Recent College News

Online Art Auction Bursary Success

Category: Art, General, Community

Marlborough College and the Young Marlburian Foundation (YMF) partnered with Paddle8, to auction donated paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and printmaking. Original works of art, created by many successful OM artists and present Marlborough College students, were sold in December, to... More »

Olivia Lomenech Gill exhibition

Category: Art

The centre-piece of a major new exhibition at Marlborough College’s Mount House Gallery is the striking image – Standing To – commissioned by Michael Morpurgo from Olivia Lomenech Gill to publicise the concert version of his famous book, play and film War Horse. This exhibition shows Gill and the... More »

Speaker: Dr Catherine Whistler

Category: Speakers, Art, Events

The History of Art Society welcomed Dr Catherine Whistler from the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford on Wednesday evening. Dr Whistler is Keeper of Western Art at the Ashmolean, and is also a Fellow of St John's College. Oxford. She spoke to our students about her role as chief curator of one of Britain's... More »

Exhibition opens today

Category: General, Art, Events

7th November to 12th December 2014 A Commemorative exhibition of works by Olivia Lomenech Gill (MM 1990-92) and Charles Poulsen Taking its title from Hamilton Sorley’s poem ‘To Germany, With New Won Eyes’ is an exhibition of works indirectly reflecting on the timelessness of war, and peace, to... More »

Review: Art Trip to London

Category: Trips, Art

Lower Sixth Fine Artists took an early coach to London on Tuesday 4th November to view compelling artworks from three galleries: Mario Merz at Pace Gallery, Anslem Kiefer at the Royal Academy and finally Egon Schiele ‘The Radical Nude’ within the Courtauld Institute. Arriving at the heart of... More »

YMF Art Auction

Category: Art, General

Pupils with a talent for art in all its mediums have the opportunity to showcase their work on the renowned international online auction house, Paddle 8, as part of a scheme to raise funds for a sixth form bursary supported pupil.The Young Marlburian Foundation was established by a small group of... More »

‘Meetings’ Exhibition

Category: General, Art, Community

Grace Thompson has introduced the College and local community to her most recent paintings through a vibrant exhibition within the Mount House entitled ‘Meetings’. The gallery’s walls proved to be an unexpectedly harmonious environment for our present Artist in Residence’s richly stimulating... More »

Artist in Residence nominated for New Sensations 2014

Category: General, Art

Many congratulations to Grace Thompson, the College’s Artist in Residence, who has just been selected for New Sensations 2014. Twenty five of this year’s graduating BA and MA artists from the UK and the Republic of Ireland have been nominated by Saatchi Art Curators for this prestigious prize and... More »

All staff Photography Exhibition

Category: Art, General

The second ‘All staff Photography Exhibition’ is gracing the walls of the Common Room this term. The 30 photographs on show, taken by various members of both the academic and support staff, were selected from over 90 entries. The standard across the board is impressive and many thanks go to all... More »

Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition

Category: Art, Pupil Achievements

Three Sixth Form Art students Joshua Folkes (B1 L6), Hugo Harris (B1 U6) and Edward Wills Garcia (LI U6) have received commendations for their works of art, after entering the prestigious Royal Academy of Arts A Level Summer Exhibition Online. Over 2,100 submissions were presented by young artists... More »

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