Thelma Hulbert Gallery

Elmfield House
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THG is an award-winning public art gallery based in Honiton, Devon. It occupies an attractive, Grade II listed, Georgian town house, formerly the home and studio of the artist Thelma Hulbert. The gallery hosts contemporary art exhibitions showcasing South West artists and national touring exhibitions. It also houses a permanent collection of Thelma Hulbert paintings. Visit www.thelmahulbert.com for events, activities and family workshops

Venue Type:

Gallery, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Tues - Sat 10.00 - 17.00

Closed: Sun Mon
two weeks during change over of exhibitions
Christmas & New Year

Admission charges

All: Free

Getting there

By Car
Honiton is just off A30 and A35 thoroughfares. On the High Street take right hand turn into Dowell Street (signposted to Cullompton) and first right. Parking adjacent to gallery in Lace Walk car parks on Dowell Street
By Bus/Rail
THG is easily accessible by bus and rail.
Honiton railway station is approx. 10 minutes walk from the Thelma Hulbert Gallery. For buses stopping on the High Street it is approx. 5 minutes walk to the gallery.

Additional info

-stunning ground floor exhibitions space
-a room dedicated to the work of Thelma Hulbert
-Learning Room with art & craft materials for kids
-Project Space
-Shop & Refreshments area
-Wild Art garden

A small selection of works by the late Thelma Hulbert produced in 1940s-60s are on permanent display courtesy of the Thelma Hulbert Memorial Trust, these include works on paper and oil on canvas. Most notable are 'Rooftop: Ischia' and 'Palms.' Also sketches of Swiss mountain scenery and the Cornish coast. Two previously unseen works have been donated during the past five years.

Collection details

Fine Art

Key artists and exhibits

  • Thelma Hulbert
  • Rooftop
  • Eschia
  • Palms
  • Rocks & Waves
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
6 artworks

Evolver Prize 2017

  • 8 July — 26 August 2017 *on now

Artists, photographers and designers compete annually to their work published on the front cover of the July/August edition of Evolver, the leading Wessex Arts and Culture Guide.The winning cover this year was 'Model Shelter No.1'. The artist Russell Denman received the prize money of £1,000.

This exhibition is the ideal way to discover and purchase* the work of South West-based artists. Come along and vote for your favourite to win the Visitors' Choice prize.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

https://www.thelmahulbert.com/?q=exhibitions/evolver-prize-2017

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Abstract landscape

Frances Hatch: Red Earth Under My Nails

  • 9 September — 28 October 2017

Created outside in situ, these paintings have been produced using and integrating earth and found materials in selected locations predominantly across Devon including Sidmouth. Describing her work Frances explains ‘Geology becomes my pigment.’

Frances Hatch was awarded the Shenzhen International Watercolour Biennial Prize in 2016 by The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours. She contributed to Thames and Hudson’s 2015 publication ‘Drawing and Painting: Materials and Techniques for Contemporary Artists’ and is senior tutor at West Dean College.

Coordinating activities :

Monday 18 September 1.30-4.30pm. DEVON EARTH UNDER OUR NAILS: Artist workshop. £30 (£25 for THG friends) inclusive of materials

Thursday 21 September 6pm. TOUCH STONE: Artist Talk. £5 (£3 THG Friends)

Saturday 28 October 5-9pm (art activities finish at 8pm). Spooky Halloween Party to celebrate the national Museums At Night festival.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

https://www.thelmahulbert.com/?q=exhibitions/frances-hatch-red-earth-under-my-nails

View of gallery from the garden with Halloween decorations

Museums At Night Halloween Party

  • 28 October 2017 5-9pm

Join us after hours for a spooky Halloween party to celebrate the national Museums at Night festival. Meet some creepy creatures and enjoy fun art activities, facepainting, locally-sourced food, DJ and bar. Browse our current art exhibition too.

5 - 9pm (art activities till 8pm)

Free admission and art activities, pay bar and food.

Please note there will be a photographer present. Please notify a member of staff if you do not want the child in your care to be photographed.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

https://www.thelmahulbert.com/?q=whats-on/events/museums-night-halloween-party-0

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

The Learning Room

The Learning Room at THG is available to the public whenever the gallery is open (10am-5pm Tues-Sat.) There is no charge and materials are provided. The Learning Room is home to THG's after school art group, 'Masterpieces,' which was established through engage/enquire. Masterpieces meets every other Wednesday in term time, for details ring the gallery. The Learning Room is available for schools workshops and is regularly used on a drop-in basis by local students with special needs.

How to obtain

Free (donations accepted) ring 01404 45006 for details

Getting there

By Car
Honiton is just off A30 and A35 thoroughfares. On the High Street take right hand turn into Dowell Street (signposted to Cullompton) and first right. Parking adjacent to gallery in Lace Walk car parks on Dowell Street
By Bus/Rail
THG is easily accessible by bus and rail.
Honiton railway station is approx. 10 minutes walk from the Thelma Hulbert Gallery. For buses stopping on the High Street it is approx. 5 minutes walk to the gallery.

Thelma Hulbert Gallery
Elmfield House
Dowell Street
Honiton
Devon
EX14 1LX
England

logo: Museums at Night

Website

www.thelmahulbert.com

E-mail

info@thelmahulbert.com

Telephone

01404 45006

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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