19 June - 10 July
Open 10am - 5pm daily
Under 18s FREE
The time has come again for the much loved Biennial Contemporary Sculpture Show, Fresh Air.
Set in the magical riverside gardens of Quenington Old Rectory near Cirencester, this Sculpture Biennale has become an important event on the cultural calendar.
Fresh Air 2011, the tenth biennale, is curated by Lucy Abel Smith and Ana Bianchi and showcases emerging artists as well as documenting the work of some of the more established sculptors.
The quintessential country gardens of the Old Rectory form the perfect backdrop for the visitor to encounter sculpture and installations. Over ninety artists are represented this year. The audience is invited to wander through the gardens in their own time. Stewards will be on hand to answer questions.
New Brewery Arts at Fresh Air
Sculpture workshop weekends
Visual Intervention with Lucy Strachan
Sat 2 and Sun 3 July 10am to 4pm
£62 (£59 Friends)
Natural Forms and Textures Stone Carving Weekend with Ann-Margreth Bohl
Sat 9 and Sun 10 July 10am - 4pm
£85 (£81 Friends)
See bottom of page for details and online booking.
The Pool House
Step into the garden
19 June - 10 July
A selling show in our delightful temporary gallery in the Pool House, Old Rectory gardens, Quenington.
We are delighted to return to the Pool House at Fresh Air to complement the biennial sculpture show.
We will be featuring work by makers who are inspired by birds, plants, gardens, gardening or who simply delight in producing sculptural or functional pieces for indoors and out.
Step into the garden links with the Close to Nature exhibition in our main gallery at New Brewery Arts in Cirencester. Why not visit both venues and be inspired by artists’ and makers’ response to the natural environment?
We invite you to step into the garden and discover work by Claire Brewster, Abigail Brown, Jenny Southam, Kitty & Dude, Cathy Miles, Chris Eckersley, Loco Glass, Holly Belsher, Robert Race, Celia Smith, Sophie Cook, Katy Goldswain and many more.
Please note that admission is via entrance to Fresh Air.
Fresh Air for Children
Workshop and visits programme for schools with exhibition of work at New Brewery Arts
New Brewery Arts enables over 750 primary, secondary and special school pupils to benefit from experiencing this fantastic sculpture show first hand by taking part in practical workshops and visits.
23 July - 31 August
A wonderful celebration of all the work created by the young people at FRESH AIR will be in our Community Exhibition space at New Brewery Arts theatre from 23 July and throughout the summer holidays.
Join us for the exhibition launch from 11am on Saturday 23 July.
"I just wanted to thank you for our wonderful visit to Fresh Air on Tuesday. What a wonderful experience yet again. All the children really enjoyed it. Many have already asked if we can go again next time and several are intending to go again with their families. Interestingly some could remember actual sculptures from last time, which is surely a testament to the educational value as well as the sheer pleasure of the event.