Wysing Arts Centre

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Wysing Arts Centre is a unique centre set on the eleven acre site of a former farm, eight miles south-west of Cambridge. It offers a year-round programme of exhibitions and installations as well as affordable studio space for emerging artists, and international artist residencies. It values innovation, experimentation and participation and aims to offer everyone opportunities to engage with and enjoy the best in contemporary visual art.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Garden, parklands or rural site, Artist studio or collective

Opening hours

During Exhibitions - see our website

Admission charges


Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Photo by Anne Tetzlaff, 2016

All Channels Open

  • 12 February — 26 March 2017

Our first exhibition of 2017 is All Channels Open, which brings together the ten artists who were in-residence at Wysing during 2016: Larry Achiampong and David Blandy, Beatrice Dillon, Henna-Riikka Halonen, Evan Ifekoya, Wojciech Kosma, Lawrence Lek, Laura O’Neill, Florence Peake and Gary Zhexi Zhang.
The exhibition will launch Wysing’s programme for 2017, Wysing Polyphonic, through which we will be exploring ‘many voices’ in all aspects of our programming including exhibitions, events, study weeks and study days and artist residencies.



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.
Wysing Half Term Workshop

February 2017 Half Term Workshops

  • 13 — 15 February 2017

Join us over half term for a series of workshops inspired by Wysing's gallery exhibition ALL CHANNELS OPEN. During three morning artist led sessions we will be exploring materials, sculpture and drawing to make our own artworks and we’ll work together to create group presentations.

Monday 13 February 10.30-12.30
AMPLIFY; Painting, drawing, sound art and sculpture

Working with artist Jack Cornell, we’ll be exploring natural networks to inspire paintings and drawings on found objects and create our own sound art and a group sculpture.

Tuesday 14 February 10.30-12.30
INTERFACE; Pattern, surfaces and sculpture and film

Working with artist Jack Cornell, we’ll be exploring patterns and surfaces to create new sculptures and projections.

Wednesday 15 February 10.30-12.30
SEQUENCE; Stories, sequences & viewpoints

Work with artist Lucy Steggals, we’ll be exploring stories, sequences and viewpoints through drawing, collage and found objects.

ALL WELCOME – BOOKING ESSENTIAL The workshops are suitable for 6–12 yr olds, and cost £8 per child per workshop or £20 for 3 workshops. You are welcome to attend one, two or all three workshops. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Please see Website to book .

Our on site café - Caféabantu@wysing will be open from 10am to 3pm serving a great menu of drinks and snacks, including a children’s menu.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13


£8 for one session
£16 for two sessions
£20 for all three sessions



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.

Success of past art classes at Wysing Arts Centre


Wysing Arts Centre is committed to running high quality professional art classes for adults and children run by practising artists with an emphasis on process and learning and experimentation within the given medium.
Please keep in touch with us as classes and events are run across the year on an ad hoc basis until we reopen in September 2007.

How to obtain

Visit our website for more details or call us on 01954 718881

Wysing Arts Centre
Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridge
CB23 2TX






01954 718 881

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.