Paper Play - a celebration of paper
25 May 2019 to 22 June 2019
This exhibition is a celebration of the creative possibilities of paper and a response to our recent presentation of ‘On Paper’: an Arts Council Touring Exhibition.
Two contemporary artists, Sophia Clist and Jessica Palmer will work with members of our local community to create new artworks exploring how paper can be cut, scrunched, marked, moulded and much more.
From participatory paper sculpture to delicate lace-like paper cuts, free-form paper clothing to intricate origami, this exhibition takes you on a journey exploring all the possibilities of paper from the very first sheet. Drop into our Paper Play Lab and experiment with us!
THG is committed to working with the community, supporting health and wellbeing and inspiring people through creative projects and activities.The two artists led paper-based workshops engaging different community groups, working with young people with mental health issues at Headlight East Devon, Honiton Memory Café and pupils from Honiton Community College.
Join us for the opening at our garden party on Saturday 25 May, 5-8pm.
Family storytelling workshop in the Story Boat: Tuesday 28 May, drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm
Family drawing/writing workshop, creating a paper sculpture: Tuesday 28 May, drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm
Adult workshop - design and create in Nuno Felt: Thursday 30 May, 11am – 12.45 or 1.15 – 3pm
Drop in Family workshop making paper collage: Saturday 1 June, drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm
Papermaking workshop with artisan papermaker. Saturday 8 June, 11am and 3pm. Ages 6+. £8, booking essential
Adult Dance workshop with choreographer Jane Mason : Wednesday 12 June, 11am – 5pm, informal performance at 4.30pm. £8, booking essential
Bookbinding workshop with expert bookbinder: Saturday 22 June, 10am - 3pm £45 / £43 THG Friends, booking essential
Past Exhibitions (2019)
9 November 2019 to 24 December 2019
Annual Christmas craft and design selling exhibition Now open on Christmas Eve: 10am to 4pm. Present Makers 2019 is selected from open submissions showcasing creative innovation across craft and...
14 September 2019 to 26 October 2019
Photographer Paul Blakemore and artist Jo Lathwood have been investigating and documenting the cultural, social and geological landscape of East Devon's Jurassic coast. Including drawings, sculpture...
6 July 2019 to 31 August 2019
The Evolver Prize 2019 exhibition features the winning Evolver cover and 49 runners-up. Each year artists, photographers and designers compete to have their work published on the front cover of the...
28 June 2019 to 27 July 2019
This exhibition, in the upstairs Project Space, features a new body of work produced by a local group of adults with learning disabilities, in creative workshops run by arts-for-health charity Magic...