Join us at Oxheys Mill Studios for International Women’s Day on Tuesday March 8th, for an exhibition Family Album featuring some fascinating photographic work made in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s by Maud Sulter and Jeanne Moutoussamy Ashe, curated by international artist Lubaina Himid, Professor of Contemporary Art at UClan.
At 2pm Lubaina will be in conversation with international photographer Ingrid Pollard talking about the work and the artists at Oxheys Mill Studios.
Open all day from 11am, with Oxheys residents also opening their studios all day. Come along and see the exhibition, hear the talk and also take the opportunity to drop in and see resident artists working in their studios. Then browse through a unique selection of cards and small artworks all available at affordable prices.
Take an art tour around Preston – start or finish at the Harris and include en route: a small new exhibition called Portraits: Black Women’s Lives at the Making Histories Visible Archive space at The Centre for Contemporary Art at 37 St Peters Street, opposite the University library also open all day from 11-5
Our friends at The Birley studios are also holding a drop-in between 12-3pm with light refreshments at 12, for their exhibition Seen up close and from a distance on til the end of March
Finish up the day at Oxheys with a party and private view with light refreshments from 6-8pm. Everyone welcome!
Come and make a real day of it in Preston and celebrate #IWD2016 in style with art events, talk, exhibitions and open studios.