Access Space

Marcin Szuba
14 May - 25 Jun 2011
An exhibition of new paintings. For Marcin painting is a way to show the innermost thoughts and emotions he does not usually share with anyone else. His works are reflections of his life, transformed into visual metaphors ..more

Access Space

Marcin Szuba
13 May
An exhibition of new paintings. For Marcin painting is a way to show the innermost thoughts and emotions he does not usually share with anyone else. His works are reflections of his life, transformed into visual metaphors. ..more

Access Space

Salim Malla
7 May - 18 Jun 2011
Salim Malla’s work is based on the idea of “reuse objects”, working with the concepts of time, space and energy, and establishing relations with the world of art, society and nature. This installation is the starting point of the REUSE project. ..more

Access Space

Salim Malla
6 May
Salim Malla’s work is based on the idea of “reuse objects”, working with the concepts of time, space and energy, and establishing relations with the world of art, society and nature ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

12 May
Alison Morton, Exhibition Programmer, will explain the background to the exhibition and tell you some of the individual stories behind the drawings. Free, no need to book ..more

S1 Artspace

RaRa Symposium: Just Do(ing) It
14 May
Artist-led and self-organised cultural activity as resistance to Capitalism. Building on previous RadicalAesthetics-RadicalArt (RaRa) events, this symposium explores strategies, tactics and work being carried out on the ground‚ by artists and cultural activists towards a better world. ..more

sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery

Maiada Aboud
19 May - 5 Jun 2011
Maiada Aboud's work in performance and video explores Middle Eastern culture, conflict and identity, from her perspective as an Arab Israeli Christian woman. ..more

Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery

Martyn Ware, Malcolm Garrett
3 May - 15 May 2011
a soundscape installation put together by Martyn Ware and Malcolm Garrett. With a theme of urban architecture and social dynamics, the installation projects Sheffield's relationship with the world at large. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Kateřina Šedá
4 May
Kateřina Šedá’s work encourages us to ‘question our place within our community’. Artists and engagement practitioners invite you to join a creative discussion about how art and creativity is making a difference for the people and communities of Sheffield. ..more

Sheffield Hallam University

16 May
Absence Makes the Mind Wander is an abstract exploration of a man’s struggle to make sense of his environment as he battles with the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease. ..more

Sheffield Hallam University

Absence Makes the Mind Wander
Tom Sparks, Lizzie Hefferin, Harry Rollin
17 May - 21 May 2011
an abstract exploration of a man’s struggle to make sense of his environment as he battles with the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease. Albert’s mind transports him back to happier times in his life as he fights the disorientation ..more

Cupola Gallery

6 May
An opening event which celebrates the start of two exhibitions at Cupola: Matroyshka by Kate Sully, and Something to Tickle our Fancy, a mixed group show. ..more

Cupola Gallery

Kate Sully
6 May - 3 Jul 2011
This series of work explores contemporary issues using a family of large scale Russian dolls to tell new stories, each one using a range of mixed media, relevant digital imagery and found objects. ..more

Cupola Gallery

6 May - 3 Jul 2011
A selected mixed group show across all media that tickles Cupola's fancy. Artwork which appeals directly to Cupola, much of which contains humour or connects to the spirit of optimism, celebration and enjoyment of art and artists. ..more

Creative Arts Development Space (CADS)

6 May
PRISM is one of Sheffield's leading contemporary art events, utilising various venues across the city to exhibit work by emerging and established artists. Featuring live music alongside works by an international selection of contemporary artists ..more

S1 Artspace

What it is Not - Screening & performance
5 May
A LUX touring programme bringing together new video works by UK based artists. Prior to the screening there will be a performance by David Raymond Conroy. ..more

Various Venues

30 Apr - 8 May 2011
Open Up Sheffield is the city's annual visual arts event, which offers artists the opportunity to showcase their work and engage a curious public. Over the next two weekends, 107 artists working in studios across Sheffield and South Yorkshire will open their doors ..more

Creative Arts Development Space (CADS)

30 Apr
An evening of live performance from artists featured in the Listen Up exhibition plus some guests. Performers include Mark Fell, Neil Webb, Ron Wright, David Morin and Adrian Moore. ..more

CADS

16 Apr - 4 May 2011
A sound art exhibition by various artists, including Ian Baxter, Matt Butt, Mark Fell, Neil Webb and Ron Wright. ..more

CADS

Listen Up - Opening event
15 Apr
A sound art exhibition by various artists, including Ian Baxter, Matt Butt, Mark Fell, Neil Webb and Ron Wright. ..more

Bloc

6 May
In association with Compass Live Art, Bloc Projects presents Ecstatic, an evening’s exploration of all things human through the medium of the body, identity and play. ..more

Bank Street Arts

A+B
Ian Baxter
28 Mar - 16 Apr 2011
Ian Baxter, Bank Street Art's artist in residence working in sonic art presents a new work, an installation situated in two barrel vaulted project spaces. ..more

Bank Street Arts

7 Apr
This interactive event is based on Sol LeWitt’s ’35 rules of conceptual art’, participants are invited to write on the provided t-shirts. Run in the fast paced Speed dating style event, participants will rotate and discuss each rule with other participants in the group. ..more

Bank Street Arts

Post Hoc - opening
Bryan Eccleshall, Angelina Ayers, Ian Baxter and Beverley Green
3 Apr
Bryan Eccleshall’s earlier residency at Bank Street,Gone, is being revisited and extended through a collaboration with Bryan, writers, including writer in residence, Angelina Ayers, and sound from resident artist, Ian Baxter. ..more

