The Birmingham gallery and artists’ studios was added to Arts Council England’s national portfolio this year, marking a new chapter in its development. Programme director Kim McAleese and associate curator Seán Elder map out the before and after of “a pretty incredible year”.
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The director of Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery looks back on her first year in the role, a period which has seen the organisation renew its Arts Council England NPO status enabling it to push forward with its talent development programme for artists.
I have found it incredibly difficult choosing images thinking of where they are going to be placed. Should I choose according to what people might be most likely to buy or want. Or stick to my favourites. My favourites have […]
Juan Bolivar, an artist and curator, explores the history and practice of curating, and provides ten key questions for independent curators and artists to help guide you in developing your first exhibitions. Bolivar’s painting practice runs parallel to his curating practice; first initiating TRAILER (2001-05) – an artist collective utilising temporary locations to stage exhibitions – and since, going on to curate over 40 exhibitions as an independent curator.
For this follow up to her Approaching galleries guide, Jennie Syson, director of Nottingham-based commercial gallery Syson, asked artists, arts managers, curators and gallery directors to share their top tips, and dos and don’ts advice.
So it’s been a while since I posted here and that is because due to my father being very unwell and my mentor being in the US for two months I had a gap in my mentoring program but on […]
Jennie Syson, director of the commercial gallery Syson in Nottingham, offers some advice on approaching galleries, through setting out the different research routes and methods you might use.
Proactively seeking out opportunities to realise exhibitions and projects is an important strategy in the arts. Adam Smythe, Curator at the Bluecoat in Liverpool, gives some advice on the best methods of approaching galleries with exhibition proposals for your own work or for curatorial projects.
Albany Gallery Cardiff, Oriel y Felin…Oriel CRIC, Erwood Station and all…..
An occasional series of informal, casual reports of my visits to exhibitions and other art events. I am not aiming to provide a review, only to log my thoughts as honestly as I can.
The landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith is to design one of UK’s largest free, public gardens at the Hepworth Riverside Gallery Garden in Yorkshire.
Some images of the ‘Silent Spaces’ exhibition a couple of days before the private view. Lighting and fine tuning still to do, but almost there. Final hang used 24 pieces. Opens 16th April. Show curated by Alan Kluckow at Alan […]
Venue:National Portrait Gallery
From:April 25, 2016
To:April 24, 2016
Learning from the Paul Hamlyn funded ‘Our Museum’ programme.
Thanks to capital funding from a special regeneration fund, Glasgow’s Telfer Gallery has relocated to a new space in the city’s East End as part of the soon to open Many Studios complex. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
The People’s Market in Wrexham town centre will be transformed into a new arts and cultural hub for Oriel Wrecsam gallery following major capital grants from the Arts Council of Wales, Wrexham Council and the Welsh government.
The Swedish tax system requires that all companies complete regular VAT returns. In the UK I was self-employed rather than a company and had an income well below the VAT threshold. Where as here I am an ‘Enskild firma’ – […]
Sally Shaw, currently head of programme at Modern Art Oxford, has been appointed the new director of Firstsite in Colchester.
The newly opened £1.5 million wing of the Attenborough Arts Centre creates the largest contemporary art gallery in Leicester, with a current show by Lucy and Jorge Orta that reflects the art and science theme of the centre’s curatorial programme. Fisun Guner reports.
The Tetley in Leeds has appointed Bryony Bond in the new role of creative director following the departure of founders and co-directors Pippa Hale and Kerry Harker.
Beth Bate, director of Great North Run Culture, has been appointed head of the Dundee arts organisation.
Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery has opened in south London with the aim of making the artist’s personal collection of over 3000 works of art accessible to the public through a series of curated exhibitions. We take a look at the inaugural show featuring works by the British painter John Hoyland.
Tate Modern this week announced the date for the opening of its new extension, designed by architects Herzog & de Meuron.
Flat Time House in Peckham is set to close next summer when the property is sold.