News

SAVE THE DATE: Future Proof, VASW regional event

Friday 20 September 2019

Save the date for Future Proof, VASW's regional event which takes place on 20 September 2019 at Arnolfini, and invites the arts sector to come together and take part in a day of learning.

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Artist-led OSR Projects sets the date for Od Arts Festival 2020, a festival of contemporary art in rural Somerset

Monday 24 June 2019

Somerset-based and artist-led OSR Projects are excited to announce that the second Od Arts Festival will take place from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 May 2020, following a six month programme of artist development, community workshops and public talks.

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Plymouth Art Weekender Crowdfunder

Sunday 23 June 2019

Help us to make Plymouth Art Weekender 2019 happen! We need your help to access our funding and deliver our fantastic DIY art festival.

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Foreground announce major open commission in partnership with the Science Museum Group

Tuesday 11 June 2019

We are delighted to announce that Foreground are partners with the Science Museum Group for a major art commission for the National Collections Centre, the group’s most ambitious project for a generation.

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Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2019

Sunday 31 March 2019

Call for Registrations- Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2019

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Community darkroom and photo studio available in Penryn

Saturday 16 February 2019

New photo studio and B&W darkroom available to hire in Penryn

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Visual Arts South West announces its Network Manager

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Visual Arts South West (VASW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Orrell to the role of Network Manager. Paula will take up the position in April 2019.

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Plymouth confirmed as host city for British Art Show 9

Wednesday 03 October 2018

The UK's largest touring exhibition of contemporary British Art will be heading to Plymouth again in 2021, following the official announcement by London's Hayward Gallery that the city has been selected as one of the four host locations for British Art Show 9 (BAS 9).

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Visual Arts South West appoints new co-Chairs to Steering Group

Friday 01 June 2018

Visual Arts South West is pleased to announce the appointment of two co-Chairs to its Steering Group, succeeding the outgoing Chair, Helen Legg, Director, Spike Island, who is taking up the role of Director at Tate Liverpool.

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Action Hero become an NPO and share their ethical policy

Friday 06 April 2018

Bristol-based Action Hero – the collaboration of live art and performance makers Gemma Paintin and James Stenhouse – have this week become an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) and announced their ethical working policy.

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