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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH
01865 278 000

www.ashmolean.org

Daily 10–5, admission FREE

Oxford


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A.R. PENCK : I THINK IN PICTURES
Jun 28 - Nov 3, 2019
This is the first solo museum exhibition of A.R. Penck's in the UK in over 30 years.
A.R. Penck was an internationally acclaimed German artist,best known for his work in painting, drawing, print and sculpture. His interests in systems theory and cybernetics, as well as pre-historic cultures and science fiction, guided his art towards an investigation of the relationships between man and society. This is his first solo museum exhibition in the UK for 30 years. It features work from the '70s and '80s that represent the artist's energetic style, focusing on the motif of the stick figure.

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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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CRAFTED FUTURES
Apr 3 - Jun 23, 2019 FINAL WEEK
Crafted Futures is a showcase of local and international makers who are harnessing technology as a means of creative production, redefining craft for the modern age.
The exhibition comprises cross disciplinary and innovative works from Olufolake Ayeyemi (Portsmouth, United Kingdom) Eve Balashova (Murmansk, Russia), Taekyeom Lee (Boone, USA) and George Akerman (Portsmouth, United Kingdom).

MAGGIE ROBERTS : UNCANNY VALLEY, DIFFICULT KIN
Apr 5 - Jun 23, 2019 FINAL WEEK
We are delighted to present Uncanny Valley, Difficult Kin, a new exhibition from artist Maggie Roberts (aka Mer) - winner of our biennial international open submission competition, EMERGENCY (2016).

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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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SERENA 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.

SERENA KORDA: UNDER THE ROSE
Mar 13 - Jul 28, 2019
Under the Rose is a new sound installation made for Speke Hall’s courtyard, inspired by the acoustics of secrecy.

Click to enlargeSURVEY
Apr 13 - Jun 23, 2019 FINAL WEEK
In April, Bluecoat will host Survey, a major study of new work by early career artists from
across the UK. The exhibition is the largest review of contemporary art practice in Jerwood
Visual Art’s 12 years of programming, spanning a breadth of disciplines including film,
performance and painting. 15 artists have been nominated by 35 established and mid-career artists, including Chris Alton, Simeon Barclay, Hazel Brill, Flo Brooks, Emma Cousin, Joe Fletcher Orr, Tom Goddard, Ashley Holmes, Lindsey Mendick, Nicole Morris, Milly Peck, Anna Raczynski, Will Sheridan Jr, Rae-Yen Song and Frank Wasser

NEW ART BLUECOAT
Apr 13 - Jun 23, 2019 FINAL WEEK
Throughout 2019, the Vide space is hosting exhibitions about Bluecoat’s long history as an arts centre, the first in the UK. Formalised in 1927 with the establishment of Bluecoat Society of Arts, this followed two decades of activities organised by a group of artists, the Sandon Studios Society, who had moved into the building in 1907.

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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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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.

Click to enlargeTOM HAMMICK : DREAMS AND VOYAGES
Jan 29 - Jul 30, 2019
A display of prints by artist Tom Hammick recently acquired for the Royal Pavilion & Museums’ collections. These exquisitely coloured woodcuts and etchings are very personal interpretations of several operas inspired by a visual arts residency at the English National Opera in London during 2015-16.

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
May 18 - Sep 8, 2019
Discover awe-inspiring images capturing the incredible diversity of the natural world, from extraordinary animal behaviour to breathtaking landscapes. Uncover the surprising and sometimes challenging stories behind the photographs

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BROADWAY STUDIO & GALLERY

2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3EW
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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INFORMATION TO COME
May 6 - Jul 1, 2019

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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 10-6

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

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Click to enlargeHOW CHICAGO! IMAGISTS 1960S & 70S
Jun 15 - Sep 8, 2019
The first significant exhibition in the UK in almost 40 years of work by the Chicago Imagists.

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DEPARTURE LOUNGE

The Storefront, 64 Bute St, Luton LU1 2EY

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

Thur-Sat 1-6pm

Luton Town Centre

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YVA JUNG : MONDAY MORNING
May 30 - Jul 12, 2019
Yva Jung’s exhibition ‘Monday Morning’ commenced in late April with a performance at the Luton Mall, where shoppers and passers-by were offered sculptures - made with morning dew - in exchange for their stories with which Jung will create new works that will form part of her exhibition at Departure Lounge.
Monday Morning, is Jung’s first UK solo exhibition and brings together photographs, video and sculptures The exhibition will conclude on Saturday July 13 (1.00 - 3.00 pm) with a closing party where Jung will present illustrated booklets recording her performance and the stories she has collected. Supported by Arts Council England
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Click to enlargeYVA JUNG - MONDAY MORNING PLEASE EMAIL GALLERY FOR AUG SHOWS
May 30 - Jul 13, 2019
Yva Jung’s exhibition ‘Monday Morning’ commenced in late April with a performance at the Luton Mall, where shoppers and passers-by were offered sculptures - made with morning dew - in exchange for their stories with which Jung will create new works that will form part of her exhibition at Departure Lounge.
Monday Morning, is Jung’s first UK solo exhibition and brings together photographs, video and sculptures The exhibition will conclude on Saturday July 13 (1.00 - 3.00 pm) with a closing party where Jung will present illustrated booklets recording her performance and the stories she has collected. Supported by Arts Council England
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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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ANTHONY CARO: IRON IN THE SOUL
May 8 - Jul 20, 2019

