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Community in Art


Community in Art

Tuesday 21 June (Summer Solstice) / 6.30pm / Free

Pre-book tickets on 01908 676900


This cross-generational discussion, chaired by artist Gareth Jones, will look at how art has developed in Milton Keynes over the last 40 years, from the first community-based initiatives in the 1970s to the opening of MK Gallery and beyond.


Speakers include;

  • Boyd & Evans (artists)
  • Roger Kitchen (Co-founder of Living Archive)
  • Tom Loake (Youth arts mentor)
  • Edna Read (Art consultant)


This is the last in a series of talks curated by Gareth Jones to accompany his exhibition at MK Gallery.

June 2011


During the 1980s, a series of big budget television commercials was commissioned to promote the new city as a great place to live and work.


Watch them here...


Milton Keynes TV Advert: Red Balloon


Milton Keynes TV Advert: The Fisherman


Milton Keynes TV Advert: The Deal


Milton Keynes TV Advert: Central Milton Keynes