Solent Showcase was the first major addition to Southampton’s emerging cultural quarter and is situated on the Guildhall city square, near the City Art Gallery and the Sea City Museum.
Solent Showcase features contemporary visual art that encourages engagement, discussion and participation with the whole community. The creation of Solent Showcase coincides with the expansion of the art courses at Southampton Solent University; generating a new era of visual creativity at the University.
Solent Showcase supports up-and-coming national and international artists to providing examples of the best contemporary art to inspire students and a wider audience. It embraces the idea of cross-disciplinary collaboration to highlight the creative talents of the University, highlighting contemporary ideas and seeking to engage the widest possible audience.
John Hansard Gallery, 142-144 Above Bar Street, Southampton SO14 7DU
Saturday 12 May 2018 – Saturday 18 August 2018
Aspex, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3BF
Friday 22 June 2018 – Sunday 16 September 2018
Making Space, 2 Bishopstoke Road, PO9 5BN
Monday 25 June 2018 – Monday 23 July 2018
Upstairs at The Vine, 1st Floor, High Street, Stockbridge SO20 6HF
Saturday 04 August 2018 – Sunday 05 August 2018