International Womens Day - Kitty and Friends

Ref: C3745286

A talk and conversation about the legendary resident of Rye who taught many students at the local school. Come and view her work and see how she influenced other local artists.

Course aim

For International Womens' Day 2020 Rye Art Gallery are celebrating the life and career of the famous Kitty French. Hear about this amazing artist and art educator and her influence on other members of the artistic community.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Talk and see the influence that Kitty French had on the local artistic community
  • Converse and see the career of an under rated artist whose career was cut short due to tragic events.
  • See the influence she had as an artist educator on the students she taught with her revolutionary techniques.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course information sheet

International Womens Day - Kitty and Friends

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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