Join us for our 2019 Summer Open Studios as part of Hampshire Open Studios. We’ll be open on Saturday 17, Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 August from 11am-4pm each day. Check back soon and see what we’ev got planned for the 3 days of creative inspiration.
GUILDED CONVERSATIONS is an opportunity to come together to explore the purpose and function of maker collectives, such as craft guilds, associations and studio groups and ask what role do they play in the contemporary craft infrastructure. The discussion will held at Winchester School of Art on Thursday 19 September 2019. We’ll talk about how these different communities relate to each other and how they can collectively contribute to the contemporary craft infrastructure in the region. We hope to connect individual makers and groups to enable their voices to be amplified and heard.
Maker Mondays are a brand new opportunity that launched in January 2019, giving Makers a chance to informally get together throughout the year. Being a freelance creative is brilliant but it can also be quite isolating and so we hope these bi-monthly sessions will become a regular opportunity to get out to the studio and […]
We host Maker Networking Lunches 6 times a year. These sessions are exclusively for other makers (of all levels & disciplines) and involve a presentation, demonstration or talk from a maker or industry professional followed by an informal networking lunch. You can find out more about the sessions by clicking here. Our October talk is […]
On November 5th, Marcia Lanyon returns to Making Space for another pop-up shop, with many beautiful gems, beads and pearls for sale. Marcia Lanyon established her gemstone business in 1975, having started her career in London’s Hatton Garden. Over the next 42 years, Marcia Lanyon Ltd became well-known and well-regarded in the jewellery industry. Although […]
JOIN IN A CONVERSATION WITH AWARD-WINNING CERAMICIST, TESSA EASTMAN AND A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP. We have invited award-winning ceramicist Tessa Eastman to come to Making Space to deliver a special Makers Event. Tessa will be doing an in-conversation event with Making Space’s Director Lynne Dick, followed by a hand on workshop event where Tessa will be […]
In conversation with Andrea Harari, Director, Jagged Art Monday 4 June from 11am-12.45pm @ Making Space | £12 | 20 places only. We are very excited to be hosting a conversation event involving Andrea Harari, founder and Director of the renowned London gallery, Jagged Art. Established in 2002, Jagged Art showcases stunning, complex and intriguing […]
Together with Arts Council England we’d like to invite you to join us for a Grants for the Arts Presentation on 19 June at Making Space, Bishopstoke Road, Leigh Park, Havant, Hampshire PO9 5BN 10.45am Arrival – registration and refreshments 11.00am Presentation by Andrew Proctor, Relationship Manager, Visual Arts, Arts Council England – South West […]
Making Space is networked with over 200 talented artists and makers from across the UK. We are always thrilled when someone who we admire and whose work is of such a high standard wants to work with us. Steven Follen is one these cases and we are delighted to be hosting him in March when […]
A big hello and ‘Happy New Year’ to all our creative friends and associated makers! We hope you all had a wonderful break and are feeling excited, inspired and ready for a creative new year! We thought it was about time we did a blog post on our Maker Networking Lunches. For those that don’t […]