new exhibitions of contemporary art
November/December 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

27/9 - 24/12/2017
GRAYSON PERRY: THE MOST POPULAR
ART EXHIBITION EVER!
A major exhibition by Grayson Perry, one of the world’s most charismatic artists and astute commentators on contemporary society.


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

15/9 - 26/11/2017
PLATFORM :
GRADUATE SHOWCASE

20/9 - 3/12/2017
MAKING SPACE IS 10 :
MAKING SPACE ASSOCIATE ARTISTS

19/10 - 29/11/2017
LOOK UP : JOURNEYS FESTIVAL INT.
NATALIA MICHALSKA AND MAJID DHANA

1/11/2017 - 18/1/2018
ARTIST RESIDENCY : PLATFORM 2017
An artist residency undertaken by an alumni of the Platform Graduate Award.

8/12/2017 - 28/2/2018
EMERGENCY 2017
Biennial international open submission exhibition for emerging artists.


THE BARN GALLERY, ST JOHN’S COLLEGE OXFORD
Kendrew Quad, St John’s Coll., St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JP

www.ianfrithpowell.co.uk

Daily 10-6

Oxford

29/10 - 16/11/2017
FRITH POWELL :
THE MUBILD OF ARTE NORMALE
Frith Powell has worked reclusively for 50 years, wrestling with visual and philosophical themes.


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

13/10/2017 - 25/3/2018
IN THE PEACEFUL DOME
In the Peaceful Dome brings together historic and contemporary art, new commissions and archival material, to set up conversations across time.


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

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

Brighton

14/3 - 10/12/2017
VISIONS OF THE ROYAL PAVILION
ESTATE

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

20/7/2017 - 3/6/2018
MUSEUM OF TRANSOLOGY
It is the largest collection representing trans people in the UK.

30/9 - 5/11/2017
LAURA FORD :
A KING'S APPETITE


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)

22/9 - 5/11/2017
THE GARDEN CITY POSTCARD PROJECT
An exhibition of souvenir postcards documenting over a century of visitors to Letchworth, alongside new postcards of the town by contemporary artists.

24/11/2017 - 28/1/2018
GORDON HOUSE : PAINT TO PRINT
Works by the influential graphic designer Gordon House, who was brought up in Letchworth 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

23/9/2017 - 28/1/2018
ROY VOSS : THE WAY THINGS ARE
Roy Voss’ new commission The Way Things Are is a sculpture that stretches the length of the Pavilion’s ground floor gallery space, between the floor-to-ceiling windows and the thin columns that run along it.

21/10/2017 - 7/1/2018
JONATHAN BALDOCK & EMMA HART :
LOVE LIFE ACT III
Working together, artists Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart have radically re-imagined the traditional seaside show, Punch and Judy.


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

Nov + Dec
PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY
FOR MORE INFORMATION


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

5/5/2016 - 31/12/2017
PARK LIFE
Nicolas Deshayes, Heather & Ivan Morison, Rosalie Schweiker, Richard Woods

15/9 - 16/12/2017
POLICY SHOW
Featuring: Teresa Cisneros, Christian Nyampeta, Ciara Phillips, Rehana Zaman


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

12/10 - 5/11/2017
DESIGNING DESIRE
Is it possible to change the world without also changing ourselves? Featuring artists Morehshin Allahyari, Joey Holder, and Kuang-Yi Ku, Designing Desire will c

26/10/2017 - 18/2/2018
WU TSANG : UNDER CINEMA
Emerging filmmaker, artist and performer Wu Tsang’s new solo show Under Cinema will investigate how artistic practice and its products are uniquely placed to explore non-mainstream narratives.


FIRSTSITE
Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester CO1 1JH
01206 577 067
www.firstsite.uk
info@firstsite.uk

Mon–Sun 10–5

Colchester Station

Nov + Dec
PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY
FOR MORE INFORMATION


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

23/9 - 23/12/2017
HILARY LLOYD
Focal Point Gallery presents an exhibition of newly commissioned work by the British artist Hilary Lloyd.


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

4/9 - 9/11/2017
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER
A selection of work from the 2017 graduating cohorts of the Arts University Bournemouth, featuring the disciplines of art, design, media, and performance.

23/11/2017 - 1/2/2018
BLACK MIRROR : MAGIC IN ART


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

through Dec
PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY
FOR MORE INFORMATION

1/9 - 18/11/2017
SUSIE GREEN :
PLEASURE IS A WEAPON
Pleasure is a Weapon is the first UK solo exhibition by artist Susie Green. She works in a range of media across sculpture, performance and painting.


