new exhibitions of contemporary art
May/June 2017

England

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

14/4 - 18/6/2017
BASIM MAGDY: THE STARS WERE ALIGNED
FOR A CENTURY OF NEW BEGINNINGS
The first UK solo exhibition by Egyptian artist Basim Magdy.


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 / The Hard Interchange

1/10/2016 - 1/10/2017
CUT LOOSE :
ILSE BLACK

13/3 - 2/6/2017
HMS DAEDALUS
KIM WHITBY
At Portsmouth Guildhall.

1/4 - 4/6/2017
COUNTLESS
MAYA RAMSAY
An exploration of migration and conflict from the winner of EMERGENCY 2015.

5/4 - 18/6/2017
COLOUR BLOCK :
EMMA MCDOWALL
Colorful concrete vessels inspired by urban architecture

16/6 - 3/7/2017
STEPHEN TURNER:
EVERYTHING COMES FROM THE EGG
Artwork created by the artist whilst residing in a wooden egg-shaped vessel.


BLUECOAT
School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX
0151 702 5324
www.thebluecoat.org.uk
info@thebluecoat.org.uk

Daily 10-6

Lime St Station / Liverpool Central Station

6/5 - 24/6/2017
LARISSA SANSOUR: IN THE FUTURE,
THEY ATE FROM THE FINEST PORCELAIN
Palestinian artist Larissa Sansour returns with a major solo show across the ground floor galleries.


BRIGHTON MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE
03000 290 900
www.brightonmuseums.org.uk
visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Tue , Wed, Thu ,Fri, Sat & Sun 10-5, closed Mondays (open on Bank Hols)

Brighton Station (15 min walk)

22/10/2016 - 25/6/2017
EXPERIMENTAL MOTION
THE ART OF FILM INNOVATION
Experimental film-making in Brighton & Hove, from 1896 to the present.

14/3 - 3/9/2017
VISIONS OF THE ROYAL PAVILION
ESTATE

1/4 - 9/5/2017
FABULA PRESENTS:
MANY WAYS TO TELL A STORY
Bringing together the artists from Fabula collective

8/4 - 8/10/2017
CONSTABLE AND BRIGHTON

17/6/2017 - 8/1/2018
JANE AUSTEN BY THE SEA
Exploring Jane Austen’s relationship with coastal towns, and her life in Brighton.


BROADWAY STUDIO & GALLERY
2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3EW
01462 476 110
www.broadway-letchworth.com
broadway@letchworth.com

Wed-Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4

Letchworth Garden City Train Station

4/3 - 11/6/2017
DAN HAYS : THE WALK TO THE
PARADISE GARDEN
An exploration of landscape painting and the pixelated qualities of the digital image, inspired by the history of the world's first Garden City.


DE LA WARR PAVILION
On the sea-front, Marina, Bexhill-On-Sea TN40 1DP
01424 229 111
www.dlwp.com
info@dlwp.com

Mon-Sun 10-6

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

28/1 - 1/5/2017
IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE
AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY
curated by Turner Prize-winning artist Elizabeth Price

25/3 - 18/6/2017
GEORGE SHAW : MY BACK TO NATURE
New paintings from Shaw's tenure as Rootstein Hopkins Associate Artist at the National Gallery.

20/5 - 3/9/2017
SIMON PATTERSON :
SAFARI:EXHIBITION AS EXPEDITION


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

6/5 - 22/7/2017
HANS-PETER FELDMANN :
'ART EXHIBITION'
Work by the ground breaking German artist, Hans-Peter Feldmann.


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

to 31/12/2017
PARK LIFE
Offsite public art project at Longford Park, Banbury
 
Nicolas Deshayes, Heather & Ivan Morison, Rosalie Schweiker, Richard Woods

20/5 - 15/7/2017
PRODUCTION SHOW: ARTISTS HOUSE
Featuring Laura Aldridge, Liam Gillick, Jasleen Kaur, Hardeep Pandhal


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

Liverpool Lime Street

2/3 - 21/5/2017
HOW MUCH OF THIS IS FICTION.

22/6 - 1/10/2017
THE NEW OBSERVATORY
Transforming FACT into an observatory for the 21st century. In collaboration with the Open Data Institute.


