The 60×60 Athena Mix (2012)

The fabulous Victorian architecture of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, played a welcoming host to the 60×60 Athena Mix 2012 on Friday 8th March, 2013.  The Grade 1 listed building is an amazing space ordinarily and boasts the largest gallery space in Lancashire but when it was filled to the rafters with 60 sound-works by 60 women artists, composers and musicians recently, it became even more so. Continue reading

Private and public support brings Newcastle’s Stephenson Quarter to life

The Boiler Shop in Newcastle’s Stephenson Quarter is one of the city’s most significant buildings from the industrial revolution, and in recent years has played host to a new kind of revolution, becoming a destination for new and interesting arts and cultural events along with the more unusual foodie and public festivals. Continue reading

Project Space Leeds to open new visual arts centre with investment from Carlsberg UK and the Arts Council

A four-storey former headquarters building on Carlsberg UK’s brewery site in Leeds is to be transformed into a new centre for contemporary art and learning called The Tetley. Scheduled to open in autumn 2013, the centre has been funded by an innovative programme of private and public investment and will be operated and curated by Project Space Leeds (PSL). Continue reading

Leeds Central Library receives funding to research viability of arts space

Leeds library and information service has been successful in bidding for Arts Council Grants for the arts funding of £10,000 to research the viability of a multi-functional arts space in Leeds Central Library. The Libraries Grants for the arts programme was launched in September 2012 and this is the first award to be announced in Yorkshire and the first project to have a Research and Development focus. Continue reading

Morecambe Prom Art Fair

We are launching and brand new artists and makers Art Fair which will take place on Morecambe Prom on 27th May 2013 – Bank Holiday Monday.

We are sending out a call for artists, makers and traders and we think you might be someone who may know artists and/or makers who would benefit from the high volume of day and holiday visitors who come to Morecambe on a May Bank Holiday at half term. Continue reading

U-Hang Exhibition opportunity – deadline extended

Exhibition Opportunity Deadline extended to 1 April

John Della ‘Wreckin Ball’ for U-Hang @ Art Gene

More than 45 local, national and international artists have exhibited to date under Art Gene’s U-Hang Programme. U-Hang is an opportunity for artists at any stage of their careers to show their work in a public space alongside other events at Art Gene.  Continue reading