Award-winning Hatfield artist exhibiting at St Albans Musum

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2:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An award-winning Hatfield artist is holding her first major exhibition at St Albans Museum.

David snaps a winner on the Amalfi Coast

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4:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

The winners of the Bushey Festival Photography Competition have been announced

Watford Observer readers' top five comic book characters

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4:33pm Monday 14th July 2014

Ahead of Watford's first comic-con, Watford Observer readers have voted for their top five comic book characters

East Finchley's artists open their doors to you

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3:46pm Thursday 10th July 2014

East Finchley's artists open their doors to you for this year's Open House Weekends

Ahead of Watford Comic Con: Who is the Ultimate Comic Book Character?

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1:30pm Monday 7th July 2014

The London Comic Con may have been and gone, but don’t be disheartened fan boys and girls, there’s a new convention in town. Watford town to be specific.

A moment of peace

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3:38pm Friday 4th July 2014

Last Saturday, Sarah Munro, a 29-year-old class teacher at Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School in Bushey, took home the Richard Harrington Art Challenge Cup. She tells Friday, in her own words, how it felt to win and where the inspiration for her painting, Just For A Moment, came from.

Ross brings a star quality to the WAAF summer exhibition at intu shopping centre

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3:44pm Friday 4th July 2014

Ross Collins is one of the artists exhibiting at the Watford Area Arts Forum exhibition at intu shopping centre

Renos' views of London

Times Series: Renos' views of London

3:00pm Sunday 29th June 2014

Barnet artist Renos Lavithis exhibits his London artworks at the Gallery in the Crypt in Trafalgar Square

See skulls, bulldogs and clowns at Hatfield House

Times Series: Sculpture By Gin Durham

12:20pm Thursday 26th June 2014

The event runs from July 4-6 at Hatfield House

Stitch in time

Times Series: Headstone Manor and Harrow Museum are hosting sewing workshops

10:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

Do you have an interest in historical arts? Are you handy with a needle and thread? Would you like to learn how to make a piece of stunning period work?

An exhibition to commemorate the people of Barnet who gave their lives in the Great War

Times Series: The New Barnet memorial triptych, formerly of the Margaret Road School

10:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

Barnet Museum opens an exhibition to commemorate the people of Barnet who gave their lives in World War One

Step back in time and experience 100 years of Elstree Studios' history

Times Series: The exhibition is at the museum at 96 Shenley Road

3:35pm Thursday 19th June 2014

A new exhibition opens at Borehamwood Community Museum to celebrate 100 years of Elstree Studios

Anna's modern pastiche of an Old Master

Times Series: An Allegory of Modern Marriage

6:40pm Sunday 15th June 2014

Former Abbots Langley artist Anna Grayson has a photograph on display in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Thinking inside the box

Times Series: Summertime (Kenwood House)

10:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

A new exhibition, Glass Cathedrals, at Catto Gallery in Hampstead features shadowbox sculptures of north London scenes

Give peace a glance

5:00pm Saturday 14th June 2014

The entries for the Richard Harrington Literature and Art Challenge are in - and the contestants need your vote!

Naomi launches her first collection of T-shirt designs

Times Series: Naomi Tuffery

12:40am Saturday 14th June 2014

Naomi launches her first collection of T-shirt designs

New sculptures celebrate Watford's cultural and social heritage

Times Series: One of Luke Perry's sculptures, which will be unveiled on June 9th

3:41pm Monday 9th June 2014

The Colne River Sculpture Trail celebrates Watford's cultural and social heritage

Deborah Azzopardi to appear at the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead

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1:13pm Monday 9th June 2014

Deborah Azzopardi to appear at the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead

Hertfordshire's countryside caught on camera

Times Series: Elizabeth Debenham with her photographs in the Pavilion Gallery

4:04pm Monday 9th June 2014

Watford photographer Elizabeth Debenham is having an exhibition of her wildlife photographs at Chenies Manor's Pavilion Gallery

Buy an elephant to save the species in the wild

Times Series: Sheara Abrahams with Razzle Dazzle

1:32pm Monday 9th June 2014

Borehamwood costume designer and illustrator Sheara Abrahams wants you to buy her elephant Razzle Dazzle to raise funds for the Asian Elephant Foundation

Affordable Art Fair director Romy Westwood gives her tips on how to buy art

Times Series: Pierre Francois Grimaldi, Oeil, French Art Studio

1:26pm Monday 9th June 2014

Affordable Art Fair director Romy Westwood gives her tips on how to buy art

Sophie paints on old curtains and trousers!

Times Series: Jouy, 118x108, acrylic on old Toile de Jouy

10:00am Sunday 1st June 2014

Watford artist Sophie Cordery's new exhibition, States of Siege, opens at Amanartis studios

Step inside artists’ studios

Times Series: The Apple Core Beatles

10:30am Saturday 31st May 2014

Just over a week remains until artists open their homes for the seventh annual Harrow Open Studios.

