December Newsletter

Opening Next Week

States and Spaces

A Survey by Project Art Works


9 December 2011 - 
8 January 2012 

The exhibition presents immersive and sensory installations, film and sound, developed and produced by Project Art Works, an artist-led organisation which conducts visual art projects for individuals with profound neurological impairments.


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Exhibition / Preview


Exhibition Preview and Seminar Next Friday

Friday 9 December 


Exhibition Seminar / 2-5pm / Free

Exploring our collective experience of space and inclusivity in the built environment. Speakers include architect Paul Shepheard, visual artist and Project Art Works Director Kate Adams, Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr Peter Baker, along with young adults with autism.


Exhibition Preview / 6-8pm / Free

Join us for the launch of States and Spaces.

Christmas Offers in the Shop

Enjoy 25% off a wide-range of limited edition prints. The perfect, unique gift for art lovers this Christmas.


Visit our Gallery Shop, where you'll find a hand-picked selection of art-inspired gifts for children, including kaleidoscope and collage-making kits.


Shop online

All purchases help to support MK Gallery

Film Still: Don't Think Too Much

Video Space

This monthly video programme presents a series of films by some of the artists who have worked on the exhibition States and Spaces.


Artists include Kate Adams, Sarah Broome, Tim Corrigan, Shona Illingworth and Andrew Kötting.


Thursday Scratch Nights

Sound Art1 December

An evening of sound art in collaboration with The Agency Gallery


Live Music / 15 December

Line up of live music from Sculpture, Talvihorros and Duke of Zuke


Film Screening / 29 December

Outside In. An intimate, often comic documentary, exploring disability


Doors open 6.30pm / All events free

Film still, Gallivant

Friday Night Films

Our programme of films selected by artists connected to MK Gallery


16 December / The Enigma of Kasper Hauser / Biography, Drama

23 December / Black Sun / Documentary

30 December / The Black Balloon / Drama, Romance

6 January / Gallivant / Documentary


All screenings start at 6.30pm. £5 (concessions £3)

See full listings

What is Contemporary Art?

Throughout February 2012, we'll be launching an exciting new series of illustrated talks in conjunction with the University of Northampton, which will explore land, landscape and nature in contemporary art practice.


For both beginners and art enthusiasts, these talks will offer a fascinating insight into contemporary art.


Register your interest

A print by Ellie

New Project Space Exhibition

MK Arts for Health: Arts on Prescription

1 December 2011 - 1 January 2012


This month’s exhibition in MK Gallery Project Space is presented by Milton Keynes-based arts charity MK Arts for Health. It comprises a range of prints, paintings and drawings made since July this year by participants on their Arts on Prescription project.


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Family workshop

Children and Families

Christmas Mini Makers

3, 10 and 17 December / 1 - 3pm / Ages 4+

A festive range of creative activities this month, including bauble-makingChristmas cross stitch and tree decorating. All for free!


Start the Art

Every Tuesday (excluding 27 Dec) / 11am - 12 noon 

Parent and Toddler Sessions for under 4’s. Join us on Tuesday 13 December for a special morning of festive activities.

Exhibition tour

Access Events

Here at MK Gallery we're committed to making our programme accessible to all visitors. This December we're offering free British Sign Language interpreted and audio described tours of our current exhibition.


Monday 19 December / BSL Interpreted Exhibition Tour / 11am

Monday 19 December / Audio Described Exhibition Tour / 2pm 

Book your free place, call 01908 558 305

Read our Visitor Access Guide

Christmas Opening Hours

We will be open for most of the Christmas period and hope you can come and join us during the holidays.


The Gallery will be closed 25, 26 December 2011 and 1 & 2 January 2012 with early closing at 5.30pm on 24 and 31 December 2011.


See what's on this December at MK Gallery



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