30-2.15PM 3–5 YRS AND PARENTS/GUARDIANS BOOKING ESSENTIAL Ignite the curiosity of your children with our weekly Little Explorers programme. This is designed especially for children aged between three and five years where they can enjoy 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 in each session. Sessions are free and will run for 45 minutes. These will be strictly limited to 15 children plus an accompanying parent/guardian and we advise early booking to avoid disappointment. For booking and further information please contact john.mckissock@east-ayrshire.gov.uk or phone the gallery on 01563 554343. eastayrshireleisure.com BLOCK 1. THU 24 AUG - THU 12 OCT BLOCK 2. THU 26 OCT - THU 14 DEC 4PM-5.30PM · AGE 7+ £40 PER BLOCK (8 WEEKS) BOOKING ESSENTIAL Come and get creative at the Dick Institute’s children’s art club! Be inspired by our visual art exhibitions in the galleries and create your own works of art using a range of mediums such as paint, print and ceramics! All materials included. Art Classes for Adults and Young People BLOCK 1. THU 24 AUG - THU 12 OCT BLOCK 2. THU 26 OCT - THU 14 DEC 6PM-7.30PM · AGE 14+ £48 PER BLOCK (8 WEEKS) BOOKING ESSENTIAL Taking inspiration from the art exhibitions and displays at the Dick Institute, professional artist Fiona Fleming will guide you through a variety of techniques to help you develop your drawing skills in this relaxed, fun and informal art class. Exploring disciplined techniques and also delving into the more experimental, participants will exp lore a range of art mediums and materials to help improve drawing skills. Suitable for complete beginners to the more experienced. All materials included. Book online or in person at the Dick Institute T: 01563 554300 Seiseanan Ealain Lèirsin- neach ann an Gàidhlig 21 SULTAIN, 26 DÀMHAIR, 23 SAMHAIN 6F-7.30F · AOIS 14+ FEUMAIDH SIBH ÀITE A GHLEIDHEADH RO-LÀIMH. Tha Institiùd Dick air leth toilichte a bhith a’ cur air bhonn a’ chiad phrògram a-riamh de bhùithtean-obrach ealain lèirsinneach is thachartasan ann an Gàidhlig. Tha na clasaichean a’ ruith uair sa mhìos gu an Dùbhlachd, bidh na seiseanan a’ dèiligeadh le cuspairean an taobh a-staigh prògram nan taisbeanaidhean caochlaideach. Airson àite a ghleidheadh, cuiribh fios gu Gailearaidh Institiùd Dick air 01563 554343 no air post-d gu: john.mckissock@east-ayrshire. gov.uk Maoinichte le Bòrd Na Gàidhlig agus Roinn Chur-seachadan Siorrachd Inbhir Àir an Ear. Gaelic Visual Art Programme (translation) 21 SEP, 26 OCT, 23 NOV 6PM-7.30PM · AGE 14+ FREE BOOKING ESSENTIAL The Dick Institute is delighted to be hosting their very first programme of Gaelic speaking visual art workshops and events. The class will run once per month until December, with sessions covering themes within the changing exhibition programme. For further information please call the DI gallery on 01563 554343 or email: john.mckissock@east-ayrshire.gov.uk Funded by Bòrd Na Gaidhlig and East Ayrshire Leisure. eastayrshireleisure.com 17