Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Sarah Woodfine
27 Nov
Island is a new commission for the Graves Gallery by British artist Sarah Woodfine, in response to William Maw Egley's Lady of Shallot (1858) in Sheffield's art collection. Through her work, Woodfine explores imaginary worlds that border between the familiar and fantastical. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Sutapa Biswas
27 Nov
A new contemporary artwork for Sheffield's collection. Magnesium Bird is an evocative and haunting work by Indian-born British artist Sutapa Biswas, filmed in the walled gardens at Harewood House, North Yorkshire. Sutapa Biswas' work often engages with issues of time, desire, feminism, cultural identity and memory, and are inspired by ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

Ian Baxter
16 Nov - 18 Dec 2010
Listening to the Building is the first work of Ian’s residency at Bank Street. His practice involves creating gradually evolving soundscapes that subtly effect the environments in which they are placed. His work will be reflexive in nature, using the character of the spaces in Bank Street to shape the ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

Lorna Barrowclough
15 Nov - 18 Dec 2010
Bank Street Arts offers a unique insight into both the process and product of artistic creation and to discover artist Lorna Barrowclough’s perspective on the relationship between art and location. Using a limited 7-day time frame, an unknown space and site-specific objects, Barrowclough will explore the wonder of small, crude, replicated ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

23 Nov - 18 Dec 2010
Bank Street Arts is proud to present Minutiae, the final open submission show of 2010 showing work by 28 artists, both local and international each of whom has responded to the one word title brief ‘minutiae’ from a different angle. The exhibition encourages viewers to explore each artwork in detail ... ..more

Site Gallery

Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone
14 Jan
As part of their Site Platform exhibition, Things to Come (1936), which takes place from 11 – 29 January, Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone will screen previous films from their series and talk about the project with Lisa le Feuvre, Director of The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds and co-curator ... ..more

Site Gallery

Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone
11 Jan - 29 Jan 2011
Site Platform offers an opportunity for artists to use the gallery space to develop new work in the gallery setting whilst also allowing audiences to engage with the process. The artists are each given up to two weeks in the gallery, during which the projects change and develop or incorporate ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Marcia Farquhar
8 Dec
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. They will consider how the concept of provocation is at its most incisive ... ..more

Site Gallery

Richard William Wheater
17 Dec
As part of Richard William Wheater's Site Platform exhibition, which takes place from 1-18 December, the neon piece the artist is will be developing will be finally completed and lit, revealing the full text. Everyone is welcome at this event, which will be followed by seasonal refreshments. ..more

Site Gallery

Richard William Wheater
1 Dec - 18 Dec 2010
Site Platform offers an opportunity for artists to use the gallery space to develop new work in the gallery setting whilst also allowing audiences to engage with the process. The artists are each given up to two weeks in the gallery, during which the projects change and develop or incorporate ... ..more

S1 Artspace

Fifteen - opening event
10 Dec
An exhibition that includes over 50 artists from S1’s 15 year history. ..more

Access Space

25 Jul
Access Space brings you the latest animated movie created with the free/open source 3D creation suite Blender and a half hour information film about the technical foundations of modern digital media. Free entry. Coffee, tea, wifi and biscuits. This is a Doc/Fest fringe event ..more

University of Sheffield

19 Nov
Self-determined progression towards an unspecified future (hope), Ernst Bloch suggests, occurs extra-territorially, a space where ‘individuals are not what they are but what they will be’. In this way, endeavouris united with aspiration for the future. This shift from being to becoming is expressed through Bloch’s notion of ‘homeland’; a ... ..more

Yorkshire Artspace: Persistence Works

19 Nov - 21 Nov 2010
This November you are invited to meet artists based at Yorkshire Artspace, when they host our annual Open Studios event. Over 50 artists and makers will be welcoming people into their workspaces, which are usually closed to the public. The 2010 Yorkshire Artspace annual Open Studios weekend this year includes ... ..more

Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery

Miguel Santos
17 Nov
An exhibition of new photographs and film by Portuguese artist Miguel Santos. Based on his own journeys - from the Arctic to Morocco - Santos will exhibit three different works investigating traveling and movement, engaging the observer in a journey of self-reflection. ..more

Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery

Miguel Santos
18 Nov - 26 Nov 2010
An exhibition of new photographs and film by Portuguese artist Miguel Santos. Based on his own journeys - from the Arctic to Morocco - Santos will exhibit three different works investigating traveling and movement, engaging the observer in a journey of self-reflection. ..more

