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May 2018

Art & Book Sale

May 11 @ 12:00 am
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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Art and Art Books donated to be sold in aid of the Ben Uri outreach programmes.

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February 2018

Mischief & Magic – photography & poetry competition awards night

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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FREE

All are welcome to a celebration evening of the winning entries from our ‘Mischief and Magic’ themed photography and poetry competition, inspired by the magical lithographs of current exhibition, A Farewell to Art: Chagall, Shakespeare and Prospero. Winning photographic entries will be displayed at the gallery from 8th - 18th February 2018 along with an anthology of the winning poems.  Refreshments will be provided on the evening. Poetry and Photography Competition 2018 Winners Anthology Competition Winners: Poetry & Photography 

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Chagall: Mischief and Magic Photo and Poetry Competition – Winning Entries

February 8 @ 10:00 am - February 18 @ 5:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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We would like to thank all of the people who submitted their photography and poetry entries. We are grateful to The Mango Lab for providing the photography prizes and for judging the photography entries, and also to David Nieta for judging the poetry submissions. We also thank our team Caitlin Brooker, Yasmin Downie, Lisa Nash and Alix Smith for organising. Poetry and Photography Competition 2018 Winners Anthology Competition Winners: Poetry & Photography 

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January 2018

January Jazz

January 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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£10 - £12

New to our programme for 2018 is a live music event. The gallery will close to the public from 3.30pm when ticket holders will be able to look around our current exhibition, A Farewell to Art: Chagall, Shakespeare and Prospero. At 4pm guests will be invited to sit and listen to jazz musician Gerry Hunt and his associate respond to the current exhibition and themes of Mischief and Magic.  Refreshments will be served and included in the ticket price of £12/£10 concession…

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Adult Art Monthly – January

January 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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£24 - £26

  Japanese Bookbinding Join printmaker, book artist and bookbinder Lina Avramidou and learn how to bind your own book utilising a Japanese style with Chiyogami paper. This workshop would make a great gift for a friend or family member, or maybe just treat yourself! Tickets: £26/£24 concessions, included in the price of a ticket are a bookbinding awl and needle so you are able to continue building on your bookbinding skills after the workshop.  Beginners and experienced artists are welcome. Book your place…

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December 2017

2018 PHOTOGRAPHY/ POETRY COMPETITION – Begins 13th Dec

December 13, 2017 - January 22, 2018

This winter, Ben Uri is launching two competitions inspired by our current exhibition 'A Farewell to Art: Chagall, Shakespeare and Prospero' VIEW COMPETITION IN FULL      

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Adult Art Monthly – December

December 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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£15 - £17

Stamp and printing workshop with artist Zory Shahrokhi. Inspired by our current exhibition of Chagall lithographs illustrating Shakespeare's play The Tempest, participants will design and carve their own rubber stamp for printing unique designs onto greetings cards and/or create small pictures.    All materials are included in the price of the workshop and beginners and experienced artists are welcome. £17/£15 concessions.

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October 2017

Book Launch – Aaron’s Rod by Michael Baum

October 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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Free

Professor Michael Baum will be holding a launch at the gallery on Thursday 12th October, as part of our Art and Wellbeing events programme, of his new book Aaron's Rod. The event will start at 6.30pm for exhibition viewing, followed by an illustrated talk about the book by Michael Baum at 7pm. This is a free event but space is limited so please book here.

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Textiles Workshop with Emmy Lopes – CANCELLED due to tutor illness

October 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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  Exploring themes of identity, participants will have the opportunity to work with artist Emmy Lopes to design, collage, fuse and sew individual 'flags' made from recycled materials and based on prayer flags popular in Tibet. Workshops costs £20 full price and £18 concessions Find out more about Emmy's work here.  

