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British Art Show 8 in Southampton!

Wednesday 08 November 2017

From October Southampton welcomes British Art Show 8, a highly influential and exciting exhibition of contemporary art produced in the UK.

University of Bath's arts organisation renamed The Edge Arts

Monday 18 July 2016

The University of Bath's arts organisation, the Institute for Contemporary Interdisciplinary Arts (ICIA) is launching under a new name, Edge Arts, to reflect an exciting change in direction.

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Visual Arts South West is a network creating opportunities for artists, organisations and professionals to develop their practice, share ideas, knowledge & resources, and cultivate relationships. We provide platforms to promote and support the work of the region's visual arts ecology. 

We are part of the national Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN) which is dedicated to working together to realise a stronger visual arts for the benefit of artists, arts organisations and audiences, present and future.


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What's on in the South West


The Malthouse Gallery, Town Mill, Mill Lane, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU

Thursday 18 August 2016 – Wednesday 31 August 2016

Martin Creed: What You Find

Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL

Sunday 22 May 2016 – Sunday 11 September 2016


Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LX

Saturday 04 June 2016 – Saturday 27 August 2016

Graves: Drawing Workshop for Adults, with Kayle Brandon

RWA, Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1PX

Sunday 14 August 2016

Bloomsbury Rooms

Victoria Art Gallery, Bridge Street, Bath, BA2 4AT

Saturday 11 June 2016 – Sunday 04 September 2016

Live Out Loud - Southampton Solent University Degree Selection 2016

Showcase Gallery, Sir James Matthews Building, Southampton Solent University, 157-187 Above Bar Street, SO14 7NN Southampton

Friday 08 July 2016 – Saturday 20 August 2016

Jock Mooney

Ocean Studios The Factory Cooperage Royal William Yard Plymouth PL1 3RP

Sunday 23 October 2016 – Sunday 20 November 2016

Paul Nash: Landscape and Dream. Art History Day School led by James Russell

RWA, Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1PX

Saturday 26 November 2016

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

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