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Training and events

Archived events, conferences and training courses on public art and related areas

Current events can be found in the events hompage


    Mark Wallinger discusses his new work for PLOT09 on Governors Island, NY

    For the second in a series of artist talks leading to Creative Time's PLOT09: This World and Nearer Ones on Governors Island, British artist Mark Wallinger will discuss his past work and his new commission for PLOT09.

    25th June, 6.30 pm - 8.00pm


    Good deeds, smallest evils or pacts with the devil?

    Good deeds… is a series of workshops investigating how ‘cultural’ and ‘creative’ work is tied up in processes of urban regeneration. The next in this series of events, 'Instant ‘Community’ versus Long-term Involvement', takes place on 26th April 2014 and will focus on the significance of time, duration, process and different understandings of ‘community’ for artists’ and architects’ involvement within regeneration agendas.

    April 26, 2014


    Folkestone Triennial Conferences

    Folkestone Triennial has announced two conferences exploring topical issues in contemporary art. 'Imagined Cities', which will take place on the 11th and the 12th of October 2014, will bring together artists, architects, planners and thinkers to re-examine the notion of the city. Whilst 'The Sculpture Question', taking place on the 1st and 2nd of November 2014, will question how we define sculpture today.

    Imagined Cities:11th & 12th October; The Sculpture Question: 1st & 2nd November


    Manual Labours, 'The Complaining Body' event

    Manual Labours, In Certain Places and iROWE (Institute into Research for Organisations, Work and Employment) have announced an event to discuss the processes of complaining: from making to managing to mellowing - this event focuses on new research into workplace complaining.

    November 3, 2015, 5:00 pm

  • ixia: Public Art and the Planning Process Workshops (London)

    Workshop with guidance on the content of a Supplementary Planning Document for public art

    November 6, 2008

  • Symposium: Art as a 'Public' Issue

    Launch of a publication that explores art and how it informs notions of public space

    7 November 2008 10.30am - 6.00pm

  • Do You Want Or Need Public Art?

    Talk with Bob & Roberta Smith, Iris Balija and Matthew Poole

    November 8, 2008, 4:00 pm

  • Artists Making Places Conference

    Greenwich, London

    10 November 9.30-4.30

  • Value Added Conference, London

    Event exploring questions of value in relation to socially engaged artistic practice.

    12 November 2008, 10am-6pm

  • Professional portfolio development and review sessions

    Portfolio development training for artists, West Sussex

    10-14 November

  • What's That Coming Over The Hill? Placing Art in the Public Realm

    Cornwall Visual Arts Forum event

    November 17, 2008

  • On the Waterfront Conference - Culture, Heritage and Regeneration of Port Cities

    Conference in Liverpool

    19-21 November 2008

  • Working on live projects

    Working on live projects; training for artists, West Sussex

    17-21 November 2008

  • Arts and Health South West: AGM and Members' Showcase

    Event for members in Taunton

    November 25, 2008

  • Working with Architects

    Workshop for artists in Cork

    5 December 2008, 10.30am – 4.30pm

  • Adding New to Old, Building in Context 2008 Workshop, Barnsley

    Building in Context aims to inspire confidence in developing successful designs for new development in historic areas and forms part of CABE and English Heritage's national training programme.

    December 11, 2008

  • Working with Architects

    Workshop for artists in Dublin

    12 December 2008, 10am – 4pm

  • Presenting yourself and your concepts to private sector clients

    Presentation training for artists, West Sussex

    8–12 December 2008

  • One to one tender development surgery

    Tender development training for artists, West Sussex

    December 31, 2008, 12:00 am

  • Children in the Public Realm Conference

    A national conference looking at maing the public realm child friendly, South West

    Wednesday 14 January, 2009 - 10.00am to 2.30pm

  • Dartmoor Arts Presents Richard Wilson

    An illustrated talk by the double Turner prize nominee

    Wednesday 14th January 2009, 8pm

  • Art on the Underground: Richard Wentworth in Conversation with Emily King

    Richard Wentworth, one of Britain's leading contemporary artists, will be in conversation with design historian, writer and curator Emily King, to discuss the strategies artists and designers have used to make work for London Underground.

    January 20, 2009

  • ixia: Public Art and the Planning Process Workshops (Birmingham)

    Workshop that delivers guidance on the content of a Supplementary Planning Document for public art

    January 27, 2009

  • Ammonite Landform at Cleveland Lakes

    illustrated talk by renowned Landscape Sculptor Mick Petts

    Tuesday 27th January, 7pm

  • Anti-bodies launch event

    The programme takes the form of a series of contemporary art projects, developed for different cultural contexts.

    Thursday 19th February, 6.00pm - 8.00pm, Bristol

  • National Campaign for the Arts seminar

    An invitation to inform the next Arts manifesto

    Tuesday 3rd March 2009, 2.30pm - 5.30pm

  • Artists Talks

    Tea & Dawn Lyon in Conversation

    Wednesay 4th March, 7pm-8pm

  • Art, Landscape, Place: Urban Design Course: Birmingham City University

    Art, Landscape, Place. Seven day Urban Design Short Course for Continuing Professional Development.

    March 11, 2009

  • Talking Places: The Editors, Wakefield

    This informal event will cover key issues facing culture and regeneration in 2009.

    17th March 2009, 6.00pm - 7.30pm, The Orangery, Wakefield

  • Good Practice Seminar, Wakefield

    Could New Technology be the key to engaging young people in consultation about regeneration?Beam is providing an opportunity for professionals involved in regeneration to come together and discuss this topic.

    26th March 2009, 9.30am - 4pm, The Orangery, Wakefield

  • ONE DAY SCULPTURE: An International Symposium on Art, Place and Time

    The symposium will consider the issues underpinning the commissioning and production of temporary place-responsive artworks in the public domain.

    Te Papa Tongarewa, 26 – 28 MARCH 2009

  • Nutopia Symposium - Exploring the Metropolitan Imagination

    Nutopia crosses boundaries betweentown planners & artists, activists & architects, social/workers, regeneration agencies and academics to create a compelling new conversation on the 21st Century City.

    2nd - 3rd April 2009, Morgan Arcade, Cardiff.

  • Seeing The Bigger Picture, One day International Symposium, Birmingham

    Seeing The Bigger Picture is a symposium presenting recent ground- breaking approaches in European spatial planning. The day provides an exceptional opportunity for decision makers and practitioners to discuss the quality of life benefits of adopting a holistic and conceptual approach to landscape infrastructure in masterplanning and regeneration.

    7th April 2009, central Birmingham

  • Methods of Engagement and Articulation of Landscape, Tobermory, Isle of Mull

    Symposium with invited artists and local historians with a view to opening a discussion focusing on and around various concepts of landscape.

    7th - 8th April, 2009. Tobermory Arts Centre, Isle of Mull

  • Maximising the Importance of Arts and Culture throughout the Economic Downturn

    How do we continue to achieve world class arts and culture throughout the downturn?

    April 24, 2009

  • Art and the New Town

    Art and the New Town was a series of temporary visual art projects curated for Harlow by artist Roman Vasseur who will discuss this and his role as Lead Artist for the town.

    Part of the Art in the City Lecture Series, every Wednesday at 6.00pm

  • Foreground Projects

    In 2008, Foreground presented Intervention/Decoration, a major project in the market town of Frome, Somerset, that used the whole town as a site to explore how artists inspire our visions of what is possible in public spaces.

    Part of the Art in the City Lecture Series, every Wednesday at 6.00pm

  • RSA Debate - Can the Public be Trusted to Choose Public Art?

    Listen to this debate held at the RSA and hear audience questions answered on the RSA website.

    May 20, 2009, 8:00 pm

  • Art in the City Lecture Series

    Organised by Arnolfini and Bristol City Council, this programme of events continues to explore public art commissioning in Bristol and further afield.

    Every Wednesday through March, April and May 2009, at 6.00pm

  • Art in the City Lecture Series - MUF

    Since 1996 muf have established a reputation for pioneering and innovative projects that address the social, spatial and economic infrastructures of the public realm. Katherine Clarke of muf will talk about their work and projects, including those undertaken in Bristol.

    Wednesday 3rd June, 6.00 pm

  • 22nd International Sculpture Conference: CALL FOR PAPERS London, UK - April 2010

    Call for Papers for the ISC's 22nd International Sculpture Conference will explore and consider the potential of sculpture in the 21st century,

    June 4, 2009

  • Great Places, Great Cities 2009

    A two-day conference that turns the question of sustainability towards public spaces - June 4th - 5th 2009 in Glasgow, Scotland.

    June 4th - 5th, 2009, Galsgow, Scotland

  • Art in the City Lecture Series - One Day Sculpture

    One Day Sculpture was conceived as an alternative model for public art commissioning and placebased curating in New Zealand and involved the commissioning of 27 internationally acclaimed artists to produce temporary public artworks, each of which was presented for only 24 hours in five cities from 2008-9.

    Wednesday 10th June, 6.00 pm

  • Artist's Talk - Bringing the Outside In: Landscape and Experience

    Richard Cork in conversation with the artists about their approaches to landscape, as well as considering the impact of landscape within a hospital setting.

    6.30 pm, Barts Outpatient Department

  • Independent State - Matt Stokes talks about the Reveal Roadshow

    Matt Stokes won Beck's Futures in 2006 and was more recently named The Artist to Watch in 2009 by the Observer.

    June 16, 7pm - 9.30pm at the Masonic Hall, North Parade, Frome.

  • A Place for Creativity? Unlocking the original in urban design and development

    Bringing together all those involved in placemaking, art and design that have an interest in creating unique, interesting and stimulating places for people to live, work and play in.

    16th June, The Lowry, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester

  • Art in the City Lecture Series - Harrison Studio

    The Harrisons are two of the most influential living artists working today on ecological issues, working together for almost 40 years with biologists, ecologists, architects, urban planners and other artists to initiate collaborative dialogues.

    Wednesday 17th June, 6.00 pm

  • Free talk on the Tees Valley Giants public art initiative

    A free talk focusing on the Tees Valley Giants public art project, given by Sean Egan, Project Director, Tees Valley Regeneration.

    June 24, 2009, 2:00 pm

  • Cultural City: How Arts Policies Influence Space

    How can artists be brought further into spatial planning, such as regeneration? Might cultural policy be free of targets and an emphasis on 'outcomes and outputs'?

    June 24, 2009, 6:00 pm

  • What's Wrong with Competitions for Public Art and Architecture?

    The final event of Art and Architecture's Procurement series will take a close look at how Architecture and Art projects are chosen, as a result of various competitive processes.

    Wednesday 24th June 2009 6:30pm for 7:00pm, The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ

  • Dig a Little Deeper - Build on Solid Ground Symposium

    Conference exploring creative approaches to housing market renewal, community engagement and the economic downturn.

    9.30 am - 5.00pm

  • Respond! Call for information on arts that address environmental issues.

    Throughout June 2009 the RSA Arts & Ecology Centre in association with Bash Creations are highlighting a month of environmental awareness through the arts in the UK.

    Throughout June, 2009

  • Art in Public Places: The archive of the PADT, Gallery Response, Henry Moore Institute

    This event will explore individual experiences of working with the Public Art Development Trust as well as in the field of public commissions more generally.

    1st July, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Henry Moore Institute

  • Re-visioning Utopia - opportunity to participate in a Charrette for artists, architects and academics

    Re-visioning Utopia will bring together Artists, Architects and Academics in small multi disciplinary teams and offer an intensive series of research field-trips.

    15th - 18th July 2009, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

  • Figure Ground: Introduction

    Figure Ground is organising a series of events for artists working in the public realm, to provide opportunities to network and collaborate, in locations around the South East.

    Thursday 30th July, 6.30-8pm, Fabrica, Brighton

  • A day to barn-raise The Black Cloud

    A new temporary public sculpture conceived by artists Heather and Ivan Morison for Victoria Park, commissioned by Situations at the University of the West of England, Bristol.

    Saturday 25 July 2009, 8am - 8pm, Victoria Park, Bristol

  • The Blue House goes Out of The Blue: An international symposium on Instant Urbanism, Hospitality and Accelerated History. IJburg, Amsterdam

    Out of The Blue is an international symposium organized by The Blue House (Het Blauwe Huis) focusing on three main navigational strands in understanding experimental communities: Instant Urbanism, Hospitality and Accelerated History.

    August 3rd - 9th 2009, The Blue House, IJburg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

  • Contemporary Art Norwich 2009

    Contemporary Art Norwich (CAN09), delivered for the first time by Norfolk & Norwich Festival, will stage exhibitions, performances, residencies, commissions, site specific, large-scale live art events and urban interventions.

