Museum opening hours: 10AM to 5PM.

Paint it like Turner: Art workshops for adults

Explore the watercolour techniques used by JMW Turner in this fun and practical three-week course with Simon Cowper.

Please note this course is now fully booked.

Explore the watercolour techniques used by JMW Turner in this fun and practical three-week course with art teacher Simon Cowper. 
Suitable for beginners and those looking to improve their painting and try something new.

When: Wednesdays 6, 13 & 20 March, 10.30am to 1.00pm

Where: Portsmouth Museum, Museum Road, Portsmouth PO1 2LJ. 15 minutes’ walk from Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour train stations. Cycle racks and free parking available.

Cost: £45 / £27 with Portsmouth Leisure Card. Includes tea / coffee. £15 non-refundable deposit payable when booking. Balance payable on 6 March at first class.

Booking: For further information or to book your place telephone 02392 834744 (Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm).

Materials: You will need to bring –
• artist's quality watercolour paints (12 colour pans or tubes)
• brushes
• A3 watercolour paper, for example Bockingford
• apron recommended

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