FERMYNWOODS CONTEMPORARY ART
Thrapston House, Huntingdon Rd, Thrapson NN14 4NF
01832 731257
www.fermynwoods.co.uk
info@fermynwoods.co.uk

See www.royalandderngate.co.uk/whats-on/the-twelfth-player for times and tickets

17/5 - 12/7/2017
SEVEN SISTERS GROUP :
THE TWELFTH PLAYER
A new work blending film, live performance and mobile app technology, to take audiences on an immersive walking tour of Sixfields Football Stadium, Northampton


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

1/6 - 1/7/2017
LEI YONGBIN : SWIMMING UPSTREAM,
CULTURES OF WATERCOLOUR
A series of watercolours by Professor Lei Yongbin from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, China.


GRAND UNION
19 Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RS

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

Wed to Sat 12 - 5pm

Birmingham Moor St Station

5/5 - 22/7/2017
SEECUM CHEUNG :
THE DUTCH WINDOW
New work based on a series of interviews studying the rise of right-wing Nationalism within Europe.

5/5 - 22/7/2017
THE DUTCH WINDOW :
SEECUM CHEUNG
The Dutch Window, a solo exhibition by Seecum Cheung


GRUNDY ART GALLERY
Queen St, Blackpool FY1 1PU
01253 478 170
www.grundyartgallery.com
grundyartgallery@blackpool.gov.uk

Tue-Sat 10-5 (Sundays 11-5)

Blackpool North Station 5 min walk

1/4 - 13/5/2017
RELEARNING TO READ

1/4 - 3/6/2017
ROB CROSSE :
PRIME TIME
A new film commission and the first major solo exhibition in a public gallery by the film maker and photographic artist.

17/6 - 12/8/2017
EMMA HART & JONATHAN BALDOCK :
LOVE LIFE

20/6 - 19/8/2017
SHIRLEY BAKER : ON THE BEACH


HARRIS MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Market Square, Preston PR1 2PP
01772 905 414
www.harrismuseum.org.uk
harris.museum@preston.gov.uk

Mon 11-5, Tue-Sat 10-5 (closed Sun & Bank Hols)

5 min walk from Preston Station

27/1 - 3/6/2017
ARTIST ROOMS : MARTIN CREED
Works loaned from the ARTIST ROOMS, Tate & private collections.Including Work No 203:EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT on the front of the museum.


HAUSER & WIRTH SOMERSET
Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton BA10 0NL
01749 814 060
www.hauserwirthsomerset.com
somerset@hauserwirth.com

Tue-Sun 10-5

19/1 - 7/5/2017
DJORDJE OZBOLT :
BRAVE NEW WORLD

19/1 - 7/5/2017
ELISABETH FRINK :
TRANSFORMATION

27/5 - 10/9/2017
RASHID JOHNSON :
STRANGER
Created as a result of his Bruton residency, Johnson’s installation, painting, sculpture and drawing will unfold through all five gallery spaces.


THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD
Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW
01924 247 360
www.hepworthwakefield.org
hello@hepworthwakefield.org

Tues-Sun 10-5

By Road M1/A61

15/9/2016 - 1/5/2017
ANTHEA HAMILTON REIMAGINES
KETTLE'S YARD

25/2/2017 - 1/1/2018
APPROACHING THUNDER: 1940S BRITISH
PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

25/2/2017 - 1/1/2018
GY÷RGY GORDON : FROM HUNGARY
TO YORKSHIRE, 1924-2005

18/3 - 18/6/2017
DISOBEDIENT BODIES : JW ANDERSON
CURATES THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD
Jonathan Anderson, acclaimed contemporary fashion designer, will respond to Wakefield’s impressive collection of modern British art.


UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE GALLERIES
Art and Design Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB
01707 285395
www.uharts.co.uk
uhgalleries@herts.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 9.30-3.30

Hatfield / College Lane

18/3 - 6/5/2017
IN AND OUT OF SIGHT
Artists Catherine Bertola, Cath Campbell, Jo Coupe and Jennifer Douglas take performance as the starting point for a dynamic new exhibition.


