Young artists festival produced by local teens

Do you ever wonder what the future has in store for Cornwall’s art scene? Then come and take a sneak peek at some artists of the future, in St Ives School of Painting’s Popup Young Artists Festival which is happening around the town on Saturday June 30th, 12-5pm.

Organised and curated by local young people, a variety of young artists will be coming together for a fun and inspiring day of exhibitions, live performances and workshops.

See exciting art exhibitions featuring a range of diverse work by young artists at the Salthouse gallery and Penwith studio 5.  Enjoy live performances at Porthmeor Studios. Be part of the art at Tate St Ives, where you’ll see the Tate Collective bring Patrick Heron’s shapes to life through interaction and an installation.

Popup Young Artists Festival line up below! All our marketing has been done by our 2 groups of Young Artists.



 Young People

We start working with children from the age of 6 and love to build positive and lasting relationships from childhood through to teenage years and beyond – for life.

We have a variety of workshops and projects, ranging from Arts Awards projects for teenagers, to Family Art trails, Sunday Art Clubs for children and tailor made school/college group workshops.

Porthmeor Young Artists

Art programme for young people aged 13-18s that want to do more art out of school and college. They meet fortnightly on Sunday afternoons and are working towards producing a Youth Festival for Silver Arts Award at the moment. Please see individual page for more detail here. Check out our Instagram page to follow what we have been doing lately.

Summer School, Culture Camp 2018

In its second year, this art summer camp will run again this August after its hugely successful first year where all participants passed their Bronze Arts Award. For teenagers aged 13-18, this is five days of painting, drawing and making ceramics in partnership with Leach Pottery, plus a visit to Tate St Ives. Please see individual page for more detail here.

Sunday Art Club

For budding artists aged 6-12 who would like to develop their painting and drawing skills and experience the high quality materials in our artists studios. Tutored by a professional artist. Please see individual page for more detail here.

Family Art Trail

Enjoy a self guided family art tour of St Ives with our Family Art trail that brings it all to life. Please see individual page for more detail here.


t: 01736 797180

St Ives School of Painting
Porthmeor Studios, St Ives, Cornwall
TR26 1NG

St Ives School of Painting and the St Ives Art School are trading names of names of St Ives Art School, company no 7871063 registered in England, a company limited by guarantee, registered charity no 1146825, whose registered office is at Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1NG.

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