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Visual Arts in Wiltshire

Visual Arts

From sculpture to ceramics, Visual Arts play a massive part in life of Wiltshire. Here you will find listed a whole host of exciting visual arts events and exhibitions.

There are galleries and exhibitions all over Wiltshire. From small home studios to large exhibitions the variety of work and the wealth of talent on display in the county quite astounding. With events ranging from glass blowing to ceramics and watercolours to oils there are plenty of spectacular displays to visit or participate in.

For example why not pop down to the Pound Arts Centre in Corsham and visit Assembly: Contemporary Craft. Emerging and established artists from across the UK have been selected for their skill and craftsmanship to exhibit in Assembly, a new annual showcase of the best in contemporary craft.

Arts in Wiltshire always aims to be inclusive and none more-so than Cafe Link Up Artists (LUA) at the Salisbury Arts Centre. A regular meeting in the café for disabled artists to get together for support, inspiration and discussion. From sessions with guest speakers to informal chats, enjoy being part of a group with Disability Arts at its core.

There really is something for everyone. Have a search and who knows what creative talents you may unleash.

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  1. Connections: An Exhibition by group 7

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    Connections: An Exhibition by group 7

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    Visual Arts

    Swindon

    This group exhibition brings together the artists of group 7, who have a strong commitment to the media of drawing, painting and printmaking. They share an interest in abstract and expressive painting with a strong use of colour. The exhibition showcases their recent work, allowing visitors to...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Jul 2019 To 7 Sep 2019
  2. Town and Country: Images of Swindon

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    Town and Country: Images of Swindon

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    Visual Arts

    Swindon

    This exhibition explores some of the wonderful depictions of Swindon and its countryside that can be found in Swindon's Collection of Modern British Art. The exhibition includes works by David Rolt, Harold Dearden, Janet Boulton and Randolph Schwabe.

    The exhibition is a walk down memory lane and...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Jun 2019 To 20 Jul 2019
  3. Infocus Stitching: Great Western Embroiderers respond to Swindon's historic photography collections

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    Infocus Stitching: Great Western Embroiderers respond to Swindon's historic photography collections

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    Visual Arts

    Swindon

    This spring, members of Swindon's renowned Great Western Embroiders will present a new exhibition of embroidery and textiles inspired by old photographs of Swindon. For the past year, members have been exploring Swindon's rich photographic history and creating challenging and inspiring new work...

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2019 To 7 Sep 2019
  4. Artist and Model: Portraits, Self-Portraits and Figure Studies from the Swindon Collection

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    Artist and Model: Portraits, Self-Portraits and Figure Studies from the Swindon Collection

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    Visual Arts

    Swindon

    The relationship between artist and model is one of the most powerful dynamics in art. This exhibition explores that relationship through a series of portraits and figure studies, examining both artist and sitter. As well as celebrating the ability of the artist to capture their sitter, this...

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    From:
    26 Mar 2019 To 20 Jul 2019
  5. Out of the Box: An exhibition of paintings by David Bent

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    Out of the Box: An exhibition of paintings by David Bent

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    Visual Arts

    Swindon

    This exhibition brings together a diverse selection of paintings by the artist David Bent. It includes geometric landscapes, intricate photographic collages, and paintings which tackle major contemporary social issues.

    Bent is rightly well known for his 'art of flight' paintings and prints, which...

    Dates

    From:
    26 Mar 2019 To 1 Jun 2019