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What is Art: A User's Guide (A Crash Course in Brain Surgery)

Thursday 01 December 2016

VASW are pleased to announce the date of our annual event, in association with British Art Show, Southampton.

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Visual Arts South West is a network creating opportunities for artists, organisations and professionals to develop their practice, share ideas, knowledge & resources, and cultivate relationships. We provide platforms to promote and support the work of the region's visual arts ecology. 

We are part of the national Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN) which is dedicated to working together to realise a stronger visual arts for the benefit of artists, arts organisations and audiences, present and future.


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What's on in the South West

Somerset Open Studios 2016


Saturday 17 September 2016 – Sunday 02 October 2016

Eduardo Paolozzi : General Dynamic F.U.N.

Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LX

Saturday 10 September 2016 – Saturday 08 October 2016

The Man Who Flew into Space from His Apartment

The House, Plymouth University

Wednesday 02 November 2016

Walking Naked by Steven Pippin

Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Bath Road, Swindon SN1 4BA

Thursday 08 December 2016

Andre Figueiredo Rug - Stephen Hornsby-Smith

Trowbridge Town Hall, Market Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8EQ

Thursday 28 July 2016 – Thursday 01 September 2016

Screening of Metropolis

Pennsylvania Castle, Pennsylvania Road, Portland, DT5 1HZ

Thursday 15 September 2016

Shame Chorus

West Weares (End of Chesil Beach Near Quiddles Cafe), Fortuneswell, Portland, DT5 1LN

Saturday 10 September 2016

DIY City - Marieke Warmelink & Jasmin Moeller

Multiple sites across Bristol

Friday 02 September 2016 – Saturday 10 September 2016

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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