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Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (UK)
Chamberlain Square, B3 3DH Birmingham, United Kingdom
Drag and Draw – Life Drawing Special
Saturday 17th Feb, 12 – 4, Gas Hall with performances in the Round Room
The art of drag continues to evolve, provoke and affect popular culture. Join us for a truly memorable life drawing session with as difference in the iconic Gas Hall in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery studying drag artist Seemaa Butt a.k.a Naz in all her finery. Posing, performing and reacting to the crowd, our queen will be there to inspire your own artwork. From the finery of hand crafted costume detail to the make-up magic and illusion, study a drag performer live!
As well as being your life model, Seemaa will break from being stationary at set intervals to perform for you, bright and beautiful Bollywood lip sync performance both in the Gas Hall and Round Room.
The fantastic light in the gallery makes for a perfect drawing space. Join other like-minded artists, sketchers and visitors to take part. Paper, pencils and boards are provided with Easels and seats as required. Alternatively, bring in your own sketchpad or just enjoy the performance and meet the beautiful Seemaa Butt.
No model nudity.