Watford's heritage captured in art

Times Series: One of Luke Perry's sculptures, which will be unveiled on June 9th

3:00pm Sunday 25th May 2014

A new exhibition at Watford Museum reveals details of an exciting new sculpture trail along the Colne River corridor

Chocks away for a new exhibition at the RAF Museum

Times Series: Mabblethorpe’s Last Combat

10:55am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Biggles and Chums is a new exhibition at the RAF Museum in Hendon of paintings of WW1

Strong, sassy pin-up girls on show in new exhibition

Times Series: The Art of Des Taylor

5:22pm Thursday 15th May 2014

Watford artist Des Taylor holds a new exhibition of his retro, pin-up girl artwork at Artistsmeet in Rickmansworth

Out of the darkness - an exhibition of works by Holocaust survivors

Times Series: Vera Kovacs, Huguette Cukier, Marianne Hellman, teacher Barbara Jackson, Gerald Hellman, Ina Fryer, Martha Tauber, Alicia Gornowski

10:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

Out of Darkness is an exhibition of artworks by Holocaust survivors at the London Jewish Cultural Centre in Golders Green

Well-drawn boy

Times Series: The Chess Players by Herkomer

10:37am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Bushey Museum opens its new exhibition, Drawn from the Herkomer School

Middlesex Uni students go freestyle

Times Series: Middlesex Uni students go freestyle

4:00pm Saturday 26th April 2014

Restricted Space is an exhibition of works by students of Middlesex University, at cre8 Lifestyle Centre

New art at Stephens House

Times Series: Members of the North London Artist Network

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Members of the North London Artist Network exhibit their work at Stephens House in Finchley

A swan song to art

12:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Watford artist Phil Hinsley is holding his last exhibition in the pop-up gallery in Charter Place

Capturing our local landscapes

Times Series: One of Joy Thomson's prints

12:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Artists Joy Thomson and Kathy Foster exhibit their rural and urban landscapes at Chenies Manor's Pavilion Gallery

Could the next Portrait Artist of the Year hail from Watford?

Times Series: Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell return to present the popular art show

12:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Calling all Watford artists! Sky Arts wants to hear from you for the 2014 Portrait Artist of the Year TV show

Naked ladies on dinosaurs and giant falcons among fantastical sculptures on display at Hatfield House

Times Series: Seedpod Fountain by David Goode

11:02am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Colin Baker and Rory Bremner have helped unveil The Great British Sculpture Show at Hatfield House

Feel the rhythms of the landscape at new exhibition

Times Series: Casares Hill

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Radlett artist Raina Goran holds an exhibition, Rhythms of the Landscape, at the Radlett Centre

Get a sneak peek at Herkomer's private album

Times Series: Get a sneak peek at Herkomer's private album

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

The private photo album of Bushey's most famous son, Hubert von Herkomer, goes on display at Bushey Museum

Artists and writers of Watford, give peace a chance

Times Series: Nominate dedicated residents in village awards

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Entries are needed for the 2014 Richard Harrington Literature and Art Challenge

Best of Herts' artists

Times Series: Sculpture by Arabella Nock

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Don't miss the Artistsmeet Open Exhibition 2014 at Watersmeet in Rickmansworth

Images of Christ

Times Series: Artist Jonathan Hutchins is currently showing a series of images depicting Christ for his exhibition, the Fourteen Stations of the Cross

10:55am Monday 31st March 2014

Artist Jonathan Hutchins is currently showing a series of images depicting Christ for his exhibition, the Fourteen Stations of the Cross.

Cassiobury Park through a lens

Times Series: Barges decked in rainbow colours

1:27pm Friday 28th March 2014

Cassiobury resident Raffi Katz on his exhibition of photos of Cassiobury Park, coming to Watford Museum

Unique artwork for your home

Times Series: Caroline Kirton, textiles

1:23pm Friday 28th March 2014

The Contemporary Interiors, Craft and Design Fair comes to Amanartis in Watford

Students' impressions of World War One

Times Series: War Stories Letters From the Front by Charles Johnston

11:58am Thursday 27th March 2014

Middlesex University illustration students host War Stories, an exhibition of work inspired by World War One, at the Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden

Celebrating the work and life of Sir Hubert von Herkomer

Times Series: Professor Herkomer as a car enthusiast by A P Ritchie

11:45am Friday 21st March 2014

Bushey Museum plans a series of events to mark the centenary of the death of Sir Hubert von Herkomer

Former West Herts College teacher shortlisted for prestigious art prize

Times Series: Laurence Wood

10:15am Friday 21st March 2014

Former West Herts College head of art, Laurence Wood, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Arte Laguna Prize

West Watford artist's work chosen for prestigious art exhibition

Times Series: HIS wisdom in the midst of turmoil

9:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Siddiqa Juma, from West Watford, has been selected for the Women's Interfaith Network exhibition, Spirit of Womanhood

To tell you the truth...

Times Series: Photograph by Alex Finch

3:54pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Three young photographers from Barnet, Southgate and Enfield hold To Tell You the Truth at The Bull Theatre in Barnet

Wat is art?

Times Series: Wat is art?

2:37pm Monday 24th February 2014

Wat Art will be at a pop-up gallery in a disused shop in Charter Place in Watford

An exhibition of work from the evening adults' art classes at Watford Girls Grammar School

Times Series: An exhibition of work from the evening adults' art classes at Watford Girls Grammar School

2:33pm Monday 24th February 2014

An exhibition of work from the evening adults' art classes at Watford Girls Grammar School

Britain from above

Times Series: Francis Lewis Wills, Jerry Shaw and Claude Friese-Greene in a DH9B biplane, July 1919 (© English Heritage. Aerofilms Collection)

12:22pm Thursday 20th February 2014

A new exhibition at the RAF Museum in Hendon celebrates the aerial photography of Aerofilms

Fused with enthusiasm for life

Times Series: Eva Edery in her studio in Edgware

4:21pm Friday 31st January 2014

Fused glass artist Eva Edery is exhibiting at the Radlett Centre



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