    11 July - 31 August 2009, Norwich

  • A Sense of Place: Sustainable Placemaking, International Conference at the Eden Project, Cornwall

    Three days of talks, activities, ideas and inspiration cover subjects including future thinking, social and cultural capital, place-based learning, health, sustainability, inclusion and participation.

    2nd to 5th September, 2009, Eden Project, Cornwall, UK

  • Invernessian Clanjamfrey - public art programme debate - Final Call

    Seeking to engage YOUR voice, this two-day debate is conceived around a series of three sessions in which Invited speakers will act as catalysts, introducing a topic before extending the dialogue to the floor. Enveloping issues of heritage, religion, creativity and identity, the Clanjamfrey will seek to expand these topics to analyse the varying contexts against which public art is presented, and in which public art seeks to engage.

    September 11, 2009

  • Without Us - sunset moving image projection onto the cliffs in Lulworth Cove.

    The work is a meditation reflecting on our fleeting time on the planet and uses images projected onto the cliff face to explore its geology, natural history and environment.

    All you need to do to be a part of the performance is come to the beach at 4.45pm on September 12th

  • Re-Imagining the Centre

    More than 20 artists and artist groups from the Highlands and beyond have been invited to present their site-specific responses to the Old Town during a week-long programme in Inverness.

    8th - 13th September 2009

  • Living Places: stronger communities through culture

    A free seminar looking at the new Eco-towns initiative and how it can be supported by the culture and sport planning toolkit.

    14th September, 11.00am - 3.00pm, The Lightbox, Woking

  • Urbanism 2009 Programme, part of Liverpool Biennial

    Five days of exhibition, exploration, discussion and celebration. New commissions by international artists and architects invited to respond to the canal over the past year will be explored.

    16th - 20th September, 2009

  • Cities and Citizenship: Surviving the 21st Century

    The first of the London Development Agency's New Urban Agenda Debates in association with RSA Design and Society

    21 September 2009, 18:30, RSA, London

  • Design Converstaions

    Urban Design Group East Midlands and Derby Cityscape event

    September 22, 2009

  • MAKING A LIVING: Artistic Survival in 2009

    MAKING A LIVING aims to highlight and discuss diverse ideologies underlying how we support and sustain 'critical art practices'.

    Saturday 26 September 2009, 2pm - 5pm

  • CGS Conference - Space and Place: Glass in Context

    The Contemporary Glass Society presents a conference that explores the use of glass in sculptural and architectural contexts.

    26th - 27th September 2009, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield

  • Evaluation - an Arts & Health South West Meeting

    This Arts & Health South West day sets out to learn from examples of Evaluation and how it can improve standards, accountability and best practice.

    September 30, 2009, 10:00 am

  • Art, Ecology and Sustainable Practice

    A seminar highlighting good practice within the field of art and the envirnoment.

    2 October 2009, 10.30am - 3.30pm, The Art Depot, Gargrave

  • Seascape two day conference

    International conference exploring culture as a regenerative force for coastal communitites.

    1 & 2 October 2009, Butlins, Skegness

  • Open Call: BLACK COUNTRY CREATIVE ADVANTAGE I - public - art - regeneration

    Enthusiastic and curious activists and researchers, architects, artists, designers, and planners are sought to participate in a seminar in November 2009 to kick off the black country creative advantage.

    November 2009

  • Artists in Conversation: Jeppe Hein

    Jeppe Hein will discuss his work and approach to the centenary commission for the University of Bristol.

    Sunday 4th October, 3pm, Spike Island, Bristol

  • Footfall - Architecture Centre debate on the Cabot Circus development, Bristol

    An opportunity to reflect on the impact of Cabot Circus to Bristol and its local communities.

    Monday 5 October, 18.30, The Pierian Centre

  • Duty to Involve - Architecture Centre debate

    A new legislation introduced in April 2009 calls for all local authorities to involve local people in decisions that affect them and their area. 6 months on has this legislation made any difference to how local authorities engage with communities around the concept of physical regeneration?

    Tuesday 6 October, 18.30, The Architecture Centre

  • Ceramic City - Design for Public Space

    A two day conference in conjunction with the 1st British Ceramics Biennial.

    9th and 10th October 2009, Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3DW

  • Public Art and the Planning System

    Launch of Ian Dove QC's advice 2009

    14th & 28th September & 12th October 2009

  • The ABC of BSF Arts, Buildings, & Culture of Building Schools for the Future

    A tour and conference around arts and cultural activity, engagement, and design quality in the built environment.

    13 November 2009, 10:00am – 4:00pm

  • 'Plotting... arts and place', Lucy Harrison and David Pinder discuss their work.

    To mark the opening of her exhibition, artist Lucy Harrison talks to Urban and Cultural Geographer, Dr David Pinder, Queen Mary, University of London. In this talks series artists discuss their work in relation to ICIA's 2009 theme: 'Plotting... arts and place'.

    Wednesday 14 October , 7pm-8pm

  • Talk by sculptor, painter and performance artist Bob & Roberta Smith

    As well as many solo and group exhibitions Smith has considerable experience of working with the public including the ‘Shop Local’ project in Hoxton, east London, and a major Thames Gateway project in Essex.

    Leeds Art Gallery Lecture Theatre, Friday 16 October 2009, 5.30pm – 6.30pm

  • Civic Aesthetics Unleashed

    An architect, a painter, a choreographer and an art consultant walk into a room...they sit on little chairs and talk.

    23 October 2009, 7-8.30pm, Siobhan Davies Studios, London

  • This Is Not A Gateway festival and book launch

    The activities and events of this 3 day festival will be held on and around Hanbury Street, Spitalfields.

    23rd - 25th October 2009, Spitalfields, London

  • Creative Places + Spaces 2009: The Collaborative City, conference, Toronto, Canada

    Creative Places + Spaces is a multi-media, interactive, art-infused experience designed to inspire, empower, and connect thinkers, policymakers and practitioners working to build vibrant, dynamic, sustainable and creative places.

    28th - 30th October 2009, Toronto, Canada

  • Creative Places + Spaces: The Collaborative City, Forum, Toronto, Canada

    A forum to engage global perspectives on collaboration and connect them with local change-makers.

    October 28th to 30th 2009

  • Are We Ready For It?

    Knowle West Media Centre presents a series of talks on art, urbanism and cultural planning.

    Monday 2 November 2009, 6.30pm, KWMC Main Studio

  • Diversifying Outdoor Arts

    Deaf and disabled artists are invited to attend this event which provides the opportunity to find out about work taking place in the public realm.

    Tuesday 3 November 2009, 11am - 3.30pm, Toynbee Studios, London, E1 6AB

  • Art in the City Lecture Series - Suzanne Lacy

    Suzanne Lacy is an internationally known artist and a pioneer of socially-engaged practice and is renowned for her writing including the seminal publication Mapping the Terrain.

    Wednesday 4th November 2009, 6:00pm

  • Environment, Art and Planning

    Knowle West Media Centre presents a series of talks on art, urbanism and cultural planning.

    Monday 9 November 2009, 1.30pm, KWMC Main Studio

  • Public Space, Art and Collective Memory

    Third Annual Conference of Centre for Chinese Visual Arts.

    9th and 10th November 2009, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design

  • Networking events for public realm artists

    Figure Ground is running a series of events for artists working in the public realm, to network and collaborate, in locations around the South East.

    The events are taking place around the South East from October to November 2009

  • Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust announce Artist Films and Talks Programme

    David Cotterrell talks about his approach to his new commission for the Sculpture Trail and David Behar Perahia offers a talk entitled "Site specificity, community and public involvement".

    During autumn a public programme of events from 29th October - 16th November

  • The City As A Surface

    Knowle West Media Centre presents a series of talks on art, urbanism and cultural planning.

    Monday 23 November 2009, 6.30pm, KWMC Main Studio

  • Art in the City Lecture Series - N55

    Lars Bang Larsen describes them as "one big and very stimulating grey area between art and life" and their aim is to "rebuild the city from within". N55 is an artist collective established by four art school graduates in Copenhagen in the mid nineties.

    Tuesday 24th November, 6:00pm

  • Art in the City Lecture Series - Tue Greenfort

    Tue Greenfort is a Danish artist and environmentalist whose practice is driven by ecology and politics of change.

    Tuesday 1st December 2009, 6:00pm

  • Black Cloud final day, Bristol

    The artists will present Black Dog Times - a carnivalesque wake for this remarkable structure.

    December 5, 2009, 5:00 pm

  • What Public Art Needs Now! A series of Professional Development Seminars

    ixia and Situations have developed a series of seminars looking at different aspects of emergent and alternative models of contemporary art commissioning in the public realm.

    Throughout Autumn 2009

  • Building Health: Planning and Designing for Health and Happiness Conference

    This important conference will bring together practitioners and academics across the health and built environment fields to discuss and debate vital issues relevant to creating built environments that encourage health and well-being.

    January 22, 2010

  • Know Your Place - panel debate discussing the role and value of writing residencies

    What role do writers have - and what role could they have - in regeneration and place-making?

    6pm - 8pm Tuesday 2nd February, KIngs Cross, London

  • Artists and regeneration - why do it? Architecture Centre Network and the Building Exploratory

    Commissioning artwork for buildings and public spaces has become standard for many projects. But what is the process when you bring the artist in as a participant in the design and development team?

    7 - 9pm, 10 February 2010 at the Building Exploratory, N1 5QJ

  • What is Sculpture in the 21st Century?

    22nd International Sculpture Conference London April 7-9, 2010, London (UK), January 2010

    March 16, 2010

  • Taunton Deane Public Art and Design Panel symposium

    A symposium to review the commissioning recommendations for public art along the River Tone in Taunton.

    Thursday 25 Macrh 2010, 2pm - 5pm

  • Take A Part - Something for the Weekend

    A series of art in the public realm projects for Efford.

    March 2010

  • Worcester: the making of the modern city

    Join an invited discussion workshop to help shape the future of art in the public realm in the City of Worcester.

    Tuesday 30 March, 9.00am – 4.30pm, The Guildhall, Worcester

  • FUTURESCAPE 2010 - Creating better quality neighbourhoods, buildings and public spaces

    Architecture Centre Network invites you to a one-day international symposium in London on Friday 19 March. FUTURESCAPE 2010 is bringing together key decision makers, practitioners and enablers in design and regeneration

    April 19, 2010

  • INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Room in the City - a Forum for the Civic Square

    The conference is of interest to anybody concerned with the challenges of re-imagining the possibilities of urban design in the 21st century.

    April 22nd - 24th 2010, taking place in the G1 building on George Square

  • Place Beyond Place Symposium, Preston

    ‘Place Beyond Place’ is a one-day symposium developed by In Certain Places for artists, urban planners, landscape architects, urban designers, public art commissioners and people with an interest in the future of cities.

    28th April 2010, 10am – 4.30pm

  • People Changing Places - how can we creatively engage communities in the regeneration of their towns and cities?

    Policy makers, built environment professionals, community leaders and local authorities from across the UK are invited to come together and explore that question.

    Tuesday 30 March 2010, 9 am - 5pm

  • Common Skies, Divided Horizons: Folkestone Triennial Conference

    Common Skies, Divided Horizons provides a platform to debate new developments in public art and its relation to changing political contexts.

    Saturday 25th June, 2pm – 6.30pm

  • Take A Party - Efford: The Capital of Culture For Plymouth

    Take A Party is a one-day site specific event marking Efford as the Capital of Culture for Plymouth.

    June 25, 2011

  • The Floating Cinema Launch Event

    The Floating Cinema Launch Event, Friday 1st July outside the Lea Rowing Club, Spring Hill, London E5 9BL

    July 1, 2011

  • Shore – Line: A Slow Walk Facing The Sea: Saturday 2nd July

    Public group walk led by Triennial artist Hamish Fulton.

    July 2, 2011

  • Making Public Art, Turner Contemporary, Margate, 9th July 2011

    A webinar discussion with key players who are shaping today’s thinking about the role art plays in the public domain.

    9th July 2011

  • Acts of Kindness: Michael Landy in conversation Mark Vernon

    Artist Michael Landy will be in conversation with writer Mark Vernon on 20th July, discussing the themes surrounding and influencing his Act of Kindness project.

    Wednesday 20th July 2011 at 7pm

  • BEAM: Summer programme of professional development events

    BEAM is running summer programme of professional development events for the Yorkshire region, exploring the latest thinking and activity in place-making.

