SCULPT: DRAMATIC ART IN SACRED SPACES - Event Diary

SCULPT: DRAMATIC ART IN SACRED SPACES. 

126 days.

7 artists.

7 churches – Healey, Masham, Mickley, North Stainley, Snape Castle Chapel, Well & West Tanfield

1 trail of discovery.

25th May to 28th September 

A free and exciting art event for the whole family.

Follow the trail through beautiful countryside discovering dramatic art installed in historic churches.

Sculpt is a new kind of art experience.

Seven inspirational artists to answer the brief ‘A Response to Space’. They have been asked to deliver drama, work on a large-scale, install captivating sculptures that everyone can understand and show how contemporary art can take centre stage and engage through the audacity of the work.

There is also be a treasure hunt to engage children at each venue.

Sculpt is dramatic art, not passive, and this is the first event of its kind in the UK. It takes place at the same time as Yorkshire Sculpture International, making Yorkshire the top destination for sculpture in the UK in 2019. 

 

TALKS BY THE ARTISTS 

The artists will be giving a talk about their installations, from 2.00 – 3.30 p.m. on the following days:

Tuesday 25th June               Eduardo Niebla                     West Tanfield Church

Wednesday 26th June          Ana Rosa Hopkins                Healey Church

Thursday 27th June              Jon Gabb                              Snape Castle Chapel

Wednesday 3rd July              Silvia Lerin                            Masham Church

Thursday 4th July                  Alex Carr                              Mickley Church

Friday 5th July                       Harriet Hill                             Well Church

 

EDUARDO NIEBLA IN CONCERT WITH MATTHEW ROBINSON

Friday 16th August

7.30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Church, Masham

Tickets from Masham Community Office (01765 680200) Email  info@visitmasham.com

or on the door  Adults £15   Children £5   

Eduardo has placed a sound installation in West Tanfield Church as part of Sculpt – Art in the Churches

 ‘Spellbinding flamenco jazz, bursting with passion and verve’ (The Spectator)

‘Poignantly poetic and truly breathtaking’ (Scotsman)

‘A world class virtuoso’ (Time Out)

See the Art in the Churches website (www.artinthechurches.com) for more details about Eduardo’s installation at West Tanfield