Site Gallery

27 Nov
Toby Heys and Steve Goodman will talk about their Site Platform project, Unsound Systems, in conversation with Caroline Dubois, sound and performance artist and writer from Montreal. ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Phil Collins
1 Dec
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. They will consider how the concept of provocation is at its most incisive ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Craig Richardson
24 Nov
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. They will consider how the concept of provocation is at its most incisive ... ..more

Bungalows and Bears

13 Nov
Unquiet Desperation is a literature magazine that focuses on the underground artistic community, and organises events that aim to bring together fine music, art, poetry, photography and visual culture all under one roof, once a month. ..more

Site Gallery

AUDiNT (Toby Heys + Steve Goodman)
13 Nov - 27 Nov 2010
Site Platform offers an opportunity for artists to use the gallery space to develop new work in the gallery setting whilst also allowing audiences to engage with the process. The artists are each given up to two weeks in the gallery, during which the projects change and develop or incorporate ... ..more

Bloc

Kate Pickering - opening event
12 Nov
Kate Pickering is an artist who lives and works in London, having recently completed her MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College (2009). Her undergraduate degree in Fine Art was completed at Sheffield Hallam University in 2005. ..more

Bloc

12 Nov - 27 Nov 2010
Kate Pickering is an artist who lives and works in London, having recently completed her MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College (2009). Her undergraduate degree in Fine Art was completed at Sheffield Hallam University in 2005. ..more

Bloc

6 Nov
ASSEMBLY is a series of one-off events offering new and emerging artists a platform to show or perform experimental ideas or work in progress, within the gallery and its adjoining courtyard. Each ASSEMBLY event is themed; past ASSEMBLY events have featured exciting and diverse approaches to the subjects as varied as ... ..more

Access Space

Technical Silence
Ivan Rabodzeenko
23 Oct - 24 Nov 2010
Comprising painted works within an environment of technical geometry and programmed sound, "Technical Silence" is an intimate installation, exploring our sensory perception as it is over-fed with the various social and physical experiments we face in our everyday lives. ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Transmission: PROVOCATION
Screening: A Rolling Stone: The Dynamics of Cliché a film by Sally O’Reilly
17 Nov
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. They will consider how the concept of provocation is at its most incisive ... ..more

Showroom

'Focus (No.1)', Sam Holden
Sheffield Doc/Fest
Documentaries about the Arts
3 Nov - 7 Nov 2010
Among the 130 film line-up at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest are 5 feature docs and 1 short which look at the arts. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

John Armstrong, Dreaming Head, 1938
Art in Britain 1914 - 1945
6 Oct - 30 Jan 2011
An exhibition exploring one of the most momentous periods in British history and a critical point in the development of Modern British Art. Curated by Museums Sheffield as part of the Great British Art Debate, Restless Times: Art in Britain 1914 – 1945 will show how an era of difficulty ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Thomas Thwaites
10 Nov
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. Thomas Thwaites is a designer whose work examines how technology, science, and economics ... ..more

Access Space

sustainable aesthetic
Alan Withington
16 Oct - 27 Nov 2010
An exhibition of photography by Alan Withington. The artist photographs lightly managed or unmanaged elements of the landscape and ephemeral moments of light interacting with natural and built forms. He endeavours to find the exotic in places closer to home rather than in far distant locations. In finding a ... ..more

The Old Sweet Shop

Famous When Dead
23 Oct - 30 Nov 2010
Famous When Dead’s work is a creative response to his industrial surroundings. Inspired by his children and the urge to progress beyond the everyday mundane, his vibrant works of art are often described as fresh & edgy talking points that demand a second look. ..more

Site Gallery

Tobias Rehberger
21 Jul - 30 Dec 2010
For their 30th anniversary Site has commissioned new work by internationally renowned German artist Tobias Rehberger, which is now up in our foyer and resource area. Made of intricate coloured velcro strips, the work aims to link our reception and shop area with the new cafe, due to reopen in ... ..more

Yorkshire Artspace: Persistence Works

Robert Casselton Clark
20 Apr - 31 Dec 2010
Persistence Works, Yorkshire Artspace’s award winning flagship building on Brown Street in Sheffield, has recently installed a monumental 30 metre long artwork that covers the length of its front wall. Robert Casselton Clark, an artist who has had a studio with Yorkshire Artspace since the 1980s, created this ambitious new ... ..more

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