Quay@Home

A selection of things to make, do and view during lockdown

Explore the art of collage with postal packs designed by artist Melanie Swan. Each A5 packs contain hand painted rainbow-coloured and patterned papers, a folding book and collage ideas sheets. To request your FREE pack simply fill in the contact

A NEW HomeArt Activity by artist Antonia McGreachan, inspired by artist David Hockney. Make your very own abstract swimming pool following this step by step tutorial! David Hockney, water and me, an introduction: “Water is an essential part of us

For our current exhibition, OFF THE RAILS, we partnered with Isle of Wight Steam Railway to celebrate their 50th anniversary moving from Newport to Havenstreet, by showing artefacts, signs and memorabilia from their collection, related objects and artworks from the

“What if art could find its way into the kitchen? And food could become an imaginative activity too? In this video, all kids will be able to start their own favourite recipe book, made with pictures, lots of imagination and

We have another fantastic follow along tutorial for you to do at home this valentines with the whole family. The lovely Hannah George, Island Artist, has created another wonderful HomeArt activity, making origami paper hearts! Perfect to add to a

Join Island Artist Hannah George from your own homes and follow this great tutorial on how to create your very own patterned animal! The wonderful Hannah George has created a fantastic art activity and filmed a tutorial for you to

Quay Arts’ Visual Arts Manager Georgia Newman talks to Island Artist Susie Prangnell about her latest exhibition ‘Balance’ currently on in Quay Arts’ Cafe. Join us for our first Zoom artist talk in lockdown 2.0, with artist Susie Prangnell discussing

Hands and faces with Nick Martin – a short online drawing course Fridays 24 Jul / 31 Jul / 7 Aug / 10 – 11am / £30 AVAILABLE TO BOOK FROM FRIDAY 19TH JUNE. WATCH THIS SPACE. Join experienced tutor

Piet Mondrian (b. 1872 – d. 1944) was a major player in the Dutch abstract art movement known as the De Stijl (The Style) and regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century. He developed a style

Every week we have been sharing with you stories and videos of the brilliant Intune Upcycle Orchestra, who rehearse at Quay Arts every Friday. We are missing the great sounds from the Upcycle team, so we share with you another

Tangrams are Chinese dissection puzzles made up of seven flat shapes called ‘Tans’ which can be put together to form shapes. Invented around 1000 years ago, they were brought to Europe in the 19th Century. There are 6500+ tangram problems

Twenty years ago, Quay Arts organised an ambitious project to fill the building with self-portraits of a generation of children. As with many things we’ve done over the years, it started small (with a 10 x 10cm template) but as