Apply to have your work exhibited as part of COLLECT: The International Art fair for Contemporary Objects

The Project Space – an alternative exhibiting space within the International Art fair for Contemporary Objects is open for individual artists and collaborations to apply to have their work displayed. Continue reading

Manchester Craft and Design Centre celebrates 30th anniversary

The Manchester Craft and Design Centre reaches its 30th anniversary this year and is marking this milestone by holding a charity auction on Thursday 8 November. The proceeds will support the development of a new Welcome area at the centre and also help fund local charity Forever Manchester. Continue reading

Lubaina Himid talk at Harris Museum & Gallery, Preston

Photo ©Denise Swanson of painting by Lubaina Himid

On the 25th October at 1pm in the Watercolour Gallery the Harris Museum & Art Gallery will host a lunchtime talk by Lubaina Himid in which she will discuss her latest archive intervention and curatorial project.

‘Bodies Exhibition’ @ Bolton Arts Studios

There is a forthcoming exhibition at Bolton Arts studios, Preview 31st October 6-9 and the exhibition runs until 25th November. I will have 3 framed drawings from my latest ‘Sex Sells’ series on display within the exhibition. There are also workshops being held on the first weekend of the exhibition (3rd and 4th November). Everyone welcome! Contact Margaret Wilkinson at Bolton Arts Studios for further information (www.bacmlimited.webs.com/)

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Stonescapes

11 artists, 1 subject…

 Limestone, Sandstone, Millstone: Landscape

Art from Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria

20 Oct 2012 – 6 Feb 2013

Steward’s Gallery, Clitheroe Castle Museum, Castle Hill, Clitheroe, BB7 1BA, Tel: 01200 424568 Open daily 20 Oct – 4 Nov 11am – 4pm, 5 Nov – 16 Feb 12pm – 4pm (closed Wed and Thurs)

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Drawing on Much Ado

The Dukes Gallery, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Invitation to exhibition preview – Tuesday 16 October, 6.00pm Demi-Paradise Productions are glad to continue our relationship with Lancaster’s professional producing house, The Dukes Theatre, i n showing the work of our artists in residence and compay photographer. Continue reading

Manchester is destination of choice for literature lovers

The 7th annual Manchester Literature Festival takes place in venues across the city between 8-23 October 2012. Building on the legacy of its successful predecessor Manchester Poetry Festival it provides North West audiences with access to high calibre live literature experiences, showcases emerging talent, commissions new writing and encourages readers to broaden their reading horizons.

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Grizedale Arts take part in Frieze Art Fair

Grizedale Arts, one of the Arts Council’s national portfolio organisations, is the first publically funded arts organisation to be invited to take part in the 2012 Frieze Art Fair by the Frieze Foundation. Their project, Colosseum of the Consumed, will reflect the increasing interest in ecology, food and innovative work taking place in rural areas around the world

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