November 2011 Newsletter

Current Exhibition

Anna Barriball
Until 27 November 


First major survey of work by British artist Anna Barriball, bringing together drawing, video, photography and sculpture made over the last decade.

"Anna Barriball's brilliant solo exhibition at MK Gallery" 

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Anna Barriball, Untitled, 2008. Curtain fabric, dimensions variable.

Artist Talk

Artist Talk

Thursday 17 November / 6.30pm / Free


Current exhibitor Anna Barriball returns to Milton Keynes on Thursday 17 November for a discussion with art historian Briony Fer about her work and current exhibition at MK Gallery.


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BSL Exhibition Tour / Sat 12 November / 2pm
Exhibition Tour / Sun 13 November / 2pm

Free Scratch Nights in November

Performance / 3 November

Evening exhibition and performance curated by Occassionals


Dance / 10 November 

Exploring, through dance, the issues people with neurological disorders have to face every day.


Sound Art / 17 November 

An evening of sound art in collaboration with The Agency Gallery


Sound Art / 24 November

Entr’acte presents an evening of live sound art.


Doors open 6.30pm / All events free

Metropolis, Fritz Lang, 1927

Friday Night Films

Our programme of films selected by artists connected to MK Gallery


4 November8 1/2 / Drama, fantasy

11 November / Playtime / Comedy

18 NovemberMK Film Network
25 November / Metropolis / Drama, Sci-Fi


All screenings start at 6.30pm. £5 (concessions £3)

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Family workshop

Children and Families

Start the Art

Every Tuesday, 11am - 12 noon

Parent and Toddler Sessions for under 4’s


Mini Makers

Every Saturday, 1 - 3pm / Ages 4+

A changing weekly programme of artist-led sessions. This month's activities include ink drawing, collage making and shelter building.

Nathan Coley, Square of the Three Powers (East), 2011.

Project Space Exhibition

Community without Propinquity

Until 27 November


Our current Project Space exhibition continues this month, exploring the roles of contemporary art and communities in new towns across the globe.


Join us on Saturday 26 November from 2pm for the Closing Event, with panel discussions, live performances and special screening.


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A Porte Cochere

Design Your MK: The Porte Cochere Project

Over the past couple of months we’ve been inviting children aged 4 to 16 to create exciting, colourful designs, which they would like to see installed on porte cocheres across Milton Keynes.


Join us on Saturday 26 November from 3pm as we unveil the four winning designs, which have been selected from over 200 entries.


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Heather and Ivan Morison: Cave, artist's impression, 2011.

A New Public Artwork in Milton Keynes

Work is nearly complete on Cave, a new public artwork for Campbell Park in Milton Keynes, commissioned by MK Gallery in collaboration with The Parks Trust. The artwork, by artists Heather and Ivan Morison is formed from three concrete panels and will nestle into the hillside of the park, providing visitors with a resting place that offers a panoramic view over the countryside.


Join us on 26 November at 4pm for the launch of Cave in Campbell Park.


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Next Exhibition: States and Spaces

9 December 2011 - 8 January 2012


Over the past year we've been collaborating with Project Art Works, investigating the impact of built space on people with neurological impairment living in Milton Keynes.


We'll be exhibiting the results of this and other projects produced by Project Art Works at MK Gallery in December.


Find out more about the exhibition 


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