HOME
2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester M1 5NH
0161 200 1500
www.homemcr.org

Tue-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6

14/4 - 17/7/2017
GROUP SHOW : LA MOVIDA
A pioneering group exhibition takes the artistic and socio-cultural movement La Movida of post-Franco Spain as its thematic heart.


IKON GALLERY
Brindleyplace, 1 Oozells Square, Birmingham B1 2HS
0121 248 0708
www.ikon-gallery.org

Tue-Sun 11-5

New Street Station

15/3 - 4/6/2017
OLIVER BEER
The most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by British artist Oliver Beer. Film, sculpture, and a strong emphasis on sound.

15/3 - 4/6/2017
JEAN PAINLEV…

10/6 - 3/9/2017
SIDNEY NOLAN

16/6 - 3/9/2017
SHEELA GOWDA


JAMES HOCKEY & FOYER GALLERIES
University for the, Creative Arts, Falkner Rd, Farnham GU9 7DS
01252 722441
www.uca.ac.uk/galleries
culturalprogramme@uca.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4

Farnham Station

through May + June
PRINT OR BE DAMNED
At Elaine Thomas Library. A showcase of prints made by Further Education students at UCA Farnham.

2/5 - 23/5/2017
MAKING TIME :
WORKS FROM INSIDE ANIMATION

8/6 - 17/6/2017
FARNHAM GRADUATION SHOW 2017


JERWOOD GALLERY
Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW
01424 728377
www.jerwoodgallery.org
info@jerwoodgallery.org

Tue-Sun, 11-5 and Bank Holiday Mondays

15-20 min walk from Hastings Station / 10 min bus ride from Hastings Station

28/1 - 4/6/2017
KEITH TYSON :
TURN BACK NOW
Turn Back Now will feature a selection of works from Tyson's Studio Wall Drawings series that form a visual diary of his practice over the past 20 years - many of which have never been publicly exhibited before.

10/3 - 3/9/2017
HEYWOOD & CONDIE :
HEAD LAND
This courtyard installation takes the form of a magical-realist landscape portrait of Hastings. The artistic duo will create a fantastical, hybrid world where sculpted, cartoonesque land and seascapes collide with a carefully constructed botanical ecosystem.

15/3 - 4/6/2017
IN FOCUS | EILEEN AGAR :
BRIDE OF THE SEA

24/5 - 10/9/2017
JEAN COOKE :
DELIGHT IN THE THING SEEN

10/6 - 10/9/2017
KATH THOMPSON :
YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW

14/6 - 15/10/2017
QUENTIN BLAKE :
THE ONLY WAY TO TRAVEL


KARST
22 George Place, Plymouth PL1 3NY
01752 222 676
www.karst.org.uk
info@karst.org.uk

Wed-Sat 11-5

9/6 - 8/7/2017
AUGMENTED GEOLOGY
A virtual laboratory of artworks researching natural and virtual science of rocks and the possibilities to recreate natural, solid material.


MANCHESTER ART GALLERY
Mosley St, Manchester M2 3JL
0161 235 8888
www.manchesterartgallery.org

10-5pm 7 days per week. Open til 9pm Thursdays.

Metrolink tram to St Peter’s Square / Metrolink tram to Mosley Street

3/11/2016 - 5/11/2017
MARY QUANT : FASHION ICON

25/11/2016 - 29/5/2017
STRANGE AND FAMILIAR
Britain as Revealed by International Photographers. Curated by Martin Parr.

19/5 - 28/8/2017
SHIRLEY BAKER: WOMEN AND CHILDREN;
AND LOITERING MEN

from 19 May
SOUTH ASIAN DESIGN


MK GALLERY
900 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 3QA
01908 676 900
www.mkgallery.org
info@mkgallery.org
Only 30 mins by rail from London Euston

During 2017
CITY CLUB
A programme of new art, performances, family activities, happenings and talks inspired by the original cultural plans for Milton Keynes.


MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4FP
0161 832 2244
www.msimanchester.org.uk
contact@msimanchester.org.uk

Daily 10-5. Admission FREE

Metroshuttle No. 2 (Lower Byrom Street / Metroshuttle No. 3 (Byrom Street)

23/7/2016 - 25/6/2017
WONDER MATERIALS :
GRAPHENE AND BEYOND
Explore Graphene and Random International's installation.


