04 Oct
14 Dec

Festival of contemporary art

Art Sheffield 2013 brings together new commissions, exhibitions and performances, by international, UK and Sheffield-based artists at locations across the city. A programme of events, talks and discussions runs throughout the festival.

The Art Sheffield Festival 2013, closed on Saturday 14th December. Please find information about this year's festival using the menu on the left.

Our new website including a full listings service for Art Sheffield will be launched in the New Year. To keep up to date with what’s going on in Sheffield, please join our mailing list.

Art Sheffield is a consortium including: Bloc Projects, S1 Artspace, Sheffield Institute of Arts at Sheffield Hallam University, Site Gallery, Museums Sheffield and Yorkshire Artspace.


Art Sheffield is looking for passionate and enthusiastic volunteers to get involved in this year’s festival. As an Art Sheffield volunteer you will be a key part of a highly motivated festival team. Volunteers will have the opportunity to gain experience working in a lively contemporary arts environment, and will receive full training and briefing before the event. Areas in which volunteers may work include front of house and exhibition invigilation; marketing and social media; audience participation and feedback; technical support and installation; and special events.

Ideally we are looking for volunteers who can commit to at least 1 day a week throughout the festival period, however, there is a minimum of 6 days volunteering commitment.

Volunteers for Art Sheffield 2013 should:

In return, Art Sheffield will:

Opportunities for volunteers will be available in the following areas and may include the following tasks:

Festival Launch & Special Events

Technical & Installation

Front of House & Invigilation

Marketing & Social Media

Audience Participation & Feedback

If you are interested in volunteering with Art Sheffield festival, please complete our online Application Form and Equal Opportunities monitoring form.

If you have a query about volunteering with Art Sheffield Festival, or would like to complete your application in a different format, please email Jennifer Mulholland at festival@artsheffield.org.