The art of space - creative mini workshops with Jackie Burns

04 July 2023 18:00 - 22:00 The Royal Society Free
Jackie Burns artwork

This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2023.

Create your own cosmic masterpiece in one of four mini art sessions, assisted by space artist Jackie Burns. With a choice of graphite, colour pencils, gel pens, or watercolours, you can relax and enjoy creating a space visualisation to remember.

Jackie Burns is a Fellow of the International Association for Astronomical Artists (IAAA), a visual science communicator, UK and European Lead for S.T.E.A.M (on behalf of the IAAA), and a multi-discipline artist.  

She has exhibited work at: NASA 50th Anniversary Exhibition (Houston, Texas); the annual British Science Fiction & Fantasy Conventions; Space - Wells & Mendip Museum (Somerset); Well House Gallery (Horndon-on-the-Hill, Essex); One Beautiful World Art Festival - Wickford & Runwell Art Festival (Essex). Artist Guest of Honour, Levitation 2024 (Telford, Easter weekend 2024).


Attending the event

This drop-in activity will be held in the City of London 1 room on Tuesday 4 July 2023, 6pm — 10pm, with group sessions at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm and 9pm.

  • Free to attend
  • In person only
  • No registration required
  • Suitable for 18+
  • Travel and accessibility information - contact us directly to arrange any specific accessibility requirements
  • Food and drink will be available for purchase at our onsite café

For all enquiries, please email us.