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

to 23/12/2017
TAHI MOOR : KIM WILDE'S HEART OF
DARKNESS
The first UK exhibition of New Zealand-based artist.


HASTINGS MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
John's Place, Hastings TN34 1ET
01424 451 052
http://www.hmag.org.uk/events/details?event=10272

Apr-Oct: Tue-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5 / Nov-Mar: Tue-Sat 10-4

10 mins from Hastings Station

1/9 - 12/11/2017
MASLEN & MEHRA :
CASH, CLASH & CLIMATE
Major new political sculpture installation by Maslen & Mehra.


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

Tue-Sun 10-5

30/9/2017 - 1/1/2018
RITA ACKERMANN :
TURNING AIR BLUE

30/9/2017 - 1/1/2018
JOSEPHSOHN & MÄRKLI :
A CONJUNCTION


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

to 1/1/2018
MASTERPIECES : HEPWORTH & MOORE

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

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

20/10/2017 - 28/1/2018
ALINA SZAPOCZNIKOW :
HUMAN LANDSCAPES
The first UK retrospective of Polish artist Alina Szapocznikow (1926 - 1973).


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

7/10 - 8/11/2017
JANETTE PARRIS :
HATFIELD CONVERSATIONS

29/11/2017 - 20/1/2018
SLOW VIOLENCE
Reconsidering climate change: Ackroyd & Harvey, Adam Chodzko, Emma Critchley, Ellie Harrison, Tom James, Katie Paterson, Michael Pinsky, Thomson & Craighead.


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

Tue-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6

Deansgate

21/10/2017 - 7/1/2018
GROUP EXHIBITION :
THE RETURN OF MEMORY
Group show of new commissions and existing work to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution


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

Tue-Sun 11-5

New Street Station

13/9 - 26/11/2017
KÄTHE KOLLWITZ :
PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST
Drawing and prints

13/9 - 26/11/2017
SOFIA HULTÉN : HERE’S THE ANSWER,
WHAT’S THE QUESTION
Sculptures, installations and film

13/9 - 26/11/2017
ANNA MOLKSA :
THE WEAVERS
Film

6/12/2017 - 11/3/2018
THOMAS BOCK
Drawings, paintings and photographs by convict artist Thomas Bock (c.1793 - 1855).

6/12/2017 - 11/3/2018
EDMUND CLARK :
IN PLACE OF HATE


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

14/10 - 2/12/2017
DAVID BLACKMORE
Foyer Gallery

14/10/2017 - 10/1/2018
TRANSCRIPTORS : ILLUSTRATION AND
DOCUMENTARY MATERIALISM
James Hockey Gallery


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

Tue-Sun & Bank Hol Mons 11-5

Hastings / from Hastings Station

21/10/2017 - 7/1/2018
PAULA REGO :
THE BOY WHO LOVED THE SEA
The Boy Who Loved the Sea and Other Stories will bring together works inspired by the sea and stories that we know and love, all with Rego's signature dark twist


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

Wed-Sat 11-5

22/9 - 18/11/2017
CLAIRE FONTAINE :
WE THE PEOPLE ARE THE WORK
Claire Fontaine has produced a series of new works tackling the questions of morality, agency and freedom of speech through illuminated text in the space.

1/12 - 16/12/2017
JAMES CHARLTON :
CATCH | BOUNCE
Catch|Bounce is an installation that propose a radical rethinking of the notion of the digital.


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

13/10/2017 - 21/1/2018
ARTIST ROOMS : JOSEPH BEUYS

1/11 - 31/12/2017
LOTHAR GÖTZ
A new commission for Leeds Art Gallery, plus new collection displays featuring recent acquisitions by Martine Syms and Alison Wilding RA


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

Daily 10-5 (Thu til 9pm)

Manchester Picadilly / Metrolink tram to Mosley Street

Nov + Dec
PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY
FOR MORE INFORMATION

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


MK GALLERY
900 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 3QA
01908 676 900
www.mkgallery.org
info@mkgallery.org
Milton Keynes Central

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


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

Daily 11-4

London Waterloo to Salisbury or Andover

23/9 - 26/11/2017
TOBY ZIEGLER :
SLAVE
Sculpture and painting inspired by Matisse

23/9 - 26/11/2017
NAO MATSUNAGA : BLUE & WHITE
New ceramic sculptures in the Artists House

