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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH
01865 278 000

www.ashmolean.org

The museum is temporarily closed. For further info see www.ashmolean.org/closure

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TOKYO : ART & PHOTOGRAPHY
Jul 16 - Nov 22, 2020
This exhibition celebrates one of the world’s most creative, dynamic and fascinating cities and spans the exquisite art of the Edo period to the contemporary photography of Moriyama Daido and Ninagawa Mika and the installation-art of Chim Pom. The exhibition is ticketed - see website for prices and more information.

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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 / busThe Hard Interchange

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BLUECOAT

School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX
0151 702 5324

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

Thu - Sat, 11 - 4

Lime St Station Liverpool Central Station

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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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Click to enlargeQUEER THE PIER
To Feb 2022
This community curated display peers into local LGBTIQA+ history. Celebrating the lives of the writers, artists, performers, activists and ordinary people who have made Brighton & Hove so fabulous, their stories are brought to life with film and photography, fashion and drag and oral histories.

MANDY BARKER: OUR PLASTIC OCEAN
Jul 25 - Oct 17, 2020
Our Plastic Ocean, by international award- winning photographer Mandy Barker, addressing the current global crisis of marine plastic pollution will be the first online show opened by Brighton Museum & Art Gallery - oceanblues.brightonmuseums.org/
 
The show will be on display as part of the new Oceans Blue website launched by the museum dedicated to exploring the environmental threats to our oceans, the importance of research into our seas and some of the Sussex environmental heroes and organisations dedicated to supporting them.
 
Coinciding with National Marine Week 2020, Our Plastic Ocean show will be available to be viewed online only for 12 weeks. The exhibition was to have been on show in Brighton Museum but following the closure of the venue following the lockdown, it has been moved online.
 
Photographer Barker collects debris from shorelines across the world and transforms them into powerful and captivating images. At first glance, her images are reminiscent of sea creatures and corals suspended in a dark void beneath the sea, but closer inspection reveals a more disturbing reality.

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DEPARTURE LOUNGE

The Storefront, 64 Bute St, Luton LU1 2EY

https://departure-lounge.org.uk
matthew@departure-lounge.org.uk

CV 19 Closure - Exhibitions in Gallery windows only

Luton Town Centre



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Click to enlargeIDIT NATHAN : DRAW ME A HOME
Jul 13 - Aug 16, 2020 FINAL WEEK
Examining Luton’s migratory history & Nathan’s own family history DMAH explores home, belonging & transformation. Exhb online and in the gallery windows only
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FACT LIVERPOOL

88 Wood St, Liverpool L1 4DQ
0151 707 4444

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

Wed - Sat 12:00 - 19:00. Sun 12:00 - 17:00

Liverpool Central Liverpool Lime Street



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THE LIVING PLANET
Apr 6, 2020 - Mar 31, 2021
Explores our relationship with the natural world in a new online programme. Available for free, for everyone, 24/7. Visit fact.co.uk/thelivingplanet

Click to enlargeAND SAY THE ANIMAL RESPONDED?
Aug 14 - Dec 13, 2020
If we listened to animals, what would we hear? What might they say to us about their world?
 
As we emerge from this period of isolation, and refocus our attention on a rapidly changing climate, And Say the Animal Responded? creates a space for the voice of the animal that we have gained greater awareness of during this time.
 
Tune in to a choir of whales and dolphins ‘singing’ to an artist’s undersea instrument, encounter the quiet presence of a wolf pack filmed from above, meet a family of chimps startled by a camera in their rainforest home, listen to a live colony of leafcutter ants turned scratch DJs, witness a computer-generated re-creation of an extinct rhino glitch in and out of existence. This immersive exhibition brings you face to face with animals from around the world through film, art and creative technology.
 
And Say the Animal Responded? presents work by six international artists who have captured animal voices through the use of human technology. Explore the galleries for free as we question the relationship between human and animal. If we put the animal’s perspective before that of the human, what would they tell us about the current state of the planet - and what can we learn from this?
 
Featuring artists Ariel Guzik (Mexico), Amalia Pica (Argentina/UK) with Rafael Ortega (Mexico), Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg (UK), Demelza Kooij (Netherlands/UK) and Kuai Shen (Ecuador), the exhibition takes its title from philosopher Jacques Derrida’s essay of the same name.
 
FACT is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and is funded by Liverpool City Council.

