Tag: Art

Art of the Year 2017

Wednesday 20th December 2017

We’ve had the pleasure of hosting a number of inspirational and innovative exhibitions from a range of international artists in the PAC Galleries this year – we caught up with our staff and volunteers to hear their thoughts on which pieces really stood out for them.
One exhibition in particular was … Continue Reading

We’re celebrating Volunteers Week!

Wednesday 7th June 2017

Over 21 million people volunteer in the UK at least once a year, and this contributes an estimated £23.9bn to the UK economy. Behind these big numbers is a big contribution, from people who are looking not for self-promotion but in-fact deserve the recognition of this seven day national celebration…. Continue Reading

“Môr Plastig addresses the state of pollution on our beaches and what we might be leaving for future generations”

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Ben Borthwick, Artistic Director at Plymouth Arts Centre, explores the latest exhibition in the PAC galleries from artist Mike Perry – LAND/SEA (Tir/Môr)

Archaeologists analyse the imprint of humanity on the world. They do this through study of the objects we make, the ways we use those objects … Continue Reading

Review: Multi Screen Improvisation Performed by Malcolm Le Grice and Keith Rowe

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Image: After Leonardo, Malcolm Le Grice, 2016. Photo: Josh Huxham
This evening I had the privilege of attending a performance of After Leonardo by Plymouth-born Artist Malcolm Le Grice and Keith Rowe at the Peninsula Arts Gallery, located within Plymouth University. As an attendee to the breath-taking show, I found myself … Continue Reading

Exhibition Review: Malcolm Le Grice: Present Moments and Passing Time

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Helen Tope has written a review of current exhibition Present Moments and Passing Time from artist Malcolm Le Grice. This exhibition is free to visit and open to all from 20th January to 18th March, here at the Plymouth Art Centre galleries.

 

Showing at Peninsula Arts and Plymouth Arts Centre, … Continue Reading

VIDEO: In Conversation with Malcolm Le Grice

Tuesday 31st January 2017

Watch our Facebook Live broadcast of Malcolm Le Grice in conversation with Plymouth Arts Centre’s Artistic Director Ben Borthwick at the preview of Present Moments and Passing Time on Thursday 19 January.
The exhibition celebrates the innovative and ground-breaking work of Plymouth-born Malcolm Le Grice, and how … Continue Reading

Insight: Megan Broadmeadow’s Astro Raggi.

Wednesday 7th December 2016

Megan Broadmeadow: Astro Raggi

Astro Raggi is in the PAC Galleries until January 7th 2017.

This exhibition begins with the story of Pasquale Quadri. Or rather a story about him. Megan Broadmeadow first heard of the Italian optician, who was also a cinema projectionist, and member of a band, from a lighting … Continue Reading

Art Review: Katya Sander – Publicness

Wednesday 21st September 2016

Art Review: Katya Sander – Publicness 

Katya Sander’s Publicness is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre from 1 September – 29 October. Helen Tope reviews the exhibition.

 

Publicness is an exhibition that takes stock of Katya Sander’s career to date, with many of the pieces revisited and recreated by Sander especially for Plymouth … Continue Reading