This week’s selection from a-n’s Events section – featuring exhibitions and events posted by members – ranges from an exhibition of online ‘election art’ to a project to grow edible bananas outdoors in Exeter.
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Oriel Wrecsam is leaving its home at Wrexham Library and will be without a permanent venue until at least 2017.
Protesters against the closure of the Contemporary Crafts course at Falmouth University took the opportunity to highlight their campaign during the inauguration of Dawn French as the university’s new chancellor.
The British painter and printmaker Albert Irvin has died aged 92.
Details of the 15th annual pavilion at London’s Serpentine Gallery, which is this year designed by Madrid-based architects SelgasCano, reveal a polygonal structure covered in a translucent, multi-coloured fabric membrane.
Tate has announced the addition of 16 visual arts organisations to its Plus Tate network, including Artes Mundi in Cardiff, The MAC and Golden Thread Gallery in Belfast, and Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh.
For the Art Across The City public art programme in Swansea, Glasgow-based artist Michael Stumpf has sited three sculptures in an amphitheatre in order that they can have ‘a debate about the nature of their thingness’. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
The programme for this year’s annual Edinburgh Art Festival includes the first solo show in Scotland from Phyllida Barlow and an open call for proposals from early career, Scotland-based artists.
Manchester’s Cornerhouse marks its closure and relocation to new purpose-built venue HOME with a mass participation storming of the building on Saturday 4 April.
The House of Commons has selected Adam Dant as the nation’s official artist to document the processes and outcomes of the 2015 General Election.
Taking the idea of evidence as its central theme, the 2015 edition of FORMAT International Photography Festival features the work of over 300 photographers in various venues across Derby, from churches to disused school buildings. But it’s the main exhibition at QUAD arts centre that has really stuck with Tim Clark.
This week’s selection includes the Whitechapel Gallery’s major exploration of Modernism in art, Caravan Gallery’s photographs of Britain, and a Suffragette-inspired exhibition in Colchester.
The visual arts education charity AccessArt is asking parents, teachers and ‘creative adults’ to think more about the importance of art education.
Nominations are now open for Artes Mundi 7, the Cardiff-based international art prize and exhibition which this year was won by Chicago artist Theaster Gates.
This week’s selection of member-posted shows and events includes exhibitions in Leeds, London and Penarth … plus a moving image festival in north east France.
A one-day symposium organised by Crate Studio and Project Space in Margate and University for the Creative Arts Canterbury is to explore the different ways artists make a living at a time of austerity.
Nominations for the 2015 Turner Prize, which this year takes place at Tramway, Glasgow, are open until 13 April.
The current deputy director of Madrid’s Prado museum has been announced as the new director of the National Gallery, London.
The Turner Prize nominated painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is the latest artist to select work from the V-A-C Collection, Moscow, as part of a series of shows at the Whitechapel Gallery. She talks about her choices – works inspired by nature and including paintings, photographs and a film.
a-n is supporting 21 artists to attend the 56th Venice Biennale preview week in May, through the latest round of its Go and see bursary awards scheme.
Finalists for the British Glass Biennale 2015, which forms a major part of the International Festival of Glass taking place in Stourbridge in May, have just been announced.
Staff and performers at Battersea Arts Centre pulled together over the weekend to ensure that two performances went ahead just 24 hours after a fire devastated large parts of the building, while a fund to save the performance and theatre space in south west London has already raised over £52,000.
For her new, multi-channel video installation, Melanie Manchot has connected remembered moments from the lives of 12 people in recent recovery from drug and alcohol misuse. Michaela Nettell talks to the artist about the making and showing of the work.
Edward Humphrey, a graduate of The Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, has won the Fleming-Wyfold Foundation Bursary at the RSA New Contemporaries in Edinburgh.
This week’s UK-wide exhibition selection ranges from a major show of work by Glasgow-based 2008 Turner Prize nominee Cathy Wilkes at Tate Liverpool, to Chinese painter Zhang Enli at Hauser & Wirth Somerset.