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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. Gifted! How gifts and generosity have shaped the Swindon Collection of Modern British Art

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    Gifted! How gifts and generosity have shaped the Swindon Collection of Modern British Art

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    Visual Arts

    SWINDON

    Gifted! explores the gifts, bequests and donations that have helped establish Swindon's collection as one of the most important collections of modern British art outside London. From early benefactor Jimmy Bomford and Frederick Phelps, to the longstanding support of the Contemporary Art Society and...

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    From:
    30 Jan 2019 To 16 Mar 2019
  2. This Woman's Work: Female Artists in the Swindon Collection

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    This Woman's Work: Female Artists in the Swindon Collection

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    Visual Arts

    SWINDON

    This exhibition explores the work of female artists in the Swindon Collection and includes paintings and drawings by Gwen John, Mary Fedden, Gillian Ayres, Nicola Tyson and Sylvia Gosse.

    Historically, female artists have been underrepresented in the Swindon Collection. Recent exhibitions have...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Jan 2019 To 16 Mar 2019
  3. 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 25 May 2019
  4. Japan: Exploring eastern influences in the Swindon Ceramic Collection

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    Japan: Exploring eastern influences in the Swindon Ceramic Collection

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    Visual Arts

    SWINDON

    From soft celadon glazes to smoking raku firing, this exhibition will explore the impact of Japan on Swindon's collection of ceramic art. The exhibition begins with the Leach Family, and the role they played in bringing Japanese ceramic traditions and aesthetics to Britain, and also includes...

    Dates

    From:
    28 Nov 2018 To 2 Mar 2019
  5. 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