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October 2018

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Special Events

October 20
Various venues, Belfast, United Kingdom

We are thrilled to partner with Visual Artists Ireland to incorporate Belfast Open Studios as part of this year’s Open House Belfast programme. There are around 350 artists working across 14 spaces throughout the city, in ways that are engaging, challenging, beautiful and unexpected. See their creative work up close! All studios will be open on Saturday 20 October. Some also offer public access every day. Please check each studio’s individual listing for opening times. *** Belfast Open Studios -…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Studio Souk

October 20 @ 09:30 - 17:30
Studio Souk, 60-62 Ann Street
Belfast, BT1 4EG United Kingdom

Studio Souk gives their customers the opportunity to engage directly with their lovely in-house designers, artists and makers. The residents work their magic to create unique handmade designs or upcycle previously unloved items into stunning pieces. This is a not-for-profit organisation that supports local artists and designers in a stimulating and creative environment, giving lots of single person enterprises, valuable peer support and a opportunity to be involved in a creative community. Studio Souk creates an atmosphere in which creativity…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Creative Exchange Artists’ Studios

October 20 @ 10:00 - 17:00
Creative Exchange Artists’ Studios, Unit B4 Portview 310 Newtownards Road
Belfast, BT4 1HE United Kingdom

Creative Exchange was established by a group of artists in East Belfast in 1996 and in the intervening 21 years has contributed to the history, culture, economy and creativity of its locality. The studios provide workspace to visual artists at all stages of their careers. Our aim is to provide affordable studio space for the artistic community particularly in East Belfast, whilst providing a programme of opportunities for artists to prioritise their practice, develop professionally, engage with communities and contribute…

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20
October

Belfast Open Studios: Digital Arts Studios

October 20 @ 10:00 - 17:00
Digital Arts Studios, Cathedral Buildings 64 Donegall Street
Belfast, BT1 2GT United Kingdom

Please note: This venue has had a change of address from the print programme. Digital Arts Studios is now located at Cathedral Buildings, 64 Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2GT Providing space and support for local and international digital artists. DAS is the only organisation in Northern Ireland to offer a residency programme for local and nationally based visual artists who wish to work with digital media, and is one of only two organisations in Northern Ireland to offer an international…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Artists @ The Mill

October 20 @ 11:00 - 17:00
Artists @ the Mill, Conway Mill 5-7 Conway Street
Belfast, BT13 2DE United Kingdom

Artists @ the Mill are made up of independent individual practitioners representing a variety of disciplines, including painters, ceramicists, glass and textile artists and filmmakers. The artists occupy the top floor of the Mill on Conway Street, off Falls Road, Belfast. Although we are not a constituted or funded collective/cooperative organisation, we organise events that include as many as want to be involved, such as exhibitions, pop-up galleries and projects for festivals. Open Access: Visit Artists @ The Mill from…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Belfast Print Workshop

October 20 @ 11:00 - 16:00
Belfast Print Workshop, Cotton Court 30-42 Waring Street
Belfast, BT1 2ED United Kingdom

Belfast Print Workshop was established in 1977 to welcome artists interested in the practice and promotion of printmaking. We are a registered charity and provide a fully equipped, printmaking studio space in the heart of Belfast. BPW offers an extensive programme of practical courses, alongside open studios and demonstrations, designed to enhance public knowledge, understanding and appreciation of printmaking. BPW also provides opportunities for residencies, exhibitions, skills and professional advancement, to support the income, wellbeing and livelihood of its artist-members.…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Cathedral Studios

October 20 @ 11:00 - 17:00
Cathedral Studios, 64 Donegall Street
Belfast, BT1 2GT United Kingdom

Cathedral Studios is based on Donegall Street, Belfast. Formed in 2003 by six newly graduated artists the group has been supporting artists with studio space and facilities ever since. Since its establishment the organisation has housed many artists specialising in a wide range of disciplines, evolving and adapting to each artist’s needs. Open Access: Visit Cathedral Studios from 11am-5pm on Saturday 20 Oct.

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Flax Art Studios

October 20 @ 11:00 - 16:00
Flax Art Studios, 44-46 Corporation Street
Belfast, BT1 3DE United Kingdom

Flax Art Studios provides space to some of the most exciting artists in Northern Ireland. Founded in 1989, the studios have provided 25 years of best practice work at the cutting edge of contemporary art. Flax Art Studios is committed to developing and strengthening the visual arts sector in Belfast, providing studios for 18 artists, as well as graduate and international resident artist studios. Open Access: Visit Flax Art Studios from 11am-4pm on Saturday 20 Oct.

