Past events

Sunday Social: Unknown Territories

29 March 2015

11:30am – 3:30pm

Join artist Caroline Claisse on the final day of the exhibition and the project Unknown Territories. Caroline has been working with visitors to explore what our ancestors' landscape might have looked like and imagine who might have lived there previously. …

The Value of Looking Back: artist Jack Strange in conversation with archaeologist Helen Wickstead

28 March 2015

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Free, booking advised.Coinciding with The First Humans exhibition, this talk invites two speakers of differing occupations to discuss The Value of Looking Back. Continuing from a conversation that took place on the opening night of the exhibition the two…

The Value of Looking Back: artist Jack Strange in conversation with archaeologist Helen Wickstead

28 March 2015

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Free, booking advised.Coinciding with The First Humans exhibition, this talk invites two speakers of differing occupations to discuss The Value of Looking Back. Continuing from a conversation that took place on the opening night of the exhibition the two…

Sunday Social

22 March 2015

11:30am – 3:30pm

Throughout The First Humans exhibition, join us every Sunday at our free family workshops led by practicing artists. Drop in and get hands on with a range of materials and techniques. Work with ceramic artist Amy Hughes and Martha Todd…

Sunday Social: Archaeological Dig - traces of another world

15 March 2015

11:30am – 3:30pm

Did your ceramic creature lose a leg? Artist Martha Todd has been collecting parts from past workshops to create an archaeological dig. Is it a fossilised bone or a trace of a weapon? Join us as we hunt and dig…

Sunday Social: Landscapes of another world

8 March 2015

11:30am – 3:00pm

Be inspired by the artwork in The First Humans exhibition and use the Project Space as a sketchbook to map out, draw and paint what the world might have looked like 200,000 years ago. Drop in and work with artist…

Sunday Social: Cave Painting

1 March 2015

11:30am – 3:30pm

Cave paintings, found on walls and ceilings, have traditionally been considered as the prehistoric way of communicating and creating records. In this workshop, join artist Amy Hughes as we explore making 'cave paintings'. Create a scene hidden in a…

3D Projection Mapping Pilot Event: Screening and Exhibition Tour

27 February 2015–1 March 2015

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Exhibition guided tours begins 7.30pm each eveningFeatured artists: Alida Sayer, Dan Shorten (Anomic Multimedia Theatre), Jack West, Ellen Wetmore, Kalai Yung.Over a series of three evening events Pump House Gallery is projecting a show reel of 3D moving…

Sunday Social: Mask Making

22 February 2015

11:30am – 3:30pm

Join artist Amy Hughes and create a mask out of a variety of materials. Focused on emulating the faces of different species both new and old, those created in the previous workshop or those seen in the current exhibition.Alongside…

Drop-in Half Term activities

18 February 2015–21 February 2015

11:00am – 4:00pm

During the exhibition The First Humans, our Project Space is being transformed into a prehistoric cave complete with cave paintings. During the February half term, step inside our cave and join our archaeological hunt as we explore the gallery…

Sunday Social: Unknown Territories

15 February 2015

11:30am – 3:30pm

Join artist Caroline Claisse as she returns to the gallery to continue to explore the prehistoric world as part of the project Unknown Territories. Join us as we explore what our ancestors' landscape might have looked like and imagine who…

Sunday Social

8 February 2015

11:30am – 3:30pm

Throughout The First Humans exhibition, join us every Sunday at our free family workshops led by practicing artists. Drop in and get hands on with a range of materials and techniques. Join us this Sunday as we work with ceramic…

a-n legal session

3 February 2015

2:00pm – 5:00pm

a-n will be running a specially devised seminar in response to demand from arts organisers for legal support around the important area of contracts.Led by contracts-specialist lawyer Nicholas Sharp, you will learn how contracts can be used to clarify…

Sunday Social: Creature Consequences

1 February 2015

11:30am – 3:30pm

Work with ceramic artist Amy Hughes as we play a game of ‘Consequences’ to create a prehistoric looking creature. Drop in as families and groups look to change the path of evolution and create their own brand new…

Screening: SLAM Friday: The Flintstones

30 January 2015

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Join us for the second of many chances to catch The First Humans exhibition at night as we screen three episodes from the all-time classic television series, The Flintstones (1960-66).Set in the fictional town of…

Sunday Social: Exploring Unknown Territories

25 January 2015

11:30am – 3:30pm

Join us for the first Sunday Social alongside the exhibition The First Humans, as we begin to imagine who lived around London and what our prehistoric ancestors' landscape might have looked like. This workshop will introduce Unknown Territories, a project…

Ginger Abstracts and Rice Words

14 December 2014

11:30am – 3:30pm

On the final day of the exhibition, join us as we experiment with painting with food dyes, icing sugar and rice paper.  On the final day, artist Raksha Patel will be joined by baker Rachael Hill and the Project…

Fragmented Faces behind the Printed Curtain.

7 December 2014

11:30am – 3:30pm

In response to Abi Freckleton’s piece in the exhibition, join artist Raksha Patel as we create fragmented portraits using mirrors. The workshop explores how different artists create representations of themselves using a range of materials and methods, such…

OutHouse: Some[w]Here GO-CART MAKING!

6 December 2014–7 December 2014

11:00am – 3:00pm

Opposite the shops on Thessaly Road, SW8Some[w]Here is a contemporary arts project led by Sally Labern and Bobby Lloyd of the drawing shed and taking place on the housing estates of Carey, Patmore and Savona in Nine…

Paint + Gravity = ?

30 November 2014

11:30am – 3:30pm

How does a painting react to gravity? Is it bad to let paint drip? Investigate the delicate nature of watercolour and its translucent effects as it defies the effects of gravity. Drop in and turn a painting around on a…