February 2011 Newsletter

Current Exhibition


Gerard Byrne

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


14 January - 3 April 2011


Photographs, film, text and sound by the Irish artist Gerard Byrne, exploring the myth of the Loch Ness Monster.


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Towards a Gestalt Image - Loch Ness & Fact. Image courtesy the artist.

Watch an Interview with the Artist

Filmed during the installation, artist Gerard Byrne talks about the key themes and ideas around his latest exhibition at MK Gallery.


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


Find out more / To book call 01908 676 900

Film still: Paper Lanterns (2003). 

Photo: Matt Smith


Scratch Nights in February

3 February: Artist Film Screening / Doors open 6.45pm / Free

Artist Matt Smith presents a selection of his video pieces, exploring the relationships between modernity and the natural world. Read more


10 February: Unrealised Projects / Starts at 6.30pm / Free

Join us for the closing of Unrealised Projects Volume 4. With the presentation of six new works of art; the artists discuss their journey from their own unrealised ideas into production. Read more


17 February: Film Screening / Starts at 6.30pm / Free

A screening of The Rocky Road to Dublin (1967), exploring the social, political and religious state of the Republic of Ireland at the time. Read more


24 February: An Evening of Spoken Word / 6.30 - 8.30pm / Free

An evening of spoken word, film and other shenanigans from the allegedly literary Structo. Magazine. Read more

Image courtesy Elizabeth Gordon.

Project Space

True Story

3 – 27 February 2011 /  Preview 3 February, 6 - 7.30pm


Local photographic art group Catch Light Collective and film artist Luke Williams present their latest show ‘True Story’.


Created especially to accompany our current exhibition, this collaborative show explores how art can be interpreted by other media.


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Family Programme

21, 22 & 23 February: Half Term Workshops / £8, all 3 for £20 

10am – 12noon for 5-7 year olds / 2 – 4pm for 8-10 year olds


Come along and help us create colourful, large-scale carnival objects for our lively carnival parade, as part of our Family Day on 26 February. Find out more / To book call 01908 676 900.


26 February: Family Day /  12noon - 3pm / Free

Have fun making 'Loch Ness Monster' inspired objects in a selection of different art and craft activities ready to take part in a lively parade through Theatre District. Find out more

Photo: Derek Wales.

Access Tour

Audio Description & BSL Interpretation

28 February / 1 - 2pm / Free


Join our Learning Team for an informal tour of our current exhibition, with British Sign Language interpretation and audio description of the art works discussed.


No booking required / Read our Visitor Access Guide

David Austen, Kiss Me Stupid, 2006.

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