Life Drawing

Every Tuesday, from 22 Jan – 12 March 2019 The Hex, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Come along and relax in the Hex, while developing your drawing skills in front of a life model.  From curious beginner to advanced artist, all levels are supported by our incredible tutor, artist Emma Cameron who will guide you through […]

Get creative

Every Wednesday, from 23 Jan until 13 March The Hex, 6:00 – 8:00 pm The new season of Get Creative art classes take their inspiration from our exhibition Gone to Ground’s focus on ecology and the environment. Join artist Claudia Boese in responding to the natural environment and mans interventions into it – with paint, […]

Get Creative!

Come along to our Get Creative classes where you can relax, meet new friends and develop your artistic skills with the support of our fab artist Claudia Boese. Claudia gets everyone making masterpieces from collage, paint and print – but most of all, enjoying themselves! Please join us – its free to all University of […]

Life Drawing classes

Come along and enjoy our life drawing classes – free to all Uni of Essex students and staff! From curious beginner to advanced artist, develop your drawing skills with a life model – in a friendly and relaxed environment. Our wonderful tutor, artist Emma Cameron will be there to support and guide you through the […]

Screen Printing classes

Come along and learn the secrets of silk screen printing! Achieve amazing results with ease – its really not a difficult as you might think. Under the guidance of artist and designer Tom Armstrong, you will soon be creating fab posters for your new student bedroom! All classes are in the Hex, on Wednesdays 6.00-8.00pm […]

It’s all about the accessories, darling!

Stand out from the crowd by making your own badges and bags.

Make your mark

An afternoon of cutting and sticking in response to the 100th anniversary of the suffragettes and all things feminist!

A Field of Faces

Come along to Art Exchange and help us create a field of Essex faces!

Hey Clay!

6.00-8.00pm at Art Exchange Join us for a clay making workshop and take some time out to relax and get creative. The theme of the workshop is ‘I am’, which you can interpret in any way  you like. You can even submit your work for our Student Open exhibition and the chance to win one of our cash prizes! All […]

Life Drawing

The Hex classes are weekly creative sessions for University of Essex students and staff. From curious beginner to advanced artist, develop your drawing skills with a life model in a relaxed and supportive environment. Our wonderful tutor, artist Emma Cameron, will guide you through the process of capturing the human body from life. This workshop takes place in […]

African Drumming

The Hex classes are weekly creative sessions for University of Essex students and staff. It’s easy to learn the basics of African Drumming and tutor Hassan Lotfi is experienced in teaching people of all levels. Come and enjoy this fun way to let off steam, make some fantastic noise and pick up great rhythmical skills. […]

African Drumming

The Hex classes are weekly creative sessions for University of Essex students and staff.  It’s easy to learn the basics of African Drumming and tutor Hassan Lotfi is experienced in teaching people of all levels. Come and enjoy this fun way to let off steam, make some fantastic noise and pick up great rhythmical skills. […]

Get Creative

The Hex classes are weekly creative sessions for University of Essex students and staff. They are FREE for Essex students and £6 per session for staff.  Artist Claudia Boese leads a creative art class where you can develop your artistic skills, meet new people and, most importantly, Get Creative! All materials provided – just come […]

Swing Dance

The Hex classes are weekly creative sessions for University of Essex students and staff. They are FREE for Essex students and £6 per session for staff.  Dance the Monday blues away! It’s easy to learn the basic steps of Swing Dance, an upbeat, highly sociable, vintage dance that gets you moving to brilliant music with […]

Art Gym

Join us for a new series of art workshops that will spark your creativity! Led by artist Jane Frederick we offer you a chance to relax, make friends and develop your artistic skills along the way. This autumn our starting point is collage. Loved by the Surrealists, we will explore the power of collage by taking images from their original […]