Explore Essex Summer of Art and ENAS events this summer

Essex Summer of Art and ENAS events, the county’s largest annual visual festival, will again showcase artists from across the county. An exciting programme of exhibitions, workshops and activities, offering something for all the family will take place from May to October.

Essex Summer of Art and ENAS events is a partnership project between Essex County Council, firstsite, Visit Essex participating District, Borough and Unitary Councils and the many and varied art trails.

Be inspired and awaken your creative mind this summer.

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Complete our survey to be in with a chance to win a short break for two at Down Hall Country House Hotel.

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Events to be inspired by

Parndon Mill Open Studios

This event has now taken place
16 - 17 July
PIcture of a house made of paper.
23 July - 27 August

Mother Studios Open Weekend

This event has now taken place

29 - 31 July

Painting of fishing boats

1 - 11 September

Painting of a leopard.
9 - 25 September
Painting of the Naze Tower.
10 September - 30 October
Colourful abstract painting.

10 - 11 September

Picture of a bike leaning agains the Rochford town map.

12 - 24 September

Picture of a handmade textile purse.
24 - 25 September
Painting of a cow.
24 - 25 September
Painting of a landscape with dark clouds

24 September - 2 October

Colouful painting of a skull.

15 - 16 October