Explore Somerset House’s exhibitions and displays through our busy and diverse programme of workshops, tours, talks, seminars and film screenings.
Inspired by the images on display in the AOI Illustration Awards 2014 exhibition in the Terrace Rooms, for October’s family workshop work with award-nominated illustrator Katherina Manolessou, the author of children’s book Zoom Zoom Zoom to create your own crafty collage.
For families with accompanied children aged 6-12.
For some it’s a creative straitjacket, for others the Holy Grail – whether it be mimicry or origination, style in illustration can mean polar opposites, and is the subject of the third MOKITA conference at Somerset House.
Art historian Matt Lodder will delve into the birth of English tattooing as an artistic profession in the 1880s, and discuss the life and work of Victorian tattooist Sutherland MacDonald. This illustrated talk, complementing the Time: Tattoo Art Today exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, will feature never-before-seen images of MacDonald's remarkable work.