    Thursday 23rd June - Thursday 21st July 2011

  • Marcia Farquhar - The Horse is a Noble Animal

    Marcia Farquhar's performanance on the West lawn.

    23rd July 2011, 2pm

  • Community Engagement through the Arts - Funding, dot-art Services CIC

    This practical workshop will introduce artists and practitioners to identifying appropriate funding streams to finance the delivery of your creative projects.

    Friday 5th August 2011, 10am-4pm

  • Slow Days Oslo, Situations

    A creative research event towards a new public art programme for Bjørvika, Oslo Harbour

    16th - 19th August 2011

  • Nils Norman, CUBE Gallery

    Nils Norman: ODE TO CHARLES FOURIER towards a Phalanstery for Manchester, CUBE Gallery

    9th July - 20th August 2011

  • Organ of Corti Events

    This summer, the Organ of Corti has been touring England, and it still has two more iconic sites where it will be installed and open to the public. It will be altered in response to the different sounds found at each of the locations and there are a series of events (listed below) at both locations.

    Monday 15th - Sunday 21st August 2011

  • Fiona Woods: Public Artwork at Silvermines, Tipperrary

    Launch of ‘Walking Silvermines’, a public artwork by Fiona Woods with Clive Moloney, Sally-Anne McFadden, David Wrenne and the people of Silvermines, Co. Tipperary

    Sunday 21st August 2011

  • Art on the Underground Launch: A Lock Is A Gate

    Art on the Underground invites you to celebrate the launch of A LOCK IS A GATE, part of Art on the Underground’s Central line series of artists’ projects taking place from 2011 to 2012

    6.30–8.30pm, Wednesday 24th August 2011

  • Public Art Talk at National Sculpture Factory, Cork

    ‘Time and Place – Nurturing artistic creativity in Public Art’ - a talk by Ruairí Ó Cuív, Public Art Manager, Dublin City Council.

    Wednesday 24th August 2011, 1pm – 2pm

  • Judith Butler speaks about The Politics of the Street and New Forms of Alliance

    Gender theorist Judith Butler speaks about The Politics of the Street and New Forms of Alliance.

    Wednesday, 7th September 2011

  • Unearthed - the creative history of a brownfield site

    UNEARTHED is a new project by Neville Gabie - an exhibition and archive which seeks to reveal the cultural history of the Carpenters Road artists' studios in the former Yardley’s perfume factory, which used to be on the site of the London 2012 Aquatics Centre.

    3rd-11th September 2011

  • UP Projects at the Mayor's Thames Festival, 10th-11th September

    UP Projects by Tim Etchells; Tai Shani; Dan Coopey; and Jim Woodall & Brian Random will feature at the Mayor's Thames Festival on 10th-11th September 2011

    10th-11th September 2011

  • Secret Garden Project: Literary Nature Walk 17th September

    A Literary Nature Walk to celebrate Tania Kovat’s Floating Garden “Habitat” in City Road Basin, Islington

    Saturday 17th September at 11am

  • Laid to Rest Finale Procession: 18th September

    The finale event of ‘Laid to Rest’, a year long project by Serena Korda, will take place on Sunday 18th September at 3pm.

    3pm on Sunday 18th September 2011

  • Professional development sessions, Art Connections, Yorkshire

    Art Connections are running a new programme of tailored advice sessions, offering mid-career artists the opportunity to develop their practice and presentation skills by presenting their work to a specialist panel.

    22nd July; 25th, 26th or 27th July; and 20th September 2011

  • Stretching New Boundaries: Participation in the Visual Arts

    Stretching New Boundaries is an international symposium organised by Strange Cargo in partnership with the Folkestone Triennial 2011. It brings together influential international practitioners and theorists to discuss and examine the value and power of creating participatory visual artwork and to explore future directions for this evolving sector.

    Thursday 22nd September 2011

  • Culture Night Event – Naas, 23rd September

    A Public Art Bus Tour of Naas, Co. Kildare and its surrounds.

    23rd September 2011

  • Crescent Arts Centre launch a site-specific artwork delivered by artist collective Robots

    On 23rd September 2011, Crescent Arts Centre will launch a site-specific permanent artwork, a commission delivered by artist collective Robots, throughout selected public areas of the listed landmark building.

    23rd September 2011 at 2.30pm

  • A Little Patch of Ground, London

    A Little Patch of Ground is an inter-generational food growing and performance project, led by Encounters.

    Wednesday 21st September 7pm and Friday 23rd September 7pm

  • An Evening With... Diedrich Diederichsen

    On 29th September, at the Stedelijk Museum, media theoretician Diedrich Diederichsen will reflect on how the current budget cuts in the arts in the Netherlands relate to broader political developments in Western Europe.

    Thursday 29th September, 7:30 pm

  • Friday Session_47: Hackney Wick Un-Regulated

    Hackney Wick Un-Regulated invites a selected number of practitioners who have worked with Hackney Wick across this phase of transformation to critically examine changes in motivation, praxis and outlook.

    Friday 30th September from 7.30 to 9.30

  • 2011 Fall Speakers Series: Kathleen Ritter

    Artist and curator Kathleen Ritter gives an overview of the evolution of public art through the lens of her own practice.

    Wednesday 5th October 2011 - 7pm

  • Heather and Ivan Morison- Sleepers Awake - save the date

    Artlands is delighted to announce the forthcoming new commission by Heather and Ivan Morison.

    8th October 2011, 7.30-9pm

  • Launch Open 21 at Immigrant Movement International, New York City

    Lectures by Brian Holmes and Eric Kluitenberg and presentation Open 21 on (Im)Mobility

    9th October 2011

  • LOKO11: Symbols of Soberness - Public Art in Times of Contraction

    The sixth edition of LOKO (the national convention of commissioned art professionals) looks at the international (particularly European) state of art in the public space.

    13th October 2011

  • Per Cent for Public Art: A Forum

    Public Art: A Forum is an invitation to discuss and examine the reality and future of public art in Ireland through the Per Cent for Art Scheme.

    Friday 14th October 2011, 10am

  • CAAPO's 'An Incomplete History of Mapping II'

    CAAPO's 'An Incomplete History of Mapping II' - Public View & Live Performance

    October 15, 2011

  • Trailer, 2011, premiere and discussion

    In Certain Places would like to invite you to the premiere of Trailer, 2011, by international artist Shezad Dawood.

    Thursday 20th October, 5.30pm – 7pm

  • CONNECT - Mayo County Council Artist’s Professional Development Training Opportunity

    The CONNECT professional development programme is holding a second 'Fake Public Art Panel' as part of Mayo County Council Artist’s Professional Development Training Opportunities.

    Friday 21st October 2011 10.30am – 5pm

  • Uriel Orlow presents his performance lecture ‘Aide-Memorie (7.0)’ at Wysing

    Uriel Orlow presents his performance lecture ‘Aide-Memorie (7.0)’ at Wysing on Saturday 22nd October from 2-5pm.

    Saturday 22nd October, 2-5pm

  • Transforma Lab, Torres Vedras

    Transforma Lab is an artistic project built on a curatorial approach involving a new event that will contribute towards the regeneration of the Torres Vedras’ historical center.

    17th-22nd October 2011

  • Karl-Heinz Klopf — Screenings

    Screenings in Vienna of works by the artist, Karl-Heinz Klopf.

    20th - 24th October 2011, Vienna

  • Actors, Agents and Attendants II: Social Housing - Housing the Social

    A series of film screenings, within the prologue events leading to the symposium Social Housing - Housing the Social, initiated by SKOR | Foundation for Art and Public Domain.

    14th-29th October 2011

  • Social Housing - Housing the Social

    Social Housing - Housing the Social: a 2 day symposium emphasises the relationship between the waning political and practical imperative of social housing and the broader conceptual or philosophical idea of 'housing the social'.

    November 4th and 5th, 2011

  • TINA B International Festival of Public Art, Prague 2011

    TINA B International Festival of Public Art, Prague 2011, has the motto: 'ART – ECO – BIO'.

    20 October – 13 November 2011

  • Tulca Workshops: Public Art Clinic, Vagabond Reviews

    As part of the Tulca programme of situated dialogues Vagabond Reviews will conduct a Public Art Clinic at No.18 Sliabh Bán.

    Monday 14th November 2011, 1pm – 4pm

  • engage/enquire International Conference 2011: Work in Progress

    engage/enquire's 2011 International Conference will explore and reflect on artists’ participatory practices and consider strategies for working in the visual arts and learning in a restricted economic climate.

    14-16 November 2011

  • Zones of Emergency: Artistic Interventions – Creative Responses to Conflict & Crisis

    The Zones of Emergency: Artistic Interventions – Creative Responses to Con­flict & Crisis Fall 2011 lecture series at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Lectures run until 21st November 2011

  • Liverpool Biennial 2012 – Save the Date

    Liverpool Biennial 2012 will take place from 15th September - 25th November 2012.

    15th September - 25th November 2012

  • 20ft to an Inch: Rob Colbourne in conversation with people from Worcester along the riverside between City Bridge and Diglis Bridge

    You are invited to the artwork unveiling by Helena Attlee, Royal Literary Fund Writer in Residence at University of Worcester at 12 noon on Friday 25th November.

    12 noon on Friday 25th November

  • Asia Triennial Manchester 11

    Asia Triennial Manchester 11, 1st October – 27th November 2011: 8 weeks, 17 venues, 13 countries, 40 artists and 25 new commissions: Art, Film & Events across the city.

    1st October – 27th November 2011

  • UWE Fine Art / Art in the City 2011 Lecture Series

    UWE's Fine Art / Art in the City Spring 2011 Lecture Series explores public art commissioning in Bristol and further afield.

    6th October – 30th November 2011

  • Who are the Splacists?

    Who are the Splacists? will introduce the context for and development of the Splacist manifesto. This free evening event is your chance to experience it firsthand and be a part of this new artist-led experience.

    30th November, 5:45pm


    A free professional development session for housing associations, housing commissioners, architects, planners, urban designers and artists interested in public space on how art and design can both facilitate the development of communities and make new spaces into local, sustainable places.

    6th December 2011

  • Beyond the Creative City - Cultural Policy in an age of scarcity

    Talking Cities lecture at MADE by Dr Jonathan Vickery, Associate Professor in the Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, University of Warwick.

    Thursday 8th December 2011 at 6pm

  • Launch of Public Wisdom: a three-year programme of workshops, events and commissions

    Public Wisdom: a three-year programme of workshops, events and commissions in which local elders will re-imagine the public realm in Islington.

    Thursday 8th December 2011, 4-7pm

  • Lets talk Commons

    public works event in London on Sunday 11th December 2011.

    Sunday, 11th December 2011, 4pm - 6pm

  • TERRA - Jerwood Visual Arts

    A Jerwood Encounters exhibition that explores the relationship contemporary sculpture practice shares with the environment and landscape beyond the gallery.

    9th November - 11th December 2011

  • 11th Biennale de Lyon, A Terrible Beauty is Born

    Conceived by the Argentinean curator Victoria Noorthoorn, the 11th Biennale de Lyon is gathering 70 artists from all over the world. Work is being exhibited over 14.000 square meters, across four venues. The Biennale de Lyon is an international exhibition, accompanied by two platforms: “Veduta” and “Résonance”.

    15 September – 31 December 2011

  • Conference on Participatory Video

    A one-day conference on the use of video in community development work in Stoke-on-Trent.

    10th January 2012

  • Sculpture lovers meet in 40 cities all over Europe at the same time

    sculpture network New Year’s Brunch 2012 – A Day for Contemporary Sculpture in Europe.

    Sunday 15th January 2012, 11:30am

  • Call for papers - The 23rd International Sculpture Conference: Process, Patron and Public

    The 23rd International Sculpture Conference is a two-track conference, spanning three days (4th–6th Oct) that will address the artists' creative process, the patronage that supports the artists' work and the interaction of the created sculpture and the public in the contemporary world.

    Conference dates: 4th–6th October 2012

  • OpenAIR: Effecting Change

    Open AIR - the first members’ annual forum of AIR: Artists Interaction and Representation will be held on 11th February 2012.

    1.00-5.30pm, Saturday 11th February 2012

  • The Shape of Things Project's One Day Symposium: Disruptive Difference – Transnational craft dialogues

    The Shape of Things Project announces One Day Symposium exploring cultural identity within the UK and global Crafts Sector.

    17th February 2012 10am – 5pm

  • Sunday Soup and Other Ways to Feed Culture

    Public Works' Friday Session: An introduction to alternative economic models and collaborative practices in times of decreasing mainstream funding.