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FERMYNWOODS CONTEMPORARY ART

Thrapston House, Huntingdon Rd, Thrapson NN14 4NF
01832 731 257

www.fermynwoods.org
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Click to enlargeWORK
Indefinitely
workprojects.org.uk/
 
Made in Derby, Thrapston, Birmingham and Bolsover, the WORK films consider: the rhythms of a care worker’s day; traditional and new rural working lives – farming, forestry, and international logistics; Birmingham’s Trade Union Resource Centre film archive and collective activism; untold stories of the impact on individual lives of post-industrial economic change.
 
Developed and produced over two years, WORK is a collaboration between: Animate Projects; QUAD, Derby; Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Thrapston, Northamptonshire; Vivid Projects, Birmingham; and Junction Arts, Chesterfield.
 
Along with the films, the website will have interviews with the artists, two essays about WORK by Helen De Witt and Adam Pugh, and a report by Vivienne Reiss on the way the artists engaged workers in their projects. A film by Christopher Bevan about WORK will be online later this year.
 
The WORK films have been screening in the places they were made, including a premiere at QUAD and in the village hall at Titchmarsh, near Thrapston. A gallery exhibition at Vivid Projects in Birmingham and screenings at Bolsover and Fineshade Wood, near Corby, have been postponed because of the Covid-19 crisis.
 
The WORK website is designed by Daniel Hawley-Lingham at Urban Fugitive.
 
WORK is supported by Jerwood Arts and using public funding by Arts Council England.

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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 12-5

Birmingham Moor St

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Click to enlargeCOOKING SECTIONS: THE EMPIRE REMAINS SHOP FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
Jun 14, 2019 - Jun 1, 2022
A rotating programme of small-scale visual and sound installations in the future home of Grand Union.
 
The Empire Remains Shop Franchise Agreement is an invitation for institutions, collectives, or individuals to construct their own counterpart: to reflect on imperial legacies and the commodification of their own structures and infrastructures.

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HAUSER & WIRTH SOMERSET

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

www.hauserwirth.com
somerset@hauserwirth.com

Oudolf Field open Fri-Sun 10-4. Galleries open 1 July by appt (book online)

Bruton, Gillingham, Castle Cary



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Click to enlargeDON MCCULLIN. THE STILLNESS OF LIFE
Jan 25 - Sep 6, 2020
In order to share a safe and positive experience, we ask that you book a timed reservation to visit our current exhibitions at Hauser & Wirth Somerset. Please visit our website to plan your visit.
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In Somerset, ‘Don McCullin. The Stillness of Life’ is a focused presentation of over 60 landscape photographs, mapping Sir Don McCullin CBE’s intimate relationship with the local landscape of Somerset and continued passion for global travel since the 60s. Regarded as one of the most accomplished war photographers of recent times, McCullin has spent the last six decades travelling to remote locations and witnessing harrowing scenes of conflict and destruction. Often referring to the British countryside as his greatest salvation, McCullin demonstrates the full mastery of his medium with stark black and white images resonating with human emotion. This personal survey depicts scenes from across the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia, revealing McCullin’s innermost feelings through powerful compositions of wild heavens, haunting vistas and meditative still lifes.
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NOT VITAL. SCARCH
Jan 25 - Sep 6, 2020
In order to share a safe and positive experience, we ask that you book a timed reservation to visit our current exhibitions at Hauser & Wirth Somerset. Please visit our website to plan your visit.
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Hauser & Wirth Somerset is pleased to present ‘SCARCH’, a solo exhibition by Not Vital, organised with Olivier Renaud-Clément and Giorgia von Albertini. The multidisciplinary exhibition will highlight the Swiss artist’s deep-rooted interest in the relationship between architecture, landscape and human perception. A conflation of the two words sculpture and architecture, ‘SCARCH’ transcends the boundaries of both formal terms, creating immersive, site-specific structures that provide a sense of wonder by means of alternative perspectives. Vital has travelled and exhibited widely since the 1970s, living between the United States, Niger, Italy and China, as well as his native Switzerland. The works on display will span Not Vital’s expansive oeuvre over the past five decades, ranging from early rudimental works from the 1960s, portrait sculptures, mixed-media works on paper and socially-driven installations relating to his global projects.
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JOHN HANSARD GALLERY

142-144 Above Bar Street, Southampton SO14 7DU
023 8059 2158

www.jhg.art
info@jhg.art

Please note we are temporarily closed until further notice due to COVID-19

Southampton Central



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LEEDS ART GALLERY

The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA
0113 378 5350

www.leeds.gov.uk/artgallery
art.gallery@leeds.gov.uk

Tue-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-3. Admission FREE

Leeds station 10 min walk


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Click to enlargeSARA BARKER : ALL CLOUDS ARE CLOCKS ALL CLOCKS ARE CLOUDS
Feb 7 - Sep 19, 2020
Barker presents a major body of new ‘tray-trench’ works alongside key works from the Leeds Art Gallery collections.

