new exhibitions of contemporary art
May/June 2021

England

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM
Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH
01865 278 000
www.ashmolean.org

Entry is free, booking required

Oxford

18/5 - 20/6/2021
THE PRE-RAPHAELITES :
DRAWINGS & WATERCOLOURS
From sketches on the back of envelopes to grand, elaborate chalk drawings, view our internationally-renowned collection of Pre-Raphaelite works on paper.


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

19/5 - 18/7/2021
IN SEARCH OF CHEMOZOA :
BOREDOMRESEARCH
In Search of Chemozoa - a new moving image commission by artist duo boredomresearch - will launch at Aspex on 19 May 2021.


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

Thur-Sat 11-4

Lime St Station / Liverpool Central Station

20/3 - 5/9/2021
LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL
Explore painting, film, sculpture and more by 7 international artists, exploring the link between humans and nature.


BRIGHTON MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE
03000 290 900
Brighton Museum is currently closed. See website for online exhibitions
visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk

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

Brighton

To Feb 2022
QUEER THE PIER

17/10/2020 - 6/6/2021
ROCK ‘N’ ROLL WITH ME
BOWIE/MACCORMACK 1973-76
An exhibition of unique photographs taken by David Bowie’s close friend and travelling companion Geoff MacCormack between 1973-76.

18/5 - 1/9/2021
DESIGNING AN ENCHANTED PALACE:
THE CRACE DECORATORS

18/5 - 1/12/2021
SPENCER GORE & FRIENDS:
DOWN FROM LONDON


BROADWAY STUDIO & GALLERY
2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3EW
01462 476110
www.broadway-letchworth.com
broadway@letchworth.com

Gallery closed until further notice; staff working remotely

Letchworth Garden City / Easy access from A1(M)

20/5 - 1/7/2021
FIONA CURRAN:
JUMP CUT, STILL LIFE


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

Wed-Sun 10am-4pm. Gallery currently closed due to Tier 4 restrictions.

Bexhill / M25, A22 to Eastbourne, A271 to Bexhill

12/12/2020 - 9/5/2021
ROCK AGAINST RACISM :
MILITANT ENTERTAINMENT 1976-82

19/5 - 30/8/2021
ALL IN THE SAME STORM:
PANDEMIC PATCHWORK STORIES

19/5 - 30/8/2021
HOLLY HENDRY:
INDIFFERENT DEEP


DEPARTURE LOUNGE
64 Bute St, Luton LU1 2EY

departure-lounge.org.uk
matthew@departure-lounge.org.uk

Thur-Sat 1-6 & by appt. Gallery reopens Jan 6

Luton Town Centre

5/5 - 12/5/2021
LUTON: BRIMMING WITH HISTORY


EAST GALLERY, NORWICH UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS
28-32 St Andrews Street, Norwich NR2 4AE
01603 886385
www.nua.ac.uk/university-life/east-gallery
gallery@nua.ac.uk

Gallery closed until further notice (Normal hours Tue-Sat 12-5)

Norwich

18/5 - 3/7/2021
GRAYSON PERRY:
THE VANITY OF SMALL DIFFERENCES


EASTSIDE PROJECTS
86 Heath Mill Lane, Birmingham B9 4AR
0121 771 1778
www.eastsideprojects.org
info@eastsideprojects.org

Wed-Sat 12-5

Birmingham New St / Birmingham Moor St

12/3 - 29/5/2021
IT MIGHT BE NOTHING,
BUT IT SOMETHING


FACT LIVERPOOL
88 Wood St, Liverpool L1 4DQ
0151 707 4444
www.fact.co.uk
info@fact.co.uk

Wed-Sun / 12-6

Liverpool Central / Liverpool Lime Street

17/5 - 29/8/2021
FACT TOGETHER

19/5 - 29/8/2021
SOFT BOYS :
KIARA MOHAMED, FAUZIYA JOHNSON
Kiara Mohamed’s work examines the ways we exist alongside one another and our environment, as well as what happens when we readdress our traumas through moments

19/5 - 29/8/2021
LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL 2021 :
THE STOMACH AND THE PORT


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

19/5 - 29/8/2021
ROSA-JOHAN UDDOH:
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT


THEGALLERY
Arts University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5HH
01202 363351
www.aub.ac.uk/thegallery
gallery@aub.ac.uk

Contact the gallery for opening hours

Bus No. 6 from Bournemouth Station

17/5 - 2/7/2021
THE TRINITY BUOY WHARF DRAWING
PRIZE 2021
The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition includes 71 drawings by 56 practitioners - including works by students to those by established artists and makers – selected from 4,274 submissions received from across the UK and internationally.


