Visual Art

Paul Hartley: Look

Paul Hartley: Look

February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

For our next Foyer Installation Paul Hartley presents ‘Look’ as it has never been seen before. Numerous larger than life spectacles suspended from the ceiling encourage us to consider the act of looking, and the meaning of objects in space. Join us for the launch on Thursday 21st February 6 - 8pm.

Call For Entries - Town Hall Open 2019

Call For Entries - Town Hall Open 2019

May 10, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

Town Hall Arts third annual Open invites artists at all stages of their careers, working in any contemporary art media, to submit work for exhibition at Trowbridge Town Hall. Our panel of selectors will include members of the Town Hall Arts team; Curator Katie Ackrill and Manager Philippa Edwards alongside Sophie Cummings from Swindon Museums and Gallery. This year the exhibition will take a slightly different format, with no submission fee and different prizes to be awarded.

Jo Barber and Patrick Hallissey: Encounters

Jo Barber and Patrick Hallissey: Encounters

June 06, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

7 June – 20 July 2019
Exhibition Preview: Thursday 6 June, 6.30-7.30pm
This exhibition brings together work by our two Open 2018 prize-winners; First Prize winner Jo Barber and Second Prize winner Patrick Hallissey. Through 2D figurative works, they acknowledge their encounters with artists who have inspired them, whilst realising fresh and unique aesthetics.

Walk and Draw in Trowbridge

Walk and Draw in Trowbridge

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

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Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

Join Jo Barber and Patrick Hallissey for a sketching trip around Town Hall Arts and further afield in Trowbridge. With a focus on urban sketching, this relaxed drop-in workshop will encourage participants to record visual information quickly, and create vibrant studies of life in Trowbridge. Bring your favorite drawing materials and meet in the foyer of Town Hall Arts at 10am.

Saturday 15 June and Saturday 6 July, 10am-12pm

Encounters: Jo Barber and Patrick Hallissey in conversation with Katie Ackrill

Encounters: Jo Barber and Patrick Hallissey in conversation with Katie Ackrill

June 20, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

Alongside their exhibition Encounters, Town Hall Art's Open 2018 Prize Winners Jo Barber and Patrick Hallissey will be in conversation with THA's curator Katie Ackrill. They will explore the evolution of their work, what drives them and their processes of making, as well as their use of portraiture and shared interest in art history. Join this vibrant discussion in the art gallery.

An Introduction to Silk Painting with Louise Colbourn

An Introduction to Silk Painting with Louise Colbourn

June 22, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

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Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

A five week silk painting course will follow free Taster Sessions. Open to both the artistically nervous and more experienced art makers, who would like to return to creativity or simply explore something new!