Harbour House in Kingsbridge, Devon, is challenging local artists to produce new work for an Open Art Exhibition in the springtime. The title of the show is The Energy of Plants, and artists are invited to submit up to four pieces of work.
Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside: Suki Dhanda
The Gallery, Plymouth College of Art
8 February 2018 until 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, will return 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’.
Geoffrey Bertram, chairman of the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust, gives a free public lecture at Plymouth College of Art
Wednesday 24 January
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Geoffrey Bertram, chairman of the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust, will give a public lecture at Plymouth College of Art on the works and career of British printmaker Wilhelmina Barns-Graham CBE, recognising her lasting legacy of abstract geometry and rich colour observation. The lecture will take place on 24 January 2018 at 5pm.
More than Food: foodbanks and the challenges of resilience
The Poly, Falmouth
23-26 January 2018
A striking selection of photographs, designed to raise awareness and create debate around food poverty, will go on display at a special exhibition later this month.
Looe Street Detectives
Friday 2 February – Saturday 17 March
Private View: Thursday 1 February, 6-8pm. Sara Bowler will be in conversation with Plymouth Arts Centre’s Artistic Director Ben Borthwick at 7pm
Tannery: Photographs by Paul Glendell
Exhibition: 5 January – 4 March 2018
Venue: Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey,
Devon TQ13 9AF
The last oak bark tannery in the UK at Colyton in Devon is celebrated in the black and white photographs of Paul Glendell showing at Devon Guild of Craftsmen in Bovey Tracey.
Apparently, ‘There really is a beach in Western Australia where kangaroos swim in the sea and sunbathe afterward,’ according to Mary Reufle. It’s Mary’s intriguing essay that has inspired Simon Bayliss’s new show Kangaroo Beach at the Exeter Phoenix.
Here’s some news about an online service to get your eyes on some great performances.
Digital Theatre (DT) has launched of an online subscription platform that brings the best of live theatre, ballet, opera and classical concerts, to your own screen. Performances can be streamed anytime, anywhere, to any device.
Striking images of a bewhiskered yawning cat and a red and black moth on a white flower caught the judges eyes at the prestigious RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 2017.
Youngsters aged under 19 were invited to capture the animal kingdom on camera or mobile device for this year’s competition.
Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for a richly varied exhibition of with a Christmas theme. Artists and makers of the South Hams Arts Forum present a wide range of arts and crafts in Present Maker.
Present Makers 2017 is a vibrant selling exhibition presenting a new selection of craft makers whose work highlights the skill and diversity of craft across the South West region.
Plymouth College of Art Pre Degree students aged 16 to 19 exhibited and sold their original work as part of the 20th annual Design to Sell event, held in the college’s Palace Court campus, beside the Plymouth Barbican.
In a ceremony held at Theatre Royal Plymouth, 300 students graduated from Plymouth College of Art, with a range of creative degrees at BA (Hons), Foundation and Masters levels, including Animation, Photography, Graphic Design, Fashion Media & Marketing, and Ceramics.
Continue reading Plymouth College of Art awards Honorary Fellowships to Sir Nicholas Serota and Richard Deacon CBE
As the realms of design and manufacturing converge and the designer increasingly takes on the role of both inventor and maker, the traditional production process is subject to change.
Classically trained violinist and songwriter, Gaelynn Lea is coming to the UK to play a solo set of her haunting music. She’s calling into London, Bristol, Oxford, Manchester and Dartington.
Friday 26 January 2018 – University of Exeter Great Hall ay 7.30pm
On Friday 26 January 2018, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, under guest conductor Mikhail Tatarnikov, will perform a concert filled with triumph and passion.
There are so many art forms which make you feel alive. But poetry, as an art form has always been special. Poetry is considered as the crown of literature and being poetic is more a condition than a profession. Poets, the ever-dramatic, most romantic and not much realistic, play with words and make beautiful verses
Sunday 7 January 2018 – Riviera International Centre, Torquay at 7.30pm
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under its Young Conductor-in-Association, Victor Aviat, will perform works by the ‘Waltz King’, Johann Strauss at Riviera International Centre, Torquay on Sunday 7 January, 7:30pm. Joining them to welcome in the New Year will be the Welsh born Soprano Rhian Lois.
The National Art Pass is the perfect present for cultural lovers, or for those who seem to have everything! It also offers something for everyone, no matter where they live in the UK.
Wednesday December 20 in the Great Hall, Exeter University at 7.30pm
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, together with popular guest-conductor Pete Harrison, will present an evening of seasonal classics and hits from shows at the Great Hall, Exeter on Wednesday 20 December at 7.30pm.
The National Gallery and Art Fund has announced that Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park, Warwickshire are the latest organisations set to benefit from two new fully funded curatorial traineeships.
Scratching your head about your next cultural excursion? When lounging on the beach might seem a little frivolous, there are plenty of international culture destinations to choose from. And to help you find your ideal one, a jury of nine established cultural gurus from around the world have chosen their Leading Culture Destinations Awards.