Week long event list to promote drawing

The new exhibition at Scarborough Art Gallery (pictured), Curious Collecting (opening Sat 24th May) has exhibits from some of Britain's top artists.  082196m'in News      pic AH      22/05/08
The new exhibition at Scarborough Art Gallery (pictured), Curious Collecting (opening Sat 24th May) has exhibits from some of Britain's top artists. 082196m'in News pic AH 22/05/08

People of all ages are being invited to try their hand at drawing with a series of events at Scarborough galleries.

As part of the national Big Draw campaign, which runs throughout October, Scarborough Art Gallery is playing host to Making a Mark.

The exhibition will see local students decorate the walls of the gallery with a mural based on the concept of ‘self’.

The artwork was started on Monday, and will open to the public on Friday 12 from 5pm to 9pm, running until the following Sunday, October 21 October.

To get more people involved Scarborough Museums Trust and local group Crescent Arts are running a series of events throughout that week.

On Saturday 13, from 10am to 4pm ArtULTS invited people aged 14 plus to a drop in workshop on printmaking and ceramics at Crescent Art Studio.

Study Day at ScarboroughArt Gallery is on Tuesday 16, from 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm for adult sketching.

Sinbad’s Adventures, the creative workshop for under-fives, is on Wednesday 17 from 10.30am to 11.30am at Scarborough Art Gallery, which is where Life Drawing is held on Thursday 18 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. The week finishes with a lunchtime talk‘Drawing as a profession’ on Friday 19, from 12.30pm to 1.30pm Scarborough Art Gallery.