2/12/2017 - 11/2/2018
DOROTHY CROSS : GLANCE
Specially commissioned new works in the gallery and sculpture

2/12/2017 - 11/2/2018
MARIT TINGLEFF:
NEW CERAMICS
New works in the Artists House by Norway's preeminent ceramicist


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

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

22/7 - 10/12/2017
SEVEN KINDS OF MAGIC

11/8 - 19/11/2017
BARBARA NICHOLLS :
SEDIMENTARY FLOW

22/9/2017 - 14/1/2018
LEGACIES : JMW TURNER AND
CONTEMPORARY ART PRACTICE

17/10 - 17/12/2017
ADAM GRÜNING :
ARTISTS' STUDIO
Adam Grüning works with installation, photography and video to explore the relationship between authentic and inauthentic experience and notions of value and spectacle.


NN CONTEMPORARY ART
Number Nine Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP
01604 638944
www.nncontemporaryart.org
info@nncontemporaryart.org

Wed-Sat 11-6pm

Northampton

27/10 - 23/12/2017
THE NEW ARCHIVE
The culmination of a five-year-long project at NN Contemporary Art with reference to its previous incarnation as Fishmarket.


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 2018
NORTHERN GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY
ART IS CURRENTLY RELOCATING
Opening a new space in Spring 2018.

9/9/2017 - 14/1/2018
CHRIS CORNISH :
THE ADVENTURE AND THE RESOLUTION
Shown in the Collections Gallery, one of the first works acquired for NGCA & National Glass Centre's permanent collection.


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

23/9/2017 - 25/3/2018
WE CAME HERE TO CONQUER
Eleven artists respond to the Castle's print collection

21/10/2017 - 7/1/2018
REMBRANDT : LIGHTENING THE DARKNESS
Landmark exhibition of prints and paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn


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

through Dec
PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY
FOR MORE INFORMATION

16/9 - 26/11/2017
STATES OF AMERICA
A major exhibition from over three decades of America photography, featuring iconic urban images that span from coast to coast.


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

22/9 - 18/11/2017
CIARA PHILLIPS :
WE THE PEOPLE ARE THE WORK

21/11 - 30/11/2017
GALLERY IN THE CINEMA

1/12/2017 - 20/1/2018
CLARE THORNTON :
MATERIALS OF RESISTANCE
Thornton continues her long established interest in folding, falling, and grace under pressure with new print and sculptural works in clay and cloth.


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

through Dec
PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY
FOR MORE INFORMATION

22/9 - 18/11/2017
WE THE PEOPLE ARE THE WORK
A major visual arts project in Plymouth that will explore ideas
of power, protest and the public curated by Simon Morrissey

30/11/2017 - 27/1/2018
ENVISIONS: THE ENVISIONAIRES
The gallery is transformed into a chaos-embracing and lively playground that showcases the collective.


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

7/10 - 11/11/2017
ABEL AUER, ROCHELLE GOLDBERG, VEIT
LAURENT KURZ, STEFAN TCHEREPNIN
An installation by Auer at The Rising Sun and a project by Goldberg, Kurz and Tcherepnin at South St Arts Centre.

7/10/2017 - 27/1/2018
'THE CRITIC AS ARTIST'
curated by Michael Bracewell and Andrew Hunt.


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


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

30/9 - 17/12/2017
KIM YONG-IK


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

Mon-Sun 10-5 (Weds till 8)

Nov + Dec
PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY
FOR MORE INFORMATION


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

22/9/2017 - 31/3/2018
STEVE MCQUEEN : ASHES

30/9/2017 - 25/2/2018
RAQS MEDIA COLLECTIVE :
TWILIGHT LANGUAGE

30/9/2017 - 15/4/2018
SOUTH ASIAN MODERNISTS


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

through Dec
PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY
FOR MORE INFORMATION

8/10 - 19/11/2017
FLORENCE PEAKE & TAI SHANI :
ANDROMEDAN SAD GIRL
The first major collaborative exhibition by artists Florence Peake and Tai Shani.


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

14/10/2017 - 8/4/2018
ALFREDO JAAR
At YSP, seminal installations transform the Underground Gallery and its open-air concourse.

28/10 - 3/12/2017
ON THE HEIGHTS

11/11/2017 - 25/2/2018
ED KLUZ : SHEER FOLLY –
FANCIFUL BUILDINGS
Largest solo exhibition to date by the artist


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