New Gallery & Tea Rooms
The Stani Art House is our exciting new premises in Stony Stratford featuring a wide range of original paintings, collectable limited editions, innovative ceramics and stunning sculpture by leading British and international artists. There is also bespoke patchwork and decoupage furniture, as well as the relaxed and elegant environment of the Tea Rooms.
To celebrate the opening of The Stani Art House, you can win “Pop” – a signed limited edition framed print of only 50 by the UK’s rising urban pop artist Lhouette – worth £ 395 !
Just collect your free raffle ticket by joining our mailing list at The Stani Art House between Friday 24th May and Sat 1st June for your chance to win this fantastic prize.
We are also delighted to announce that Lhouette will be officially opening The Stani Art House at 12 noon on Sat 1st June when the raffle will be drawn and the winner declared – so you can meet the artist as well as see this fabulous new artistic venue at the same time. Locally based, Lhouette’s work is hugely popular and a sell out success in galleries nationwide. With his striking, edgy mix of pop and fashion, his is an urban style much in demand.
The Stani Art House complements the unique distinctive art of its long established sister gallery – The Stani Gallery in Stony Stratford – with a wide range of original paintings, limited edition prints, innovative ceramics and stunning sculpture by leading British and international artists.There is also bespoke patchwork and decoupage furniture, as well as the relaxed and elegant environment of the Tea Rooms.
Open every day, there is now plenty of opportunity to browse a modern and extraordinary range of art for your home and treat yourself to delicious homemade cakes and sumptuous savouries at any time during the day… all under the same roof.
Even more reason to come and visit us soon !
58 High Street. Stony Stratford. MK11 1AQ
Open Every Day : Mon – Sat 9.30 – 5.30 pm : Sun & Bank Holidays 10 – 5 pm
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Good Enough to Eat ?
Well they are !
On our new Art of Sugarcraft workshops, you can create a stunning collection of cake decorations and sugarcraft models for the perfect dressing of that special cake. Our first one day workshops are for Chocolate Roses, Leaves and Fans on Mon 11th Feb and Fri 8th Mar for people wishing to learn the art of sugarcraft. They are suitable for both those who have never worked with the medium before and for those wishing to extend their skills.
Full step-by-step project instructions detailing the workshop content will be available to take home with you and all materials and equipment are provided. There are only 6 places available on each workshop so book early to avoid disappointment.
The Stani Studios is located at 70A High Street in Stony Stratford in close proximity to all amenities and free car parking. You can see more details and book online at The Stani Studios or call 01908 56 76 56 or visit The Stani Gallery for more
Stony Stratford High Street is becoming THE place to shop and always busy and bustling with crafters, HCS Crafts in Stony Stratford have now opened a new Paper Crafts Shop at 4 Timor Court, Stony Stratford.
Check out their website at www.hcscrafts.co.uk – packed with information and supplies for knitting, stitching and more about the new paper crafts department.
HCS Crafts, 73b High Street, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, Bucks. MK11 1AY
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Especially for Christmas
Christmas Cards & Decorations – Wed 5 Dec (eve)
Christmas Mosaics – Fri 7 Dec
Jewellery for Christmas – Sat 15 Dec
Wakefield Country Courtyard Christmas Weekend – Sat 8th & Sun 9th Dec
The Stani Studios will be demonstrating art & craft classes over the weekend as follows ;
Sat 8th : 10-1230 Oil Painting | 1230 – 3 Silk Painting | 3 – 5 Mosaics
Sun 9th : 11-1 Mixed Media Painting | 1-3 Stained Glass | 3-5 Watercolour Painting
The Stani Gallery will also have a range of original Christmas Gifts for purchase including Christmas Cards, Calendars, Glass Coasters and a variety of exclusive small presents. There are many other activities planned at this event which is in aid of MK Hospital. Read more.
Personal Gift Vouchers for Art Lovers
Available from The Stani Gallery for use in both The Stani Gallery to buy art and The Stani Studios to make art yourself !
Street Art & Graffiti Classes for Teenagers
These one day workshops or 4 week courses with The Krah offers anyone, aged 15 and above, a fantastic opportunity to learn about this vibrant art form from a widely experienced international street artist. Read more and book a place on the first workshop on Sat 5th January here
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Something New ?
Short Courses Starting Soon
Each course consists of 2-2.5 hour classes over 4 weeks, so you can try something new without too much commitment. And with only 6 students per class you will receive all the personal attention and support you need. All materials and refreshments are included.