    Friday 24th February at 19.00

  • SEVEN SITES Project Launch

    SEVEN SITES Project Launch: with a performance by Edwina Ashton on 14th August at 3pm in Salford.

    August 2011 - March 2012

  • Culture and Tourism: Realising the Value

    This one-day seminar will show how the tourism economy and the cultural sector can work together to grow business in York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding by building practical partnerships.

    Monday 5th March 2012, 10am – 4pm

  • Evaluating Arts in Health Initiatives: Professional Development Opportunities

    Evaluating Arts in Health Initiatives: Willis Newson and the University of the West of England have joined together to offer a 6 week academically accredited CPD module designed to give participants the skills they need to evaluate their own arts in health projects.

    Wednesday 11 January 2012 - Wednesday 21 March 2012

  • Going Public - Telling it as it is? A Symposium about artistic practice and public art

    Going Public – Telling it as it is? is a three-day symposium aimed at exploring storytelling as a mode of production and reception of public art.

    22-23-24 March 2012

  • Symposium: Rethinking Robert Smithson

    Following the release of the publication Robert Smithson: Art in Continual Movement, Alauda Publications proudly presents the symposium Rethinking Robert Smithson about the legacy of the artist Robert Smithson (1938–1973) and its relevance for contemporary artistic practices.

    Friday 30th March 2012: 10:00–17:00 hrs

  • Staging Space – From Gormley to Gaga at the V&A

    As part of the V&A's pogramme of academic events, and to coincide with the display 'Transformation and Revelation: Gormley to Gaga', the V&A is hosting a symposium which will explore the 'staging of space'.

    Friday 30 March, 10.30–17.30

  • AV Festival 2012 Date and Theme Announced

    AV Festival 2012 will run from 1st – 31st March 2012, investigating the theme: Slowness - a full month of exhibitions, concerts, film screenings, commissions and special events.

    1st – 31st March 2012

  • Fierce Festival: 29th March – 8th April 2012

    Birmingham’s international festival of live art returns again!

    29th March – 8th April 2012

  • Friday Session: From Trauma 1-11 to...?

    FS_51 with Emma Hedditch, Anthony Davies, Howard Slater, Jakob Jakobsen on Friday 27th April at 19.30 at public works studio, London.

    Friday 27th April at 19.30 public works studio

  • Mark Wallinger in conversation with Situations Director, Claire Doherty

    As part of Bristol Festival of Ideas, Claire Doherty, Director of Situations, will be in conversation with Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger.

    Wednesday 2nd May 2012, 6.00pm

  • FutureEverything Conference 2012

    The FutureEverything Conference takes place on 17 & 18 May 2012 at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.

    Thursday 17th and Friday 18th May 2012

  • The Penzance Convention

    The Penzance Convention is a three-day international interdisciplinary meeting of artists, curators, writers, scientists, historians, philosophers and experts from other fields.

    17th–20th May 2012

  • Changing Spaces - Sustaining good design and creative intervention in London’s public realm

    The conference is part of Open-City’s 20th anniversary programme and is organised jointly with the London Borough of Enfield, and will explore sustaining good design and creative intervention in London’s public realm.

    Tuesday 22nd May 2012, 10am-5pm

  • Scale, a Gathering of Sculptors

    Blue Star Contemporary Art Center is pleased to present Scale: A Gathering of Sculptors, an international conference featuring eight renowned sculptors from five countries who will present their work. This symposium offers a unique opportunity to interface, network and partake in dialogue with international artists and Public Art Network representatives.

    5th-7th June 2012, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, USA

  • Call for Submissions for The Home and The World conference

    Submissions and proposals for The Home and The World conference are invited from artists and thinkers working within any discipline or from any background for this three-day summit, looking at the world and how we live in it; how we find our place – our home – and how we use creativity and the arts to ask questions, present problems, and offer up solutions, homages, and celebrations.

    19th-21st June 2012

  • Take an evening musical walk in Cambridge this week

    You're invited to join a walking symphony on the streets of Cambridge each evening this week (Monday 18th-Saturday 23rd June) as part of a new public art project at Anglia Ruskin University.

    Monday 18th-Saturday 23rd June

  • Art Roots Grizedale Symposium, Thursday 28th June 2012

    The Art Roots Grizedale Symposium will be taking place on Thursday 28th June 2012 in 
Grizedale Forest.

    Thursday 28th June 2012

  • Unlocking the public realm: how arts and design transform urban space

    This one-day conference at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London will discuss the role of arts and design in city regeneration.

    Friday 29th June 2012, 9am-6pm

  • Olympic Art Review: London 2012 Olympic Park & East London Art Projects

    The Olympic Art Review conference will focus on the Art in the Park commissions in the Olympic Park and the broader cultural strategy for East London to present information and critical debate on the process, activity and legacy of the art programme for London 2012.

    Tuesday 3rd July 2012, 9am–5pm

  • Interactive Architecture at MADE

    Two designers Jason Bruges & Ruairi Glynn, leaders in the emerging field of Interactive Architecture, will present and discuss their work.

    5th July 2012

  • Revisiting Utopia: Modernist Architecture in the Post-regenerate City

    This one-day symposium will bring together architects, artists, urban planners and people with an interest in the future of cities, to examine the role of architecture in an age of austerity.

    Tuesday 10th July 2012, 10am-4pm

  • 'Larger scale working'

    'Larger scale working' is a one day introductory seminar for visual and applied artists providing insights and support into practical issues such as making proposals, responding to briefs, working within budgets, dealing with contracts, collaboration and stakeholders, copyright and other legal issues.

    Thursday 12th July, 9.30am – 4pm

  • European Public Art Project: Creating Partnerships and Accessing EU Funding

    On the Verge is hosting a one-day workshop in Milton Keynes on Friday 20 July 2012 to help organisations interested in Public Art to meet, share information and ideas about key themes focused on public art explore possible European partnerships, and learn about EU funding opportunities – focusing on the current Culture programme (ending Dec 2013).

    Friday 20th July 2012

  • Kurt Schwitters DIY Summer Art School 16th - 22nd July

    The KSDIY Summer School will be taking place from 16th-22nd July in Langdale, Cumbria.

    16th - 22nd July

  • Artist's Talk: Herman Kolgen's Inject

    For one-day only, artist and audiocinetic sculptor Herman Kolgen's award-winning installation Inject will open free to the public Hengrove Park Leisure Centre.

    Wednesday 25th, July 18:30

  • Magnificent Distance Critical Dialogue Event

    A day long event is being held in Newcastle on 21st August 2012 to discuss the 5x5 Public Art Festival in Washington DC and the Newcastle Public Art Strategy. The day includes a guided tour of the Magnificent Distance exhibition, which features the work of the 5 North East-based artists who participated in the 5x5 Public Art Festival.

    Tuesday 21st August 2012, 10.30am to 4pm

  • PARK ART Artist Talk

    On 5th September UP Projects are hosting a talk with the Park Art artist Ben Long.

    Wednesday 5th September, 7pm

  • ExLab Field Trips and Coach Tours

    ExLab Field Trips and Coach Tours – make sure you book yours!

    28th August and 9th September 2012

  • Hide&Seek Conference: Playing in Public

    Hide&Seek brings you Playing In Public - a conference day intended to illuminate the latest and best thinking around the subject of public play.

    Monday 17th September, 9am-4.45pm

  • ART AND THE CITY Symposium, Zurich

    Art and the City – the Public Art Festival in Zurich - is holding a symposium on Saturday 22nd September

    Saturday, 22nd September 2012, 9am – 5pm

  • REMNANT: A Performance Art Symposium in Ballina, Co Mayo

    Mayo County Council’s Arts Office - Public Art Programme in collaboration with Ballina Arts Centre, are presenting REMNANT, a day of performance art in Ballina, Ireland.

    Saturday, 29th September 2012

  • Brighton Photo Biennial 2012 - Discussion Day

    On the first day of the Brighton Photo Biennial 2012, there will be a line up of panel discussions, each exploring a different angle of the theme 'Agents of Change: Photography and The Politics of Space'.

    Saturday 6th October 2012

  • An International Symposium on Public Art & Commissioning presented by Fingal County Council

    An International Symposium on Public Art & Commissioning presented by Fingal County Council and held in Dublin, 8th & 9th of October 2012.

    8th - 9th October 2012

  • Fillip, PAARC and ARCA present Institutions by Artists: The Convention

    Institutions by Artists is a three day, international event that evaluates and activates the performance and promise of contemporary artist-run centres and initiatives.

    12th-14th October 2012

  • Publication Launch and Panel Discussion: 'The Roundel: 100 Artists Remake a London Icon'

    'The Roundel: 100 Artists Remake a London Icon' will be launched with a Panel Discussion on 30th October at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

    30th October 2012, 7pm - 9pm

  • Professional Development Workshops for Visual and Applied artists

    A series of Professional Development Workshops for Visual and Applied artists run by Frances Lord and Belinda Holden.

    9th October - 13th November

  • INTERPLAY - A social exchange & celebration of artist-led practice and collaboration, Saturday 17th November 2012

    INTERPLAY - A social exchange & celebration of artist-led practice and collaboration, on Saturday 17th November at Z Shed, Albion Dockside Estate, Bristol.

    Saturday 17th November 2012, 2-8pm

  • Planning Unplanned_Exploring the New Role of the Urban Practitioner

    In a context of deindustrialization, deregulation and privatization, artists have joined architects and urban planners to assume an ever more important role in the restructuring of cities. The aim of this international symposium, taking place on 19th-20th November at the Vienna University of Technology, is to discuss and reposition these urban practitioners’ activity.

    19th-20th November 2012

  • Utopian Talk-Show Line-Up

    'Utopian Talk-Show Line-Up' is a live event of rapid-fire three-minute readings that explore how to play Utopia. It will be held at the ICIA Art Space 2 in Bath on Thursday 22nd November.

    Thursday 22nd November, 7.30pm

  • Art and design in the public realm: Discover what artists need to know about how to become commission ready, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

    The session: 'Art and design in the public realm: Discover what artists need to know about how to become commission ready' is aimed at artists and arts organisations (from all art forms) wishing to engage with art and design in the public realm in Wiltshire.

    Friday 23 November 2012, 1.30pm to 4.30pm, Trowbridge

  • Changing the World From Here

    At 'Changing the World From Here' Sally Tallant, Director of Liverpool Biennial, will present a vision for the future of the UK Biennial in Liverpool.

    Friday 23rd November 2012, 7pm

  • ArtWorks Scotland Conference 2012

    'Art, Society and Participation: Constructing the Larger Narrative' will take place in Glasgow from 22-23 November 2012 and will place arts in participatory settings in a wider social context by exploring current thinking around quality, value and ethics in this area of creative practice.

    22nd November to 23rd November 2012

  • Lucy Orta - Clouds | RCA - Outset lecture series | 27 November at 6:30pm

    As part of the ongoing series 'Current Modes of Artistic Production' hosted by Outset and the Royal College of Art, Lucy Orta will be lecturing on November 27th at 6.30pm.

    27th November 2012 at 6.30pm

  • The 4th Annual International Arts and Health Conference - The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing

    The 4th Annual International Arts and Health Conference - The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing is taking place from 26th-29th November 2012 at Notre Dame University, Fremantle, Australia.

    26th - 29th November 2012

  • Friday Session #52 on Setting the Scene

    Join public works for Friday Session #52 on 'Setting the Scene' in connection to intermix program - to discuss, how real or artificial settings contribute to a piece of performance/Live art/film or text and question if those art forms can contribute to the identity of the place/specific site after the piece is over.

    Friday 7th December 2012, 6.30pm

  • Invitation to sculpture network's New Year´s Brunch on 20th January 2013

    40 locations throughout Europe open their doors on Sunday, 20th January 2013 at 11am (GMT) for this year's Celebration of Contemporary Sculpture.

    Sunday 20th January 2013 at 11am

  • Register for sculpture network New Year´s Brunch 2013

    40 locations throughout Europe open their doors at 11am (GMT) on Sunday 20th January 2013 for this year's Celebration of Contemporary Sculpture.

    Sunday 20th January 2013 at 11am (GMT)

  • In Certain Places Lecture - by artists Wouter Osterholt and Katja van Driel

    In Certain Places invites international artists Wouter Osterholt and Katja van Driel, who work collaboratively, to investigate the characteristics of particular places, to give a Special Guest Lecture.

    Wednesday 23rd January 2013, 3.30pm

  • Who owns public art? Panel Discussion at Tate Britain

    The proposed sale of Henry Moore’s Draped Seated Woman (affectionately known as ‘Old Flo’) by Tower Hamlets Council has provoked public outrage amidst fears about the future of public art in the collections of local councils.

