new exhibitions of contemporary art
July/August 2021

England

ASPEX
The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3BF
023 9277 8080
www.aspex.org.uk
info@aspex.org.uk

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:
THE STOMACH AND THE PORT
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
www.brightonmuseums.org.uk
visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk

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

Brighton

To Feb 2022
QUEER THE PIER

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

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


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

Thu-Sat 10-5 and Sun 10-4

Letchworth Garden City / Easy access from A1(M)

1/5 - 4/7/2021
GEORGE EKSTS:
FIVE THINGS TO SEE OR DO

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

15/7 - 5/8/2021
BETH HORNER :
NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

15/7 - 8/8/2021
SEAN PEARCE :
PREFAB

15/7 - 8/8/2021
MARIA MEYER :
STRANGE STRANGERS


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

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

21/5 - 1/8/2021
KURT TONG:
IN CASE IT RAINS IN HEAVEN
Tong’s photographs present the Chinese tradition of Joss paper offerings to the dead, asking what we might want to provide for our loved ones in the afterlife


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


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

19/5 - 29/8/2021
SOFT BOYS :
KIARA MOHAMED, FAUZIYA JOHNSON
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 of joy

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

19/5 - 29/8/2021
FACT TOGETHER


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 11-5

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

Tue-Thu 10-4

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.


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

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 10-4 (Free for Members + Wakefield Residents))

By Road M1/A61 / Wakefield Kirkgate / Wakefield Westgate

Permanent display (admission free)
A COLLECTION FOR WAKEFIELD

21/5/2021 - 27/2/2022
BARBARA HEPWORTH:
ART & LIFE
To mark The Hepworth Wakefield’s 10th anniversary, the largest exhibition of Barbara Hepworth’s work since the artist’s death in 1975.


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

1/6 - 10/7/2021
LISA WATTS & DAD: MY CRAZY FAMILY
GOLF


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

7/7 - 5/9/2021
PLYMOUTH CONTEMPORARY OPEN
EXHIBITION 2021
Further details to be announced.


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 - 10/7/2021
ALFRED WALLIS REDISCOVERED
See over 60 rarely shown paintings and drawings by Alfred Wallis from the Kettle’s Yard Reserve Collection.

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


LEEDS ART GALLERY
The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA
0113 378 5350
https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/leeds-art-gallery/
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 10-4

Manchester Piccadilly / Metrolink tram to Mosley Street

19/5 - 31/10/2021
JADE MONTSERRAT
CONSTELLATIONS: CARE & RESISTANCE
An active research space creating new work to be exhibited and displayed in the gallery.

19/5 - 31/10/2021
GRAYSON'S ART CLUB

19/5 - 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.

24/6 - 31/7/2021
SUZANNE LACY: CLEANING CONDITIONS
AND UNCERTAIN FUTURES


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


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

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


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


NORTHERN GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
At National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland SR6 0GL
0191 515 5555
https://sunderlandculture.org.uk
museums@sunderland.gov.uk

Daily 10-5 (Gallery reopening 28 Sep 2020)

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

24/7 - 25/9/2021
ANTONY GORMLEY:
FIELD FOR THE BRITISH ISLES


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

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.

6/7/2021 - 6/2/2022
STANDARDISATION AND DEVIATION :
THE WHITWORTH STORY
The Whitworth Story


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.


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


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