Free 2018 August Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of August, submitted by the ArtWeb community:

MFA Art and Humanities Masters Show 2018

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design’s Masters Show celebrates transformative design and visually stunning art from seven of the UK’s most innovative and exciting postgraduate courses – MSc Animation & VFX, MFA Art & Humanities, MDes Comics & Graphic Novels, MSc Forensic Art & Facial Identification, MSc Medical Art, MSc Product Design.

Dates  August 17 – 26, 2018
Cost  Free
Location  DJCAD Dundee University | 13 Perth Road, Dundee, DD1 4HT, Scotland
Website  www.dundee.ac.uk/mastersshow/

National Association of Women Artists – Small Works Summer 2018

This art exhibition runs alongside the music festival in Burton Bradstock.

Dates  July 11 – August 8, 2018
Cost  Free
Location  Ankerside Shopping Centre | Ankerside Shopping Centre, Tamworth, B79
Website  www.burtonbradstockfestival.com

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Barrels and The Mastaba

Photo by Paul Horseman used under CC

Take a walk alongside the lake at Hyde Park and you’ll be greeted by the impressive site that is The London Mastaba—a shimmering, colourful, pyramid-like structure. A mastaba is an ancient Egyptian tomb, this modern sculpture is make up of over seven thousand barrels.

Dates  June 18 – September 23, 2018
Cost  Free
Location  Hyde Park | Central London
Website  https://londoncheapo.com/events/christo-jeanne-claude-barrels-mastaba/

Frieze Sculpture in Regent’s Park

Photo by Matt Brown used under CC

A free outdoor exhibition featuring 23 sculptures by 20th century and contemporary artists, in The English Gardens in Regent’s Park.

Dates  July 4 – October 7, 2018
Cost  Free
Location  Regent’s Park | Chester Rd, London NW1 4NR, UK
Website  https://londoncheapo.com/events/frieze-sculpture-regents-park/

Summer Collection Art Exhibition

An exciting collection inspired by the English summer – coast, beach and summer meadows.

Painting, printmaking, illustration, drawing, photography, ceramics, textiles, glass, wood, metal, jewellery and more!

Open daily 10am to 5pm | Sundays and Bank Holidays 12 noon to 4pm

Free parking and refreshments available nearby

Dates  July 7 – September 2, 2018
Cost  Free
Location  Obsidian Art Gallery | Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville
Website  www.obsidianart.co.uk

Our eARTh 2018 Exhibtion

Photo by John Phillips

Several artists showcase affecting work responding to the environment and climate change.

Kunsthuis Gallery presents 100+ selected artists from the UK, Poland, Czech Republic, Ireland, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, USA, Greece, Brazil and Israel.

The exhibition runs from Saturday 24th March – 23rd December 2018

Dates March 24 – December 23, 2018
Cost  Free
Location  Kunsthuis Gallery | Mill Green Farm, Crayke, YO61 4TT
Website  www.kunsthuisgallery.com/our-earth-2018 

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