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ZZ A1235T1 FULL - PolliNation – Telling the Bees - Community Arts project


09:30 - 13:00

Explore York Library Learning Centre

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A1235T1 FULL PolliNation – Telling the Bees - Community Arts project NW610926KB

Come & contribute to a brilliant Community Arts project. Images of microscopic pollen will be used to inspire the creation of colourful hexagons. The completed artwork will comprise of more than 300 pieces and will be exhibited in Explore York Library, autumn 2017.

Date: 30th September 2017   
Day:  Saturday
Times:   9:30am – 1pm
Venue:  York Explore
Duration: 3.5 hours 
Costs:  £ FREE  for all

A number of workshops will be run throughout the Summer/Autumn. Please see website, call the bookings line or contact Claire Douglas for further details

We are working in partnership with Explore York and Universities of York, Sheffield and Lancaster on a digital making and design project called Telling the bees.
The completed artwork called PolliNation will be formed from more than 300 individual hexagons, created using coloured pencils on pieces mdf. All pieces made during session time will be kept by the tutors and exhibited as a final piece in Explore York library during the autumn as part of the Telling the bees festival.

Materials are provided, but if you have coloured pencils or watercolour pencils, we would be grateful if you could bring them along to the session.
There is a wonderful cafe on site which provides great coffee, but please feel free to bring your own refreshments.


Anyone over 14 who is interested in art. Children can attend, but should be accompanied by an adult at all times.

You will leave the session having completed a lovely section of our City wide community arts project “PolliNation”.

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