Thursday 23 March 2017, 7 to 9pm | Free – booking essential Ards Arts Centre, Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards Artist Talk: Clinton Kirkpatrick. For those who would like to find out more about the work of artist Clinton Kirkpatrick and, particularly, the inspiration behind his thought-provoking and timely solo exhibition in Ards Arts Centre’s […]
Saturday 4 March 2017 | 10.30am to 3.30pm | Fee: £30 Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards Workshop: Exploring Imagination with Drawing and Monotype Printing. Facilitated by Clinton Kirkpatrick. This workshop, inspired by Clinton’s exhibition, looks at what it is to explore the imagination using drawing and monotype to look at different ways to create imagery. This […]
Deadline: Monday 3 April, 12noon Applications are now open for artists to submit works for consideration for the 2017 ForM Sculpture Exhibition (Saturday 3 June – Sunday 25 June). This outdoor sculpture exhibition takes place in Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Co. Down. Ards and North Down Borough Council’s Arts Service invites artists to propose site […]
Deadline: Friday 21 October 2016, 4pm Ards and North Down Borough Council is seeking 3 members to sit on its Arts and Heritage Advisory Panel to guide, endorse and advocate for arts and Heritage in the borough. The positions on the panel are of a voluntary nature and no payments will be made in relation to […]
7 November, 11am to 4pm Ards Arts Centre, Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards, Co.Down This session is aimed at artists who feel they need to gain an overview on how to put together proposals for a variety of contexts. This session will look at how to target opportunities relevant to your practice and outline issues […]
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Thanks to all who contributed to our European Mobility & Exchange Event at Ards Arts Centre on Wed 11 May last. Lots of interesting connections were made and VAI hopes to work further with Visiting Arts in Northern Ireland. It was great to hear about the progress of Firsty? just six months old with over […]
Wed 11 May (09.30 – 15.30) @ Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards. Free Event Event Registration Page: https://visualartists.ie/education/register-for-our-events/ Speakers include: Deirdre Robb / Visual Arts Officer, Arts Council Northern Ireland; Adam Knights / Arts Projects Manager, Visiting Arts U.K; Christoph Jankowski / European Information Manager at Visiting Arts, UK Cultural Contact Point for the European Commission’s Culture programme; Visual artist Maria […]