Talks & Guided Visits

The makers are the focus of our work at Bdc and we believe there is nothing more inspiring than the opportunity to hear a maker talk about their work and studio practice, or give a demonstration. Our programme of maker talks animate the work we display and offers a greater level of appreciation and understanding of the materials, processes, skills and technologies of contemporary craft.

Our guided visits are curated with Bdc Assistant Director Fran Gill-Smith, trustee and printmaker Gill Curry and local jeweller Linda Jones. Our programme includes visits to other venues to see new exhibitions, maker studios or places of architectural interest, often supported by curator and maker talks. Our intention is to introduce our Friends of the Bdc, regular attenders and new audiences to other craft related events as well as the opportunity to visit new venues and the wider arts scene.

Scroll down to view our programme of upcoming talks and guided visits, or browse our talks and guided visits archive.

Images: Study trip to visit legacy artworks at local hospitals, from the Bdc’s outreach and residency programme (Left, photography by Pam Seale) & Meet the Maker event with Rachael Howard, as part of the ‘Making a Difference’ exhibition (Right).

Upcoming Talks & Guided Visits

We are currently planning more exciting talks & events for 2024 – please check back soon or sign up to our newsletter (subscribe at the bottom of this page) to find out more.

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