GRAND UNION
19 Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RS
0121 643 9079
www.grand-union.org.uk
info@grand-union.org.uk

By appt. Wed - Sat, 12-5PM. Gallery open again in Spring 2021.

Birmingham Moor St

14/6/2019 - 1/6/2022
COOKING SECTIONS: THE EMPIRE
REMAINS SHOP FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
A rotating programme of small-scale visual and sound installations in the future home of Grand Union.

19/5 - 31/7/2021
A SIMULTANEITY OF STORIES-SO-FAR
An exhibition of sound, video and writing by artists Lucy Reynolds, Navi Kaur and Holly Argent. Curated by Laura Onions and Alice O’Rourke.


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

Tue–Sat 11–4 (last entry 3.40pm)

Blackpool North Station 5 min walk

18/5 - 19/6/2021
REMOTE WORK
Work made during lockdown by Shy Bairns, Nicola Dale, Kieran Leach, David Penny and Ciaran Wood.

18/5 - 19/6/2021
LUBAINA HIMID :
THE MOURNING KANGAS
New works that were made during March-June 2021.


HASTINGS CONTEMPORARY
Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW
01424 728 377
www.hastingscontemporary.org
info@hastingscontemporary.org

Tue-Sun 11-5

Hastings / from Hastings Station

27/5 - 1/7/2021
QUENTIN BLAKE:
WE LIVE IN WORRYING TIMES

27/5 - 26/9/2021
SEASIDE MODERN:
ART AND LIFE ON THE BEACH

29/5 - 1/7/2021
SEAWALL


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

Tue-Sun 10-4, pre-book online

Bruton, Gillingham, Castle Cary

6/2 - 6/6/2021
HENRY TAYLOR

26/6 - 1/9/2021
GUSTAV METZGER

26/6/2021 - 3/1/2022
EDUARDO CHILLIDA


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

Wed-Sun 10-5 (Admission fee for some exhibitions)

By Road M1/A61

Permanent display (admission free)
BARBARA HEPWORTH

Permanent display (admission free)
A COLLECTION FOR WAKEFIELD


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

Temporarily closed until further notice - view our displays & collections online

Farnham

1/5 - 1/7/2021
EXHIBITIONS TBA


JOHN HANSARD GALLERY
142-144 Above Bar Street, Southampton SO14 7DU
023 8059 2158
www.jhg.art
info@jhg.art

Tuesday to Saturday, 11am-5pm

Southampton Central

1/5 - 1/7/2021
EXHIBITIONS TBA


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

Temporarily closed until further notice - view our displays & archive online

1/5 - 1/7/2021
EXHIBITIONS TBA


KETTLE'S YARD GALLERY
Castle St, Cambridge CB3 0AQ
01223 748 100
www.kettlesyard.co.uk
mail@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk

Wed-Sun 11-5

Cambridge

19/5 - 20/6/2021
ALFRED WALLIS REDISCOVERED
An exhibition of artwork by the artist Alfred Wallis.

10/6 - 3/10/2021
UNTITLED: ART ON THE CONDITIONS OF
OUR TIME


LEEDS ART GALLERY
The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA
0113 378 5350
www.leeds.gov.uk/artgallery
art.gallery@leeds.gov.uk

Tue-Sat 10-4, Admission FREE

Leeds station 10 min walk

18/5 - 4/9/2021
ZADIE XA
'Moon Poetics 4 Courageous Earth Critters and Dangerous Day Dreamers' is an immersive exhibition.

18/5 - 4/9/2021
GEORGINA STARR : QUARANTAINE


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

Wed-Sun 11-4

Manchester Piccadilly / Metrolink tram to Mosley Street

to 28/11/2021
OUT OF THE CRATE

20/8/2020 - 26/12/2021
WHAT IS MANCHESTER ART GALLERY?
(AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?)
Selected objects that reflect the gallery's origins, history and range.

5/11/2020 - 31/10/2021
JADE MONTSERRAT
CONSTELLATIONS: CARE & RESISTANCE
An active research space creating new work to be exhibited and displayed in the gallery.


