ART MACABRE 2017 EVENTS
All of our upcoming events below. Click on BOOK HERE for more info and details of how to book! Look forward to seeing you at our events.
Saturday 21 January, 2-4pm
@ The Book Club, Shoreditch DEATH DRAWING: SANTA MUERTE
Sketch our skull faced model Lou Lou, depicting the macabre saint Santa Muerte as we kick off the year.
£12 adv, £15 on the door. Book here
Friday 3 February, Art Macabre will run sessions at two different museum Late events.
FRI 3 FEB – ROBOTS:THE UNCANNY VALLEY @ British Academy’s Love, Sex and Marriage with a Robot Late
Explore robotics and romance, sex and cyborgs, with us at a specially themed event as part of the Late event exploring these future themes. With models Amy Kingsmill and FoxGlove (photo by Damien Frost).
FRIDAY 3 FEB: WILD ONES @ Wellcome Collection Friday Late Spectacular with Crick Crack Club.
Sketch Frankie Cluney as hairy Mary Magdalene and a wild man folk figure, plus special guests. Explore your wild side, inspired by Charles Freger’s photography and folk tales from around the world.
Photo: Frankie Cluney by Jake Spicer
Saturday 4 February, 2-4pm @ The Book Club, Shoreditch
VALLEY OF THE DOLLS
1960s anniversary of the classic film and novel themed special. With models Manko and Carla as the leading characters Jennifer and Neely. Trace their fame and fortune and descent into addiction, drugs and depression. Tickets & info here
Monday 13 February, 7-9pm @ Tower of London
TOWER OF LOVE: ROMANCE IS DEAD – Drawn at the Tower with Art Macabre Valentines’ special
Join our anti-Valentine sketching special, dedicated to those who died at the Tower in the name of love. Enter the drama and tragedy of the Tudor court, and explore Henry VIII’s doomed love affair with Anne Boleyn. Sketch our costumed models as they pose as the doomed lovers’ ghosts at the very site of Anne’s burial in the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula.
Guest artist Hybrid Desire.
Tickets £24/£20 concession. Info and tickets on sale here.
Saturday 18 February, 1-3pm @ Rooftop Wigwam ‘Skye Halla’ at Queen of Hoxton
GAME OF THRONES– Mother of Dragons
Drawing Cult and Art Macabre return to explore Game of Thrones inspired stories of romance and tragedy, fantastical costumes and scenes once more! This time in the setting of the rooftop wigwam. Hot cocktails and mead available to drink in this atmospheric venue from the Vikings bar.
£15 adv TICKETS AND INFO HERE
Saturday 18 February, 7-10.30pm
RA LATE: A NEW SOVIET WORLD
Sketch model performers as they demonstrate a series of Constructivist and biomechanic exercises, as developed by Meyerhold and the roots of modern physical theatre.
Part of a wider programme of activities, performances and exhibition at RA Late inspired by Russia.
THURS 16 MARCH, 7-9pm
Emma Hamilton The Attitudes with Art Macabre and Frankie Cluney
@ National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Part of International Women’s Month.
Info and tickets here £15 includes exhibition entry and life drawing salon