February 2018 Newsletter

City of Things

Until 4 February

Admission free

City of Things is a large-scale sound installation by composer and sound artist Caroline Devine.
Don't miss your last chance to experience this ambitious new artwork in the centre:mk. Commissioned for City Club, it celebrates the sounds of the unique city of Milton Keynes and captures the voices of thousands of local residents.


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Watch a short film about City of Things. Film by Miles Umney. 

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Emily Calland, I Find It Hard To Like Anyone

Project Space

Tight Modern Winners' Tour

2 - 24 February / Admission free


Tight Modern is the world's smallest temporary pop-up gallery; a miniature replica of the iconic Tate Modern; showcasing the work of artists on the margins. The artwork of 15 under-represented artists will be digitally projected alongside works by Arts for Health MK, Camphill Milton Keynes and Project Art Works. 


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Milton Keynes Reimagined

Events - Thursday Scratch Nights

Thursdays / 7pm / Free


8 February / Bikes vs Cars In this film, meet activists and thinkers who are fighting for better cities.


15 February / Our Favourite Buildings Which MK buildings would you like to see included on the Local Heritage Register?


22 February / Milton Keynes Reimagined University of Westminster MA Architecture students reimagine the landscaped borders of MK’s grid roads. 


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Film still from Human Flow

Events - Friday Night Film

Films begin at 7.30pm / £6 (£4 Concessions)

Book online or by calling 01908 676 900


2 February / Dunkirk Trapped on the beach, thousands of British and Allied troops face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.


9 February / The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki The true story of the Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title.


16 February / Blade Runner 2049 A new blade runner unearths a secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos.


23 February / Human Flow Ai Weiwei's detailed and heartbreaking exploration into the global refugee crisis.


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Structured Disasters

Events - Saturday Live Music

Structured Disasters present The Suggested Remedies


Live music from Yol, Daniel J Gregory, Spinecakes, Lee Riley, Aylwin, and Spasebar. Structured Disasters is a record label which promotes and profiles Aylesbury musicians, bringing new and interesting music to London, Milton Keynes and Oxford. 


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Start the Art

Children and Families

Start the Art

Every Tuesday and Wednesday / 11am - 12 noon / £1 on the door
For accompanied children aged under 5


Join us this February as we celebrate Chinese New Year! Each week we’ll explore different elements associated with these celebrations including light, colour and sound.


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Saturday Studio

Children and Families

Saturday Studio

Every Saturday / 1-3pm / 5+ year olds / £1 on the door 
Work together as a family to explore, question and create in these weekly artist-led sessions.


3 February / Fun and experimental drawing techniques 

10 February / Sculpture and model making

17 February / Create your own pop-up gallery space

24 February / Celebrate colour using paint and pencil


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MK Gallery expansion. Image courtesy 6a architects. 

Show your support for the MK Gallery expansion

We need your help raising the final amount to deliver a new, world-class cultural facility in Milton Keynes. Make Your Mark is a digital book ready and waiting for contributions from all those who value excellence in the arts. Share your creativity and enthusiasm for MK Gallery whilst helping us reach our fundraising total.  


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