6 March 2016


Beacon News

Following a successful debut at the Venice Biennale last summer Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf and Sunscreen, two projects commissioned by EM15*, will be at one of our partners venues, New Art Exchange in Nottingham from 2 April – 19 June 2016.http://www.nae.org.uk/exhibition/doug-fishbones-leisure-land-golf/99

Before going on to another partner QUAD in Derby from 1 July – 4 September 2016

*EM15 is a collective of arts organisations from the East Midlands comprising New Art Exchange, QUAD, One Thoresby Street and Beacon Art Project with support from Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.

Also a gentle reminder that B.generous is continuing to raise funds for our programme of work and to ensure the sustainability of Beacon in the longer term. Your generosity will enable us to continue to curate, create and connect spaces for art, artists and audiences. PleaseB.generoushttp://beaconartproject.org/support/ 

Beacon Recommends

The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 1LP  Open Daily 10 - 4

Europarc-Marc Renshaw
27 February – 27 March 2016

Join Marc Renshaw on Saturday the 12th March for a drop-in event at The Collection in Lincoln where he'll be sharing extracts and reflections from his research for the Europarc project. There will also be corporate refreshments available throughout the day.

The Russell Chantry:Lothar Götz/Duncan Grant
13 February – 29 May 2016

CVAN,EM event for artists and arts organisations.  
Attenborough Arts, Leicester
Friday 18 March 2016 12 - 6pm.

The Contemporary Visual Arts Network for the East Midlands is holding its annual coming together for artists and arts organisations.  Join us for an afternoon of discussion around making it happen.  Emily Pethick, Director of The Showroom, London in conversation with Janna Graham, Head of Public Programmes and Research at Nottingham Contemporary will set the context for the event which will also feature contributions from members of the network.  For those who have not yet visited this is taking place at Attenborough Arts, there will be an opportunity to see Lucy & Jorge Orta's exhibition. Lunch will be included and after the event we will take a stroll through the city to the Phoenix via Leicester Print Workshop.  To book:https://goo.gl/j9UGfA