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Spike Island Director Helen Legg is appointed Director of Tate Liverpool

Tuesday 20 March 2018

It is announced that Helen Legg, current Director of Spike Island, has been appointed the new Director of Tate Liverpool.

VASW appoints three new members to its steering group

Monday 19 February 2018

Visual Arts South West is delighted to welcome three new members to its steering group: Zoe Li, Emily Bull and Lara Goodband.

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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

Studio Upstairs: Open Studios 2018

Studio Upstairs, Units 1&2, Albion Dockside Estate, Hanover Place, Bristol, BS1 6UT

Saturday 05 May 2018 – Monday 07 May 2018

WalkFest in The Vestibule

The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

Tuesday 01 May 2018 – Friday 04 May 2018

Talk: In Conversation with Lauren Child, Children's Laureate

Peninsula Arts -Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, PL4 8AA

Saturday 12 May 2018

Land & Sea film & photography weekend

Venue: Lands End YHA, Cot Valley, Letcha Vean, St Just-In-Penwith, St Just, TR19 7NT, Cornwall

Saturday 05 May 2018 – Monday 07 May 2018

Spring Exhibition & Sale Cam Valley Arts Trail Group

Conygre Hall Timsbury BA2 0JQ

Saturday 28 April 2018

Legal Tyranny: Conscientious Objection in the Three Towns 1853-1914

Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street

Saturday 05 May 2018 – Saturday 02 June 2018

Handmade Books: Coptic Binding and Quirky Accordions at Fowey Festival

Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature

Saturday 12 May 2018

A Curious Turn : moving, mechanical sculpture

Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Dowell street, Honiton EX14 1LX

Saturday 10 March 2018 – Saturday 19 May 2018

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.

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