NEW ART CENTRE
Roche Court, East Winterslow, Salisbury SP5 1BG
01980 862244
www.sculpture.uk.com
nac@sculpture.uk.com

Open every day of the year 11am-4pm, free admission

London Waterloo to Salisbury or Andover

6/5 - 2/7/2017
ANTHONY CARO:
PAPER LIKE STEEL
Exhibition of Caro's sculptures made from paper, and works from his famous Obama series


THE NEW ART GALLERY WALSALL
Gallery Square, Walsall WS2 8LG
01922 654 400
www.thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk
info@thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk

Tue–Sat 10–5, Sun 12-4. Closed Mon.

2 min walk from Walsall Station

3/2 - 7/5/2017
IDRIS KHAN
A WORLD WITHIN

18/2 - 16/7/2017
SCENES OF WALSALL

1/3/2017 - 25/2/2018
PEOPLE'S CHOICE

5/5 - 30/7/2017
JOANNE MASDING :
PLASTER GHOST FINGER CAST
Exploring the ways in which we perceive and experience objects.

26/5 - 3/9/2017
RACHEL GOODYEAR :
CATCHING SIGHT
Hinting at a world of the unconscious mind

26/5 - 3/9/2017
SOHEILA SOKHANVARI :
HEART OF GLASS
Weaving layers of political histories with bizarre and humorous narratives


NN CONTEMPORARY ART
Number Nine Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP
01604 638 944
www.nncontemporaryart.org
info@nncontemporaryart.org

Wed-Sat 11-6pm

Northampton

17/3 - 6/5/2017
JAMES SMITH :
MEMORABILITY AS AN IMAGE
James Smith brings together a five-year study of Brutalism.

20/5 - 22/7/2017
FILIP MARKIEWICZ :
CELEBRATION FACTORY
A solo exhibition of new work by the Luxembourgish artist.


NORTHERN GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
c/o National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland SR6 0GL
0191 515 5555
www.ngca.co.uk
ngca@sunderland.ac.uk

NGCA is currently relocating to the University of Sunderland

10 min walk from St Peter's Metro / 20 min walk from Sunderland Station

to 2017
NORTHERN GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY
ART IS CURRENTLY RELOCATING
Opening a new space in 2017.

20/4 - 24/5/2017
A SCIENTIFIC ENCOUNTER:
ON INTEROBJECTIVITY
An exhibition examining how we see the world through objects – at Montpellier University, Montpellier, France.


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

24/9/2016 - 22/9/2017
NORFOLK CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY:
SIXTY YEARS ON

4/3 - 25/6/2017
SMALL STORIES
Exhibition of V&A Museum of Childhood’s most treasured dolls’ houses


NOTTINGHAM CONTEMPORARY
Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB
0115 948 9750
www.nottinghamcontemporary.org
info@nottinghamcontemporary.org

Tue-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5. Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays

Tram: Lace Market / 5 min walk from Nottingham Station

20/5 - 28/8/2017
LARA FAVARETTO & WU TSANG


OUTPOST
10b Wensum St, Tombland, Norwich NR3 1HR
01603 612 428
www.norwichoutpost.org
questions@norwichoutpost.org

Thu-Sun, 12-6

10 mins from Norwich BR

5/5 - 28/5/2017
ANDREW GILLESPIE :
SINKHOLE

16/6 - 9/7/2017
SIMON NEWBY
UNDERWORLD


PLYMOUTH ARTS CENTRE
38 Looe Street, Plymouth PL4 0EB
01752 206 114
www.plymouthartscentre.org
info@plymouthartscentre.org

Galleries, Box Office & Shop: Tue–Sat 1–8.30

7/4 - 17/6/2017
MIKE PERRY : LAND/SEA (TIR/M‘R)
Work engaging with significant and pressing environmental issues, in particular the fragility of the planet's ecosystems.