The Art of Photography – Wed 24 Oct (eve) or Fri 16 Nov (am)
Pottery – Mon 29 Oct (am) or Tue 30 Oct (eve)
Jewellery Making – Mon 12 Nov (eve)
Watercolour for Beginners – Tues 6 Nov (am)
Introduction to Drawing & Painting – Thurs 8 Nov (am)
Beginners Mosaics – Tues 13 Nov (am)
New One day Workshops
Unlock your creative skills and learn how to make a beautiful mosaic mirror using colourful glass and ceramic tiles. This makes a wonderful gift or piece to hang in your own home. 10am – 4pm Fri 2nd Nov
Come and enjoy making a beautiful mosaic pot stand, mirror or simply a piece of art using a range of glass and ceramic tiles. These make wonderful and unique presents but you may not wish to part with them! 10am – 4pm Fri 7th Dec
Stained Glass – Garden Panel
Introduction to the techniques of leading so you can take home a garden panel at the end of the day.
10am – 6pm Sat 2nd Feb
Stained Glass – Pastels for Animal & Wildlife
Introduction to foiling so you can take home a piece of stained glass art at the end of the day.
10am – 6pm Sat 2nd Mar
Suitable for all beginners with all materials, refreshments and light lunch included.
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The Stani Gallery will be exhibiting at the first Love Art Fair in Centre MK from Thurs 11th Oct to Sun 14th Oct.
There will be over 100 artists on display including The Stani Gallery who will feature ;
Tina Ashton – painter
Amanda Cooper – painter
Roy Holding – painter
Martin Ingley – painter
Hannah Thomas – painter
Robert Rusin – art deco posters
Tim Cotterill – “Frogman” bronze sculptures
Paul Jenkins – ceramics & bronze sculptures
Len Gifford – bronze resin sculptures
There is an opening event including live music and complementary drinks from 5 – 8 pm on Thurs 11th Oct.
Why not come along ? It’s FREE to attend.
See you there !
The Stani Gallery – Unique Distinctive Art
The Stani Studios – Art & Craft Workshops For You !
The Stani Gallery – 61 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AY. 01908 56 76 56
New workshops, new art, Artists and News
Check out the Stani Gallery website at http://art-gallery-milton-keynes.co.uk
New Artist in Glass – Julie Larrett
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The HCS Sale continues in the shop on selected yarns, and there are new yarn ranges in stock now – King cole Super chunky Gypsy, Glitz Double knit, Patons Fab Big Colour scarf yarn.
The next event for the Giant union Flag will be at Harrold Park near Olney for a family fun day out to encourage kid’s going outside, keeping fit, and learning about nature – more details at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Family-Fun-Day-Bedfordshire/933000813506757
The flag will be used as a blanket for the story teller section of the event, with donations for use of the flag going to Willen Hospice.
You can also find HCS on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/hcscrafts.co.uk – check out the pages for shop information and Flag updates, or visit the website at http://www.hcscrafts.co.uk/
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Want to paint but don’t know where to start?
The Stani Gallery in Stony Stratford is offering a new schedule of workshops and courses for Autumn 2012, including An Introduction to Drawing & Painting. This is a 12 week course in 3 modules. Every Thurs from 10 – 1230.
Beginning on 6 Sep.
Other workshops and courses include The Art of Photography, Pottery and Sculpture, Watercolour Painting and Jewellery Making.
Click here for further details
Stani Studios offer:-
- A vibrant artistic hub
- Individual attention and personal support with no more than 6 students per workshop
- Tutors who are professional artists and artisans from The Stani Gallery
- Workshops for Half day : 1000 – 1230 or 1330 – 1600 or 1900 – 2130 and Full day : 1000 – 1600 ; from Monday to Sunday, at your convenience.
- Tea / Coffee included and with a light lunch for full day workshops
- High Street location with close proximity to all amenities
- Free Car Parking
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Life Drawing on Sat 4th Aug
The life drawing workshop is all about spontaneous responses to the model and the pose, the lighting and the space, and the overall ambiance of the environment. It is suitable for artists at any level as Hannah Thomas will provide plenty of one to one tuition and guidance. Read more and download a pdf … Life Drawing
for The Summer
For 8 – 11 and 12 – 15 yr olds
Jewellery Making with Sue Jones on Tue 31st July
Card Making with Jenny McCormac on Tue 31st July
Pottery with Kate Radford on Tue 7th Aug
For 8 – 12 yr olds
Kids Summer Workshop with Kate Davies every Wed from 10-12.30 throughout August
Book early to avoid disappointment. There are limited spaces available on each workshop.
CALL 01908 56 76 56 or VISIT The Stani Gallery @ 61 High Street. Stony Stratford ( Open Mon-Fri 10-5 pm ; Sat 9.30-5.30 pm or Sun 11-4 pm ) or SEE The Stani Studios for more details.
The Stani Studios intends to develop a vibrant artistic hub in the centre of Stony Stratford to suit all skill levels. Students will receive individual attention and personal support from experienced artists and artisans from The Stani Gallery. The Studios are close to all amenities in the high street and local countryside for outdoor studies. There is free car parking with refreshments and lunch provided on full day workshops.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
The Stani Studios
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