    Tuesday 29th January 2013, 18.00 – 20.30

  • The Brixton Exchange, Friday 1st February 2013

    The Brixton Exchange - a one day exchange of artworks and ideas about place, identity, migration and community.

    Friday 1st February 2013

  • 'Moving Men of Stone': Lecture by Stephen Hartland

    Stephen Hartland will be delivering the Monday Lecture at the Birmingham & Midlands Institute on Monday 4th Feburary 2013 entitled 'Moving Men of Stone'.

    Monday 4th February 2013, 1pm

  • MK Gallery Public Art and EU Funding Seminar

    On the Verge in association with MK Gallery present: Public Art & EU Funding Seminar, at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes on Wednesday 13th February 2013. This free, one-day seminar about public art and socially engaged practices focusses on pan-European collaboration and access to EU funding.

    Wednesday 13th February, 10am - 5pm

  • WICK SESSION #8 RE-USE at Cre8 in Hackney Wick, London

    WICK SESSION #8 - RE-USE - will be held on Thursday 14th February at 6.30pm at Cre8 in Hackney Wick, London. Wick sessions are a series of talks, seminars and walks dedicated to Hackney Wick and its surrounding area, bringing together a wide range of voices and expertise.

    Thursday 14th February, 6.30pm

  • Symposium: The Politics of the Social in Contemporary Art, Tate Modern

    Can art intervene in social relations? What are the implications of involving art and its audiences in an ethical problem? And how do such practices relate to art’s social institutions? This symposium examines the turn towards participatory and collaborative art forms and the ethical questions that raises.

    Friday 15th February 2013, 10am-7pm

  • The Arty-tecture Pecha Kucha: Marrying art with architecture

    A special NLA pecha kucha evening looking at the crossovers between art and architecture in London’s built environment. Can art create better buildings? Held at Squire and Partners' 06 St Chad's Place, a series of architects, artists and commentators will be challenged to speak to 20 images x 20 seconds each on the influence that artists are having on new buildings in London, and how collaboration between artists and architects is shaping new approaches to façades, building design and public realm.

    Wednesday 20th February 2013, 18:00-20:30.

  • CPD: The Essentials of Humanitarian Architecture and a free networking event

    Article 25's new CPD schedule in the Essentials of Humanitarian Architecture followed by a free networking event at Gardiner & Theobald, London on Thursday 21st February from 6.30pm.

    Thursday 21st February 2013 at 6.30pm

  • Richard Wentworth speaks to Helen Marriage in King's Cross on Friday 8th March

    This Friday (8th March), Richard Wentworth invites Helen Marriage, co-director of Artichoke to discuss her celebrated view of a world free of obstacles and her imaginative approach to dissolving hindrance in the name of cultural adventure.

    6.30pm, Friday 8th March 2013

  • Arts in Health Professional Development workshops and courses

    UWE and Willis Newson are teaming up in 2012-13 to offer a range of day workshops and fully-accredited courses aimed at developing skills in arts and health practice and in evaluation techniques.

    October 2012 - March 2013

  • Critical Spaces events: Newcastle, Bristol and Birmingham

    Critical Spaces will be running pilot events in Newcastle, Bristol and Birmingham this Spring. The events are for socially-engaged artists who want to be part of a hyper-local critical support network.

    Newcastle: 1st March 2013; Bristol and Birmingham: tbc

  • Art & the Public Realm: Commissioning in a heritage context

    'Art & the Public Realm: Commissioning in a heritage context' is a new course running at the ICIA - Institute of Contemporary Interdisciplinary Arts in Bath from 23rd February - 16th March 2013.

    Saturday 1-4pm, 4 Weeks: 23rd February-16th March

  • Invitation to Critical Conversation: A Case for the Arts, 21st March 2013

    'Critical Conversation: A Case for the Arts' is an evening of presentations and discussion; open to all. Reflect on the tools and techniques required to deliver arts programmes in non-arts environments and hear about models of best practice that inspire and invigorate!

    Thursday 21st March 2013, 6-8pm

  • Connections North Seminar

    Chrysalis Arts is developing its Connections North project which has so far involved developing and supporting residencies by North Yorkshire artists with arts organisations in Finland, Ireland and Sweden. This event will include speakers from Finland, Sweden, Scotland and Arts Council England.

    Friday 22nd March 2013, 10.15am-3.30pm

  • “Invisible Knowledge”: Collaborative Art Practice

    This two day event focuses on the collaborative work of the leading Irish Live Artist Áine Phillips, showcasing her work with collaborators Alex Chase White (UK), Rachel Davies (UK), Vivienne Dick (Ireland), Spike (UK) and Manuel Vason (Italy/UK). Funded by Culture Ireland and staged by Kingston’s University Visual & Material Culture Research Centre, the programme features three forms of artistic collaboration: a display of photography and film, a performance by Áine Phillips & Spike, and a public seminar.

    Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd March 2013

  • WICK SESSION #9 - Affordable Workspace: Saturday 23rd March 2013, 5pm

    WICK SESSION #9 is hosting a late afternoon of talks on the subject of affordable workspace in and around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

    Saturday 23rd March 2013, 5pm

  • I’m not sitting at the front: Elbow Room

    Elbow Room are running 'I’m not sitting at the front' - a lively presentation of artist projects and discussions on the subject of participatory visual arts practice.

    Saturday 6th April 2013, 12pm – 6pm

  • Professional Development Workshops for Visual and Applied artists: March-April 2013

    A series of Professional Development Workshops for Visual and Applied artists run by Frances Lord and Belinda Holden.

    4th March - 15th April 2013

  • WICK SESSION #10 - Hackney Wick and the New Localism: Friday 19th April 2013, 7pm

    WICK SESSION #10 will look at the ways in which the local community can have an impact in key decisions regarding the development, regeneration and conservation of the area.

    Friday 19th April 2013, 7pm

  • Tour for Gardeners of the Ballast Seed Garden and University Botanic Garden

    A Tour for Gardeners of the Ballast Seed Garden and the University Botanic Gardens is taking place on 20th April in the Floating Garden (via Boat from Arnolfini) and Botanic Gardens in Bristol.

    20th April 2013, 11am - 4pm

  • Urban Field Speakers Series 2013, Toronto

    Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is pleased to present the eighth season of the Urban Field Speakers Series, co-programmed by Janine Marchessault and Scott McLeod and presented by Prefix ICA in association with the Visible City Project and Archive of York University.

    Series of evening events: 24th January-25th April 2013

  • Creativity in Community-Led Planning in Dorset - Launch and Networking Event

    The Dorset Design and Heritage Forum invite everyone involved in community planning in Dorset to the launch of their new guidance, 'Creativity in Community-Led Planning in Dorset'.

    May 10th 2013, 09:30 to 13:00

  • Harvest, Prepare, Share

    Harvest, Prepare, Share: Get up early on a Saturday... for a trip on a milk float to the market - or join public works for breakfast a bit later on.

    Saturday 18th May 2013, 7am and 10am

  • Inspire the City Creative Conference, Friday 24th May 2013, Dublin

    The 'Inspire the City Creative Conference' is being held in Dublin on Friday 24th May 2013, organised by d.ploy Dublin. The conference will investigate whether Creative Quarters can inspire a city and how can they inspire us. The seminar is about discovering impressive stories of urban regeneration through Creativity and listening to Writers and finding out how they experience and influence the city.

    Friday 24th May 2013, 8.45am-4pm

  • Cultural Hijack: CONTRAvention

    The exhibition 'Cultural Hijack' at the Architectural Association culminates in the 'CONTRAvention': 23rd-26th May - a carnival Weekend of lectures, symposia, screenings, participatory actions, interventions, meals and debate. 'Cultural Hijack' will move beyond contemporary art discourses to look at the concerns of city-living, the built environment and urban futures.

    23rd-26th May 2103

  • Navigating the Future City: Urban Research Unit event

    ‘Navigating the Future City’ is the fourth Urban Research Unit event of 2013 and will be held in London on Wednesday 5th June.

    Wednesday 5th June, 7:45pm — 9pm

  • WICK SESSION #12 - INFORMAL & IN-SITU: Wednesday 12th June 2013, 7pm

    Wick Session #12 will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 12th June at Event Space, London. The Session will host a conversation with South Africa based [IN]FORMAL STUDIO, a collaborative platform based in Johannesburg.

    Wednesday 12th June 2013, 7PM

  • Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference, Bristol, 24th-26th June 2013

    Registration is open and abstracts are being invited for the 2013 Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference - which is being held in Bristol from 24th-26th June 2013.

    24th-26th June 2013

  • Shipley Late: The Monumental and the Mundane

    Visit Shipley Art Gallery for 'Shipley Late: The Monumental and the Mundane', an evening of talks and monumental making activities inspired by the work of artist James Rigler.

    28th June 2013, 6pm-9pm

  • The Accentuate Symposium, University of Brighton, 5th July 2013

    The Accentuate Symposium is taking place on Friday 5th July 2013 at the University of Brighton. One year on from the Paralympic Games – what is the positive legacy for the Cultural Sector and what are the challenges and opportunities ahead of us?

    Friday 5th July 2013, 1pm for 1.30pm start

  • Mortality: Death and the Imagination

    The Symposia 'Mortality: Death and the Imagination' on Friday 5th July at Manchester Metropolitan University will consist of two short presentations and a keynote lecture from Dr Iona Heath. The event will complement the exhibition 'Mortality: Death and the Imagination', which brings together seven artists, all of whose work explores issues beyond the surface level responses; examining the degrees of separation between thought, experience and imagination.

    Friday 5th July 2013, 3pm - 4.45pm

  • i saw you there! Hand in Glove in conversation with Anne Deeming

    To celebrate the end of 'i didn't see you there', Hand in Glove will be in conversation with artist Anne Deeming about the development of her current Public Realm Commission project. The event is taking place on Thursday 11th July at 6.30pm at Friska, 36 Victoria Street, Bristol.

    July 11, 2013, 6:00 pm

  • Stour Valley Art's 'Reforest: Part Two' Artists' Talk on Saturday 17th August

    Part two of Stour Valley Art's 'Reforest' exhibition launches this week - and they are holding a free, public discussion at the gallery on Saturday 17th August from 1-3pm with a panel of previously commissioned artists.

    Saturday 17th August 2013, 1-3pm

  • Walk the Tame with Jenni Coles-Harris

    Artist Jenni Coles-Harris is inviting you to a riverside walk along the Tame on 24th August 2013, as part of the 'Tamed Project'.

    24th August 2013

  • Edinburgh Art Festival 2013

    Founded in 2004, Edinburgh Art Festival is Scotland’s largest annual celebration of visual art. The next Edinburgh Art Festival will take place from 1st August to 1st September 2013.

    1st August - 1st September 2013

  • Open City Preston 2013

    'Open City Preston 2013' is an opportunity to participate in the debate about the City Centre of Preston and its future plans and aspirations. The free two-day event is being held on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September.

    Friday 13th September and Saturday 14th September


    'Wick Session #13: Self Build' will host a conversation about self-build in east London. The event will take place at Event Space (London E9 5EN) on Friday 13th September 2013.

    Friday 13th September 2013, 7pm

  • Walking in the City

    Walking in the City, a four-day event from 12th - 15th September exploring Bristol through artist led walks, talks, discussions and an evolving exhibition.

    12th - 15th September

  • All that glitters...

    Join UP Projects on Saturday 21st September at Master Shipwright's House, London, for a conversation about the role of art and creativity in urban regeneration.

    Saturday 21st September, 6-9pm


    'EXTRA-ORDINARY KNOWLEDGE', an event produced by The Floating Cinema in collaboration with public works, provides a showcase for fantastic examples of local knowledge and skills from around Hackney Wick.

    Sunday 22nd September 2013, 12-5pm

  • Maths Goes Underground

    Professor Chris Budd will be exploring 'Labyrinth' - a major artwork by artist Mark Wallinger for London Underground to celebrate its 150th anniversary - at Science Museum Late.

    Wednesday 25th September 2013

  • Haystack05: Hunting Wild Boar by Phone

    Haystack05 invites you to think about and discuss the future of urban food growing. The event starts at 6.00pm with a tour of the roof garden by Julian Cox. At 6.30pm Katrin Bohm and Katrin Böhm will present and discuss recent projects and research into urban food production.

    Thursday 26th September, 6pm-8pm

  • Future City, 27th-28th September 2013

    'Future City' is a collaborative project between Liverpool Biennial and Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art that considers the role culture can play in re-imagining our future cities. The two day programme is taking place on 27th-28th September in Liverpool.