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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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MONSTER CHETWYND : HELL MOUTH 3
May 18 - Jul 27, 2019
Monster Chetwynd’s Hell Mouth 3 channels the decline of Western Civilisation and legacies of Heavy Metal. Part of Home of Metal season.
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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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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 10-5, Sun 11-4

Southend Victoria Station Southend Central Station


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Click to enlargeJOHN WONNACOTT : THE ESTUARY
May 4 - Jul 7, 2019
Focal Point Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of the work of British artist John Wonnacott. Having lived and worked from his studio in Southend-on-Sea for over 50 years, Wonnacott’s work captures a unique and introspective view of the changing landscape of the Thames Estuary in this time.

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THEGALLERY

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

www.aub.ac.uk/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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BA SUMMER SHOWS 2019
Jun 14 - 21, 2019 FINAL WEEK
A celebration of the work and achievements of our 2019 graduating students

Click to enlargeEDUARDO PAOLOZZI : GENERAL DYNAMIC F.U.N.
Jun 17 - Aug 11, 2019
Exhibition hang at AUB curated by William Hernandez Abreu.
A Hayward Touring Exhibition from Southbank Centre, London
Eduardo Paolozzi: General Dynamic F.U.N. presents 50 screenprints and photolithographs by the pioneer of Pop Art, Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005).
Created between 1965 and 1970, Paolozzi’s canny alchemy is vividly apparent in General Dynamic F.U.N. The series illustrates how the self-styled ‘Wizard in Toytown’ employed the technologies of mass-reproduction to gorge on its idols – the household names and familiar faces of consumer advertising, high fashion and Hollywood in the 1960s.

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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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Click to enlargeCOOKING SECTIONS:THE EMPIRE REMAINS SHOP—BIRMINGHAM FRANCHISE
Jun 14 - Sep 28, 2019
Building on a previous attempt to open an Empire Shop in Birmingham in January 1931, the first franchise of The Empire Remains Shop opens in Junctions Works, the future home of Grand Union in the historical Canal & River Trust Office grade-II listed building in Birmingham, in the heart of the post-post-industrial landscape of Digbeth. Conceived for the renovation period of the building, the Empire Remains Shop will take over the facade and windows to host a range of new commissions and existing works that employ food as a tool to assemble new sites and geographies, while exploring origins, destinations and exchanges across the present and future of our postcolonial planet. Visitors to The Empire Remains Shop—Birmingham can take part in the rolling programme of visual and sound installations facing Fazeley Street, the railway and the canal. The series of works aim to uncover Birmingham’s past and present relationship to Empire through culinary, chemical, cultural and agricultural extractions, inventions and interventions, while exploring other possible futures.

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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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ON REPEAT
Mar 23 - Jun 22, 2019 FINAL WEEK
Group exhibition: Louise Giovanelli, Vivian Greven, Will Kendrick, Oliver Laric, Guan Xiao, plus works from the Grundy Art Gallery Collection and the Lytham St Anne’s Art Collection.

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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 enlargeUNCONSCIOUS LANDSCAPE. WORKS FROM THE URSULA HAUSER COLLECTION
May 25 - Sep 8, 2019

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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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Click to enlargeYORKSHIRE SCULPTURE INTERNATIONAL
Jun 22 - Sep 29, 2019
For Yorkshire Sculpture International at The Hepworth Wakefield, a series of new commissions and debut UK presentations will be presented by established and emerging artists from around the world including Tarek Atoui, Nairy Baghramian, Jimmie Durham, Wolfgang Laib and Tau Lewis.

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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 / busCollege Lane


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NEW GEOGRAPHIES
Mar 1 - Dec 1, 2019
An Arts Council England funded project creating a new map of the East of England based on personal thoughts, reflections and stories.
newgeographies.uk

BARBARA HEPWORTH: ARTIST IN SOCIETY
Mar 23 - Sep 8, 2019

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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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THE AERODROME
Jun 12 - Sep 8, 2019
Co-curated with David Austen and George Shaw and structured loosely on Rex Warner’s war-time novel The Aerodrome (1941), a book that made a great impression on Stanley, it includes a wide variety of work and features many of the artists he worked with.

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