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

Fri-Sun 10-5

Milton Keynes Central

2/12/2020 - 12/9/2021
MEMPHIS : PLASTIC FIELD

18/5 - 27/6/2021
DOORSTOP DIARIES MK


NEW ART CENTRE
Roche Court, East Winterslow, Salisbury SP5 1BG
01980 862 244
www.sculpture.uk.com
nac@sculpture.uk.com

By appt. Mon-Sat 11-4

London Waterloo to Salisbury or Andover

23/1 - 3/5/2021
FRED BAIER : FORM SWALLOWS FUNCTION

14/5 - 30/8/2021
NICHOLAS POPE:
HEAVENLY SPACE


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

Wed–Sat 11–4, Sun 12–4

2 min walk from Walsall Station

1/1 - 26/9/2021
THE LIVING MEMORY PROJECT
THE BLACK COUNTRY

29/1 - 6/6/2021
ANJ SMITH :
A WILLOW GROWS ASLANT THE BROOK
A major solo exhibition by renowned British painter. Comprising of 23 paintings and prints, the show includes new and recent works.


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

Gallery closed for relocation.

Northampton

See website for updates
GALLERY RELOCATING

1/5 - 1/7/2021
EXHIBITIONS TBA


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, 10am-4:30pm. Book tickets online. Gallery closed 24-28 December.

Train Stn 10 mins walk, Bus Stn 5 mins

1/5 - 1/9/2021
EXHIBITIONS TBA


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

Tue-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5. Currently closed due to govt restrictions.

Tram: Lace Market / 5 min walk from Nottingham Station

22/5 - 31/10/2021
ALLISON KATZ: ARTERY

22/5 - 31/10/2021
ERIKA VERZUTTI

22/5 - 31/10/2021
MÉLANIE MATRANGA: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4


OPEN EYE GALLERY
19 Mann Island, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 1BP
0151 236 6768
www.openeye.org.uk
info@openeye.org.uk

Tue-Sun 10-5, open Bank Hols

1/5 - 1/7/2021
EXHIBITIONS TBA


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

Thur-Sun 12-6 during exhibitions

10 mins from Norwich BR

24/6 - 1/8/2021
BETH MELLETT
Beth Mellett utilises a variety of digital media and processes to create representations of real life architecture and objects


PETER VON KANT
40 Marine Court, St Leonards-on-Sea TN38 0DN
+44 (0)7958 492 687
www.petervonkant.com
mail@petervonkant.com

By appointment only

St Leonards Warrior Square / Hastings

26/6 - 28/8/2021
SALLY KINDBERG : FREEPORT
New work by Swedish artist Sally Kindberg.
 
RSVP essential to attend the drinks reception on 26 June.


PITT STUDIO AT EDGAR ST
4 Edgar Street, Worcester WR1 2LR
07595 397 861 / 01905 26917
www.pittstudio.com
info@pittstudio.com

Booking required, free admission

Worcester Foregate Street / Birmingham New St / Birmingham BHX

25/5 - 18/9/2021
ANDY HOLDEN :
WE DON'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE
An exhibition of selected works from the last 10 years to accompany the publication; Collected Free Labour edited by Tessa Norton and Tyler Woolcott


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

Wed-Sun 12-4 during exhibitions. Gallery opens 6 Jan

Bristol Temple Meads / M2 to Cumberland Road

19/5 - 5/9/2021
VERONICA RYAN :
ALONG A SPECTRUM
A major exhibition of new works by British artist Veronica Ryan, best known for her sculpture that is evocative of forms and objects from the natural world.


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

Wed-Sun 11-4

18/3 - 30/8/2021
MEL BRIMFIELD


UHARTS
Art and Design Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB
01707 285 395
www.uharts.co.uk
uharts@herts.ac.uk

Temporarily closed until further notice - view our displays & collections online

Hatfield / College Lane

1/5 - 1/7/2021
EXHIBITIONS TBA


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

Wed-Sun 11-4. Gallery is temporarily closed. Check website for opening times.

Manchester Piccadilly / then 147, 18, 41, 42, 43

1/5 - 1/7/2021
EXHIBITIONS TBA

17/5 - 29/8/2021
IMRAN PERRETTA: THE DESTRUCTORS
The Whitworth presents a new 2-screen film by London-based artist Imran Perretta. Drawing on the artist’s own experience.


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.

No. 18 bus from Cambridge

Through 2021
WYSING BROADCASTS
WysingBroadcasts.Art is an online platform for in-progress research and new work from artists working within Wysing Art Centre’s programme.

1/4 - 17/6/2021
AMPLIFY 2020/21

4/5 - 7/6/2021
NET//WORK ONLINE EXHIBITION


YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK
West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG
01924 832 631
www.ysp.co.uk
info@ysp.co.uk

Open daily: Grounds 10-6, Galleries 10-5

1 mile from M1 junction 38 / Wakefield Westgate

13/4/2019 - 1/4/2022
DAMIEN HIRST

7/3/2020 - 9/1/2022
JOANA VASCONCELOS :
BEYOND

27/3 - 27/6/2021
ALISON MILNER:
DECORATIVE MINIMALIST


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