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ARNOLFINI

16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
0117 917 2300

www.arnolfini.org.uk
info@arnolfini.org.uk

Tue-Sun & Bank Hols 11-6

15 min walk from Bristol Temple Meads


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ASPEX

The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3BF
023 9277 8080

www.aspex.org.uk
info@aspex.org.uk

Wed-Sun 11-4

Portsmouth Harbour Station / Bus The Hard Interchange

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THE PLATFORM GRADUATE AWARD 2018
Sep 28 - Dec 30, 2018
The very best of young & emerging visual artists in the South Coast.

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BLUECOAT

School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX
0151 702 5324

www.thebluecoat.org.uk
info@thebluecoat.org.uk

Daily 11-6

Lime St Station Liverpool Central Station

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Click to enlargeSERENA KORDA : THE BELL TREE
Sep 8, 2018 - Jul 28, 2019
Bluecoat is delighted to be working with artist Serena Korda and Trust New Art, the National Trust’s programme connecting people to places through contemporary art.
Serena Korda works across performance, sound and sculpture to find and highlight ritual in the everyday, which is developed through encounters, conversations and the researching of abandoned histories.
Set in Speke Hall’s ancient woodlands and grounds, The Bell Tree draws on the hall’s hidden history. Korda reconsiders aspects of communion and tradition, including underexplored feminist narratives or ‘herstories’ and alternative histories of folklore and witchcraft. The public commission is at Speke Hall, with a smaller element installed in Bluecoat's garden.
Speke Hall is free to visit with a National Trust Membership.

MATTHEW CORNFORD AND JOHN BECK: THE ART SCHOOLS OF NORTH WEST ENGLAND
Nov 17, 2018 - Mar 10, 2019

JADE MONTSERRAT : INSTITUTING CARE
Nov 17, 2018 - Mar 10, 2019

JOSHUA HENDERSON & VERONICA WATSON: STUDIO ME
Nov 17, 2018 - Mar 10, 2019

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BRIGHTON MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE
03000 290 900

www.brightonmuseums.org.uk/brighton
visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Tue-Sun 10-5 (open on Bank Hols)

Brighton

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THE SNOWMAN™
Jul 20, 2017 - Jan 6, 2019
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs’ much loved classic picture book, come and discover the magic in this exhibition of the original illustrations.
 
In 1982 The Snowman was adapted for the screen and some of the original hand-drawn cels, celluloid sheets used for traditional animation, are also on display.

QUEER LOOKS
30 June 2018 to Summer 2019
This fascinating display of outfits and oral histories from LGBTQ individuals from Sussex, from the 1950s to the present day, looks at how individuals construct identities, both personal and collective, through dress.
Local LGBTQ communities have informed the content of this display, including the comedian Zoe Lyons, journalist Sophie Cook and trans campaigner Fox Fisher.

NATIONAL GALLERY MASTERPIECE TOUR : HOLBEIN
Oct 13, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019
A Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling is one of Hans Holbein the Younger’s earliest English portraits and it is one of his most engaging and beautiful works. This touching portrait holds many secrets to decode. Alongside this 16th Century Masterpiece, the functions and meanings of portraiture from the period will be explored through a selection of works from our own collection.

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BROADWAY STUDIO & GALLERY

2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3ES
01462 476110

www.broadway-letchworth.com
broadway@letchworth.com

Wed-Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4

Letchworth Garden City Easy access from A1(M)

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Click to enlargeEDUARDO PAOLOZZI
Oct 26, 2018 - Jan 13, 2019
General Dynamic F.U.N. - screenprints and photolithographs from the pop art pioneer.

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DE LA WARR PAVILION

On the sea-front, Marina, Bexhill-On-Sea TN40 1DP
01424 229 111

www.dlwp.com
info@dlwp.com

Daily 10-5

Victoria - Bexhill M25, A22 to Eastbourne, A271 to Bexhill

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LUCY BEECH : REPRODUCTIVE EXILE
Sep 15 - Dec 2, 2018
Beech’s new film Reproductive Exile follows the fictional story of a woman embarking in cross-border, assisted reproduction.

A TALE OF MOTHER’S BONES
Oct 6, 2018 - Jan 20, 2019
GRACE PAILTHORPE, REUBEN MEDNIKOFF AND THE BIRTH OF PSYCHOREALISM.

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DEPARTURE LOUNGE AT THE STOREFRONT

64 Bute St, Luton LU1 2EY

https://asyouchange.co.uk/projects/the-storefront/
matthew@departure-lounge.org.uk

13.00 - 18.00 Thurs - Sat

Luton Town Centre

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Click to enlargeTOM HACKETT : A BARBECUE OF REGRETS
Sep 22 - Nov 17, 2018 FINAL WEEK
In May 2018 Tom Hackett toured Luton collecting regrets. These will be barbecued at the opening, with some providing material for new sculpture and sound works.
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EAST GALLERY, NORWICH UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS

28-32 St Andrews Street, Norwich NR2 4AE
01603 886385

www.nua.ac.uk/thegallery
gallery@nua.ac.uk

Tue-Sat 12-5

Norwich Station

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ORLA KIELY : A LIFE IN PATTERN
Oct 30, 2018 - Jan 5, 2019
This exhibition at East GalleryNUA offers a snapshot of Kiely’s design ethos, here embodied in a display of one hundred Kiely handbags from across the years.

