March 2011 Newsletter
Current Exhibition



Gerard Byrne

Case Study: Loch Ness (Some possibilities and problems), 2001-2011


Until 3 April 


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Gerard Byrne   Case Study: Loch Ness (Some possibilities and problems), 2001-2011.  Photo: Andy Keate

Gerard Byrne exhibition visitors

Gerard Byrne: In Conversation

26 March 2011 / 3pm / £3, £2 concessions


Gerard Byrne returns to Milton Keynes for a discussion with Dublin-based writer, lecturer and researcher, Dr. Maeve Connolly about the current exhibition.


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Brewing Up by Festive Road

Project Space

Brewing Up by Festive Road
3 March - 3 April 2011


This display features Brewing Up, an ongoing project led by MK-based carnival arts company Festive Road, which explores the many traditions which surround our nation's great tea drinking obsession.


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Andy Holden and the Grubby Mitts at Tate Britain

Scratch Nights

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


3 March / 6.30pm  Mark Pilkington - Making Monsters
A talk about monster legends.  Find out more 

10 March / 6.30pm  Carlos Noronha Feio - Snow wall, will you show me the way to restart it all?

Artist's film screening and discussion.  Find out more


17 March / 6.45pm  Entr’acte presents Adam Asnan, Jacques Beloeil, Theo Burt/Tim Wright and Mark Vernon. 
An evening of video and sound art.  Find out more


24 March / 6.30pm Mimosa/Moize - Hear One Near and Think of the Other
A performance exploring acoustics.  Find out more


31 March/ 7.30pm  The Grubby Mitts supported by Ricky Leach.
Live music from this five-piece band from Bedforshire. Find out more

A toddler enjoying 'Start the Art'

Family Programme

Start the Art: Parent and Toddler Sessions

Every Tuesday throughout March / 10.30am-12noon / Free


Join our friendly artists who will help you and your toddler explore the joys of art through these playful sessions.


Family Friendly Tour

Saturday 12 March / 1pm / Free


An informal, family friendly tour of our current exhibition - designed to help the whole family explore some of the key themes in the exhibition.


Lost & Found members networking

Youth Arts Networking Event


Thursday 3 March / 3.30-5pm / Free


A quirky networking event for artists, educators, young people, arts organisations, teachers and funders working in youth arts. Designed in collaboration with Lost & Found, MK Gallery's Youth-led Committee, to offer networking with a twist! 


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Family Day Visitors
Photo: Derek Wales

Making Art Work for Milton Keynes

Thursday 24 March, 4-6pm
Event Media Partner: MK News


This annual event provides highlights from MK Gallery's learning and community programme. Hear a selection of short presentations from project partners, including Inter-Action MK, Romans Field School and Project Art Works.  All welcome but spaces are limited so pre-booking essential.


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Sliced Cube No. 2, 1998

Collage on card. Image courtesy the artist


Next Exhibition: Gareth Jones

15 April - 26 June 2011
Preview 14 April 6pm-10pm.  All welcome.

Gareth Jones (born 1965) is a London-based artist who grew up in Milton Keynes.  For this, his first major solo exhibition in a public gallery, he will research the original publicity photographs taken to promote the new city and create a sequence of installations that explores how identity is constructed through architecture and advertising.


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The Fifties in 3D - Festival of Britain audience wearing special glasses watch a 3D 'stereoscopic film'

Artist Call for 3D TV Families

Buckinghamshire based photographer Frazer Waller is documenting the shift towards 3D television. The resulting work will be shown at MK Gallery this summer.


Any families with 3D TV interested in participating or learning more are invited to email Frazer at info@frazerwaller.com.


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