    September 28, 2013, 12:00 pm

  • Mobile Drawing Studio

    American artists arrive in Witton this week to hold a Mobile Drawing Studio with the local community. There are plenty of chances for anyone to take part or hear about their creative consultation practice.

    Wednesday 25th - Saturday 28th September 2013

  • Artist in Conversation event: Tod Hanson

    This Artist in Conversation event will give you the chance to meet artist Tod Hanson and hear about the new public artworks he is developing for Balham. The event is taking place at Balham Bowls Club, London on 10th October.

    Thursday 10th October 2013

  • Symposium: Resonant Terrains

    b-side invites you to join them on the rugged and inspiring Isle of Portland for two days for the Symposium 'Resonant Terrains' where they will be asking the question: ‘If festivals are the new platform, and sites the new venues, what can they offer and what can’t they offer artists, curators and audiences?’

    Thursday 10th October at 6pm until Saturday 12th October 2013

  • Public Art - Getting Commissions Weekend at Central Saint Martins

    'Public Art - Getting Commissions Weekend' is aimed at artists, arts administrators and creative practitioners at any level of their career, who would like to learn more about getting their artwork into the public realm. The course will be held at Central Saint Martins.

    12th-13th October 2013

  • Desire lines: Art, Edgelands and the Urban Wilds

    Buddleia are taking bookings for 'Desire lines: Art, Edgelands and the Urban Wilds', a day-long symposium which will examine the significance of edgelands and other ‘wild’ urban spaces, as sites for artistic inquiry, intervention and social interaction.

    Thursday 17th October, 10am - 4.30pm

  • The Artist and Public Sensibility: 1741 to 2013

    Art on the Underground and the Foundling Museum present 'The Artist and Public Sensibility: 1741 to 2013', a panel discussion with Mark Wallinger, David Heathcote, Matilda Pye and Dr Jacqueline Riding taking place on 17th October 2013.

    17th October 2013 18:30 - 20:30

  • Tuesday Sessions: Mai Abu ElDahab and Anthony Huberman

    On Tuesday 22nd October, Mai Abu ElDahab and Anthony Huberman, curators of the 2014 Liverpool Biennial, will - for the first time - discuss the material and methods that have informed their thinking for the forthcoming edition of the Biennial.

    Tuesday 22nd October, 6.30pm

  • Working the Land: Art, Landscape and the Everton Meadows

    In Certain Places, in association with Liverpool Hope University, are proud to present 'Working the Land: Art, Landscape and the Everton Meadows', an evening with artist Rebecca Chesney, in conversation with Dr. Rosemary Shirley, lecturer in Art History at Manchester Metropolitan University. The event will take place on Wednesday 23rd October at Liverpool Hope University.

    Wednesday 23rd October, 2013, 6.30 – 8pm

  • 'History Rising' Study day

    Meet at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Rotunda space and walk to OUTPOST for an afternoon of walks, presentations and discussions by curators, artists and academics expanding on the issues raised in 'History Rising'.

    Thursday 24th October 2013, 4–7.30pm

  • artSOUTH : collaborations Conference

    'artSOUTH : collaborations' is a one day conference which brings together artists and their collaborators alongside a rich variety of speakers to explore what collaboration is, in the context of artSOUTH and beyond.

    Friday 25th October 2013: 10.00am – 5.00pm

  • Deep time, earth to solar system: artists in discussion

    The first Artists in Residence for the University's North West Cambridge development: Karen Guthrie, Nina Pope, Tania Kovats and Hannah Rickards discuss and exchange ideas that have emerged from their research within the departments of Archaeology, Astronomy and Earth Sciences.

    October 25th 2013, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Sheds: walk along the coast

    Pack a picnic and bring the family for a guided walk with Art Gene’s artists through the Sandscale Haws nature reserve to a hidden community of fisherman's huts known as the Black Huts.

    Saturday 26th October, 1-4pm

  • Sustainable North workshop

    The 'Sustainable North' workshop is taking place on Wednesday 30th October 2013 from 10am-4pm. Taking place at the Biospheric Foundation in Salford, the workshop will investigate the question: 'How can the arts contribute to making the North of England more sustainable?'

    Wednesday 30th October 2013, 10am-4pm

  • Trust New Art Bristol

    Trust New Art Bristol are promoting a range of activities as part of their autumn Learning & Events programme.

    7th September – 3rd November

  • 'Lessons in Geography' conference

    ‘Lessons in Geography’, a visual arts conference inviting artists, writers and commentators to discuss the complex space between the physical and hypothetical realms within creative practice, will be taking place at mac birmingham on Friday 8th to Saturday 9th November.

    Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November 2013

  • 'History Rising' Symposium

    A daylong event exploring the issues raised in 'History Rising', a region-wide programme of installations, commissions and talks on the theme of museum display.

    Friday 1st November 2013, 10.30am–7.45pm

  • Art Means Business: How Culture Can Change the World

    'Art Means Business: How Culture Can Change the World' is a conference being held on Friday 15th November 2013 at the Gala Theatre, Durham. Lumiere Durham's one-day conference re-imagines the city of the 21st Century and reveals the ways in which culture is already a driver for change beyond its traditional role as a magnet for tourism and ticket sales.

    9am-4pm, Friday 15th November 2013

  • Labyrinth Event: Peter York in conversation with Michael Bracewell at the ICA

    Art on the Underground presents a 'Labyrinth' Event: Peter York in conversation with Michael Bracewell at the ICA. Join author and journalist Peter York and writer and novelist Michael Bracewell for a talk about the London Underground.

    15th November 2013


    Wick Session #15 will bring together a diverse group of speakers around the broad issue of Health in the context of post Olympic east London. The event will take place at The White Building (London E9 5EN) on Friday 15th November 2013.

    15th November 2013, 7-9pm

  • ISAN Biennial Conference 2013 and Ideas Summit: 20th and 21st November

    The ISAN Biennial Conference 2013 and Ideas Summit will be taking place on 20th and 21st November at Birmingham Hippodrome.

    20th and 21st November 2013

  • Tuesday Sessions: Dominic Willsdon

    Liverpool Biennial's Tuesday Session on 26th November will be entitled 'A School Is A Building With A School In It'. For this talk, curator Dominic Willsdon will explore how an alliance between architectural and educational thinking can lead to valuable new ways of curating education, with reference to his recent curatorial/educational projects in San Francisco and Porto Alegre.

    Tuesday 26th November, 6.30pm

  • N3 Housing, Art and Nature network event, Dorset

    Places are still left for the 'N3 Housing, Art and Nature' network event in Dorset on Thursday 28th November 2013. The event will explore how provision for nature can be innovatively designed into new and redeveloped housing, and how local communities can be brought on board in order to create their own low cost, DIY green infrastructure.

    Thursday 28th November 2013

  • Going the Way of the Dodo?

    'Going the Way of the Dodo?' is a one-day symposium on 29th November 2013 bringing together artists, historians and academics to collectively ask: 'is the idea of the ‘now’ under threat as a 21st century concept?'

    Friday 29th November 2013

  • 'Curating Sound': Panel Discussion

    On Wednesday 11th December Nottingham Contemporary are hosting a panel discussion - 'Curating Sound' - which will combine discussion and off-site performance to address sound within and beyond the gallery.

    Wednesday 11th December 2013, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

  • Haystack 07: “Cows, Conservation, Controversy”

    Haystack 07, on Saturday 14th December, gives a first hand insight into the reality of running an upland hill farm, husbandry and conservation policies - with farmer John Atkinson and filmmaker Maria Benjamin at The Architecture Foundation London, on Saturday 14th December, 2-5 pm.

    Saturday 14th December, 2-5 pm.

  • Invitation to 'Thoughts on The Impossible Conversation'

    ‘Thoughts on the Impossible Conversation’ is the last of a series of public conversations exploring questions raised by the exhibition ‘When I Leave These Landings’ by Jonathan Cummins which is currently on exhibition in the Shirt Factory, Patrick Street as part of Void Sites for the 2013 Derry~Londonderry City of Culture. It is being held on Saturday 11th January, 1-3pm.

    Saturday, 11th January 2014, 1 – 3pm

  • 5th International Celebration of Contemporary Sculpture: New Year's Brunch 2014

    People in 46 venues around Europe are getting together on 19th January 2014, for Sculpture Network's 5th International Celebration of Contemporary Sculpture.

    19th January 2014

  • Off-grid: Haystack 08 with artist Grace Ndiritu

    Come to Haystack 08, on Tuesday 28th January, for a talk and conversation with Grace Ndiritu, who for the first time shares her research and observations into alternative communties and nomadic lifestyles over the past 14 years.

    January 28, 2014, 7:00 pm

  • Book Launch: Joanna Rajkowska's 'Where the Beast is Buried'

    Ikon and the Polish Expats Association (PEA) host the launch of a new book about Joanna Rajkowska, an internationally acclaimed Polish artist, based in London, and her unique practice of work with public spaces, diverse cultures and geographies.

    Wednesday 29th January 2014, 6.30-7.30pm

  • The Green Room

    In addition to the exhibition by Turner Prize nominated artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd open at the Nottingham Contemporary until 23rd Mar 2014, there will be a major new performance by the artist entitled The Green Room on Friday 7 February from 7.30pm to 11pm. Specially commissioned by Nottingham Contemporary, the performance draws partly on the artist’s research in the city.

    February 7, 2014

  • Trade Show Talk with Constantin Petcou and Doina Petrescu

    'Trade Show Talk' with Constantin Petcou and Doina Petrescu (aaa, Paris) will take place on Tuesday 11th February at 6.30pm at Eastside Projects, Birmingham. They will introduce 'R-Urban', a bottom-up urban development project that focuses on local economical and ecological cycles, with the ambition to strengthen urban resilience and alternative ways of living in a city.

    Tuesday 11th February 2014, 6.30 - 8.30 pm

  • No Boundaries

    No Boundaries is an open symposium on the role of culture in 21st century society accessible for established cultural leaders and for those who are discovering their leadership role. The debate will build over the coming months culminating in a two-day event held simultaneously in York and Bristol on 25 and 26 February 2014.

    25th and 26th February 2014

  • Building the archive: the Reference Works photography project in context

    'Building the archive: the Reference Works photography project in context' will take place at the Library of Birmingham on Friday 28th February 2014. The symposium will consider archival commissioning in a broader context, from the perspective of the archivist, the historian, the curator, the photographer, the artist and the art writer.

    Friday 28th February 2014, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

  • Liminal Landscapes: David Jacques and Dr. Les Roberts

    In Certain Places is proud to present an evening with artist David Jacques, in conversation with Dr. Les Roberts, lecturer in the Department of Communication and Media at the University of Liverpool. The conversation will take place on Tuesday 11th March 2014 from 6pm - this event has been rescheduled. Please note the change of venue to Foster Building, University of Central Lancashire, Preston.

    Wednesday 12th February, 2014, 6-8pm

  • The Cultivating Culture Symposium

    The Cultivating Culture Symposium event is being held at the Library of Birmingham on March 18th from 12pm – 7pm. The Symposium will be the opportunity to share Case Studies and discuss issues and challenges that have emerged from the past 3 years of work by Local Arts Fora & Arts Champions and to reflect on how arts development can overcome barriers to participation and engagement.

    March 18, 2014

  • 'Art Caught in the Crossfire: Conflict and negotiation in contemporary urban spaces'

    The seminar 'Art Caught in Crossfire: Conflict and negotiation in contemporary urban spaces' focuses attention on the question of who is targeted by contemporary art in the public space, and on the issue of the effects and affects this causes. The seminar is taking place in Copenhagen on 21st March 2014.

    21st March 2014

  • Using Light as Infrastructure: Heritage and Regeneration

    'Using Light as Infrastructure: Heritage and Regeneration' is a two-day Conference examining the contemporary uses of light in urban regeneration and heritage contexts. The conference will take place in Chester on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th March 2014.

    Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th March 2014

  • Innovative People ⇔ Innovative Cities

    BEAM are hosting a day-long creative and practical conversation, entitled Innovative People ⇔ Innovative Cities; exploring how towns and cities are using the arts and creative businesses to develop and how artists and creatives can respond to these opportunities. The event will take place in Wakefield on Thursday 27th March 2014, 9.30am-4.30pm; at The Orangery.

    March 27, 2014

  • Arts and Health Training Courses

    Willis Newson are offering a range of professional development courses in Arts and Health to start in 2014. Led by expert practitioners, the courses will include teaching and case studies as well as group activities providing opportunities for discussion and feedback. They will combine practical skills development with teaching and reflection.

