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


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.
image of a photographic chemigram by artist Emanuela Cusin

Adult Education Art Courses at Wysing Arts Centre

  • 24 February — 13 June 2020 *on now

Join us for a new series of adult art courses at Wysing Arts Centre, led by our studio artists.

Courses include life drawing, Suminagashi (Japanese paper marbling), camera-less photography techniques, moulding and casting, oil painting plus more to be announced.

For more details and booking via Eventbrite, please visit our website below.

Available Courses:

Moulding and Casting with Florian Roithmayr
Format: Weekend long workshop, with lunch provided.
Dates: 10.30–5.30pm, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March.
Fees: £180 per two-day course.

Camera-less Photography with Emanuela Cusin
Format: Two part course, over two Saturday mornings.
Dates: 10.30–13.30pm, Saturday 14th March and Saturday 28th March. Fees: £80 per two-day course.

The Surprise of Drawing with Penny Klein
Format: Evening class over six weeks.
Dates: 7–9pm, Monday 24 February to Monday 30 March.
Fees: £115 per six-week course.

Ways of Seeing (Life Drawing) with Soheila Sokhanvari
Format: Evening course over five weeks.
Dates: 7–9pm, Wednesday 4 March to Wednesday 1 April 2020.
Fees: £100 per five week course.

Suminagashi (Japanese Paper Marbling) with Robert Foster
Format: One-off 3 hour introductory workshop.
Dates available: 10.30–13.30pm, Monday 24 February, Monday 9 March or Monday 23 March.
Fees: £50 per introductory class.

Oil Painting Course with Damaris Athene
Format: 2 hour class on Saturday mornings, over 6 weeks
Dates: 10.30–12.30pm Saturday 25 April until Saturday 13 June (no class on 9 May or 30 May)
Fees: £125 for the 6 week course.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at info@wysingartscentre.org or call 01954 718881 and we will be happy to help.

Suitable for

  • 18+


Prices for courses range between £50-£180.



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

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