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April 2011 Newsletter

New Exhibition

 

Gareth Jones

15 April - 26 June 2011

 

Gareth Jones explores the social and cultural landscape of Milton Keynes in the 1970s.

 

More information

 

Exhibition Preview

Thursday 14 April

6-10pm / Free / All welcome

 

Join us for the launch of our Gareth Jones exhibition. Starting at 6pm, Director Anthony Spira will say a few words of welcome at 7pm, followed by drinks and canapés.

 

Explore the exhibition with one of our Live Guides, every Saturday

1-3pm.

Ten. Photo Danny Ross, 2011

Scratch Nights

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

 

7 April / Live Music / 6.45pm 

An evening of live music from artists Solus Rex, Ten and Treasure Teeth. Read more

 

21 April / Performance: Jamie Shovlin / 7.15pm

Lustfaust will perform a live score to Jesus Rinzoli’s notorious slasher film Hiker Meat (1981). Read more

 

28 April / Performance: Dancing Brick and Caroline Devine / 6.45pm

Snippets of sound, images and performance from what promises to be a poignant and beautiful new play. Read more


Project Space

Myth or Reality?

7 April – 1 May 2011

Private View: Thursday 7 April, 6 - 7.30pm. All welcome

 

For this month's Project Space exhibition the pupils of Romans Field School in Bletchley present an exhibition of film, sculpture and mixed media work in response to our recent exhibition by Gerard Byrne.

 

Find out more

Family Programme

Art Trolley: Every Saturday during exhibitions / 11am - 1pm / Free

Free art sessions for families, which offer you creative and enjoyable ways to enjoy our exhibition.

 

Family Day: Saturday 14 May / 11am-12noon / Free

Family-friendly activities, all centred around dance, music and the visual arts / Photos from previous family day

 

Coffee Mornings: Every Thursday in May / 10.30- 11.30 am / Free

Join gallery staff for an informal discussion about art, life and everything in between over a nice cup of tea and cake!

 

Start the Art: Every Tuesday from May / 10.30am-12noon / Free

Parent and toddler sessions

Making Art Work for Milton Keynes

Last month we hosted an event at the gallery to showcase our learning and community programme.

 

Watch our latest video to see the continued work MK Gallery is doing in the community and ways in which you can get involved.

 

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Arts Council Funding Maintained

We're delighted to confirm that our Arts Council funding has been maintained.

 

Gallery Director, Anthony Spira, said of the announcement,

"I am delighted that the Arts Council continues to recognise the benefits of investing in MK Gallery and in turn the city. The funds we receive are channelled into programmes by, for and with people in MK".

 

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