Creative Cabin

Welcome to our Creative Cabin – art and nature on tour.. 

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) and Wild East Devon have launched a new travelling creative space - the Creative Cabin. This is a fun and creative space to explore art and nature in your neighbourhood. The Cabin hosts a broad range of activities, projects, talks, films, performances and workshops which creatively explore our relationship to nature and the climate emergency.

The Creative Cabin - a space to create, explore, learn and discover!

Cabin Out + About

CREATIVE CABIN SHORTS - while our Creative Cabin was grounded during lockdown, we brought you an inspiring digital programme of short films. Working with SW artists, rangers and practitioners, CREATIVE CABIN SHORTS connect to nature and the landscapes around us.

The Creative Cabin is now back on the road with some exciting talks and art activities for this summer and we are also out visiting schools.For upcoming events near you, visit our What's On section and follow #ourcreativecabin on social media.

The Creative Cabin has been shortlisted for 'Best Art Project' in Hearts for the Arts Awards and is now shortlisted for Museum of the Year Award in the Pandemic Pivot category.

Exploring the themes of nature and art, the Creative Cabin has been made possible by ARTIST ROOMS with the support of Art Fund, Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Community Fund.

 

 

Education and Outreach

As well as individuals and families, the cabin brings activities to groups most in need including schools, colleges, Memory Cafés, Devon Recovery Learning Community, Devon Young Carers, Refugee Support Groups, Devon Insight, and Headlight – an Action East Devon service for young people encountering mental health issues.

Our Engagement officer, Anna Aroussi, has been awarded the prestigious Marsh Award in 2021 for dedication and excellence in Gallery Education. Read more

More details of activities

Creative Cabin Events

  • Creative Cabin art activities

    1 June 2021 to 31 August 2021

    Join us in our travelling Creative Cabin for art activities, talks and more this summer. Coming to a neighbourhood near you! Watch this space for events and times.

  • Creative Session for Under 5's

    24 June 2021

    Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) invites under 5's and their parents/carers to a fun, creative session in the Creative Cabin at THG. We will be outside in the THG garden. The sessions are play-based and...

  • Mike Perry in conversation

    1 July 2021

    Join us for an insightful conversation with exhibiting artist, Mike Perry, and guest speaker Ben Borthwick. They will be reflecting on the themes in Perry's current exhibition: Mike Perry Land/Sea....

  • Art Dayz - The Lost Art of Seaweed Pressing (morning)

    3 July 2021

    Visit the Abode of Love on Exmouth's seafront for a family friendly art activity making seaweed pressings with Exmouth artist Anna Fitzgerald. 11am – 1.30pm OR (there is another session 2 – 4.30pm) £...

  • Art Dayz - The Lost Art of Seaweed Pressing (afternoon)

    3 July 2021

    Visit the Abode of Love on Exmouth's seafront for a family friendly art activity making seaweed pressings with artist Anna Fitzgerald. 2 - 4.30pm (there is another session 11 – 1.30pm) £10* per...

  • Climate Conversation - Sidmouth

    18 July 2021

    THG and Sidmouth Coastal Community Hub co-host the first in a series of Climate Conversations. Climate Conversations brings together local activists and project groups, with academics and artists...

  • Art Dayz - Creating a Labyrinth in the Sand

    24 July 2021

    Exmouth artist Anna Fitzgerald has invited sand artist Paul Burton and storyteller Jaz Brown for a family friendly art activity creating a labyrinth in the sand. Sand artist Paul Burton will give an...

  • Creative Sessions for Under 5's

    29 July 2021

    Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) invites under 5's and their parents/carers to a fun, creative session. We will be outside in the THG garden with artist Laurel Coxon. The sessions are play-based and...

  • Art Dayz - Sand Body Casting

    14 August 2021

    Visit the Abode of Love, Exmouth for a family friendly art activity with Exmouth artist Anna Fitzgerald. Cast your hands and feet by imprinting them in damp sand, using Plaster of Paris. Then create...

  • Creative Sessions for Under 5's

    26 August 2021

    Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) invites under 5's and their parents/carers to a fun, creative session in the Creative Cabin. We will be outside in the THG garden with artist Laurel Coxon. The sessions...

  • Creative Session for Under 5's

    30 September 2021

    Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) invites under 5's and their parents/carers to a fun, creative session in the Creative Cabin. We will be outside in the THG garden. The sessions are play-based and...