BA (Hons) Fine Art final year students recently went on a study trip to Hauser & Wirth Somerset.

Hauser & Wirth Somerset is a pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts centre, which acts as a destination for experiencing art, architecture and the remarkable Somerset landscape through new and innovative exhibitions of contemporary art.

A landscaped garden, designed for the gallery by internationally renowned landscape architect Piet Oudolf, includes a 1.5 acre perennial meadow, which sits behind the gallery buildings.

Centred around a core belief in conservation, education and sustainability, Hauser & Wirth Somerset offers a wide variety of special events including talks, seminars, workshops and screenings, as well as an extensive learning programme for local schools, young people and families.

The group was given a guided tour by the Hauser & Wirth staff and saw the Elizabeth Frink and Djordje Ozbolt: Brave New World.

The students were also given an educational talk on the art world and how Hauser & Wirth functions as an international gallery.