Musuems Sheffield: Graves Gallery

10 Nov - 14 Mar 2009
Three contemporary artworks from Tate are now on display in the Graves, courtesy of the ongoing Visual Dialogues project. Self Portrait as a Businessman, by Pawel Althamer, Butterfly Catchers, by Hannah Starkey and Boats by Bethan Huws, all make connections with existing works in Sheffield’s collection. ..more

Access Space

Kate Vale & James Wallbank
15 Nov - 12 Mar 2009
The Objective Room is a site specific installation created for Access Space, inspired by a room described in one of C.S. Lewis's theological science fiction novels. ..more

Site Gallery

22 Nov - 31 Jan 2009
An exhibition exploring the tension between language and image through film and video, playing with the power of narration, the voiceover and the use of text to draw attention to language’s role in film ..more

S1 Artspace

S1 Artspace Xmas Party
12 Dec
S1 Artspace invite all to their seasonal celebrations, which this year is themed on ‘Modernist Monochrome Christmas Fun’ with DJs Jeremy Deller, Ian Anderson, Brown Owl & Haroon Mirza. The fancy dress code for the evening is Monochrome/Wonderland Woolies. Suggested donation for entry: £2.50 ..more

Showroom

Artist Talk with Nancy Hwang
10 Dec
Nancy Hwang’s art is often involved with providing the public with such everyday services as exercise training, baking, hair shampooing, and relaxing in a video lounge. Originally from Seoul in Korea, she currently lives in New York. ..more

Showroom

Transmission: Host
Artist Talk with Marko Maetamm
3 Dec
Marko Maetamm is a multimedia artist from Estonia. He combines different mediums, working with video, drawing, books, and objects, and exhibition internationally. He recently represented Estonia in the Venice Biennale in 2007. ..more

Showroom

Artist Talk with Pil and Galia Kollectiv
26 Nov
Pil and Galia Kollectiv are London-based artists, writers, lecturers, and curators working in collaboration. Their art work is primarily film and performance-based and explores the utopian discourses of the twentieth century and the way they operate in a changing landscape of creative work and instrumentalised leisure. ..more

Cupola Gallery

28 Nov - 10 Jan 2009
An Open Submission show, in which conceptual works sit alongside contemporary works in more traditional formats including painting, printmaking, stone sculpture, ceramics, jewellery, textiles, glass, wood, photography and mixed media works. ..more

Encounters Shop

2 Dec
The second in a series of open monthly sessions inviting discussion around participation, action and interdiscipliary collaboration in local urban contexts. With presentations from Andy Abbott, Leeds based artist, writer and curator/Black Dogs, and Florian Cossack, architect and curator, University of Sheffield School of Architecture. ..more

Encounters Shop

Invitations to Join In 2: One Word
24 Nov - 25 Dec 2008
Invitations to Join in 2: One Word is an interactive window display beginning on 24th November at dusk and continuing at the same time everyday until Christmas Day. You are invited to submit one word that you would like to see projected onto the Encounters shop window after dark. ..more

Encounters Shop

16 Wostenholm Road, Sheffield, S7 1LJ
25 Jul
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S1 Artspace

Pil and Galia Kollectiv
11 Oct - 15 Nov 2008
Pil and Galia Kollectiv present photographic documentation of rehearsals for an opera that was never performed, inspired by Svetlana, the daughter of Stalin who defected from the Soviet Union twice. ..more

Bloc

Steve Hawley
8 Nov - 22 Nov 2008
An exhibition by Sheffield based artist, Steve Hawley. Not to Scale is a video that uses images shot in model villages around Britain. There is something about the model village (or miniature park) that combines nostalgia with a peculiarly English surrealism, the surrealism of Lewis Carroll and The Borrowers. Yet ... ..more

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S1 Artspace

27 Nov - 12 Dec 2008
New paintings by John Burke, sculpture by Haroon Mirza and Jerome Harrington, photography by Charlotte Morgan and video and sound works by Katie Davies. The work has been selected through an open call to the membership by Josephine Flynn, Emma Cocker and David Martin. ..more

Bank Street Arts

Opening event
15 Nov
Programmed to take place during Off The Shelf Festival, Bank St Arts presents an exhibition of artists' books from all over the world submitted in response to an open call for entries. Upon entry into a gallery full of comfy seating, all visitors will be invited to participate in the ... ..more

S1 Artspace

26 Nov
For one evening only, 16 artists at S1 ArtSpace will be opening their studios to coincide with the opening of the annual Members Show. This year the Members show is a curated exhibition featuring work by John Burke, Katie Davies, Jerome Harrington, Haroon Mirza and Charlotte Morgan. Selected by Emma ... ..more

Showroom

Prism
19 Nov
The inaugural event for Prism, a new programme of contemporary art events commissioned by The Showroom Cinema. Taking place after Sheffield Hallam University’s Transmission lectures, it aims to take on the themes discussed and expand them into an evening of new commissioned work. Submissions will be taken from both established ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Matt Clarke
24 Oct - 22 Nov 2008
A selection of oil and mixed media paintings by Matt Clarke depicting nature as it is seen down the double ended Macroscope. Sourced from both satellite photography and microscopic imagery, the work explores the world from either end of our visual range. When viewed from a distance, the works look ... ..more

Yorkshire ArtSpace: Persistence Works

22 Nov
Behind the scenes tours of Persistence Works, home of Yorkshire ArtSpace Society. Join artists Tracey Holland and Chloe Brown, contemporary artists based at Persistence Works, for a tour of this award winning building. They will show you round the studios, talk about the artists working in the building, and share ... ..more