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EASTSIDE PROJECTS

86 Heath Mill Lane, Birmingham B9 4AR
0121 771 1778

www.eastsideprojects.org
info@eastsideprojects.org

Wed-Sat 12-5

Birmingham New Street Birmingham Moor Street

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THIS IS THE GALLERY AND THE GALLERY IS MANY THINGS X
Oct 6 - Dec 22, 2018
Ten years after the opening show at Eastside Projects, a new exhibition of birth, rebirth and evolution. Artists include Lady Skollie, Alice Channer, Libita Clayton, Grace Ndiritu – COVERSLUT©, Tabita Rezaire, Samara Scott, Kelly Large. Evening Events: 5 Oct/2 Nov/7 Dec
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3-PHASE: LARRY ACHIAMPONG | RELIC TRAVELLER – SANK0FA
Nov 3 - Dec 1, 2018
These works build upon core ideas in Larry Achiampong’s practice whilst taking new approaches, marrying linguistic threads and an original synth-based soundtrack with open cinematic landscapes.

Click to enlargeMARK ESSEN : BUILD A WALL
Dec 8 - 22, 2018
Private view Fri Dec 7 6pm - 9pm
Mark Essen is working with homeless and refugee communities in Birmingham in his studio, Modern Clay, learning how to make bricks. The bricks will then be used to build a wall in Eastside Projects with a local social enterprise building company.

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FACT, FOUNDATION FOR ART AND CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY

88 Wood St, Liverpool L1 4DQ
0151 707 4444

www.fact.co.uk
info@fact.co.uk

Tue-Sun 11-6, closed Mondays

undergroundLiverpool Central Liverpool Lime Street


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Click to enlargeBROKEN SYMMETRIES
Nov 22, 2018 - Mar 3, 2019
Private view Wed Nov 21 6pm - 8pm
This major co-production is a partnership with Arts at CERN (the arts program of the largest particle physics laboratory in the world), FACT, Liverpool, and three other international art organisations: CCCB, Barcelona; le lieu unique, Nantes; and iMAL, Brussels. The show - which features ten new commissions by international artists working between the fields of art and science - opens at FACT, Liverpool in November 2018 before touring to Spain, France and Brussels.

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FOCAL POINT GALLERY

The Forum, Elmer Square, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1NB
01702 534 108

www.fpg.org.uk
focalpointgallery@southend.gov.uk

Wed-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5

Southend Victoria Station Southend Central Station


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Click to enlargeLINDSAY SEERS : EVERY THOUGHT THERE EVER WAS
Sep 8 - Dec 23, 2018
Drawing on philosophical ideas and scientific research, this ambitious project by UK based artist Lindsay Seers considers historical representations of schizophrenia and contemporary insights into the condition achieved through the use of virtual reality.

IN CONVERSATION: LINDSAY SEERS AND ANIL SETH
Nov 24, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm talk/event
Discussing the science behind the work, the artist will be in conversation with Anil Seth, Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at University of Sussex to discuss Avatar Therapy.
Book your free ticket using the following link www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/in-conversation-lindsay-seers-and-anil-seth-tickets-50531224252

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THEGALLERY

Arts University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5HH
01202 363 351

www.aub.ac.uk/campus/thegallery
gallery@aub.ac.uk

Mon–Thur 9–5, Fri 9-4 & Sat 9-1

/ Bus No. 6 from Bournemouth Station


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TRINITY BUOY WHARF DRAWING PRIZE 2018
Oct 22, 2018 - Jan 10, 2019
The annual touring exhibition includes a diverse selection of work that explores the nature, role and value of drawing in creative practice today.

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GRAND UNION

19 Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RS
0121 643 9079

www.grand-union.org.uk
info@grand-union.org.uk

Wed - Sat 12 - 5pm

Birmingham Moor St Station

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WAYS OF LEARNING, PROGRAMMED WITH LUCY LOPEZ
Sep 7 - Dec 1, 2018
A group project curated by Seán Elder, Lucy Lopez and Kim McAleese, with Intervention Architecture, Alex Martinis Roe, Uriel Orlow, Cooking Sections, Sean Burns and SHOUT Festival of Queer Art & Culture, Kirsty Clarke, Mujeres Públicas, Cathy Wade, Huw Lemmey & Juliet Jacques.

