Exhibitions

Event Info

Start Date: 01 June 2019

End Date: 30 June 2019

Venue: Bangor Castle Walled Garden

Duration: 1 month

Admission: FREE

ForM Sculpture Exhibition

ForM Sculpture Exhibition will showcase selected works from artists who exhibit both nationally and internationally in the beautiful setting of Bangor Castle Walled Garden.

The sculptures, inspired by the garden environment, will give visitors a unique experience and the opportunity to see art in a different context.  A visit to Bangor Castle Walled Garden is a real escape and the sculptures enhance this experience even further.

Some of the works are of large scale and compliment the setting whilst other, more subtle, works will need to be sought out. It is an exhibition to be enjoyed by the whole family.

Many of the works are also for sale. Pick up your free exhibition map in the garden and don’t forget to vote for your favourite sculpture!

Featured artists:

Alison Ross, Andrea McCullough-Alderdice, Anna Donovan, Barry Linnane, Belinda Deutinger, Carmel Dohery, Debra Wenlock, Donald Nelson, Fiona Schumacher, Geoff Jones, Heather Cassidy, Heather Nelson, Holger Lonze, Irene McBride, Jennifer Young, John Trew, Joy Gray, Keith Sheppard, Lauren Dawson, Mary Pearson, Owen Crawford, Paddy Nelson, Pauline Matthew, Reuben Sheridan, Sandra Robinson, Sarah Buckley, Sharon Regan, Shauna McCann , Siuban Regan

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WORKSHOPS

Bangor Castle Walled Garden | FREE

A limited number of materials will be available, please feel free to bring your own.

Meet at the bandstand for the start of each workshop.

These workshops are free to participate, but as spaces are limited for each workshop, early booking is advised. Please book by calling Ards Arts Centre on 028 9181 0803 or online at:

www.ticketsource.co.uk/ardsandnorthdown

 

LIFE DRAWING

Sunday 16 June | 2pm – 3pm | Facilitated by Sandra Robinson

Sandra will lead a life drawing workshop featuring short poses by a clothed model in the garden setting.

 

BOTANICAL DRAWING

Sunday 16 June | 3.30pm – 4.30pm | Facilitated by Sandra Robinson

Join Sandra for a short drawing workshop inspired by the beautiful flowers and plants of the Walled Garden.

 

MESSY MORNINGS

Monday 17 June | 10.30am – 12pm | 0 – 5 years (children must be accompanied by an adult) | Materials provided 

Join Messy Mornings as they explore the exhibition in the Walled Garden followed by an art-making session inspired by the sculptures. Old clothes advised.

 

COPPER WIRE NESTS

Sunday 23 June | 2pm – 4pm | Facilitated by Joy Gray | 13 years+ (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult) | Materials provided

Make a sweet little copper nest in a beautiful garden setting. Participants will be wrapping and twisting wire and using an assortment of threads and materials to make these lovely organic bird's nests. You will also learn the two magic ingredients from your kitchen that will turn your copper nest green overnight!

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TOUR AND DEMONSTRATION

Bangor Castle Walled Garden | FREE

No pre-booking required. Tour and Demonstration will be weather dependant.

 

EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

Sunday 30 June

Bangor Castle Walled Garden | 1pm – 2pm | FREE

Enjoy a highlights tour of ForM Sculpture Exhibition with Jo Hatty and learn more about some of the sculptures and artists.  Meet inside the entrance to the garden on the car park side at 1pm.

 

METALWORK DEMONSTRATION

Sunday 30 June | 1pm – 4pm | By Holger Lonze and Barry Linnane | FREE | Suitable for all ages

Acclaimed Sculptors and ForM participating artists Holger Lonze and Barry Linnane will demonstrate some of the metalwork techniques they use to create their sculptures. These Cork based artists will show some of the processes involved to create their work.Visitors can watch the preparation of moulds and casting of small bronze objects.

Come along throughout the afternoon and see them at work.

Additional Information

Garden Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 7.30pm

Friday - Sunday: 10am - 5.30pm


Image: Call of the Sirens by Siuban Regan, ForM 2018

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