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Lombard Studios

October 20 @ 11:00 - 17:00
Lombard Studios, 11 Lombard Street
Belfast, BT1 1QA United Kingdom

Lombard Studios, situated in Belfast city centre, provides working spaces for artists to develop their practice. It currently houses four contemporary visual artists: three specialising in the field of fine art painting, and one writer. Since its inception in August 2016 by Trina Hobson, it has provided a base and support for artists, many of whom graduated from Ulster University. It is self-funded. Open Access: Lombard Studios will be open on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 Oct, both 11am-5pm. Family…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Oscar & Oscar and the Little America Congress

October 20 @ 11:00 - 17:00
Oscar & Oscar, 22-30 Hopefield Avenue
Belfast, BT15 5AP United Kingdom

Oscar & Oscar is an interior design and architecture practice located in North Belfast. They work for both private and commercial clients; redefining Northern Ireland’s restaurant and cafe scene with their designs for Ox, Ox Cave, Harry’s Shack, Muddlers Club, Lost&Found and il Pirata. They will be running a pop up coffee shop hosted by Little America Congress resident, The Working Kitchen. The Oscar & Oscar building also houses the studios of Dollybirds Art, Jump the Hedges, Belfast Punctured, Corrina…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Pollen Studios

October 20 @ 11:00 - 17:00
Pollen Studios, 37 Queen Street
Belfast, BT1 6EA United Kingdom

Established in 2011, Pollen Studios and Gallery currently provides studio space for 7 artists and runs a diverse programme of monthly exhibitions. The studio members’ practices and media are varied and include performance, painting, sculpture and installation. The artists share open studio spaces and regularly collaborate with other studio groups and a network of international artists. The Gallery at Pollen Studios provides an open, contemporary platform that aims to enhance the civic and cultural enrichment of Belfast, welcoming visitors to…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Vault Artist Studios

October 20 @ 11:00 - 17:00
Vault Artist Studios, Tower Street
Belfast, BT5 4FH United Kingdom

Vault Artist Studios is a group of artists working across many disciplines. We are an active community of visual artists, musicians, writers, photographers, videographers, puppeteers, comedians, arts organisers, curators, composers, and theatre makers. We thrive on our creative diversity and actively seek to engage with the local communities in which we are located. We originally formed in early 2017, taking over an old vacant Ulster Bank Building on the understanding that we would only have the building for one year.…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Norwich Union House [Cancelled]

October 20 @ 12:00 - 17:00
Norwich Union House, 7 Fountain Street
Belfast, BT1 5EA United Kingdom

NOTE: EVENT CANCELLED. Unfortunately, due to their proximity to the fire at the Bank Buildings, Norwich Union House will not be open as part of this year’s event. We would encourage all those interested to visit its sister organisation, QSS Bedford Street. In January 2018, QSS established short-term satellite studios at Norwich Union House, with a particular emphasis (though not exclusively) on supporting recent graduates and early career artists. With 21 artists now on site, this new creative hub will…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: QSS Bedford Street

October 20 @ 12:00 - 17:00
QSS Bedford Street, 31-33 Bedford Street
Belfast, BT2 7EJ United Kingdom

QSS Bedford St will provide behind-the-scenes access to the studios of some of Belfast’s brightest emerging and established artists. A series of informal artist talks (Studio Spotlights) scheduled throughout the afternoon will explore the artistic process, from inspiration through to completion. Open dialogue (Q&A) with the artists is most welcome. QSS Bedford St provides 23 secure, affordable and well managed studio spaces for professional artists. These studios enable our artist members to contribute positively to the artistic life of the…

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October

Belfast Open Studios: Array Studios

October 20 @ 14:00 - 17:00
Array Studios, 48 King Street
Belfast, BT1 6AD United Kingdom

Established in 1994, Array Studios is a collective of professional multidisciplinary artists located in Belfast city centre, supported by Arts Council NI. Array Studios is committed to support artists both emerging and mid-career artists, providing resources, opportunities and contributing to the cultural development of the city. Open Access: Visit Array from 2pm-5pm on Saturday 20 Oct.

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