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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. An Art of the People – Ramsbury & Cricklade Potteries

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    An Art of the People – Ramsbury & Cricklade Potteries

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    Visual Arts

    Swindon

    This special exhibition celebrates our two local potteries, Cricklade and Ramsbury. For many years, Ivan and Kay Martin at Cricklade, and Peter Holdsworth at Ramsbury, oversaw potteries that were innovative, authentic, practical and commercially influential. This exhibition explores their ethos and...

    Dates

    From:
    13 Mar 2019 To 25 May 2019
  2. Animals: Seven Swindon Stories

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    Animals: Seven Swindon Stories

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    Visual Arts

    Swindon

    Explore Swindon's history through the lives of seven of the town's most famous animal inhabitants. From Mr Higginbotham's snails and Eastcott's cricket infestation, discover the stories of Swindon's famous animals for yourself.

    There will be a special focus on Bruce the Collecting Dog, the canine...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Jan 2019 To 11 May 2019
  3. Ken White: Railways and Landscapes

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    Ken White: Railways and Landscapes

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    Visual Arts

    SWINDON

    This exhibition brings together a selection of paintings by one of Swindon's best loved artists, Ken White. Known for his depictions of life in the GWR Works, this exhibition includes railway paintings and local landscapes.

    Image: Ken White, Riveter

    Dates

    From:
    17 Sep 2019 To 30 Nov 2019
  4. Martin Froy: Abstracts

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    Martin Froy: Abstracts

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    Visual Arts

    SWINDON

    This small exhibition celebrates Martin Froy's 1960s abstract paintings and works on paper. These intense, colourful paintings are an excellent introduction to the work of this important artist, and show his contribution the development of abstract art in Britain.

    Martin Froy passed away in 2017,...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Jun 2019 To 20 Jul 2019
  5. 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...

    Dates

    From:
    26 Mar 2019 To 20 Jul 2019