20/6 - 6/7/2017
RORY PILGRIM :
THE SACRED REPOSITORIES TRILOGY


THE GALLERY, PLYMOUTH COLLEGE OF ART
Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth PL4 8AT
01752 203 434
plymouthart.ac.uk/gallery/upcoming-exhibitions
exhibitions@pca.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 10-1. FREE admission

Plymouth Rail Station

26/4 - 31/5/2017
NOAM TORAN :
THE JUNGLE
The first in a series of immersive works drawing from the traditions of early 20th century political theatre.


READING INTERNATIONAL
University of Reading,, 1 Earley Gate, Whiteknights Rd, Reading RG6 6AT
0118 378 5829
www.readinginternational.org
info@readinginternational.org

Please see website for the location and opening hours of each event

Reading train station

14/2 - 13/5/2017
MATT COPSON & ALASTAIR MACKINVEN :
EGGY AND SEEDY

27/5 - 15/7/2017
CRASH! PRESENTS
A BETTER BRITAIN II: BRITLINS
Radical public artworks for a post-Brexit Britain.


SITE GALLERY
1 Brown St, Sheffield S1 2BS
0114 281 2077
www.sitegallery.org
info@sitegallery.org

Tues-Sat 11-5.30

2 mins from bus & train stations

Summer 2017
OFF-SITE
A new off-site touring pavilion, On The Road, will be launched in the summer taking us to Sheffield’s community, music and cultural festivals.


SPIKE ISLAND
133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX
0117 929 2266
www.spikeisland.org.uk
admin@spikeisland.org.uk

Tues-Sun 12-5 During Exhibitions

Bristol Temple Meads / 506 to Cumberland Road

8/4 - 18/6/2017
GILES ROUND :
THEY BOW. CURTAIN. NO APPLAUSE.
New works by London-based artist.

8/4 - 18/6/2017
ANDREA LUKA ZIMMERMAN :
COMMON GROUND
Solo exhibition of film works


THE TETLEY
Hunslet Road, Leeds LS10 1JQ
0113 320 2323
www.thetetley.org
info@thetetley.org

Galleries: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 10am-5pm; Weds 10am-8pm

6/5 - 30/7/2017
REFINDING : JESSIE FLOOD-PADDOCK
WITH KENNETH ARMITAGE
Featuring works by both artists and a new commission by Flood-Paddock. Part of the Armitage Centenary programme.


TOWNER ART GALLERY
Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ
01323 434 670
www.townereastbourne.org.uk
towner@townereastbourne.org.uk

Tue–Sun & Bank Holiday Mons 10-5

1h 27 min from Victoria / London Bridge / 35 mins from Brighton

21/1 - 7/5/2017
A CERTAIN KIND OF LIGHT :
LIGHT IN ART OVER SIX DECADES
An Arts Council Collection National Partner Exhibition

29/4 - 9/7/2017
BECKY BEASLEY : OUS
Six room installation engaging with the ideas and works of designer Eric Ravilious.


THE WHITWORTH
The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER
0161 275 7450
www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk
whitworth@manchester.ac.uk

Mon-Sun 10-5, Thur 10-9

2/12/2016 - 4/6/2017
DEANNA PETHERBRIDGE
Pen and ink drawings from across a 45-year career.

20/5 - 3/6/2017
BEYOND BORDERS
Exploring South Asian textiles, bringing together four artists working on issues around post-colonial identity


WYSING ARTS CENTRE
Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridge CB23 2TX
01954 718881
www.wysingartscentre.org
info@wysingartscentre.org

Daily 12-5 during exhibitions

No. 18 bus from Cambridge City Centre

21/5 - 9/7/2017
MENE MENE TEKEL PARSIN
Group exhibition convened by artist Jesse Darling that explores (il)legibility in text and art practice.


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

4/3 - 4/6/2017
ANNE PURKISS: SCULPTORS

4/3 - 3/9/2017
TONY CRAGG: A RARE CATEGORY OF
OBJECTS
The biggest UK exhibition to date by leading sculptor Tony Cragg.

1/4 - 18/6/2017
KALEIDOSCOPE : COLOUR AND SEQUENCE

1/4 - 25/6/2017
[RE]CONSTRUCT

3/6 - 2/7/2017
HAROON MIRZA


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