George Hallett: Photographer

Part of the Distinguished Visitor Programme Public Lecture Series, George Hallett: Photographer is a free talk but to book a places visit or email
George Hallett, Photographer

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AA2A exhibition opens at PR1 Gallery, Preston

An exhibition by Tiago Duarte, Leighton Bohl, Janet Minogue, Rema Salem and Denise Swanson opens at the PR1 Gallery in Preston from 2nd to 13th December, with private view on Wednesday 4th from 6-8pm. Continue reading

LAN Open 2013 exhibition

We have had a fantastic response for this year’s exhibition, with over a hundred entries! The responses to the Protest theme have been intriguing, ensuring we’ll have a thought-provoking exhibition. The standard of work has been very high, making the selection process more difficult but we have now made the final selection and are really excited with the results. We start the install tomorrow – don’t miss the private view this Thursday 6-8pm and then the performance art event at Korova Arts Cafe in Preston on Saturday from 3pm.

LAN Open – last chance to submit

After two successful days of submissions for this years’ LAN Open exhibition, we are already set to have a great show and there is still one more day to go. If you haven’t entered yet – this is your last chance! Submissions to Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston tomorrow, Sunday 18th August 11am-4pm. For full details on how to submit and an entry form, please just download and read LAN Exhibition-T&Cs 2013. Continue reading

LAN Open exhibition 2013 – call for submissions

After the success of last years’ Open exhibition, we were keen to hold another. Oxheys Mill Studios have kindly agreed to host in their fabulous Project Space again but we have also arranged with the new Korova Arts Cafe in Preston for some additional exhibition space. This will increase exposure and provide more opportunities for sales. The Private View event will be held at Oxheys on 22nd August, with another event held at Korova on Saturday 24th August. LAN Flyer

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20:20 Print Exchange

Last year saw Artlab contemporary print studios join the 20:20 project for the first time. 20:20 Print Exchange started in 2009 as a project between Hot Bed Press in Salford and Red Hot Press in Southampton. The format was so successful that it was decided to roll this out to more print workshops. In 2010 there were 120 artists from 10 print workshops involved, in 2011 there were 257 artists from 19 print studios and in 2012 there were 392 artists from 31 workshops producing 9,800 prints! 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

Have your say on the future of culture in Preston

Do you feel passionately that Preston should be THE place to go in Lancashire for great arts and culture?

If so, this is your chance to tell us what you think the future of culture should be in our city.
Have your say now by completing a short online survey or sign up to attend a workshop.

Please tell your friends, family and work colleagues as well - we really want to hear from a wide selection of people who live and/or work in Preston.