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Upcoming Events

  • Bookmarked Launch Event
    Bookmarked Launch Event
    Wed, 24 Apr
    Online Event
    24 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 20:00
    Online Event
    24 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 20:00
    Online Event
    Join the Bookmarked team for the launch of this new OCA Creative Writing Magazine.
  • Speed Portrait Drawing to Music
    Speed Portrait Drawing to Music
    Wed, 24 Apr
    Online Event
    24 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 20:00
    Online Event
    24 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 20:00
    Online Event
    Join Kirsty Lockhart, an artist and illustrator from Dundee, for an OCA x Pencils4Tea collaboration hour of speed portrait drawing to music.
  • AI - A synthetic collaborator, the end of art, or merely another (very clever) pencil?
    AI - A synthetic collaborator, the end of art, or merely another (very clever) pencil?
    Wed, 01 May
    Online Workshop
    01 May 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Workshop
    01 May 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Workshop
    By the end of this workshop, students will be able to describe the basic concepts of machine creativity and AI art, identify ethical considerations, and think about the different ways in which AI tools are being used by artists.
  • Animated Portrait - A Workshop with Karolina Glusiec
    Animated Portrait - A Workshop with Karolina Glusiec
    Wed, 08 May
    Online Workshop
    08 May 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Workshop
    08 May 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Workshop
    In this workshop we will be working on an A5 size paper to create a hand-drawn animated sequence that can turn into an installation. This workshop is themed around the idea of the portrait - what is it for you?
  • Illustrate your Favourite Recipe
    Illustrate your Favourite Recipe
    Tue, 14 May
    Online Workshop
    14 May 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Workshop
    14 May 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Workshop
    Illustrate your favourite recipe in this workshop with illustrator Lucia Vinti.
  • Unravel - The Power & Politics of Textile Art
    Unravel - The Power & Politics of Textile Art
    Sat, 25 May
    London
    25 May 2024, 11:00 – 16:30
    London, Silk St, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DS, UK
    25 May 2024, 11:00 – 16:30
    London, Silk St, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DS, UK
    Join OCA tutor Priscilla Edwards in London.
  • Life Drawing with 2bornot2b Collective
    Life Drawing with 2bornot2b Collective
    Wed, 05 Jun
    Online Workshop
    05 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Online Workshop
    05 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Online Workshop
    We invite you to come along, experiment with whatever materials you have at hand, and don't forget to kick back and relax in this 2 hour session of life drawing. Details TBC.
  • Pixel, Palette & Pitch: The Art of Seeing Sound
    Pixel, Palette & Pitch: The Art of Seeing Sound
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, 15 Jun
    Online Workshop
    15 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 12:30
    Online Workshop
    15 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 12:30
    Online Workshop
    Join OCA tutor Carla Rees for the next Keeping Up Momentum series of free events for students and OCA alumni.
  • OCA Goes to Venice
    OCA Goes to Venice
    Date and time is TBD
    Venice
    Date and time is TBD
    Venice, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
    Date and time is TBD
    Venice, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
    We are proposing a trip to the Venice Biennale for any students at Open College of the Arts with an interest.
  • OCA's Big Draw 2023 - Ongoing & Open
    OCA's Big Draw 2023 - Ongoing & Open
    Time is TBD
    Online Activity
    Time is TBD
    Online Activity
    Time is TBD
    Online Activity
    Drawing With Senses online short course,
  • OCA Technology Support Workshops
    OCA Technology Support Workshops
    Time is TBD
    Technology Workshops
    Time is TBD
    Technology Workshops
    Time is TBD
    Technology Workshops
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