This parallel art exhibition is an ambitious project in which both established and non-established artists exhibit works in a weekly exhibition program. Each week displays a new collection of innovative works from a wide spectrum of the arts. The venue is the old Queens Building in Chorley which has been made available as a temporary arts venue for 8 weeks.
A North West College has been selected as a partner by Europe’s top Art and Design awarding body. Blackburn College has been hand-picked by the University of the Arts London (UAL) to deliver the level 3 UAL accredited extended diploma across all its art, design and media courses in addition to the level 2 Art and Design provision.
The LAN Open art exhibition started with a very busy Private View last night at Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston. The venue was packed as visitors flooded in to see this new exhibition of work in a wonderfully industrial yet contemporary setting. Most of the artists who had submitted work were there and all seemed overjoyed with the way Oxheys had thoughtfully displayed their work and created such a thought=provoking exhibition.
Debbi Lander, Creative Programmer for the Cultural Olympiad in the North West, talks to Laura Simms-Luddington from Arts Council England about the exciting work in the region over the last four years of the Cultural Olympiad. Find out more about the programme in the North West here. The closing celebration for the Cultural Olympiad in the North West will be the WE PLAY Expo.