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Presenting the eighth edition of Platform, the annual region-wide project created to support new graduate talent across the south east of England.
Drawn from stories of home and flown from a fixed point, this collection of fabric flags is always in motion.
The Welcome Chorus brings together sound, sculpture and artificial intelligence (AI) in a new interactive outdoor installation and has been co-created with hundreds of people across Kent.
This art print editions gallery takes over the iconic former Primark building with a group show and festival hub activity. In partnership with Margate Football Club and hosting Turner Contemporary’s Creative Transition Programme.
Dotted around Margate, you will find poets hard at work, writing poetry inspired by the sights and sounds of the town.
Changing exhibitions throughout Margate NOW, check opening days and times in listing
What happens when artists use a material that has been constructed to function around intimate parts of the female form? Featuring 22 international artists.
Look out for old photographs that aren’t all that they seem, hidden in the vintage, junk and charity shops of Margate. For clues follow @memphishennessy
Open 28 September - 13 October, Thursday - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00;
19 October - 12 January, Saturday - Sunday 13:30 - 17:00
This installation is about obstructions that cause a wave to break using simulated augmented reality.Supported by Arts Council England with National Lottery funding, KCC Arts Investment Fund & Albedo100.
Limbo studio holders, working with invited guests, will make new collaborative work in projects running throughout the festival.
Open by appointment 12 to 15 November
Screen printed, appliquéd and stitched textiles form a window installation and external hanging artwork, to engage with our material consciousness.
Large scale banner prints celebrating the Beacon Bingo Hall, which recently closed after 36 years of gathering locals in Margate.
A conversation in my head while examining the very existence of house plants: Geldzahler & Rechsteiner
Open: Friday 18 October, 17:00 - 23:00
Call 07935 777090 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a private tour outside of these times
Conceived as an audio drama and presented as a multi-layered audio-visual installation, the work follows an imaginary conversation inside an artist’s head.
Six young people from Arts Education Exchange work with artist Kavel Rafferty to create site specific street art around Margate. Supported by Arts Council England with National Lottery funding.
The Margate Station Commission is a sculptural installation that uses analogue technology to illuminate the ticket hall ceiling.
Nominated artists: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo, Tai Shani. Four of the most exciting artists working right now are shortlisted to win the prize based on an outstanding exhibition that has taken place in the previous year.
This textile and spatial intervention makes use of local chalk and reconditioned objects to test, re-design and co-design communal spaces and viewpoints in and around Hawley Square.
check resortstudios.co.uk for opening dates and times Love Margate: Art Car Boot Fair at Dreamland 49 - 51 Marine Terrace CT9 1XJ 28 September 2019 13:00 - 17:00 RESORT are getting their car booty on in a camper van for the LOVE themed Art Car Boot Fair. Komma Hem Teresa Limbrick 1 - 13 October 12:00 - 16:00 Film projection choreographed by contemporary dancer Harriet Parker-Beldeau and soundtrack by ANNA. The exhibition will show photographs, as well as part of…
Come to your local library for books, digital resources, a place to meet others and a range of events and activities for all ages including baby rhyme time, book group, computer buddies, creative writing group and family history help.
Open Friday to Sunday
A Cut From Sharp Grass is a visual art exhibition and a series of public workshops curated by Well Projects.
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A greenhouse inspired by gothic architecture contains research that explores people’s relationship with gardens, allotments and the land around us.
Visit Turner Contemporary after hours and experience Turner Prize 2019 alongside a mix of film screenings, live music, performance and creative workshops.
This artwork on the side of a boarded up shelter offers a nuanced critique towards the arbitrary nature of awarding prizes for cultural achievement.
Shows all night from Margate’s best performance artists on wheels, so dress to excess.
Hand-made metal objects will be buried above the tide line. You are encouraged to search and discover with a metal detector.
A noisy text installation, based around a purpose built split-fl ap display, exploring the radically unstable concept of now. Made in collaboration with Eoin Furbank.
A solo exhibition of recent works, including assemblage, photography, installation and sculpture using marine plastic found on the beaches of and around Margate.
1927 will collaborate with local schools to create a series of animated folk-tales presented as Raree Shows in different locations in Margate throughout the month of December, dates to be confirmed
26 October & 30 November
Join us on a playful interactive exploration of the town as it was and as it could have been.
Through a combination of walks, artworks, architecture and poetry, Margate Reimagined is a present day vision of Margate with an alternative past. Bringing together heritage both real and imaginary this project speculates about a town that might have been, or could yet become.Various Locations.
Evening performances 30 November & 1 December 18:30 Artists’ talk 3 December 17:00 Exhibition Open 2 - 11 December by appointment only Artists: Lucy Lyons, Duncan Bullen, Benedikte Esperi, Kirsty Louise Farley, Ruth Fox, Matt Harding, Ethan Mechare, Ami Skånberg Dahlstedt, Alia Zapparova This group exhibition brings together local and international makers engaged with performance, visual art and cultural heritage. All were previously artists in residence at Gordon House Margate. Their creative responses to the architecture and history of Gordon…
Previous artists in residence at Gordon House Margate exhibit their responses to the house within the now restored domestic spaces.
Artists’ talk 3 December 17:00 Evening performances 30 November & 1 December 18:30 Exhibition Open 2 - 11 December by appointment only Artists: Lucy Lyons, Duncan Bullen, Benedikte Esperi, Kirsty Louise Farley, Ruth Fox, Matt Harding, Ethan Mechare, Ami Skånberg Dahlstedt, Alia Zapparova This group exhibition brings together local and international makers engaged with performance, visual art and cultural heritage. All were previously artists in residence at Gordon House Margate. Their creative responses to the architecture and history of Gordon…
Celebrate the work of ‘Queer Writers Margate’ at the launch of their new anthology with readings of the work.
Lalochezia is the use of vulgar language to relieve stress. Come along to the Profanity Embroidery Group’s specially sweary Christmas workshop and let rip on the so called “Festive” Season.
Cliftonville’s ‘broken folk’ duo rework songs from Margate’s past, discovering the contemporary relevance of Music Hall. Developed through performances for community groups including Darwin Court, Ageless Thanet and Your Time.
This diverse, multi-disciplinary exhibition showcases the work of over 40 artists who also work in various capacities at Turner Contemporary.