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A few thoughts on recent research by our Trainee Curator Emily Spargo John William Waterhouse RA (1849-1917) Bouquet Oil on canvas Falmouth Art Gallery collection Muriel Foster, from a 1905 publication.Frisco Magazine (July 1905): Plays and Players p47. The Artist John William Waterhouse was born in Rome in 1849 and was the son of the artist William Waterhouse. He began painting in his father's studio around eighteen before studying at the Royal Academy from c.1870 for several years. He was a prevalent artist and developed a uniquely Italianate and modern style in the late Romantic Pre-Raphaelite manner. His works often draw on classical,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOLLix2Dj3s Splanna - Our young Climate Activist Collab worked with @MCMCSpoken to write this spoken word piece. Performed at @CIOSLNP -Ecological Emergency Summit at Heartlands. Thank you to Katey from RJ Working for giving these young people such a wonderful experience. Thank you to @CornwallCouncil @cornwallmp @HeritageFundUK for funding this project

Love Falmouth volunteers are helping to shape Falmouth's cultural hub and make it the heart of the community. The Love Falmouth volunteer Team includes: Falmouth Library, Art Gallery, Town events and festivals, Heritage Parks, Gardens and Open Spaces and Youth Services. If you have a love of Falmouth and its culture there are many ways you can be involved. Love Falmouth Volunteers are from all walks of life but share the same passion for Falmouth. You can get involved individually or as part of a group with regular volunteering, help with a one-off event or just give five minutes of your time. Whatever your interest there is an opportunity for you. During lock down we are still working

We are a group of year 10 students from Penryn College doing work experience here at the gallery. When we arrived we were given a task to create an exhibition for the gallery. Originally, we were creating a hypothetical exhibition that wasn’t going to be hung, but then the opportunity arose for us to select a few of the artworks we chose and hang them in this corner of the gallery. We chose the theme female artists from Cornwall for out exhibition, because you see a lot of male artists getting recognition for there works but not nearly as many

It has been a truly sensational experience to have pursued the project of doing the Gold Arts Award. I can not thank Sarah Scott (and everyone else who supported me along the way), with completing this amazing achievement that still feels unreal, in all honesty! The opportunity came just before 2020 and the rude interruption of Covid, but nonetheless me and Sarah still managed to continue working, virtually and when we went through the opening and closing of all the three lockdowns. I have worked with some amazing people. It has been a brilliant thing for me, to think more about

Creative Action Kernow Youth Collective A collaborative youth project exploring themes of climate, art and activism. A series of talks, outdoor trips and creative workshops. We will meet every Thursday evening at the gallery. 6-8pm. From 4th November until 17th March (term time only). We will provide food and we can cover extra costs. We can also help with travel. If you would like to join but have a barrier that we can help with, do get in touch. You can expect to gain new skills, meet new people & learn about local heritage. Sign up here For more information contact learning@falmouthartgallery.com All the information

11 June – 11 September @ Falmouth Art Gallery A celebration of invention and innovation in Falmouth past and present, plus some jolly clever things from other parts of Cornwall.  This eclectic and fun filled exhibition features an assortment of artworks, archival documents and objects that will fascinate all ages.  Come along and marvel at the inventions of the Fox family, put some crazy automata in action and be awe struck by the amazing innovations that are being developed right here, right now. This exhibition will be accompanied by a series of talks, workshops and events being held at the Princess Pavilions

Workshops accompanying our summer exhibition - Ingenious? - A celebration of invention and innovation in Falmouth past and present. Free family drop-in workshops inspired by the Fox Family of Falmouth. The Fox Family of Falmouth where interested in many things. Working across the arts, sciences and engineering to bring us many inventions. We have followed their lead and put together a series of fun workshops with the same elements. So pop down to to Gyllyngdune Gardens, get inventive, inspired and have fun! These are drop-in events with limited numbers. Please check dates in our summer activity guide, Return to Summer listings Location