Art in Norwich is produced by Culture Shift in partnership with the Norwich Visual Art Forum to promote visual art in and around Norwich
2016 is the year of British Art Show 8 in Norwich so look out for a bumper edition of Art in Norwich around the city now - pick up at the Tourist Information Centre at The Forum, Norwich Cathedral and many art info racks in the city.
Download pdf here and watch Twitter for updates @artinnorwich
British Art Show 8 to comes to NUA and Norwich Castle 24 June 2016
About Art in Norwich
The current edition of Art in Norwich is a bumper version to celebrate the city and county's talent when the city is full of visitors for the British Art Show 8 at NUA and Norwich Castlle and the Giacometti exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Printed copies are available from the Tourist Information Centre at the Forum and many other places in the city
Look out for printed copies
This is the cover so look out for copies around the city, from arts venues, the Tourist Information Centre, coffee shops and bars in the city centre - it's a handy size to keep in your bag or drawer at home. Download a pdf here. And you can view an Issuu here
the printed booklets are out - keep a look out in arts racks and Tourist Information Centre
Images from current & past editions of Art in Norwich
About Art in Norwich
The fourth edition of Art in Norwich is now available covering March - August 2015 visual art events in and around Norwich. This is the cover so look out for copies around the city, from arts venues, the Tourist Information Centre, coffee shops and bars in the city centre - it's a handy size to keep in your bag, on the noticeboard or in a drawer at home.
It contains listings and info about most of the visual arts activity in and around Norwich for the next six months. It is available as a download from here, and is also available from partner and arts venues, arts info spinner racks and the Tourist Information Centre.
The listings are put together as a collaborative venture by the Norwich Visual Arts Forum and all of the partners contribute to the production and distribution which is coordinated by Marion Catlin of Culture Shift. It offers an overview of venues, organisations and events throughout the year and is great for tourists and visitors as well people who live in and around Norwich.
Affinity and Kindred
Lives Shaped by Sea and Faith
Photographs by Richard Denyer made in Norfolk and the Outer Hebrides.
Sad to report that shortly after installing this exhibition at The Hostry at Norwich cathedral Richard passed away suddenly at the age of 65. This is a tragic loss of a talented man. Please read the Guardian obituary here.
Susan Jones writes about how we should be supporting creativity
Get Walls is a collaborative art project between www.shhhh.co.uk and Moosey Art, our idea is simple: Get walls to paint on. Our aim is to gain approved permission to paint on residential and commercial properties in Norwich, working with local and guest artists in order to decorate and brighten up the city. When a lot of people think of street art, or graffiti, they think of a rubbish tag by a hooded vandal, on the side of a bridge only visible from a train. This is not what Get Walls is about. Read more...
City of Stories is a campaign to tell people about the cultural offer of Norwich - have a look www.cityofstories.co.uk
Moosey Art, Bridewell Alley Norwich
Keep an eye on this gallery in Norwich Lanes for fresh, bright artwork often with a social comment and you can buy very affordable work from the website. Read more here and at mooseyart.co.uk/
They also have a really lovely cafe/bar, Alley, which is serving coffee from Strangers well as other fare on its way
New visual art exhibitions
Exhibition dates in June
please click here
Hudson Gallery, St Andrew's Street
Presenting: Solidity and Transparency by Philip Walmsley
Philip Walmsley’s drawings demonstrate three things; the relationships between solidity and transparency, interior and exterior spaces and underlying structures. The drawings, although conceptual, refer to both real and imaginary spaces and structures. He works with 4H - 4B pencils on Fabriano Athletico 620gsm handmade paper.
37 St Andrews Street, Norwich, NR2 4TP
Fairhurst Gallery Trophies Exhibition
25th June - 3rd September
Private view | Saturday 25th June 6-8pm
A series of anatomically correct porcelain sculptures.
Inspired by a childhood obsession of collecting bones found in the countryside and slaughter houses of surrounding farms,
James pushes himself to portray his subjects as accurately as possible. He has chosen to work in porcelain, a noble and fragile material, to accentuate the preciousness nature of animal skulls.
Opening times: Monday to Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm, Fairhurst Gallery, Websdales Court, Bedford Street, Norwich NR2 1AR
01603 614214 email@example.com www.fairhurstgallery.co.uk
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Read more here
INSPIRED BY MANNINGTON
for more details click on the image below
Saturday 23 April - 29 August 2016
The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Alberto Giacometti: A Line Through Time
This major new exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of Alberto Giacometti’s death in 1966.
Giacometti is one of the twentieth century’s most significant artists, celebrated as a sculptor, painter and draughtsman. The exhibition is the most extensive in the UK dedicated to the artist since 2007, focusing on his work and influence during the post-war period on both sides of the channel.
The exhibition comprises over 150 works with significant loans from around the world including Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Fondation Beyeler, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Fitzwilliam Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and many private collections.
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA Campus, Norwich
Opening 23 April -29 August 2016
The photographs of Henri Cartier-Bresson
New Exhibition at Museum of Norwich tells how local men and women made their own money. Read more here
ART FAIR EAST 2016
Apply NOW to get your 10% Early Bird discount!*
CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE TODAY
ART FAIR EAST is returning to the beautiful setting of St Andrews Hall, Norwich. Our mission is to showcase established national and international galleries, artists and dealers to an Eastern region audience of art collectors and businesses.
