Are you a 1950s fan?

If you’re a fan of the 1950s you may be able to help the City Museum and Art Gallery with its latest exhibition.

Staff are currently putting the finishing touches to a new show called ‘Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration’ which will open at the Council House as part of its ‘Museum on Tour’ programme in late March.

The bulk of the exhibition is on a national tour...

Get Fresh ’17 - new SouthWest designer-makers

Saturday 14 January – Sunday 5 March

Get Fresh is a biennial exhibition held at Devon Guild gallery - this year showing work by 15 new and emerging designer-makers from the South West. The exhibition reveals a diversity of approach to materials and the design process, whilst also providing a debut platform for exciting new work in craft. Includes jewellery, ceramics, furniture and mixed media sculptures.

Exhibitors: Luke Axworthy, Jo Barker, Mark Cullen, Sarah Duncan, Carey Ellis, Emma Finch, Tom Gyr, Sarah Hitchens, Carol Hunt, Claire Reed, Marieke Ringel, Fern Robinson,...

Usdaw: 125 Years Strong exhibition opens Plymouth

A pop-up exhibition ‘Usdaw: 125 Years Strong’ will open to the public, free of charge, from 7 to 27 November 2016 at Plymouth Athenaeum.

The Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers is celebrating its 125th anniversary at Plymouth Athenaeum throughout November 2016. The union’s pop-up exhibition reviews Usdaw’s social history and showcases campaigns then and now in the areas of...

Award winning exhibition back on Dartmoor

The unique Dartmoor Life in the First World War Exhibition is being displayed again from 18 to 24 August in Princetown to celebrate the prestigious award for the best exhibition in Britain and Ireland. The trophy, presented by the Community Archive and Heritage Group, was awarded particularly for inspiring young people to recognise the importance of their cultural inheritance and innovative...

Student artists set for Hot 16 exhibition at Plymouth University

Striking examples of student creativity will go on display to the public at HOT’16 from this weekend, Plymouth University’s art and design degree show.

For around two weeks, more than 500 pieces of work spanning a range of artistic disciplines will adorn the walls and floors of venues across the city.

The culmination of several years’ work, the event launches on Saturday 11...

Sea swimming exhibition makes Plymouth its first port of call

The first display of an exhibition exploring the inspirational effects of sea bathing is coming to Plymouth University next month.

To coincide with World Ocean Day on 8 June, the University’s Peninsula Arts programme is pleased to announce that, Head Above Water, a touring exhibition from company Sea Swim, will be coming to the campus from 23 July – 3 September.

The exhibition...

Marine science meets photography at student exhibition in the Ocean City

Students from the arts and the sciences have joined together to create a photography exhibition exploring the relationship between people and the sea and issues of sustainability in the marine environment.

‘The Sea & Me’ is a collaboration between Plymouth University undergraduates on its Marine Science and Photography degrees and features a collection of artwork that reflects a...

Destination: Saltram, travelling the world through the collections

Destination: Saltram is a new pop-up exhibition exploring the world through the collections of the eighteenth century National Trust house near Plymouth. Opening on Saturday 7 May, the temporary exhibition will run until Sunday 26 June.

A two-hundred year old vase from misty Japanese mountains, tales of heroism and tragedy from Ancient Greece, and risqué painted mirrors imported from far-away China; visitors to Saltram will travel the world and through time during their stay.

A key item on display will be Saltram’s portrait of John Parker the 1st Earl by American...

Exhibition showcases the complex results of when art meets mathematics

The complex relationships and shared inspirations which connect art and mathematics will be explored during an exhibition being staged at Plymouth University.

Curated by art historian Barry Phipps, the exhibition in the Peninsula Arts Gallery will showcase the works of painter Mark Francis and architect George L. Legendre, both artist associates at the London Mathematical Society (LMS...

Plymouth Young Contemporary Open

Peninsula Arts Gallery & Radiant Gallery, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 10:00 to Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 17:00

Following on from the success of the international Plymouth Contemporary Open, we are delighted to partner with Effervescent and the Plymouth History Centre to launch the first Plymouth Young Contemporary Open; an exhibition that will showcase the wealth of creative talent Plymouth has to offer.

Responding to the theme GROW, the exhibition will feature selected artwork from an open call to artists and creative producers aged 4 to 30 years. It will run across two city centre sites: Peninsula Arts Gallery and Radiant Gallery.

2-9 July, Mon-Fri: 10:00-1700, Saturday 11:00-16:...