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MANCHESTER ART GALLERY

Mosley St, Manchester M2 3JL
0161 235 8888

www.manchesterartgallery.org

Tue-Sun 10-5, Mon 11-5 (Open to 9pm the 1st Wed of the month)

Manchester Piccadilly Metrolink tram to Mosley Street


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TRADING STATION : HOW HOT DRINKS SHAPE OUR LIVES
to Dec 20, 2020

OUT OF THE CRATE
to Nov 28, 2021

Click to enlargeSUZANNE LACY : WE ARE HERE
Mar 27 - Aug 23, 2020
Suzanne Lacy: We Are Here explores nearly five decades of the artist’s work, from her earliest performances, objects, and photographs in the 1970s to her latest immersive video installations. It includes and updates Lacy’s key collaborative projects from the 1990s, including an in-depth revisiting of The Oakland Projects (1991–2001), a series on youth representation, media education, and policy.

DEREK JARMAN : PROTEST!
Apr 2 - Aug 31, 2020
PROTEST! is a major retrospective of the work of of one of the most influential figures in 20th century British culture, Derek Jarman (1942-1994). The exhibition will focus on the diverse strands of Jarman’s practice as a painter, film maker, writer, set-designer, gardener and political activist. This is the first time that all of these strands of his practice will be brought together in over 20 years.

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MORENA DI LUNA

3 Adelaide Crescent, Hove BN3 2JD

www.maureenpaley.com
info@maureenpaley.com

Open by appt only, Sat & Sun 12-6

Brighton

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Click to enlargePAUL P. : CENTAURS ON THE BEACH
Mar 21 - Aug 16, 2020 FINAL WEEK
Open by appointment: exhibition booking now available at morena-di-luna-paul-p-booking.as.me/schedule.php
To open the exhibition safely, we are offering 15 minute viewing slots. Please be aware that due to social distancing we can only allow 4 visitors at a time. Please arrive promptly so that you can enjoy your visit.
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The ongoing body of portraits that define much of Paul P.’s practice originate in the pages of erotic gay magazines produced in the years bracketed by the advent of gay liberation and the beginning of the AIDS crisis; a period of tenuous, provisional freedom. He takes the explicit materials of desire from recent queer history and uses them to consider broader historical representations of homosexual desire: a veiled language, springing from subtlety and innuendo in which beauty, often in the guise of mythological creatures and gods, found safe passage in eras of criminalisation. From their original position in time the portraits look back to the transient wellsprings of queer aesthetics, and forward to future liberties and tragedies, wherein aesthetic energy loses and regains its unruly value.

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NORWICH CASTLE MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

Castle Mound, Norwich NR1 3JU
01603 493 625 / 01603 493 648

www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk
museums@norfolk.gov.uk

Mon-Sat 10-4.30, Sun 1-4.30

Train Stn 10 mins walk, Bus Stn 5 mins


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SPOTLIGHT : WORKS FROM THE MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART COLLECTION
Jan 25 - Dec 13, 2020
Spotlight showcases Norwich Castle’s outstanding collection of twentieth and twenty-first century art, including works by Gwen John, Andy Warhol and Bridget Riley.
 
The exhibition reveals the breadth and variety of the Castle’s art collections, bringing together paintings, sculpture, photography and multi-media works.

WHERE LAND AND WATER MEET
Mar 16, 2020 - Jan 17, 2021
Norfolk’s extensive network of waterways have always been a characteristic feature of our region. Important for trade, transport and industry in the past, they are now a major tourist destination as well as a haven for wildlife. Norfolk’s waterways have also been the setting for sporting activities such as duck shooting and ‘water frolics’, or regattas which have taken place at Wroxham, Thorpe and Great Yarmouth since the early nineteenth century.

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OUTPOST

10b Wensum St, Tombland, Norwich NR3 1HR
01603 612 428

www.norwichoutpost.org
questions@norwichoutpost.org

Thursday to Sunday, 12-6pm, during exhibitions

10 mins from Norwich BR



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Click to enlargeOUTPOST SUMMER PROGRAMME
Jul 6 - Sep 6, 2020
OUTPOST is pleased to announce the OUTPOST Summer Programme.
 
