The University of Southampton
Winchester School of Art

Winchester School of Art Saturday Club: October 2017 – June 2018

Textile Exhibition at WSA

Introduction

The Saturday Club offers local 13–16 year olds an insight into a broad range of art and design subjects. The club, a completely free activity for participants, is run over 9 months, totalling 20 Saturdays and including two visits to London. In addition, a Master Class will see an external specialist artist visit the club to present a workshop. The year culminates in a final exhibition in London, where members from Saturday Clubs across the country will meet to share their work and experiences.

Saturday Clubs benefit young people in many ways, including: 

During their 20 Saturdays, students at Winchester School of Art’s club will have the opportunity to partake in workshops, sampling curriculum and facilities across our five BA programmes: Graphic Arts, Fashion & Textile Design, Games Design & Art, Fashion Marketing/Management and Fine Art. Workshops will be held by our own experienced Tutors and Technicians, supported by Student Ambassadors, who are current students at WSA.

Fashion at WSA

Schedule & Format

Saturdays have been carefully selected to work around as many half-terms and holidays as possible and each Saturday Club will run between 1000-1300. You will be provided with all the equipment and tools required for each Saturday and won’t need to bring anything.

October
Saturday 7th, Saturday 14th

November
Saturday 4th, Saturday 11th, Saturday 18th (London visit)

December
Saturday 2nd, Saturday 9th

January
Saturday 6th, Saturday 13th, Saturday 20th

February
Saturday 3rd (Masterclass visit to John Hansard Gallery in Southampton)

March
Saturday 3rd, Saturday 10th, Saturday 17th

April
Saturday 21st, Saturday 28th

May
Saturday 5th, Saturday 12th

June
Saturday 9th (Final exhibition in London)

In October and November students will produce a self-portrait, which they will take to London and show at an exhibition, alongside work from other Saturday Clubs across the country. In February, we arrange for a Masterclass with a local creative professional, either here at WSA or off-site at their studio/place of work. In May, students will work toward producing a final piece, which will then be shown at a final exhibition and celebration of the year’s work in London.

Art at WSA

Curriculum & Workshops

Our curriculum will feature workshops in each of our five undergraduate BA programmes: Graphic Arts, Fashion & Textile Design, Games Design & Art, Fashion Marketing/Management and Fine Art.

Each of the workshops will be taught by our experienced tutors in studios here at Winchester School of Art, making use of our industry equipment, facilities, hardware and software.

Art at WSA

How to Apply

If you would like to attend our Saturday Club, please email wsasc@soton.ac.uk for an application form.

Please note, that we have limited places on our Saturday Club and they will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. If the Saturday Club is fully booked, we will be pleased to add you to our waiting list.

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