John Armstrong: Dream and Reality

Although John Armstrong ARA (1893 – 1973) studied briefly at St John’s Wood School of Art he was essentially self-taught. His one-man exhibition in 1928 established him in avant-garde circles, including that of Unit One with Ben Nicholson, Paul Nash and others. He later became deeply involved in theatre and film, designing sets for the … Read more

A celebration of talent at the Lancashire Open Exhibition

A vibrant collection of works by accomplished artists from across the UK has been brought together for the prestigious Lancashire Open Exhibition at the Chapel Gallery. The superb annual exhibition was unveiled to the public on Saturday 22 July and will be open at the West Lancashire Borough Council-run gallery until Wednesday 6 September. Formerly … Read more

Open art exhibition to inspire at Clitheroe Castle

The skills of local artists will soon be on display in a new exhibition in the Steward’s Gallery at Clitheroe Castle. The annual ‘Inspired: The Ribble Valley Open’ exhibition starts on Saturday 5 August. Every year, amateur and professional artists and students who live or work in the Ribble Valley and surrounding area are invited … Read more

Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender & Identity

The UK’s largest exhibition to explore LGBT+ history through contemporary art. An Arts Council Collection National Partners Exhibition. The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, is set to open the UK’s largest exhibition dedicated to exploring sex, gender and LGBT+ history through modern and contemporary art. Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender & Identity, opening at the Walker Art … Read more

There is still time to enter the Lancashire Open Exhibition

There is still time to request your entry form for the prestigious Lancashire Open Exhibition at the Chapel Gallery. You don’t have to be an artist to exhibit at the Exhibition. If you enjoy painting, drawing or taking photographs and friends and family comment on your talent, now is the time to enter. Amateur and … Read more