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Eeles Pottery- Raku Firing ExperienceThis event is an in person event.
Sat 28 May
Eeles Pottery Mosterton Beaminster DT8 3HN
My Raku Firing Experience Day is a thorough and fun introduction to decorating and firing unique Raku pottery. The art of Raku firing is Japanese style of pottery which originated in the 16th century.
You will select up to three pots to decorate and choose between four different raku techniques; copper fumed raku, naked raku, glazed raku & horse hair raku
You will then have the opportunity to get hands on and fire these expertly thrown pots using the fine art of Raku, choosing between placing them in sawdust or a smoking tin to create your distinct pot.
Powerful Stories that Pots can TellThis event is an in person event.
Fri 20 May, 6.30pm
Venue 34 The Studio at The Dower House Winterbourne Houghton Nr Blandford Forum Dorset DT11 0PG
A talk by ceramicist Victoria Jardine on the Powerful Stories that Pots can Tell
Portland Venues Trail and Prize DrawThis event is an in person event.
14- 29 May
Across the Isle of Portland
9 Venues on the Isle of Portland- collect 6 stamps from the venues to be entered into a Prize Draw to spend on art from any of the Portland Trail Artists.
Instagram and Facebook: @portlandtraildaw
See individual Venue entries in the Dorset Art Weeks Directory for details
DIGGING DEVICES - OUR COMMON TOOLSThis event is an in person event.
Sat 14 May + Sun 15 May
The Walled Garden, Moreton, Dorchester, Dorset
Drop in between 11am and 4pm and help sculptor Katie Surridge activate sculptural works inspired by quarrying tools and working with tools. Requiring a group of people to activate them, you will need to work together to turn the earth, and plant tiny seeds in pots with these enormous sculptures.
Sculpture Live!This event is an in person event.
Sat 21 May + Sun 22 May
The Walled Garden Moreton Dorchester Dorset
Contemporary willow sculptor Mark Haddon will be making a new sculpture for The Walled Garden over the weekend. Mark has been involved with Land Art since 1992, transforming areas into mystical spaces with site-specific creations. The woven willow and hazel artworks directly engage with the environment as semi-permanent sculptures based on seeds and plant forms.
Outdoor Cinema - Nosferatu with live soundtrackThis event is an in person event.
Sat 21 May doors open 8:15pm
The Walled Garden Moreton Dorchester Dorset DT2 8RG
An evening of outdoor cinema in the beautiful Walled Gardens. It’s 100 years since the release of the original Nosferatu - enjoy this silent masterpiece accompanied live by multi-instrumentalists - The Sonambulists who have created a new and never heard before soundtrack. Bar and BBQ Tickets £12.50
Art in Poundbury- 'It's Up To Us'This event is an in person event.
14- 29 May
Jubilee Hall, Kings Point House, 5 Queen Mother Square, Poundbury,, Dorchester DT13BW
A community driven event where professional artists share the walls with the community supported by local business. The ethos is reflected in our volunteer team pulling it all together - from social media to labels and stewarding to catalogue– Damers School and the not so young, retired and in full time work, artists and non artists - the team has it all!
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