Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum have won an intricately crafted £17,000 lacquered container with gold motifs for the museum’s World Cultures collection at Collect, the Crafts Council’s international art fair for contemporary objects at London’s Saatchi Gallery.
Teign Artists from South Devon have announced their open studios trail around Teignbridge. With 18 venues in stuidos homes, galleries and other spaces.
Ways With Words, the literary festival at Dartington South Devon, which has been described as the ‘the Glyndebourne of literature festivals’, has announced its lineup of literary titans
Exeter Spacex held a May Day tea part for Random Acts of Art, and for the West Quarter community to get together and enjoy the art over a brew
Plymouth City Council and Plymouth College or art are calling for commissions for a piece of work to be sited in Central Park, Plymouth
Splash, pants and guerilla arts marketing. Plymouth College of Art student Jake Paget puts his pants around London to make a Splash on arts scene with his guerilla campaign
For Plymouth artist Steve Clement-Large festivals are bags load of fun for the people and unashamedly by the people, which is why he’s worried about the Plymouth Summer Festival, which stretches across three internationally recognised seasons and includes things that are going on anyway
Dartmoor Arts auction at Exeter Castle, see the artwork available including work from Anthony Gormley and Peter Randall-Page on the Dartmoor Arts page
An 18th-century miniature by the renowned Devon artist, Richard Cosway, has been added to the Exeter’s art collection at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery has received a grant for contemporary art to be part of the redeveloped museum
Plymouth’s House of Fraser Window Gallery is now featuring Nigle Whitehead’s Twilight in the Rain, in the collaboration between the Arts Unit, Plymouth City Council and House of Fraser Plymouth to showcase the creativity and talent of local artists in this prime city centre location.
Artists from Ideford, near Exeter are going on the road with their Ideford Artists on the Road project, to give people an opportunity to see the artists at work and to discuss what they are doing, and inspiring other artists and those who don’t quite have the confidence to exhibit their work alone.
Teignmouth is undergoing an artistic renaissance, with the work of the town’s artists reflected in the plans for for a £6.8M arts complex to the replace the much-loved, but tired building of the Carlton Theatre
Exeter Spaces and Redfront are offering a part-time graduate digital communications and research assistant position
Exeter University raised the question ‘why do the arts and culture matter’ in a panel debate chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby – turns out art and culture make the world a better place to live…