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Visual Arts

Lighting up time

02 February 2022

A five-week festival of light is coming to Enfield's town centres this week.

Helping kids in the year of Covid: Free creative workshops

21 October 2020

Making History is a Lottery-funded project designed to encourage young people to express their emotions and experiences relating to COVID-19 and the London lockdown. Platinum Performing Arts is inviting children aged 9-18 from the Enfield community to take part in free creative workshops at Millfield House - pottery, dance, poetry, spoken word, fitness & wellbeing and more!

Online art

19 October 2020

Enfield Art Circle's annual exhibition is under way - this year it's moved online.

Dugdale Centre reopens: Food and drink, gifts and a new art exhibition

06 July 2020

The Dugdale Centre has awoken from its long enforced period of inactivity. The new opening hours are 11am to 3pm Monday to Friday. So far the Café, Gift Shop and Gallery have reopened, and on 14th July they will be followed by the Museum and Local Studies Centre. The gallery plays host to a new exhibition by Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel celebrating what he enjoyed about lockdown and his eagerness to to paint during the period of isolation

Art as Therapy exhibition opens today

03 July 2018

The Art is Therapy exhibition runs at the Dugdale Centre from 3rd to 15th July.

Palmers Green Art Group needs new members

28 January 2018

Palmers Green Art Group started 12 years ago to help a group of amateur artists nurture and develop their artistic skills in an informal and friendly environment. The group has changed over the years as different people have come and gone. Originally focused on watercolour, members now work in a variety of painting and drawing media, reflecting a diversity of individual styles and preferences. We do not offer formal tuition but enjoy an atmosphere of creativity, encouragement and support from.......

Lumière London is back!

10 January 2018

Bigger, brighter and bolder, the UK’s largest light festival is returning for a spectacular second edition. More than 40 UK and international artists will reimagine London’s iconic architecture and streets, transforming the city into a dazzling nocturnal art exhibition. Free to visit and taking place north and south of the River Thames, Lumiere London will extend its reach across the capital. Everyone is invited. To find out more, click here to visit the Lumiere.......

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Palmers Green artist exhibits further afield

11 December 2017

Following two exhibitions nearer to home, Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel's work goes on show this week at a cinema and gallery in east London. Clash of the IconsAn exhibiition by Patrick Samuel12 December 2017 - 16 January 2017Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd, London E1 4UJ Exhibition Launch 12 December 2017 at 7pm Patrick will also be showing a short film about his creative journey since he started his daily art therapy in December 2016, as well as playing music he composes when.......

Calling local artists and teachers: Create a schools art project to help the Broomfield House Trust

27 July 2017

The Lanscroon Murals in Broomfield House before the fires. The staircase at the Beaumont Care Home in Southgate also has murals by the same artist. The Broomfield House Trust is hoping to work with local artists, teachers and schoolchildren on a project that would promote a lifelong love of art and learning while at the same time contributing to the Trust's multipronged efforts to raise funds to restore Broomfield House. The project would be be run along similar lines to Take One.......

Enfield Art Circle is looking for new members

08 July 2016

Enfield Art Circle is a friendly group running an annual programme of art-based talks, demonstrations, practical evenings, art classes, art workshops and outings, and organises exhibitions where members can display and sell their work. We welcome amateur and professional artists and others interested in our activities.  There is a modest annual subscription. Further information:  Anne Meakins, Secretary, 07961 861199 or Enfield Art Circle's 84th Annual.......

Turning over a new leaf can be fun!

02 March 2016

The first month of this year's Artist-in-Residence scheme in Broomfield Conservatory was brought to a close with a very popular drop-in workshop, giving visitors an opportunity to learn how to create ceramic leaves. Cathy Taylor's five-month residency goes by the overall title "Spirals of Life", each month having a different theme, but all within the overall concept of "biological sculptures". Cathy's report on last Sunday's workshop: "The ceramics leaf-making workshop in the Conservatory in.......

Cutting glass in Palmers Green

12 February 2016

The latest video on Palmers Green Tales looks at the career of a local artist and craftswoman who draws inspiration from the stained glass she sees in the surrounding streets.  Jenny Bourke introduces the video: "Susan Mehmet and I have made a really interesting film this month about a local stained glass artist called Annahita Hessami. Anna moved to Palmers Green when she was young and attended Hazelwood and Ashmole Schools. You will see in the film how she was influenced by the wealth of.......

Local artist wins prestigious European prize

10 February 2016

A local artist has been awarded the 2016 Columbia Threadneedle Prize, Europe’s leading open competition for figurative and representational art. Lewis Hazelwood-Horner, who lives in Southgate, receives a cash prize of £20,000 and a solo exhibition for a wider body of his work at Mall Galleries later this year. His winning work, ​ Salt in Tea, ​ was painted following a two-­year residency at the bespoke umbrella shop James Smith & Sons in London’s West End........

Taster workshops in printmaking and illustration

21 July 2015

Tottenham Art Classes have provided details of taster workshops to learn printmaking and illustration. For anyone who has ever wanted to try printmaking or illustration, now's your chance! We're holding taster workshops in Printmaking and Illustration in August. Open to anyone aged 14 years and over and adults. PRINTMAKING TASTER WORKSHOPS Choose from two dates: Tuesday 11th August from 1pm - 5.30pm Saturday 12th August from 11am - 3.30pm Course info: An introductory workshop to mono.......

The Arts Society Enfield

31 March 2015

The Arts Society Enfield - entry in Palmers Green Community Directory