Peak Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University

Ian Kiaer
14 Apr
With an economy of means, Ian Kiaer mines the history of ideas, art and architecture. Made up of disposable materials, his installations are refined in terms of colour, texture and scale, evoking delicate physically and ideology distant landscapes. ..more

Peak Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University

Gravity: Artist Talk
Simon Bill
7 Apr
Simon Bill is a painter, writer and curator. His ‘oval paintings’ are an extended series of uniform size and shape but wildly disparate style, medium, technique and subject. He has written catalogue essays for Gavin Turk, Gary Hume and others and is represented by Patrick Painter Gallery in Los Angeles. ..more

Bloc

The MONUMENTAL Pictures - Opening
Dale Holmes
1 Apr
The opening event for the exhibition 'The MONUMENTAL Pictures', when Dale Holmes will be presenting two major new paintings 'MONUMENT (for B.P.)' and 'MONUMENT (for I.T.)'. The title of the show refers to the physical size of the work, the architecture that... ..more

Access Space

Xname (Eleonora Oreggia)
3 Apr
On Sunday 3rd April join Access Space as the Noise_Objects are inserted as landmarks in the urban space of Sheffield during a collective walk through the city trying to discover - and reinvent - Sheffield's identity. ..more

Access Space

with Xname (AKA Eleonora Oreggia)
31 Mar - 2 Apr 2011
Xname, Access Space's Artist in Residence, will be facilitating a series of workshops and activities including interventions in the city. Collect your old toys and any other interesting scrap material which stimulates your imagination and join the artist at Access Space. ..more

Bloc

The MONUMENTAL Pictures
Dale Holmes
1 Apr - 16 Apr 2011
Dale Holmes will be presenting two new paintings. The title of the show refers to the physical size of the work, the architecture that occurs from its making and the practice of formalist abstract painting. These works have been designed and constructed in response to the exhibition space, its interior ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Angel of History - Opening
Stephen Todd
1 Apr
A show of English seascapes that explores history, from the personal to the classical. It starts with an estuary sunset and ends at a city of gold. 'The angel of history, face turned towards the past’ (Walter Benjamin). Images are not passive to the passage of time. The ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Stephen Todd
1 Apr - 2 May 2011
A show of English seascapes that explores history, from the personal to the classical. It starts with an estuary sunset and ends at a city of gold. 'The angel of history, face turned towards the past’ (Walter Benjamin). Images are not passive to the passage of time. The ... ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Kateřina Šedá
2 Mar - 30 May 2011
Based in the Czech Republic, Kateřina Šedá is an acclaimed contemporary artist whose work often touches on ideas of community, memory and collective identity. In a new commission for Museums Sheffield, Líšeň Profile, Kateřina has worked with hundreds of Czech volunteers in a search for those individuals who best reflect ... ..more

Access Space

Noise Objects
Xname (Eleonora Oreggia)
8 Apr
A performance of Noise Objects and a screening of a video documenting Access Space's most recent artist in residence. Italian artist Xname (Eleonora Oreggia) will be in residence at Access Space from 22 March developing her electronics /intervention / performance project Noise_Objects in Public Space. ..more

Bank Street Arts

Post Hoc
Bryan Eccleshall, Angelina Ayers, Ian Baxter and Beverley Green
1 Apr - 9 Apr 2011
Bryan Eccleshall’s earlier residency at Bank Street, Gone, is being revisited and extended through a collaboration with Bryan, writers, including writer in residence, Angelina Ayers, and sound from resident artist, Ian Baxter. ..more

Access Space

Operational Art
James Wallbank
12 Mar - 30 Apr 2011
An exhibition and participatory project by James Wallbank. In our complex, networked culture, it is often difficult to see what is important and what is peripheral. What appears to be significant may be deceptive advertorial, misinformation or media hype. ..more

Site Gallery

Guy Ben-Ner
19 Mar - 14 May 2011
The first UK solo exhibition by Guy Ben-Ner in a public gallery, including a new commission: ‘Spies’. Guy Ben-Ner was born in Israel in 1969 and currently lives in Tel Aviv. Site has commissioned a new work ‘Spies’, which relates to the bible story of the ‘twelve spies’ who were ... ..more

Bloc Billboards

McCartneyVelardi
7 Mar - 7 Jun 2011
A new work for the Bloc Billboards by Nicola McCartney and Jonathan Velardi, who share a mutual interest in identity and stereotype within the context of popular culture through research and discussion. For the Bloc Billboards, the artists present two different works around themes of familiarity, seduction and the dream. ... ..more

S1 Artspace

Eva Berendes
19 Feb - 2 Apr 2011
People and Events will be the Decoration presents a series of new sculptures displayed across the gallery against the backdrop of a new large-scale curtain installation in what she refers to as a loose 'parcours' of objects. People and Events will be the Decoration is Berendes' first solo exhibition in ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

8 Feb - 5 Mar 2011
Anne Rook was a special jury prize winner in the 2009 Sheffield Artists’ Book Prize. Bank Street Arts is hosting an exhibition of Anne’s work around the theme of Spontaneous Cities, showing something of the breadth of her practice beyond the artist’s book. ..more

Castle Market, Sheffield

Jo Wallace, Judy Hockley, Silvia Champion
14 Feb - 14 Apr 2011
For two months Castle Market will be hosting three artists in residence. For ten weeks dedicated stalls on the Lower Floor of Castle Market will serve as a workspace for three Sheffield based artists, Jo Wallace, Judy Hockley and Silvia Champion. During this time each artist will develop a new ... ..more

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