Yorkshire ArtSpace: Persistence Works

Open Studios at Persistence Works
21 Nov - 22 Nov 2008
Yorkshire ArtSpace: Persistence Works, open their doors to the public once again for this annual Autumn event. See work by over 50 contemporary artists and makers, and explore this award-winning building, the largest purpose built studio complex in the UK. ..more

Bank Street Arts

Open studios at Bank Street Arts
29 Nov
Bank Street Arts is a new studio and gallery complex in Sheffield City Centre. Housed in listed Georgian terraces situated behind the Cathedral, the complex aims to provide a home, venue and setting for a wide range of creative individuals and organisations. One of the key elements of their work ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

27 Nov
Ken Horne is the first Artist in Residence at Bank Street Arts, which aims to support artists from the region by providing studio space and/or exhibition opportunities. This exhibition is a culmination of his residency that started in April, showing a new series of works using recycled metal, in particular ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

Ken Horne
28 Nov - 24 Dec 2008
Ken Horne is the first Artist in Residence at Bank Street Arts, which aims to support artists from the region by providing studio space and/or exhibition opportunities. This exhibition is a culmination of his residency that started in April, showing a new series of works using recycled metal, in particular ... ..more

S1 Artspace

Units 4A-6B Trafalgar Crt, Milton St, S1 4JU
25 Jul
0114 249 3386 | info@s1artspace.org | S1 Artspace is an artist-led organisation providing studio space for over twenty artists. It also has a project space, which presents an annual programme of contemporary exhibitions, screenings and events. ..more

Yorkshire ArtSpace: Persistence Works

21 Brown Street S1 2BS
25 Jul
0114 276 1769 | info@artspace.org.uk | Yorkshire ArtSpace is home to Persistence Works, and is the UK’s first purpose built studio complex for artists and craftspeople. The building provides studio space for sixty eight practicing artists and craftspeople as well as exhibition and project spaces, and an education space. ..more

Site Gallery

Opening event
21 Nov
The opening of 'Never let the truth get in the way of a good story', an exhibition exploring the tension between language and image through film and video ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Arundel Gate, S1 2PP
25 Jul
The Millennium Gallery houses historic collections, temporary art, craft and design shows, and usually one contemporary art exhibition a year. Contemporary art installations are often seen in its public spaces, along with film, animation and video ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 1XZ
25 Jul
Situated above the Central Library, The Graves Gallery houses Sheffield's city art collection which includes some recent acquisitions such as Marc Quinn's Kiss and Sam Taylor-Wood's Self Portrait Suspended VII. The gallery also shows contemporary exhibitions. ..more

Cupola Gallery

178a Middlewood Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield, S6 1TD
25 Jul
A commercial art gallery based in Hillsborough, Sheffield, which has a diverse programme of visual art and craft exhibitions and events. ..more

Bloc

71 Eyre Lane, Sheffield, S1 4RB
25 Jul
Bloc is a studio complex housing over 60 contemporary visual artists. It's gallery runs an ongoing exhibition and events programme, showcasing work by new and emerging artists from Sheffield and beyond. ..more

Bank Street Arts

32-40 Bank Street, Sheffield, S1 2D
25 Jul
Bank Street Arts is a new studio and gallery complex in Sheffield City Centre. Housed in listed Georgian terraces only a stone’s throw from the market and the Cathedral, the complex aims to provide a home, venue and setting for a wide range of creative individuals and organisations. ..more

25 Jul
Access Space is the UK's first "Free Media Lab" - a community space equipped with locally recycled computers running free, open source software. They provide a framework, resources and support for self-directed learning, arts and creativity. ..more

Site Gallery

1 Brown Street, S1 2BS
25 Jul
Sheffield's international contemporary art centre. ..more

Site Gallery

24 Jan
A talk on some of the issues raised by the exhibition 'Never let the truth get in the way of a good story by Dr Rachel Moore' ..more

Sheffield Anglican Cathedral

John Brokenshire
4 Oct - 12 Nov 2008
An exhibition of painting and drawing, tackling themes of judgement and mercy, responding directly to two works in the Sheffield's city collection. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Kongkee
9 Aug - 14 Jan 2009
New animated work by Hong Kong-based artist Kongkee, featuring comics, animation and video. The work explores people and place, recording acute observations of modern society, and looks at the pressures and messages that inhabit the contemporary urban environment ..more

25 Jul
‘Ivory’ from ‘The Carbon Series’ by Paul Evans & Chris Jones   A one night only event. Visual artists Paul Evans and Brian Lewis in creative dialogue with poets Matthew Clegg, James Caruth, Andrew Hirst and Chris ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Gayle Chong Kwan
12 Apr - 31 Jan 2009
Taking her inspiration from an ancient Chinese tale and Sheffield’s unique collection of antique carved ivories, contemporary artist Gayle Chong Kwan has created The Land of Peach Blossom ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Seiko Kinoshita
24 Nov - 23 Nov 2009
24th Nov 2007 - 23rd Nov 2009. A new piece of sculptural art by Sheffield based Japanese artist Seiko Kinoshita, who was commissioned to create this large scale piece of work comprising 580 blue birds made from paper yarn. Blue Bird has been commissioned for the stairwell that links the ... ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Claire Morgan
18 Oct - 8 Mar 2009
An installation depicting the graceful flight and subsequent fall of a bird through clusters of privet leaves, continuing Morgan’s exploration of our relationship with the natural world. ..more

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