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 »

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 »

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 »

Timothy Betjeman at Marlborough

Category: Art, General, Events

The final exhibition by Artist in Residence Timothy Betjeman will take place from Saturday 10th June through until Sunday 25th June.The preview evening takes place in the Mount House Gallery on Friday 9th June from 6-9pm.About Timothy BetjemanBorn in New York City in 1982 and based in London since... More »

Art Degree and Foundation Course Achievements

Category: Art, General, Pupil Achievements

At the close of an exceptionally busy term within the Art School, this year we are able to celebrate the commendable successes by eight of our students, who have achieved highly regarded offers to study for an Art degree or Foundation course.Applying for Art based, Further Education courses is an... More »

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