June 2011 Newsletter

Current Exhibition

Gareth Jones

Until 26 June


Watch an interview with artist Gareth Jones as he talks about his current exhibition, unearthing the social and cultural landscape of Milton Keynes in the 1970s.   


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Explore the exhibition







Join us for the closing event on Friday 24 June, as Gareth Jones presents a new work,
Pop Videos of the 1980s


Still from New City (2011) by Gareth Jones

Free Exhibition Talks

A programme of free talks, exploring the development of Milton Keynes.


Gareth Jones and Michael Bracewell in Conversation

Thursday 9 June 2011 / 6.30pm / Free. Read more


Community in Art

Tuesday 21 June / 6.30pm / Free. Read more


Reserve a place - T: 01908 676900 / E: info@mkgallery.org

Scratch Nights in June

Free Thursday night music, film, performance and spoken word.


Film Installation: Lost & Found's Dream Screen / 2 June / 6.30pm

Short films inspired by the concept of dreams. Find out more


Arts Networking: Open Session / 16 June / 6.30pm / Free

An opportunity for artists and makers in MK to meet peers and engage with arts professionals. Find out more


Live Music / 23 June / 7.15pm / £3

An evening of live music, with performances from Powerdrove, Twelve Ones and Harry Taylor. Find out more


Artist Film Screening / 30 June / 6.30pm / Free
An evening screening of Inertial Frame, capturing the moving sea, sky and islands of the beautiful Finnish Archipelago. Find out more

Film still: The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)

Friday Night Films

Our Friday Night Film programme, selected by Gareth Jones to accompany his current exhibition, continues through June with screenings including London (1994), Women in Love (1969) and The Draughtsman's Contract (1982).


See full listings

All screenings start at 6.30pm / Tickets £5 (concessions £3) 
Pre-book on 01908 676 900 

One of our family activities

Family Programme

May Half - Term: 31 May - 2 June / 10am - 12noon / Free 

Working with local artists, help us create work for our Project Space ChallengeFind out more


Art Trolley: Every Saturday / 11am - 1pm / Free. Find out more


Start the Art: Every Tuesday / 11am-12noon / Free

Parent and toddler sessions. Find out more


Family Friendly Tour: 11 June / 12noon / Free

Project Space

The Project Space Challenge!

2 June – 3 July


With so much fantastic work currently being created at our Family activities this week, we thought it would be nice to have the opportunity to display it. So, for this month's Project Space exhibition, we’ll be exhibiting work created by participants of our Half-Term activities.

Join us for the exhibition preview on Thursday 2 June, 6 - 7.30pm

Open Access Tour

Access Event

Access Tour at MK Gallery and Theatre

Friday 3 June / 11am -2.30pm / All welcome

BSL Interpreted and Audio Described Tour


Designed for audiences with access needs, this free event includes a tour of our Gareth Jones exhibition, and a backstage tour of the theatre. It's a great way to find out what both venues have to offer for audiences with access needs.


Find out more

Frazer Waller, Modern Mean, 2002. Photograph (detail)

Next Exhibition

New Art MK

Eight Artists From Milton Keynes

8 July – 11 September 2011


An exciting group exhibition by eight emerging artists from Milton Keynes who work in a range of media including photography, drawing, painting and cross-stitching.


Find out more


900 Midsummer Blvd
Milton Keynes MK9 3QA
T +44 (0)1908 676 900

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