2016's event will run from 1st - 4th December, a busy time for visitors and shopping in the city. Through national and regional advertising in luxury life style and visual arts publications, the fair aims to draw an audience from across the East of England. The event will be further supported by an ongoing PR campaign, strategic partnerships, flyers distributed during the lead up to the event and ongoing promotion during the fair.
Limited stand availability. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
*Subject to availability of stands. Discount awarded to successful applications paid for in full by 1/6/16.
Notices and news
NCAS Talk 6 July 7.30pm
Don’t miss this talk by a member of Assemble, 2015 Turner Prize Winners, hosted by architect Christopher Heuvel.
Winners of the 2015 Turner Prize for projects including the ongoing collaboration with local residents and others in the Granby Four Streets, Liverpool, Assemble are a London-based collective who work across the fields of art, design and architecture to create projects in tandem with the communities who use and inhabit them. Their architectural spaces and environments promote direct action and embrace a DIY sensibility.
Wednesday 6 July at 7.30pm
The Curve Auditorium, The Forum, Norwich
Members £2.50, non members £4.00. Please pay on the door.
Welcome to a summer of Art in Norwich
The British Art Show 8 is hosted in three locations in Norwich from 24 June to 3 September 2016; Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich University of the Arts (East Gallery and St George’s Building) and The Forum. You can find full information about British Art Show 8 in each of the venues and at www.britishartshow8.com. Twitter @_britishartshow
As well as the British Art Show there is masses more art and culture to see in Norwich this summer. There is a map which gives you an overview of where to find it, and the accompanying booklet Art in Norwich, produced by the Norwich Visual Art Forum, is a guide to what’s on in Norwich and beyond, plus articles and useful information about how to get the best out of a visit to Norwich.
Original Projects; 1 WOW OF A TIME ! – The Great Yarmouth Day Trip
Original Projects; 1 Wow of a Time is supported by Arts Council England, Norfolk County Council and Great Yarmouth Borough Council. It is part of Eastern Prospects, a live research project by originalprojects; (Kaavous Clayton and Julia Devonshire) to explore the set-up of a new arts organisation in Great Yarmouth.
There is a coach leaving Norwich at 10 on Saturday 25 June, or you can meet in Great Yarmouth at Joyland for a full guided tour and day out led by artists. Check www.originalprojects.space/1-wow-time-2/ for details
You can also enter postcard artwork to their exhibition Life and Leisure featuring the art of postcards - want to know more? Click here
The British Art Show was delivered to Norwich on Saturday 18 June by a procession of heavy horses who transported the artworks on 6 carts trough the streets of Norwich followed by many enthusiastic people, ending up at Norwich Castle where there was a display of newly cast horse brasses made by artists Alan Kane from designs submitted by members if the public. Read more here
EACH are inviting local artists to enter an Art Competition to raise funds for the nookappeal. The LoveArt Competition will be centred around the theme of love, a topic bound to bring out some very expressive and interesting pieces this year. An auction of art showcasing all the entries will take place at the beautiful Mannington Hall and Gardens on Sunday 4th September.
The panel of judges include Amanda Geitner, former Chief Curator of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and current Director of East Anglia Art Fund, Lucy Loveheart, internationally-renowned artist, illustrator and designer, and Simon Finch of Voewood, a book dealer, organiser of the Voewood Festival and supporter of the Arts.
By entering the competition the artist will be donating a piece of their artwork. The winning competition entry will be hung in the nook with a plaque inscribed with the artists name and the title of the piece.
For more information click on the links below,
GroundWorks is a new gallery opening in King's Lynn on 16 July with an exhibition featuring work by Roger Ackling and Richard Long. Here a link to their website
For the first time in its history, the country's most prestigious contemporary art exhibition
BRITISH ART SHOW 8
is here in Norwich for the summer!
British Art Show 8’s arrival in the City of Norwich is being celebrated by a unique event The History Train conceived by Great Yarmouth-based artist Alan Kane.
On Saturday 18 June the City’s streets saw a procession of six carts pulled by magnificent Shire horses, including rare-breed Suffolk Punches.
The horses processed through Norwich city centre to deliver the crates containing British Art Show 8 art works to the three venues – Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery and the Forum.
NUA has been selected as one of the key venues to host the 8th edition of the British Art Show in Norwich.
The biggest touring exhibition of contemporary art, the show is in Norwich during the summer of 2016, the first time it has visited East Anglia. Partner venues include Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery and Norwich University of the Arts.
The show is curated by Anna Colin and Lydia Lee. Anna Colin is a curator, writer and co-founder and co-director of Open School East and Associate Curator at Fondation Galeries Lafayette in Paris.
Lydia Lee is Curator at Barbican Art Gallery and previously Senior Curator at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York.
The British Art show is organised every five years by Hayward Gallery as part of the Hayward Touring Programme. Read about it here
To read more about the show in Norwich, please click here