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The Auction Hub Open & Evaluation Days

This event is an in person event.

Saturday 22nd + Sunday 23rd May, 11.00am - 4.30pm

The Auction Hub with Glebe Gallery ( Venue 93) Charlton Shaftesbury Dorset SP7 0EL

The Auction Hub is offering a special event across the first weekend of Dorset Art Weeks. Visit their pop-up hub at Venue 93, Glebe Gallery. Take your prized possessions, meet the specialist and have valuations done by their team!

Whilst there visit the wonderful work on display, Drawing on Dorset. A mixed exhibition of selected drawings made, 'in', 'of', and 'about', Dorset, all of which celebrate a breadth of drawing practice, made in response to the creative stimulus of Dorset itself.

This exhibition is of work featured in Drawing on Dorset, a book published in 2019.

50% of commission from sales will go do Dorset Visual Arts, a charitable membership organisation with an educational remit.

Glebe Gallery is based on the Wiltshire / Dorset borders.
The gallery specialises in traditional contemporary art.

Contact: [email protected] for more information about the special weekend.
Contact: [email protected] for more information about Drawing on Dorset.

The Auction Hub Open & Evaluation Days

Dorset Art Weeks Online Auction

This event is an online event.

14 May - 24 May 2021

As a sponsor of the Dorset Art Weeks event the Auction Hub is delighted to be hosting this year online auction that features 52 works by 21 artists based in Dorset. The works represents a wide spectrum of mediums including oil, watercolour, mixed media and ceramic and all are representative of the highly skilled and productive art scene in Dorset.

Participating artists:
Rob Woolner, Imogen Bittner, Sarah Jack, Jane Colquhoun, Rachel Sargent, Roger Dell Seddon, Katherine Lloyd, Eleanor Spalding, Rita Brown, Duncan Wright, Paul Cleden, Heather Gibbons, Gary Cedeira, Phyllis Wolff, Jane Barden, Katherine Message, Simon Eeles, Barbara Davis, Göran Hahne, Joan Scott and Elaine Collett.

All works will be published on May 14th with a 10-day viewing period ending on May 24th.

Dorset Art Weeks Online Auction

Bite-size Bookbinding with Nesta Rendall Davies

This event is an online event.

Running from 23rd May to 4th June.

Help yourself to a Taster Plate of brief bookbinding sessions - all between 45 - 60 minutes long - running from 23rd May to 4th June with NESTA RENDALL DAVIES - LEAFWORK STUDIO

On offer are six different sessions, each repeated once, running throughout the duration of this year's Dorset Art Weeks.

Chose three for £19.99 and join Nesta online to make some delightful, small bookbinding projects. All are suitable for Beginners.

Each session is taught online, via Zoom. All that is required is a stable internet connection and the materials and simple tool kit for each of your chosen sessions. Once you have made your selection of 3, email: [email protected] and you'll be sent the Zoom links to your chosen sessions. All six can be accessed by making another selection of 3.
Should you have any difficulties in accessing materials, postal packs are available. Please contact me for details.

Web address below:

Bite-size Bookbinding with Nesta Rendall Davies

Raku Firing at Weekends and Outside at Eeles Pottery

This event is an in person event.

Weekends during Dorset Art Weeks

Venue 109: Eeles Pottery, Mosterton, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3HN

For regular updates about the firings see their website:

Raku Firing at Weekends and Outside at Eeles Pottery

Workshops at Bryanston School

This event is an in person event.

From 31 May - 5 June 2021

A selection of exciting Workshops at Bryanston School Art Department. To book or for queries email: [email protected] or search for the website at the bottom

Experimental Drawing Techniques Workshop
Mon 31 May: 10am - 12.30pm

Experimental Print-making Workshop
Wed 2 June: 10.00am -12.30pm
Aged 8 and above £10 adults, £5 children

Experimental Ceramics Workshop
Friday 4 June: 10.00am -12.30pm
Location - Bryanston School art department
Aged 8 and above £10 adults, £5 children

Life Drawing Workshop
Sat 5 June: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Aged 18+ (£10 per person)

Workshops at Bryanston School

Daily videos during DAW from Frances Hatch

This event is an online event.

22 May - 06 June

During Dorset Art Weeks enjoy a daily video from Frances Hatch on her instagram and website. Details below:

Sat 22 May STUDIO TOUR welcome to my spacious Weymouth studio

Sun 23 May BEGINNING: MAKING CONTACT with PLACE: an introduction to my practice. Continuing the conversation series with Professor Simon Olding

Mon 24 May DRAWING drawing/ sketchbooks: understanding just that little bit more

Tues 25 May SKETCHBOOKS roles they play in relating to place. Continuing the conversation series with Professor Simon Olding

Wed 26 May LOCKDOWN: gift within restriction. Continuing the conversation series with Professor Simon Olding

Thurs 27 May EN PLEIN AIR: WARM WILLOW SQUALL working close to home

Fri 28 May BLUES TALKING which pigment and why

Sat 29 May SHINE sunrise sunset light shade

Sun 3 May EARTHS TALKING working in Charmouth with site materials. Continuing the conversation series with Professor Simon Olding.

Mon 31 May BIRDS FOR COMPANY during the last year I’ve been grateful for the company of birds

Tues 1 June LULWORTH working on site at Scratchy Bottom

Wed 2 June POETRY AND PAINT: The Restless Earth. Continuing the conversation series with Professor Simon Olding

Thurs 3 June YELLOWS TALKING which pigment and why (with Evie Hatch blog writer and artist liaison at Jackson’s Art)

Fri 4 June MOONSHINE painting in moonlight

Sat 5 June INTRODUCING SWALLOW FUND 50% of profits over DAW in support of the charity Rewilding Britain.

Sun 6 June ON THE ROAD WITH SWIFTS Florence.

For more information go to Frances's website.

Daily videos during DAW from Frances Hatch

Alison C Board broadcasting Everyday!

This event is an online event.

22 May - 06 June

Join Alison C Board for Dorset Art Weeks (22nd May - 6th June) both online and in person (10:00 - 16:00) at Downend Farm Studio, Venue 3

Alison will also be hosting the entire exhibition online via her website and broadcasting every day through her popular blog and social media platforms for you to experience the event from the comfort of your home. Ali will be producing all manner of content during Dorset Art Weeks to show you behind the scenes and give you some insight into her work.

Find out more by going to Ali's website and looking through all the amazing events on offer:

Alison C Board broadcasting Everyday!

Damian Clarke: Re-Learning - Performative presentation

This event is an in person event.

Mon 31 May, 3pm. Free Event, Donations welcomed

Venue 201: Damian Clarke, 201 25 Kings Road, Dorchester DT1 1NH

"Re-Learning" - Mon 31 May, 3pm. Free with donations.

A live and virtual presentation of artworks drawn with the non-dominant hand during a period of re-learning fine motor skills after paralysis of the left hand and arm in 2019, together with the performance of a suite of soundscapes played on the Hammer Dulcimer and Nyckelharpa. Also some spoken word performance. The performance will take place outdoors, weather permitting with distanced seating and limited numbers. The performer will be at a safe distance. Please phone or call round to book a seat.
A preview can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQByzsGdbGM


Damian Clarke: Re-Learning - Performative presentation





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