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July 2018

Wood Engraving with Anne Desmet

July 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - July 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Learn the art of wood engraving from a recognised expert in the field. As well as fine line engraving on end-grain boxwood, Anne will show hand burnishing on Japanese papers, printing with a press and the creative possibilities of collage using wood engraved prints and unusual printed papers. Anne Desmet RA studied at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford and London’s Central School of Art and Design. She was awarded a scholarship at the British School at…

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August 2018

Gainsborough’s House Print Workshop at the Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale

August 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am - August 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Gainsborough’s House Print Workshop at the Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale 21-29 September 2018, 10.30am-5pm in the Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB Gainsborough’s House Print Workshop is delighted to participate in the Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale 2018. We will be showing prints by our talented tutors and thank Dale Devereux Barker, Carl Borges, Peter Brown, Emma Buckmaster, Michael Carlo, Anne Desmet RA, Megan Fishpool,  Colin Gale, Jason Hicklin, Susan Jones, Jude Lockie, Sue Molineux and Annabel Ridley for their…

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November 2018


November 16, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

16, 23, 30 November and 7 December 2018, 10.30am–12.30pm This series of talks by art historian and former Tate curator Richard Humphreys looks in detail at eight masterpieces from the great age of Romantic and Victorian art. As in his previous series looking at works by artists from Sickert to Bacon, Richard will also consider his chosen works in relation to the artists’ entire careers and their wider historical context. The works discussed are by John Constable, J.M.W Turner, Sir…

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June 2019

Masters of the Golden Age: Gainsborough, Constable, Turner and Lawrence

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

A significant private collection goes public for the first time. Gainsborough’s House is delighted to announce an exhibition of a private collection that will be shown in public for the first time. With major paintings from the golden age of British painting it shares with a new audience works by Gainsborough, Constable, Turner and Lawrence. Thomas Gainsborough, an artist who was important in building the British school of painting is featured at his very best in paint and pencil, and…

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April 2020

All events currently postponed

April 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Due to coronavirus, all events are unfortunately postponed until further notice.

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