Recent College News

Prep School Heads’ of Art Creative Day

Category: Art

Marlborough College welcomed Heads of Art from sixteen prep schools for our inaugural event for creative discussion and the sharing of new initiatives, on Thursday 9th November.  Our visitors were firstly provided with informative talks and slide presentations within the Adderley,... More »

Celebrating Marlborough Art at Sotheby’s

Category: Art

An exhibition of work by four former pupils to celebrate both the 50th anniversary of co-education at the College and the importance of Robin Child’s time at the College will be on display between Monday 11th and Thursday 14th December 2017. Sotheby’sConduit Street GalleryW1A 2AA. The exhibition... More »

Art Trip to London Galleries

Category: Art, Trips, General

Our Lower Sixth Fine Art students were able to sketch and view contemporary art from a number of galleries within the Piccadilly area recently. Some of the class encountered vast charcoal works by Robert Longo at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, whilst others visited Waddington Custot gallery, where iconic... More »

New Art Instagram Account

Category: Art

Visit @marlboroughcollegeart on Instagram to view our recent Art activities, trips, exhibition information and Fine Art events at Marlborough College.Jonathan ParnhamHead of Visual Arts Promotion More »

Review: ‘Kontakt’ Exhibition

Category: Art

A multidisciplinary collection of artworks were thoughtfully explored by the Marlborough College community and guests at the opening of our Artist in Residence, Julia Schuster’s solo show ‘Kontakt’. Through also transforming the once familiar gallery space at the Mount House, Julia presented a... More »

L6 Photographers’ Creative Trip

Category: Art

Lacock Abbey is currently hosting a fascinating art installation, enabling the public to experience, through virtual reality, an original exhibition first created in 1839 by pioneering photographer and amateur scientist William Henry Fox Talbot. His artefacts and photographic experiments (that now... More »

Exhibition: "Jazz" by Matisse

Category: Art

The Mount House Galleryfrom Friday 15th September - Sunday 1st October 2017Opening: 7-9pm Friday 15th SeptemberJazz is probably the most celebrated artists’ books in the history of 20th century Art. It is a folio of printed plates based on Matisse’s explorations of colour and shape, accompanied by... More »

London Art Shows Excursion

Category: General, General, Art, Trips

Our Remove trip began with a welcome visit to the 249th Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. A committee of Royal Academicians annually select over 1,000 works of art for the world's largest open contemporary show. Our students spent time sketching and identifying paintings, sculpture... More »

Summer Term at the Mount House

Category: Art

The Mount House Gallery hosted three exhibitions this Summer Term. One of the gallery walls was painted bright pink for ‘Marlborough Open Studios’ which showcases the work of over 50 artists and makers who will be exhibiting their work throughout the region this summer. This is a hugely popular... More »

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