Art in aid of AIDS

‘Art in aid of AIDS’ – The Emthonjeni Trust

19- 23 Feb 2014


  • The Emthonjeni Trust – helping those living with HIV/AIDS in the Eastern cape.
  • This is the 7th AAA event and we hope to raise enough funds to run art lessons for HiV/AIDS orphans : therapy for these youngsters is all about self belief and identity.
  • Exhibition, workshops and demonstrations in Water colour, Acrylic and Collage by well-known artists.
  • Mornings for demonstrations (Pre-booking), Afternoons open to all to view the exhibition.
  • We plan to have several more artists than those shown including some of the young talent that The Wilson outreach programme has been encouraging.
  • We are also running a workshop in St Pauls Church for young people and the work from that will be shared with the young people in Grahamstown township before going forward to a National exhibition of South African art.


Art is aid of AIDS programme 2014

  • Wednesday 19th Feb 2014

1pm – 8.30pm – EXHIBITION OPEN TO ALL (Late night opening with wine)


  • Thursday 20th Feb 2014

10am – 1pm DEMONSTRATION Doug Eaton – Landscape Acrylics- vibrant colourful Forests! Tickets £12



  • Friday 21st Feb 2014

10am – 1pm DEMONSTRATION Rob Goldsmith- Marine Watercolours – Deep Water and Character Boats Tickets £12


6.30 for 7pm EVENING TALK Liha Okunniwa- Outreach Manager @ The Wilson – “Social Inclusion Through Art” (Including glass of wine)

Tickets £10


  • Saturday 22nd Feb 2014

10am – 1pm JUNIOR WORKSHOP– Kate Dove – Acrylics on Canvas (Materials included) Tickets £25

Youngsters developing skills – Coming home with canvesses



  • Sunday 23rd Feb 2014

10am – 5.30pm MEET THE ARTISTS Character portraits by Shelia Bryant

House Portraits by Bob Gower and Pet Portraits by Esther Simpson


  • All Tickets Available from Andra Knight

By Phone: 01242 242137 and 07771 864860

Or email:


Click here to download full AAA 2014 programme


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What’s Next?

  • Maintenance The outside of the gallery has been repainted.
  • New Lighting The main lighting in the gallery has been replaced with energy efficient LED lights which provides
    lower power consumption, a sensation of greater space giving enhanced upward lighting and warmer light on walls and screens

New gallery layout

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