West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has announced that it will be hosting a further series of “virtual” Open Days for degree and diploma courses on Wednesday, March 10; Wednesday, March 17 and Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation is launching a one year part-time Online Foundation Certificate in Art and Design, which starts on Friday, February 12, 2021. This new course offers an opportunity to develop practical and creative skills in a broad range of mediums and subjects, including drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. All students are encouraged to apply regardless of previous experience.
The Clothworkers’ Company is generously supporting the Designer Bookbinders’ ‘Transferring Design initiative’; offering funding that enables Kate Holland, a Fellow of Designer Bookbinders, to teach a bookbinding course within West Dean College's Graduate Diploma in Conservation Studies, specialising in Books and Library Materials.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation are very pleased to announce that they have won the 2020 Public and Community Award as part of the Sussex Heritage Trust Awards 2020 for the restoration of the College’s 126-year-old roof. Taking almost two years to complete, the project repaired the numerous leaks, rotten roof timbers and failed masonry of the 39 individual sections using 26,000 Welsh slate tiles to the highest standards, ensuring the building can continue to provide world-class education for future generations.
As it’s getting close to Christmas, Rose Zhou, who is studying at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation, for an MA in Conservation Studies (specialising in Ceramics & Related Materials) knew there was a sense of urgency to finish working on a pair of ceramic elves, so they could be reunited with their owner for the festive season.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has announced that it will be hosting a series of “virtual” Open Days on Wednesday, November 25; Wednesday, December 2 and Wednesday, December 9, 2020. The online sessions will cover a variety of degree and diploma subjects from the School of Arts and School of Conservation.