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‘What is it like to be part of jelly?’ – Katie Maria Francis

Every now and then we ask people who join in for a little while to talk their experience and here we have a piece written by Katie Francis, who is just about to enter the 2nd year of her FdA Creative Arts and Design Practice. You can follow Katie’s progress over on her facebook page: […]

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Open for Art 4-6 July in pictures

Thank you to everyone who took part, volunteered, visited or exhibited during the Open for Art Weekend, here are a few pictures that tell multi stories. We will be back with Open for Art, 3-5 July 2015. All photos by Salvo Toscano  

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Open for Art – like to learn something new?

During the festival weekend, why not learn something new? We are starting to update our workshop listing page over here and there will be plenty more to choose from, from ‘Weaving a little person on sticks’, daily from 2-5pm with Caroline Marriott (£1.50 material charge), to lino cutting and a pop up print room.  These […]

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Open for Art 2014

A three day Town Centre arts festival to showcase Reading’s hidden talent and creative industries Workshops to ‘pop-up’ exhibitions and artists’ studios in unexpected places, to trails and talks in our most loved spaces, the Open For Art Weekend Festival encompasses all that is great about the arts, heritage and culture. Friday 4th, Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th July welcomes […]

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Open Air Art Challenge – Open for Art Weekend

Sunday 6th July, Broad Street West Artists are invited to come and create their own works inspired by Reading, either from the surroundings around them or from an original idea of their own within 3 hours on Broad Street West. You will need to bring all your own materials and easel (and a chair if […]

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Cultivation Field, exhibition 8-22 June 2012

Cultivation Field 8th – 22nd June 2012   3rd Floor, 42 Market Place, Reading, RG1 2DE and The Keep, 571 Oxford Road, Reading, RG30 1HL   Opening: 7th June 2012 17.00-19.00 at 42 Market Place and 19:00-21:00 at The Keep   Open hours: 8th June 12:00-16:00; 9th to 22nd June 12:00-18:00 (42 Market Place is […]

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Context: Chris Stevens

Context: Chris Stevens Town-wide exhibition Reading Friday 11th May Private view & free walking tour with the artist & curator Saturday 12th May – Saturday 3rd June 2012 exhibition open Two Reading-based art organisations, roves and roams and Jelly, are working in collaboration to produce a town-wide exhibition of paintings by London-based painter Chris Stevens. […]

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The Museum Tree

This week we have been installing The Museum Tree, a project between Reading Museum, St Martin's Primary School, Wilson Primary School and Jon Lockhart. Here are some pictures taken during installation: The work will be exhibited until 9 May in Market Place Reading. We also said goodbye to the work of Justin Partyka in partnership […]

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Field Work: photographs of East Anglia by Justin Partyka

Field Work: photographs of East Anglia by Justin Partyka 21st  January to 22 April, 2012 Museum of English Rural Life   ‘Field work: photographs from East Anglia by Justin Partyka’ opens on Saturday January 21st. Partyka's striking photographs challenge contemporary ideas of farming in an age when industrial agriculture dominates, and capture the marginal way […]

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The Mosaic Lisa

The Current Open for Art installation at 173 Friar Street, Reading (by Town Hall Square) is The Mosaic Lisa and it is looking for a new home. The Mosaic Lisa was begun in 2007 as part of a community art project (The Dept. of Good Ideas) run by local artist Andy Noyes, with the help […]

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