Weʼve raised £90 to Help keep the Granary Creative Arts Centre ( a shared making/exhibiting & workshop space) through Winter into Spring events!
- Brockwood, nr Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 0LQ, United Kingdom
- Creative arts and culture
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- Funded on Saturday, 17th December 2016
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The Granary kicked off with Crowd Funding in March 2016 to set it up as a centre for teaching and exhibiting traditional skills and local artists. It is a venue for creative happenings, events, youth arts & adult classes running mostly evenings, holidays and weekends. Since opening in April the Granary has run 12 Willow weaving workshops, 20 Saturday Youth Arts sessions, 3 Home Education Art days, 6 life drawing classes, 2 exhibitions: one celebrating the vernacular with 9 local artists, one Satire exhibition with 7 local artists and two high profile satirists, 2 laughter yoga workshops, 1 gig with 3 musicians. Over 250 people have come through its doors and it has been a meeting point and shared making space for many artists. There is buzz about the venue and it aims to provide more shared studio space, more events & exhibitions, talks, theatre, rehearsal space, stone carving, basket making, copper sculpture, felt, printing and wood carving workshops, bursaries for Home Education children, a website showcasing Granary friends (anyone who exhibits or teaches there) and an online gallery with art to sell/ commission with features on local artists and cultural topics/debates. This project is being run by one single mum/artist and teacher and has become a full time dedication. The project offers so much but needs a help to buy extra heaters to keep the venue warm for workshops & art making through winter & to help cover rent & advertising costs during a time when footfall is not so high. The venue needs help with its website, extra signs, a few extra art materials and a small fund towards helping more young people access classes artists and to help artists with framing & printing costs. The Granary would like to be a space where ideas are exchanged, skills are taught, people are inspired and artistic projects are nurtured. If you can help please come and use/ enjoy the venue. Our email is :
- 10 months ago
Kezia Hoffman10 months ago
Thank you to everyone who has donated so far - this is wonderful news. Today we were setting up the Winter exhibition with some great new artists! I am delighted to be linked with so much local talent and look forward showcasing their work. Please do visit if you can on any weekend on the run up to Christmas ! xx
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Nov 25, 2016
Art makes the world a better place!
Nov 24, 2016
Nov 24, 2016
I Love this project. Talented artists offer opportunities for a variety of creative expression in this space
Marina de Joslin
Nov 23, 2016
Brilliant place - I hope more people will be able to visit and enjoy the Arts Centre in the coming years. Please let me know how else I can help. Willing volunteer!
Nov 19, 2016
Brilliant project Kezia, very best of luck with it :)
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Brockwood, nr Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 0LQ, United Kingdom
I have been working in youth arts and community engagement for 16 yrs. I have been a freelance youth arts tutor in schools, colleges, events and youth groups working often with young people excluded from education. I was Community Manger at Hat Fair for 6 years.
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