We’re certain of the important roles that art and kindness play in tackling health and wellbeing challenges. This was one of the reasons that we started our ‘Wave’ arts club for young people aged 15 to 24 who are at raised risk of suicide.
Jane Prangnell’s whimsical prints have gained quite a following in the years she’s been printing with us. One of our first members when we were around the corner at Coal Shed Press on Boundary Wharf, Jane has developed a distinctive style of bold black and white prints with a cartoony feel and gentle humour. This …
Are you a magpie, or perhaps a new convert to the Marie Kondo method? Either way we need you! We’re holding another big Jumble Sale on Easter Sunday 21st April and if you’re having a big clear out of things that aren’t sparking joy, we want them please so that we can match them up with someone who feels differently about them.
A colourful music event is coming soon, to fundraise for Intra Arts. The evening has been organised by Kevin Younger and takes place in the Rochester Social Club on the 30th March. Everyone is welcome and there will be free entry, with donations collected during the event. Musicians from Medway and beyond are coming forward …
Fancy Tat have brought their exciting bottle cutting workshop to INTRA, and it’s been going down a storm. In their three hour workshop you can learn and practice Fancy Tat’s tried and tested methods to cut and sand salvaged bottles and make items including glasses or lanterns.
Intra Arts is launching a new arts club for young people at risk of suicide. Funded by Kent County Council the club for 15 – 24 year olds will be offered free and will feature fun creative workshops led by artists.
On Sat 8th December, we’ll have a big roomful of original gift ideas for art lovers, a chance to meet the printmakers who work at INTRA, to join in on some printing fun and have a go on the famous tombola. For 20p you might win a printmaking class, or perhaps a tin of potatoes!
It’s back! With bargainous random goodies a-plenty up for grabs in this fundraiser for our not-for-profit community arts studio. Who knows what will show up, but it’s bound to be weird, wonderful, useful, silly, entertaining and cheap!
One of our favourite artists, and favourite projects, Rikard Osterlund’s photobook ‘Look, I’m wearing all the colours’ previewed as part of the Sick! Living With Invisible Illness exhibition last year to great acclaim, and it encapsulated the project perfectly. To publish the book, Rikard launched a Kickstarter campaign.
Xtina’s popular ‘Print Your Own…’ workshop returns to INTRA on Sun 6th May – with a Rochester Sweeps and May Day theme. Create your own souvenir of the festival by mix and matching designs including green men, leaves and flowers etc. and screen printing them onto your choice of textiles: a flag, bag, t-shirt or …
For Medway Print Festival this year we have several new classes, a lovely exhibition, and a new Zine & DIY publishing fair.