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GRUNDY ART GALLERY

Queen St, Blackpool FY1 1PU
01253 478 170

www.grundyartgallery.com
grundyartgallery@blackpool.gov.uk

Tue-Sat 10-5

Blackpool North Station 5 min walk


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GRAYSON PERRY : THE VANITY OF SMALL DIFFERENCES
Sep 28 - Dec 15, 2018

CHRIS PAUL DANIELS : NORTHERN LIGHTS
Sep 28 - Dec 15, 2018

POSTERS FROM THE BLACKPOOL ILLUMINATIONS ARCHIVE
Sep 28 - Dec 15, 2018

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HAUSER & WIRTH SOMERSET

Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton BA10 0NL
01749 814 060

www.hauserwirthsomerset.com
somerset@hauserwirth.com

Tue-Sun 10-5


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Click to enlargeBERLINDE DE BRUYCKERE
Sep 29, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019
Hauser & Wirth Somerset is proud to present its first solo exhibition by Berlinde De Bruyckere. Occupying the Rhoades and Bourgeois galleries, De Bruyckere will present two new bodies of work. The Belgian sculptor embraces a greater level of abstraction, while continuing to deploy her familiar sensitivity for materials. In the first body, wall-mounted works are composed of heavily weathered, semi-decomposed blankets built up in layers, suggesting warmth and protection, but also the vulnerable experiences that lead one to seek shelter. The second, floor-based sculptures, initially resemble piles of blankets, but on closer inspection are revealed to be stacked animal skins. Cast in grey wax, these powerful, organic works combine weight and delicacy to mesmerising effect. Both bodies of work continue to explore the theme of mortality that De Bruyckere has revisited throughout her career.

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THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD

Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW
01924 247 360

www.hepworthwakefield.org
hello@hepworthwakefield.org

Mon-Sun 10-5

By Road M1/A61


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CELEBRATING 300 YEARS OF THOMAS CHIPPENDALE
Jul 13, 2018 - Feb 25, 2019
2018 marks 300 years since the birth of Yorkshire-born Thomas Chippendale, one of Britain’s most eminent interior designers and cabinet makers.
 
To celebrate this significant anniversary, the gallery is working with one of the finest treasure houses in the North of England, Nostell Priory, a National Trust house with over 100 pieces of Chippendale furniture. The role of artists in influencing interiors will be explored through key loans from both collections and special commissions by contemporary artists.
 
Visitors will see modern and contemporary artworks in Nostell’s historic rooms and the most fashionable furniture of the 18th century within the 21st-century gallery spaces of The Hepworth Wake eld.

THE HEPWORTH PRIZE FOR SCULPTURE
Oct 26, 2018 - Jan 20, 2019
Named to honour the legacy of Wakefield-born artist, Barbara Hepworth, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture is the UK’s most significant prize to recognise the medium of sculpture.
 
Open to British or UK based artists of any age and at any stage in their career, the £30,000 biennial award celebrates artists who have made a significant contribution to sculpture in its broadest definition.
 
An exhibition of work by the five artists shortlisted for the prize will be presented.

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UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE ARTS

Art and Design Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB
01707 285395

www.uharts.co.uk
uharts@herts.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 9.30-3.30

Hatfield / Bus College Lane


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NEW GEOGRAPHIES
Mar 1 - Dec 1, 2018
An Arts Council England funded project creating a new map of the East of England based on personal thoughts, reflections and stories.
newgeographies.uk

INSIDE THE ART COLLECTION
Oct 12 - Nov 24, 2018
Showcasing artworks from the eclectic UH Art Collection, many exhibited for the first time.

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IKON GALLERY

Brindleyplace, 1 Oozells Square, Birmingham B1 2HS
0121 248 0708

www.ikon-gallery.org

Tue-Sun 11-5

New Street Station


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Click to enlargePOLLY APFELBAUM
Sep 19 - Nov 18, 2018 FINAL WEEK
'Waiting for the UFOs (a space set between a landscape and a bunch of flowers)'.
Ikon’s Autumn exhibition of new work by New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum will exemplify an art practice that places emphasis on the essential quality of materials, especially colour and texture, whilst asserting the importance of popular culture and craft activity. Her use of various fabrics – stained and dyed – and more recently glazed ceramics, is beguiling and refreshing in its offerings of simple pleasures. In this way, she subtly assumes a political, and feminist, position, challenging pomposity, notions of entitlement and hierarchies in cultural practice – against “high” fine art – to suggest an egalitarianism in society across the board.

HAROON MIRZA
Nov 28, 2018 - Feb 24, 2019
This will be the most comprehensive exhibition of work by Haroon Mirza in the UK to date, filling Ikon’s exhibition spaces entirely with moving imagery, sculptural installation and electronic sound. Involving smart sampling, often through collaboration with other artists, Mirza conveys an easy-going knowingness through a wide range of cultural references that foils sheer physical impact. His understanding of the nature of human perception – of what and how we see and hear – is demonstrated and combined with countless possibilities of meaning, and so his aesthetic proposition is more to do with messages received than those transmitted, circumscribed by our constitutions, testing the limits of what we can experience and what we think we know.

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