ICA Live is a week-long programme of events encompassing dance, film, discussion, performance and music to coincide with Frieze London. Celebrating its ongoing programme of experimental arts, the week includes talks by James Richards, Sanya Kantarovsky, Christopher Kulendran Thomas, The Sharjah Art Foundation and specially-curated performances from Andrew Kerton, PAN and Mårten Spångberg. In addition, a new exhibition launches in the ICA Fox Reading […]
Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art. It brings together the capital’s leading galleries, museums and artist-run spaces, alongside new public art commissions by established and emerging artists and an innovative programme of special events. The vast majority of the festival is free to attend.
Your annual chance to explore the labyrinth of artist studios and creative spaces with over 100 participants in 20 buildings around Hackney Wick. Studios confirmed to take part include: Mother Studios, Space (Britannia Works, Bridget Riley, White Building, Eastway Studio), See Studio, Stour Space, arebyte/ARBEIT, Lionworks, Wallis Rd/ Cell/ Liquid Studios, 92 White Post Lane, DEN-City1 , Vittoria Wharf, Fish Island Labs/ Swan Wharf, Grow Hackney.
DRAW TO PERFORM3 – a two day international festival of live drawing performance features artists from the UK and around the world at Draw to Perform’s third annual symposium on Saturday & Sunday, 30-31 July 10am-10pm at the Crows Nest Gallery, near Portobello Market, London. Draw to Perform is an international community for drawing performance, which is […]
Art Night is a new annual contemporary arts festival that transforms London for one night on 2 July 2016. From Admiralty Arch to a disused Jubilee Line platform in Charing Cross Underground station, a range of buildings and public spaces across Westminster will form the stage for a series of art installations and performances, for […]
ENGAGE! with Art at South Hill Park ia a unique art event which will occupy South Hill Park’s Grade II Listed Georgian Manor and surrounding parkland on the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd of July. Appealing to young and old; inspiring and thought provoking; we’ll guide you along a trail of sculptures and art installations. […]
CamberwellArts Open Studios will take place on the final weekend of the 22nd Camberwell Arts festival (17-19th June) Up to 100 artists will be opening their studios to the public over 10 locations in SE5. http://www.camberwellarts.org.uk/summer-2016/
First event in this year’s Camberwell Arts Festival 2016 . Full of locally produced handmade art and design – savvy shoppers will be able to purchase unique gifts, homewares and jewellery sold directly by the artists and makers. Expect a fun, bustling atmosphere with music and entertainment to help launch the 2016 Camberwell Arts Festival. […]
Camberwell College of Arts invites you to come and see our Summer Shows and take part in free art and design workshops for all ages at our annual Open House event. This year, Open House is bigger and better than ever before, and will take place at Camberwell College of Arts’ two sites: Wilson Road and Peckham Road. Workshops […]
We often think of tourism as a separate realm from politics. This event seeks to disrupt this perception with a screening of Leila Sansour’s documentary Open Bethlehem, which tells the story of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a novel and insightful way by focusing on the famous city of Bethlehem, where many residents depend on the tourist […]
The Islamic revolution of 1979 banned female singers from appearing in public in Iran, stopping them from performing solo, unless to an exclusively female audience. Determined to fight back against the cruel ban, Sara Najafi plans an evening of Iranian and French female soloists to rebuild shattered cultural bridges. For two-and-a-half years, director Ayat Najafi […]
This special event features eight short films exploring people’s relationships with cities in the Arab world that are being altered and destroyed by conflict. Through the films, we enter the physical and mental landscape of the city, along with the shifting social relationships that accompany such urban transformations. Often the city is a character in […]
Enjoy live music inspired by our paintings, create beautiful floral fascinators, and take part in a drop-in drawing class. You can also taste French cocktails at the pop-up bar in the Sainsbury Wing Foyer or discover the Delacroix-inspired menu at the National Café. For more information visit nationalgallery.org.uk Or share with the event with your friends […]
Sculptor Daniel Reynolds will contribute hand cast porcelain pendant lights, floor lights and table lights to this second annual event at Hampstead Theatre, where Sir David Hare, Darcey Bussell, Sir Matthew Bourne and other leading figures will discuss the business of the stage. Work by Reynolds is currently touring the USA as part of ‘New […]
Poetry workshop with Pascale Petit Frida Kahlo painted her reality in images that are magical, harrowing and often surreal. In this workshop we will explore how the visual arts can help us write what is real for us, using art to celebrate our lives and perhaps approach difficult material. Images of modern artworks will be […]
Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events – taking place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks every May. In 2016 Brighton Festival celebrates 50 years of commissioning and producing innovative arts and culture with Guest Director Laurie […]