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Mary & Max – free film screening

October 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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Free

To mark World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 10th October, there will be a free screening of Adam Elliot's film, Mary and Max at the gallery. The film will start at 6:30pm.  Come to the gallery from 6pm to look at our current exhibition: USING ART DIFFERENTLY: Art and Wellbeing at Ben Uri, featuring the projects in our Wellbeing programme. Mary and Max is rated 12, it tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a young Australian girl and an American man spanning 20…

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Latimer Community Art Therapy, a talk by founder Susan Rudnik

October 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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Free

An opportunity to hear Susan Rudnik, Art Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor Lecturer at Goldsmiths University of London, talk about her role in setting up Latimer Community Art Therapy following an immediate response to the Grenfell Tower fire in North Kensington. Art Therapy has since been set up across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea by Susan, which focuses on children, adolescents and families.  The use of art to contain the things so hard to make sense of has been of fundamental importance to the community throughout. This…

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After School Art Club

October 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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Our popular After School Art Club begins on the following Thursdays @ 4pm-5.30pm in September: 14th Sept - Sculpture 28th Sept - Textiles 5th Oct - Collage All ages are welcome but sessions are suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited to 8 young people so please book in advance. Tickets are £3.00 per child per session and all materials are provided. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting…

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Silver Sunday

October 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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Free

  Try something new on Silver Sunday. Join artist Joanna Ciechanowska for a fun creative art session for older people. Joanna's work, Boris Johnson, 2013, is featured in our Art out of the Bloodlands exhibition. A digital painting, Joanna often uses her phone as a tool to capture portraits, not only of well known characters, but also people she happens to see in public places. Work with Joanna and learn how to use iPads to sketch portraits. No experience necessary.…

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September 2017

Panel Discussion on Wellbeing in Art/ Museums and Galleries

September 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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Free

A panel discussion on Wellbeing in art, museums and galleries chaired by Emma Hollamby, Learning and Wellbeing Officer at Ben Uri Gallery.  The panel will discuss what we mean by the term 'wellbeing' and the cultural context which has escalated it to the top of the health and wellbeing agenda. Guest speakers from different areas of Ben Uri's Wellbeing Programme will draw on their experiences to feed into the debate, finishing up with a Q&A. This is a free event but places…

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After School Art Club

September 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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Our popular After School Art Club begins on the following Thursdays @ 4pm-5.30pm in September: 14th Sept - Sculpture 28th Sept - Textiles 5th Oct - Collage  All ages are welcome but sessions are suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Space is limited to 8 young people so please book in advance. Tickets are £3.00 per child per session and all materials are provided.  BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting to…

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Printmaking with Heather Fiona Martin

September 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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£18 - £20

Learn how to make a unique screenprint. Create and design your own paper stencil and print onto a tote bag to take away with you. No experience necessary. Workshops costs £20 full price and £18 concessions Book your place here.

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After School Art Club

September 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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Our popular After School Art Club begins on the following Thursdays @ 4pm-5.30pm in September: 14th Sept - Sculpture 28th Sept - Textiles 5th Oct - Collage  All ages are welcome but sessions are suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Space is limited to 8 young people so please book in advance. Tickets are £3.00 per child per session and all materials are provided.  FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? By rail:…

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Artists, Ashes and Diamonds: Polish refugee artists in Britain

September 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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David Herman, son of the Polish Jewish artist, Josef Herman (1911-2000) gives a guided tour of 100 hundred years of Polish émigré artists in Britain, from early 20th century migrants to Jewish refugees who survived the Holocaust and those who fled from Stalinism. >> Book Your Place Here << For those that arrive early, please use that as an opportunity to view our new polish exhibition titled ‘Art Out of the Bloodlands: A Century of Polish Artists in Britain’.   FAQs What…

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August 2017

Three journeys into colour: Reviewing the works and exile of Ruszkowski, Kuhn and Wieliczko

August 3, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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£6 - £10

Max Wieliczko, son of Jan Wieliczko, and a former director of the Centaur Gallery, works as an international construction lawyer. Max will discuss representative paintings produced during artistic lives in exile of the three friends, Zdzisław Ruszkowski, Andrzej Kuhn and Jan Wieliczko.  £10/£6 concessions Book here

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July 2017

Curator’s Lunchtime Tour

July 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, 108A Boundary Road, off Abbey Road, St John's Wood
London, St John's Wood NW8 0RH United Kingdom
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£6 - £10

Join Art Out of the Bloodlands curator Rachel Dickson for an informative tour of the exhibition. £10/£6 concessions Book here

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