Mtec Recommends… August 2016

Traditionally one of the quietest months in the art calendar, August may not be full of exhibition openings but there are some great events and opportunities to explore this Summer…

Aug, 5 2016 Tate Britain – Late at Tate Britain: Rang Baranga

Taking inspiration from Rasheed Araeen‘s colourful sculpture, this late evening opening serves as a celebration of Summer, with music, food and activities to get you in the Summer spirit!


Aug, 11 2016 Whitechapel Gallery – Curator’s Tour: Keith Sonnier

Join Assistant Curator Habda Rashid for a tour of ‘Light Works’, the latest exhibition of neon installations by Keith Sonnier.


Aug, 13 2016 Royal Academy of the Arts – Family Studio: On Your Mark

One of a series of Family Workshops where children of all ages are welcome to explore the Summer Exhibition, make a poster or collage and be involved in a collaborative screen-print canvas.

Aug, 20 & 21 2016 Southbank Centre – Baby Build

If you have a budding sculptor in your midst, why not take them along to this construction bonanza?Using recycled materials, under 5s are invited to let their imaginations run wild as they build together with the theme ‘Love this Town’.


Last Chance to see …

Until Aug, 29 2016 National Gallery – Dutch Flowers

Featuring works by Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder, Jan van Huysum, and Rachel Ruysch, this beautiful exhibition explores Dutch Flower painting from the early 17th to late 18th Centuries.