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the paused artistic activity at OUTPOST Gallery, OUTPOST will be showcasing a range of creatives through remote artistic activity from July to September.
 
Over 10 weeks OUTPOST will be live-streaming a range of artistic performances every other Thursday evening for you to view in your own homes.
 
In June OUTPOST began an open call for working-class artists and artists from lower-socioeconomic backgrounds to submit work to be selected for a publication which will be published in print and online in August 2020.
 
OUTPOST will also be holding an open call for students of colour in the UK who have had their degree shows cancelled this year; we will be awarding £300 to 8 creatives that will be showcased on our digital channels.
 
For more information please visit: norwichoutpost.org

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WEST DEAN COLLEGE OF ARTS & CONSERVATION

West Dean, Chichester PO18 0QZ

www.westdean.org.uk/events/fine-art-summer-show

By road: A286



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Click to enlargeWEST DEAN FINE ART SUMMER SHOW 2020
Jul 13, 2020 - Jan 1, 2021
For the first time, graduating students from the Fine Art programmes at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation will be hosting their annual summer show online. This will be launched on a dedicated website from July 13:
www.westdean.org.uk/events/fine-art-summer-show
Each student will have a page showcasing their work in a diverse range of media – including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, photography, and video.
As well as the online platform, the students will host a physical exhibition at London’s Copeland Gallery in January 2021. Further information to follow.
The Summer Show website will remain up until the London exhibition closes.
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THE WHITWORTH

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER
0161 275 7450

www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk
whitworth@manchester.ac.uk

Galleries temporarily closed - see website for online programming

undergroundManchester Piccadilly / busthen 147, 18, 41, 42, 43

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STANDARDISATION AND DEVIATION
Dec 14, 2019 - Jun 7, 2021
Founded in 1889 through Sir Joseph Whitworth’s legacy, the Whitworth was established to honour one of Britain’s greatest mechanical engineers. A proponent of standardisation, Sir Joseph revolutionised precision engineering through his development of interchangeable parts in machinery.
 
Standardisation is a theme that is woven throughout this exhibition, telling the history of the gallery and the development of its diverse and internationally significant collections. Alongside this, the exhibition demonstrates how the gallery has often deviated from standard models of practice, from its early collecting policies to its new vision; one that promotes the idea of the ‘Useful Museum’ and art as a tool for social change and education.

UTOPIAS
Jan 31 - Sep 27, 2020

Click to enlargeSUZANNE LACY : WE ARE HERE
Mar 27 - Aug 23, 2020
Suzanne Lacy is a pioneer of socially engaged art and public practice, promoting dialogue and collaborations with communities — artists, activists, organisations, schools — throughout her prolific career. Since the 1970s, she has used community organising strategies and media interventions to galvanise discussions about pressing social issues including feminism, violence against women, racism, immigration, and labour rights. These projects often culminate in large-scale, highly choreographed performances that bring together diverse groups of participants to share their stories.
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WYSING ARTS CENTRE

Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridge CB23 2TX
01954 718 881

www.wysingartscentre.org
info@wysingartscentre.org

Wysing's site is closed until further notice. Our programme is currently online.

/ busNo. 18 bus from Cambridge



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Click to enlargeWYSING BROADCASTS WEBSITE
through 2020
wysingbroadcasts.art is a new online platform for in-progress research and new work from artists working within Wysing's 2020 programme.
 
Wysing are pleased to be launching wysingbroadcasts.art with new commissions from Catalina Barroso-Luque & Feronia Wennborg, Rebecca Jagoe, Abi Palmer, Morgan Quaintance and Victoria Sin, which can be found in the Discover section. The site also includes an Explore section compiling current interests and obsessions from artists Simnikiwe Buhlungu, David Blandy, Rebecca Jagoe, Tessa Norton, Naomi Harwinthe Wysing team and more, along with other highlights from our recent programmes. The Explore section is interactive and we invite you to respond with your own comments, links and suggestions.

OPEN STUDIOS ONLINE
Jul 13 - Aug 16, 2020 FINAL WEEK
Join us online this summer for Wysing's annual Open Studios event, a digital programme from the studio artists between 13 July and 16 August 2020. More information to be announced soon.

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YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK

West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG
01924 832 631

www.ysp.co.uk
info@ysp.co.uk

Grounds 10-6, Galleries 10-5

1 mile from M1 junction 38 Wakefield Westgate

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JOANA VASCONCELOS : BEYOND
Mar 7, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021

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