During the course of the exhibition we invited local families and members of the Baca Charity and the Exaireo Trust to respond to the clay and ceramics on display; our groups took things back to basics making tradition handmade coil pots. Coiling is a technique which has been used to shape clay into vessels for thousands of years. It was new experience for some, and a nostalgic one for others.
The Community Takeover is a pop-up exhibition of the work created during these workshops, celebrating the diversity and creativity of our town.
This is also your last chance to see ‘The Ground Is Good’, an exhibition by Olivia Bax, Eva Masterman and Leon Sadler hosted by Modern Painters, New Decorators at Carillon Court, Loughborough.
The event is free to enter, and open to all. Children are welcome to join in with our free family activity guide, aimed at 5yrs+, materials included. Free drinks and refreshments will be available.
CLOSING PARTY // Sat 28 April 11am-1pm
//About Modern Painters, New Decorators//
Modern Painters, New Decorators is a not-for-profit art organisation running art projects and building creative communities in Loughborough, East Midlands. We run a programme of art related activities including exhibitions, talks, events, markets and workshops with the aim of bringing colour to Loughborough and supporting and developing opportunities for regional artists. We are currently funded through donations from the general public and Charnwood Borough Council.
You can find us at Modern Painters, New Decorators, Unit 33, Carillon Court Shopping Centre, Loughborough, LE11 3XA. You can also search for us on Facebook and Instagram @mpndprojects.
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