Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for an exhibition of pastel paintings by the renowned artist, Keith Stott, and his students.
Devon artist and former fashion model Phillippa Mills draws on life and death from her Dartmoor home. We caught up with her for a Q&A about her Truth and Beauty show at Exeter University.
Saturday March 3
Liskeard Methodist Church at 11am
East Cornwall Bach Choir (ECBC) Singing Day organiser Sharon Lambert writes: ‘East Cornwall Bach Choir is delighted to announce that the work for our annual singing workshop for 2018 will be ‘The Armed Man – a Mass for Peace’. We chose this piece (composed in 1999 by the Welsh musician Karl Jenkins, b.1944), to commemorate the millions who died in the World War I, which ended 100 years ago this year.
Plymouth Contemporary Artist Showcase 2018
Peninsula Arts Gallery, University of Plymouth
Friday, March 2 to Thursday, March 29
After two hugely successful contemporary exhibitions in 2015 and 2017, Peninsula Arts Gallery, University of Plymouth, is presenting a special showcase of four artists from the 2017 exhibition, recognised for contributing new ideas across film, animation, painting and drawing.
On Monday 12 February, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra performed a concert at Buckingham Palace for their Royal Patron, Princess Alexandra.
Truth and beauty
The Forum – University of Exeter
February 20-23, 2018 from 9am to 5pm
An art exhibition exploring the thin line between what is beautiful and macabre, is being staged by Devon artist and former fashion model, Phillippa Mills.
Plymouth Guildhall – Friday 23 February 2018 at 7.30pm
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, under guest conductor Christoph König, will perform ‘Elgar’s Cello Eulogy’ at Plymouth Guildhall on Friday 23 February 2018. Christoph König is a conductor of deep intelligence and musicality who is widely admired for his sensitivity, clarity and elegant interpretations.
Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside | Suki Dhanda
The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside
– 22 March 2018
British Asian photographer Suki Dhanda, whose portraits of subjects for The Observer and The Guardian include Blue Planet presenter Sir David Attenborough, actress Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), former Prime Minister Tony Blair, singer and actress Rihanna, and artist Yoko Ono, returned to the South West art college where she began her photography journey, with a new exhibition commissioned by The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside’. The exhibition will be open to the public until 22 March 2018.
The battle for supremacy between bacteria and antibiotics normally goes unseen, either behind closed doors in the laboratory or concealed deep within the human body.
In February 2017, the BSO launched its 125th Grand Piano Appeal to raise funds to purchase a new Steinway Concert Grand Piano in time for the 125th Anniversary celebrations in May 2018.
Somerset Art Works is getting involved with Processions, a mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first British women the right to vote.
Sunday February 18 at the Courtenay Centre,
Newton Abbot, at 3pm
Over the last year, Buckland Abbey has hosted a major exhibition of contemporary art by the renowned sculptor Andrew Logan, one of the largest ever staged by the National Trust in collaboration with one artist.
Three artists from Devon have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, the UK’s leading competition for British contemporary representational painting and drawing. Continue reading Devon artists shortlisted for £15,000 national art prize
Seeking the Marvellous is a two-day interdisciplinary symposium that will examine the work of Ithell Colquhoun (1906 – 1988) and other women connected both with Surrealism and with Britain. Organised by Plymouth College of Art in partnership with the Black Mirror research network, the symposium will be held at the college on 22 & 23 March 2018.
Five expert academics go head to head to win the title of ‘most revolutionary invention’, in a passionate debate pitching science, art, technology, medicine and history against each other.
From Wednesday 31 January to Friday 2 February 2018, Plymouth College of Art and Plymouth School of Creative Arts invite members of the public to hit factory reset on mainstream models of schooling by clocking into Factory Settings, the college and school’s education factory.
The BSO is delighted to welcome Lucy Hale as the BSO Change Makers Young Composer-in-Association. BSO Change Makers officially launched in June 2017, when the Orchestra welcomed James Rose, a disabled conductor, as he started his new role in preparation for creating, developing and directing a new professional disabled-led ensemble.
Thursday 26 April 2018 at 7.30pm
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, under guest conductor James Feddeck, will perform its ‘Notes of Nostalgia’ concert at Exeter Cathedral on Thursday 26 April.
An exhibition images that are each the width of a single human hair (printed using state-of-the-art nanotechnology) meaning they are completely invisible to the naked eye is taking place Dotography, The World’s First Invisible Photography exhibition, in Birmingham.
Upon entry to the gallery in Birmingham, visitors are given a hi-spec handheld microscope that clips onto the back of a regular smartphone, prior to seeing a world of miniaturised photography open up in front of their eyes.
The photography exhibition has been designed by The Big Bang Fair to inspire young people to consider a future in STEM. It is free to attend, and is open over four days until Saturday, January 27.
Among the 22 pictures on display throughout the gallery space are a number of iconic photographs that celebrate landmark scientific moments from the past – featuring the likes of Marie Curie, Albert Einstein and Neil Armstrong.
In addition there are also a number of original submissions that depict the wonder of STEM in our everyday lives – including from GBBO finalist Andrew Smyth, wildlife expert Liz Bonnin and and actor Ben Miller.
>Running until > Saturday 27th January, the exhibition is located on Link Street in Birmingham. Entry is completely free, with no ticket reservation necessary.
(from a press release)