This August, Exeter Phoenix, Positive Light Projects and Make Tank are hosting Summer Art Camp, a programme of over 30 creative events in Exeter with something to offer for everyone – accessible to all ages, all abilities and all experiences. 

Summer Art Camp, Exeter

The programme includes a wide variety of workshops, film screenings, free events and creative social get-togethers. More events including music and cookery are still to be announced!

Inspired By... @ Exeter Phoenix

Why not take time out to cultivate your inner ‘staycation art student’ by learning something new, or brushing up on your existing skills, in one of the ‘Inspired By’ workshops, taking inspiration from artists’ unique approaches. 10.30am - 4pm.

  • Wednesday 3 August, Inspired by... Georgie O’Keefe
  • Monday 8 August, Inspired by... The Impressionists
  • Wednesday 10 August, Inspired by... Leonara Carrington
  • Monday 15 August, Inspired by... Abstract Expressionists
  • Wednesday 17 August, Inspired by... Hilma Af Klint
  • Wednesday 24 August, Inspired by...  Eileen Agar
  • Thursday 25 August, Inspired by... Art of the Far East

FREE! Sketch in the Park @ Northernhay Gardens

Head outdoors to explore Northernhay and Rougemont Gardens for artistic inspiration. Work in watercolour and ink to create a series of your own sketches. Materials provided or bring along your own to work from. Tuesday 9 and 23 August, 10.30am - 1pm.

FREE! Studio Socials @ Exeter Phoenix

You can share your own projects and connect with other creatives in a free Studio Social session led by artist Sophie Berger. Tuesday 2 and 16 August, 10.30am - 1pm

Art for All Ages

There is a huge range of family-friendly activity going on at Exeter Phoenix, from art classes in the studio to drop-in activities, competitions and all-round summer silliness!

  • Tuesday 2 August, Your Face My Face, 2 - 4pm
  • Tuesday 9 August, Sculpt a Selfie, 2pm – 4pm 
  • Saturday 13 August, FREE! Laura and Molly’s Summer Campout @ Positive Light Projects, 11am - 4pm

Find out more and book online here: Exeter Phoenix - Summer Art Camp

Sculpt a Selfie

Positive Light Projects and Make Tank are independent local arts organisations, supported by Exeter Phoenix. Positive Light Projects focuses on creative community engagement and Make Tank provides an additional performance platform for the city alongside space to generate culture, making them the perfect partner venues for this activity.


Exeter Phoenix
Arts Centre
Exeter Phoenix - front of building

Exeter Phoenix is a vibrant, world-class multi-artform venue in the heart of Exeter's city centre. Each year we host hundreds of events and artistic activity spanning many disciplines.



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