    The courses start in February 2014

  • Public Art Now: Live Events

    'Public Art Now' will be bringing together some internationally recognised artists and producers in public art to Bristol for a series of five events, which will be streamed live. Public Art Now is produced by Situations in association with Bristol Festival of Ideas, Art / Books, Creative Time (New York), Eastside Projects, Live Art Development Agency, Folkestone Triennial, Liverpool Biennial, Public Art Agency Sweden, Space Studios, This is Tomorrow, University of Central Lancashire and University of Bristol.

    May 4, 2014, 2:00 pm

  • Public Art and Housing Event

    A one day event hosted by ixia on Wednesday 7th May in Birmingham to explore the role of public art within the context of housing policies and developments. The event will be moderated by Sean Griffiths, Co-founder of Fashion Architecture Taste (FAT), and guest speakers will include: Clare Devine, Director of Architecture and Built Environment, Design Council, Andrew Whitaker, Planning Director, Home Builders Federation (HBF); Mark Davy, Founder, Future City; Ju Row Farr, Artist, Blast Theory; Louise Wyman, Midlands Large Sites Lead, Homes and Communities Agency (HCA); Paul Kelly, Senior Arts Development Manager, Lancashire County Council; and Jeanne van Heeswijk, Artist.

    May 7, 2014

  • Art, Architecture and Public Space

    As part of the Distinguished Visitor Programme Public Lecture Series at the University of Central Lancashire, In Certain Places presents a public talk by Professor Gabriela Vaz-Pinheiro of the University of Porto, Portugal. The talk will take place on Wednesday 14th May 2014 at the Foster Building in the University of Central Lancashire.

    May 14, 2014, 6:00 pm

  • Owning the immaterial: art, technology and culture

    firstsite present an afternoon symposium which brings together a group of international speakers to consider the subject of ownership in the internet age, taking the work of artists Aleksandra Domanovic and Simon Denny as a starting point for discussion. The event takes place on Friday 30th May 2014 from 1pm-6.30pm at firstsite, Colchester.

    May 30, 2014

  • Arts Award and young people in health settings seminar

    An afternoon seminar to explore the benefits and challenges of using Arts Award in health and wellbeing contexts will take place at Southwark Cathedral on 19th June. Presentations from Chelsea Community Hospital Schools and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust will frame an event which will also provide information about Arts Award and opportunities to consider how Arts Award could add value to current work with children and young people.

    June 19, 2014

  • Book Launch: Malcolm Miles - Eco-Aesthetics

    Bloomsbury Publishing have announced the launch of 'Eco-Aesthetics', a new book by author Malcolm Miles; produced as part of a series of single-authored publications commissioned by Jane Tormey and Gillian Whiteley as part of their Radical Aesthetics - Radical Art series. The book will be launched at an event on Wednesday the 25th June, from 6.30pm to 8pm at Bloomsbury Publishing in London.

    June 25, 2014

  • Places for art and art for places

    The Landscape and Arts Network has announced a one day symposium for artists and designers whose practice focuses around place-orientated art. The event will take place on the 28th June 2014 and is part of the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival. From public art and social engagement, to painting, poetry, projection and sound, a diversity of art projects will be presented which explore the spirit of place through either physically working in the landscape or taking inspiration from it.

    10am to 4pm

  • Situations Events; Liverpool and Bristol

    Situations are launching a new series of half-day professional development workshops and live events offering insights into new approaches to public art across the UK. Events will take place in Liverpool and Bristol on the 11th and 13th July 2013.

    July 13, 2014

  • Conception Execution Reception

    The Royal British Society of Sculptors (RBS) has announced 'Conception Execution Reception'; an exhibition and series of talks presenting three high profile public art commissions to stimute debate and explore the processes behind their realisation. Running from the 5th June 2014 to the 25th July 2014 at the RBS Galleries, London.

    5th June 2014 - 25th July 2014

  • Public Art and Rural Development

    A one day seminar about new developments in the field of contemporary rural public art and rural arts and cultural funding policy is being organised by The Rural Cultural Forum, Littoral Arts Trust in partnership with Grizedale Arts. I will include short presentations by representatives from some of the leading rural public arts, rural development, and rural commmunity NGOs from Spain, Australia and the UK.

    25th July 2014: 11.00am - 5.00pm

  • Playfulness, Ownership and Place Making in Outdoor Arts

    Making More of Outdoor Arts will be hosting an event aimed at commissioners and purchasers of outdoor performance and public realm artworks on Friday the 1st of August 2014. Those involved with regeneration and place-making, as well as artists who want to create works of playfulness in outdoor contexts which inspire participation on a large scale, can get involved from 1.30pm to 3.30pm at the Mitchell Arts Centre in Stoke on Trent as part of the Appetite programme.

    Friday 1st August 2014

  • Secret Cities: Immersion photography workshop in Edale - Peak District

    Curated Place have announced their next Secret Cities: Immersion workshop will take place on Saturday the 2nd of August 2014 and will see the team leaving Manchester and taking to the hills of the Peak District. The workshop invites participants to learn the practical and artistic skills employed by Andrew Brooks, as well as access to Photoshop training from the artist himself.

    Saturday 2nd of August

  • CFP: Geographies of Public-Art Co-Production: Let Us Talk about Public Art, but Where Are the Publics?

    The Call for Papers for the annual international conference organised with the RGS and IBG, which is taking place in London from 26th-28th August 2014, invites scholars across disciplines as well as practitioners to critically and creatively engage with the encounters between producers and publics of public art.

    26th–29th August, 2014

  • Public talk by James Shen of People's Architecture Office, Beijing

    In Certain Places will host a public talk by James Shen of the Beijing-based People’s Architecture Office (PAO) on Wednesday the 8th of October, from 6pm to 8pm, at the University of Central Lancashire. During the coming year, PAO will work with In Certain Places to develop a temporary architectural intervention in Preston, designed to encourage greater movement and exchange between the city centre and the University of Central Lancashire campus. This event marks the first stage of the project and offers a chance to find out more about James’s work with People’s Architecture Office.

    October 8, 2014

  • Arts Development UK Conference: Arts for Life

    Arts Development UK have confirmed the programme for the annual ADUK conference, which this year is taking place at the WMC in Cardiff Bay on the 16th and the 17th of October 2014. The conferences offer a lively mix of keynote presentations, breakouts, study tours, skills and knowledge exchanges and discussion groups.

    Thursday 16th & Friday 17th October 2014

  • Elephants: Chantal Oakes

    As part of a month-long exploration into how archives and contemporary diverse audiences can interconnect, the In Certain Places Project Space will host an event entitled ELEPHANTS on Monday the 20th of October from 3.30pm to 7.30pm at 38 St Peter's Street. Chantal Oakes will present extracts from an on-going durational artist’s diary, to explore the catalytic values and alchemy of mixing public and private memory.

    October 20, 2014

  • Tran-si-tion International Conference

    'Tran-si-tion' is a one-day international conference organised by WERK as part of this years Longbridge Festival of Light. It will take place at Bournville College Conference Centre, Birmingham on the 24th of October 2014 and will highlight best practice within regeneration schemes, urban design, strategic planning, technology innovation, placemaking and art within a social urban context.

    24th October 2014

  • On the Edge: Taking Risks In Public Art

    Public Art (Now) has announced a new professional development workshop entitled 'On the Edge: Taking Risks in Public Art'. The session will take place on Friday the 31st of October, from 11:30am to 4:30pm at the Folkestone Fringe Hub and will look at how artists, producers and funders might challenge the preconceptions about public art, taking risks to produce works which open up new encounters with our surroundings.

    October 31, 2014, 9:00 am

  • Critical Thinking: Art in Prisons

    Artist, researcher and coach, Hannah Hull, has announced that she will be delivering a course entitled 'Critical Thinking: Art in Prisons' over six consecutive Monday evening sessions from the 3rd of November to the 8th of December 2014 at Goldsmiths, University of London.

    3rd November to the 8th December

  • Artangel Talks

    Based in London but working across Britain and beyond, Artangel commissions and produces projects by contemporary artists. Over the past two decades, the projects have materialised in a range of different sites and situations and in countless forms of media. Their next offering is a series of talks concerning Plotting Spaces and Paraconsistent Perception.

    Monday 27th October and Monday 10th November

  • Kent Design Seminars

    Kent Design have announced they will be delivering two seminar events in October and November. The first entitled 'Planning for Place' will take place on Thursday the 30th of October 2014 at the Quarterhouse in Folkestone, with the second, 'Here Comes the Sun' taking place on the 12th of November 2014 at the Council Chamber of Ashford Borough Council in Ashford.

    30th October and the 12th November 2014

  • Material Memory: The Post Industrial Landscape as site for Creative Practice.

    The Fine Art Department in the School of Arts and Cultures at Newcastle University is staging a one day Conference entitled ‘Material Memory: The Post Industrial Landscape as Site for Creative Practice’ on the 14th of November 2014. Confirmed Speakers include: Jane and Louise Wilson, Andrew Burton, Tim Edensor, Wolfgang Weileder, Anne Helen Mydland, Neil Brownsword, Ian Thompson.

    November 14, 2014

  • 2014 Creative Time Summit

    The sixth annual 'Creative Time Summit' will take place on the 14th and the 15th of November 2014 at the Kulturhuset in Stockholm. The event will explore socially and politically engaged art in a global context by bringing together leading voices in public art and politics. The debates and dialogues will be shared through the summit's website and public screenings around the world.

    14th and 15th of November 2014

  • Changing Tracks Public Art Conference

    CHANGING TRACKS is a contemporary visual and digital art project consisting of new temporary outdoor artworks on walking and cycling routes that used to be railway lines, by three international artists, Aideen Barry (IE) Xevi Bayona (CAT) and Noah Rose (UK). An associated conference will take place on the 19th of November 2014 to review the project and will be hosted by the University of Northampton School of The Arts.

    November 19, 2014

  • David Best in conversation with Helen Marriage

    Following the success of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for 'Temple', Artichoke has announced the artist behind the project, David Best, will join Director Helen Marriage for a special event at the Foyle Film Festival in Derry~Londonderry. The event will take place on Friday the 21st of November from 8pm at VOID, City Factory Gallery in Derry.

    November 21, 2014, 8:00 pm

  • Housing Merz

    A conference entitled HOUSING MERZ in the 21st Century, The artistic legacy of the Merz Barn and Kurt Schwitters in Britain, will take place at Tate Britain on Thursday the 27th November 2014.

    November 27, 2014

  • After Castle Market: Salvaging the Urban Obsolete

    As part of the Practising Place programme, In Certain Places will present an evening with artist Victoria Lucas, in conversation with cultural geographer Emma Fraser. The event entitled 'After Castle Market: Salvaging the Urban Obsolete', will take place at 99 Mary Street, Sheffield on Wednesday the 10th of December, from 6pm until 8pm and will explore issues of urban renewal, gentrification, memory and value.

    Wednesday 10th December 2014 - 6pm to 8pm

  • Surviving the State

    Creative Assault Art Production Company (CAAPO) has announced they will be hosting a symposium event on Saturday the 13th of December from 12.30pm to 3.30pm 2014 at Cardiff and Vale College, Cardiff. 'Surviving the State' is a free symposium open to all and will feature guest speakers who will present topics relating to campaigning, protest, community action and survival, particularly in times of austerity and unrest.

    December 13, 2014

  • Winter Lights Festival at Canary Wharf

    Throughout January, Canary Wharf hosts its Winter Lights Festival with sculptures, lasers, projections and digital art from a diaspora of International light artists such as UK artist Stephen Newby, Cédric Le Borgne from France, German design duo Heidi and Bernd Spiecker and Hungarian born artist Bálint Bolygó. From Friday the 9th to Sunday the 11th of January 2015, visitors are invited to explore a weekend of family-friendly interactive activities and experiences created to brighten up their winter.

    January 11, 2015

  • Wick Session No 23: Planning for forums, forums for planning

    The Wick Sessions are a series of talks, seminars and walks dedicated to Hackney Wick and its surrounding area, bringing together a wide range of voices and expertise. The sessions organised by R-Urban provide a public forum for debate and exchange, with the aim of creating a shared body of local knowledge around issues of bottom up and sustainable developments. The next in the series of talks takes place on Friday the 6th of February 2015 from 7pm onwards at The White Building, Queens Yard, London.

    February 6, 2015

  • Manual Labours : The Complaining Body, Reading Group 1

    Manual Labours will be hosting a new series of reading groups starting Thursday the 24th of February 2015 from 6 to 8pm at The Showroom, London. The first in this new programme will be led by Sweta Rajan-Rankin a lecturer in Social Policy at Brunel University, London.

    February 24, 2015, 6:00 pm

  • Katie Paterson: Second Moon Artist Talk

    Locus+ will host an artist talk by Katie Paterson to mark the end of a year-long commission entitled 'Second Moon'. The event which will take place on Wednesday the 25th of February 2015 at 12pm at the Fine Art Lecture Theatre of Newcastle University, will be an opportunity to hear the award-winning artist talk about the project and her practice.

    February 25, 2015, 12:00 pm

  • Wick Session #24: Common Making & Filo

    The Wick Session #24 on Common Making and Filò, will be hosted for the first time in Central Saint Martins UAL, and will bring together interdisciplinary practitioners, designers, makers and researchers to share experiences and opinions and explore the dynamics and principles behind many collective making initiatives currently happening in London and elsewhere. The event will take place on Wednesday the 25th of February 2015 from 6pm to 8pm at The Crossing in King's Cross, London.

    Wednesday 25th February, 6-8pm

  • Too Much Information

    Blast Theory has announced that they have partnered with Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre once again to create a new piece of work entitled ‘Too Much Information’, presented in partnership with FutureEverything Festival.

    Friday the 27th of February to Sunday the 1st of March 2015

  • MADE: Beyond Public Art

    'Beyond Public Art' will continue MADE’s tradition of bringing artists and built environment designers and decision makers together in a context of critical thinking about placemaking. The event on Tuesday the 24th of March 2015, will ask questions about the added value of involving an artist in a built environment project, look at the contributions of artists to the built environment as a whole, ask what works well, what not so well and how we can go beyond the traditional definition of public art still applied by so many.

    March 24, 2015, 9:00 am

  • Lateral Thinking; the value of joined up agendas between the arts, health and environment

    Ginkgo Projects and the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are hosting ‘Lateral Thinking, the value of joined up agendas between the arts, health and environment’ conference on Thursday the 9th of April, from 9.15am to 5pm at The Lighthouse, Glasgow.

    April 9, 2015, 9:00 am

  • In-Between Places: Class, Creativity and Contemporary Art

    As part of its Practising Place programme, In Certain Places present an evening with artist William Titley in conversation with geographer Dr. Steve Millington. The event, which will take place at the Salutation pub in Manchester on Wednesday the 15th of April 2015 from 6pm to 8pm, will examine ideas of creativity, place and social class, through a focus on Titley and Millington’s individual research.

    April 15, 2015, 6:00 pm

  • The Art of Dwelling

    A one-day conference in Birmingham exploring long-term approaches to public art & place, developed by In Certain Places in partnership with ixia public art think tank.

    April 21, 2015, 10:00 am

  • Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures; theories, policies, practices

    Transforma are hosting an international transdisciplinary conference entitled Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures; theories, policies, practices in Helsinki, Finland from the 6th to the 8th of May 2015. During the conference, scholars, policymakers, artists and planners will discuss the different roles and meanings of culture in sustainability. Representatives from different sectors and across disciplines will explore how culture(s) can support sustainable development and vice versa.

    6th to the 8th of May 2015

  • Public Art Forum: Art, Place and Community

    Contemporary Art Society, Kings Cross and Central Saint Martins have announced an event entitled 'Public Art Forum: Art, Place and Community' scheduled for the 19th May 2015. The event will explore some of the most innovative public art programmes in the UK today, discussing the role of artists in developing creative approaches to landscape design.

    May 19, 2015

  • Re-thinking the Rural seminar

    Re-thinking the Rural is a half-day seminar, which will bring together artists, geographers, historians and other people with an interest in the politics of landscape, to discuss cultural representations and perceptions of ‘the rural’. The event organised by In Certain Places, will take place on Wednesday the 20th may from 1pm to 4,15pm at the Media Factory, University of Central Lancashire and include presentations of academic research, as well as examples of how artists have engaged with issues of land-ownership and the natural world within their practice.

    May 20, 2015, 1:00 pm

  • The Death of the Architect

    ArtReview Live presents 'The Death of the Architect', a conversation between Sam Jacob and Sean Griffiths, on Thursday the 4th of June, from 7pm at ArtReview Bar, Honduras Street, London.

    June 4, 2015, 7:00 pm

  • Talking Production

    'Talking Production' brings together artists, designers and architects from across the UK to explore different approaches to making, process, materials and tools. Programmed by Ruth Claxton (Workshop Birmingham) with presentations from artist Samara Scott; Eleanor Morgan and Guan Lee (Grymsdyke Farm), Fran Edgerley (Assemble), Fi Scott (Make Works), Designer Linda Brothwell and artist Nicolas Deshayes, the event will take place on Monday the 29th of June 2015, from 12.15pm at Eastside Projects, Birmingham.

    June 29, 2015, 12:00 pm

  • Antony Gormley and Tim Marlow in Conversation

    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Antony Gormley's Another Place, Liverpool Biennial have announced a special In Conversation event with the artist, and art historian Tim Marlow on Monday the 29th of June at St George's Hall, Liverpool.

    June 29, 2015

  • The Slogramme Approach - Workshop and conversation event with artist Rebecca Beinart

    UP Projects invite artists, curators, developers and local authority representatives to join them for an interactive workshop exploring the impacts of longer-term approaches to commissioning art in the public realm.

    July 7, 2015

  • Outdoor Arts Lab, Bristol 2015: ‘Words and Stories in the Great Outdoors’

    The National Association of Street Artists present Outdoor Arts Lab: Words and Stories in the Great Outdoors from Tuesday the 29th of September 2015 to Saturday the 3rd of October 2015 in Bearpit, Bristol. Billed as a shared, collaborative and creative journey; the event is an opportunity to explore new ideas, develop new relationships, play and experiment; a cross-pollination of skills and ideas between artists from different backgrounds and mediums, all focusing on creating work outdoors.

    29th September to the 3rd of October 2015

  • b-side Symposium 2015 - The Excursionist

    b-side present 'The Excursionist' a symposium event exploring the impact of tourism on community, environment and economy and the role art can play. The event takes place on the 8th and 9th of October 2015 at The Stonehall, Portland in Dorset.

    8th and 9th October 2015

  • Arts In Place

    Beam presents a series of events exploring the ‘Arts in Place’. Taking place from the 14th to the 17th of October 2015 at the Orangery in Wakefield, the events will explore the impact artists and their partners can have, working with communities, business and the built environment to make better places and spaces.

    14th to the 17th of October 2015

  • Community Arts? Learning from the Legacy of Artists' Social Initiatives

    Liverpool Biennial present a daylong event bringing together distinguished thinkers and practitioners from the field of community arts on Sunday the 1st of November 2015 from 10.30am to 5.30pm at The Black-E, Liverpool. The event looks to discuss and explore the legacy of such practices in the light of a renewed interest in socially engaged art. This event will re-open conversations and instigate new ones, ensuring that important work undertaken in the 1970s and 1980s continues to resonate.

    November 1, 2015, 10:00 am

  • Light, Art, the Universe and Everything

    Tickets are now on sale for a one-day conference for the curious at Lumiere 2015 in Durham. Hosted by Artichoke in association with Durham County Council, 'Light, Art, the Universe and Everything' will explore how light can change the world through science, the arts, spirituality and public space. The event will bring together international experts and pioneers working across medicine, culture, technology, the environment, religion, architecture and education and take place as part of the fourth edition of LUMIERE, the UK's largest outdoor light festival, which returns to Durham from the 12th to the 15th of November 2015.

    November 13, 2015

  • ADUK National Seminar 2015: Arts, Health & Wellbeing

    ADUK has launched the booking for their National Seminar for 2015 the theme of which will be Arts, Health and Wellbeing. The event will take place on Tuesday the 1st of December 2015

 at St David’s Hall, Cardiff.

    December 1, 2015, 9:00 am

  • Invisible Landscapes

    OSR Projects presents 'Invisible Landscapes', A one day seminar exploring embedded approaches to place-based contemporary art practice.The event takes place on Friday the 4th of December 2015 from 10.30 to 5pm at the OSR Project Space, Church Street in Somerset.

    December 4, 2015, 10:00 am

  • The New Art of Making

    To tie in with their Gallery exhibition, The New Art of Making, Foyles will be hosting a panel event with engineering practice Price & Myers and Gallery curators Futurecity to discuss the world of digital creativity and practice in the 21st century.

    January 28, 2016, 7:00 pm

  • First National Arts in Health Conference & Showcase

    Aesop, the arts and health social enterprise, has announced they will present the first national Arts in health Conference & Showcase for health decision-makers at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Friday the 5th of February 2016. This event will be attended by the Secretary of State for Health, Chair of NHS England, Chair of Arts Council England and Public Health England's Director of Health and Wellbeing.

    February 5, 2016, 9:00 am

  • Artist Talk: Liverpool Biennial

    Guests are invited to join some of the artists participating in Liverpool Biennial 2016 on Friday the 5th of February 2016 from 6.30 to 8pm at Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool; to hear them discuss their work, first impressions of the city and plans for this year's Biennial.

    February 5, 2016, 6:00 pm

  • What’s the Future of Public Art?

    In conjunction with Historic England’s exhibition 'Out There: Our Post-War Public Art', which explores the connections between public art and architecture in the post-war decades, The Royal Academy will be hosting a talks event entitled 'What's the Future of Public Art?' on Monday 15th of February 2016 at The Geological Society, Piccadilly, London.

    February 15, 2016, 6:00 pm

  • Forms of Inscription: surfaces, patterns and the typography of place

    As part of the Practising Place programme, In Certain Places presents an evening with artist Joanne Lee in conversation with typographer and researcher Dr. Paul Wilson. The event, which will take place at Sheffield Hallam University on Wednesday the 17th of February 2016, from 6pm to 8pm, will examine the relationship between communication, meaning and landscape, through reference to Lee and Wilson's individual research.

    February 17, 2016

  • Our Cultural Commons

    ADUK’s have announced details of their 2016 conference, in association with Voluntary Arts. The conference explores the organisations’ joint initiative ourculturalcommons.org which sets out to explore new ways to sustain and develop the creative lives of communities in all their diversity. The conference is hosted by Norwich City Council at the historic St Andrews Halls on the 23rd and 24th of February 2016.

    23rd and 24th February 2016

  • Sustainable Futures

    Julie's Bicycle will host an event at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham on Monday the 14th of March 2016 for Sustainable Futures. The event for creative organisations, artists and those working in environmental sustainability in a cultural context, will discuss placemaking and reimagining heritage sites, producing work sustainably - especially outdoor work for Carnival and Street Festivals - and how culture can contribute to the transition to a low carbon city.

    March 14, 2016, 1:00 pm

  • Blast Theory presents: Apps for art and artists

    Blast Theory will present a new event entitled 'Apps for art and artists', a two day workshop demystifying the process of app creation, and giving a comprehensive overview of mobile technology and how it may be used in the development of projects, without assuming any prior knowledge of software development or design. The event will run from the 17th to the 18th of March 2016 in Brighton.

    17th and 18th March 2016

  • Curating public art with Art and Sacred Places

    Art and Sacred Places will be delivering a 2-day course at City Lit in London exploring the history of curation in sacred places and looking at some contemporary curating ideas. Ateendees will learn about the practical and theoretical aspects of commissioning and curating public art, and will be taught by members of the team at Art and Sacred Places.

    14/04/16 and 21/04/16

  • Social Making: Socially Engaged Practice Now and Next

    Take A Part CIC have developed a two day symposium with the support of Art and Media with Plymouth University. 'Social Making: Socially Engaged Practice Now and Next' will be held at Radiant Space, Plymouth on the 28th and 29th of April 2016. The symposium’s aim is to bring examples of international socially engaged practices to the South West of the UK and give the region exposure to a wider network of projects and organisations.

    28th and 29th of April 2016

  • The Expanded City symposium

    In Certain Places invite you to take part in The Expanded City symposium on Thursday the 16th of June 2016 at Woodplumpton and District Club, Preston, from 10am to 4pm - a day of presentations, conversations and site visits within the 'City Deal' areas of Preston.

    June 16, 2016, 10:00 am

  • Public Art Conference - West Lothian

    Community arts of West Lothian Council will hold their inaugural Public Art conference on Wednesday the 12th of October, 2016 at Howden Park Centre - Howden in Livingston. The event will take an in-depth look at the many facets of public art engagement practices. From the large spectacle to hands-on sessional activities, artists work in a range of different contexts to stimulate and encourage creativity.

    October 12, 2016

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