Come and make a Bubble Machine with artist Martin Smith

Come and see a taster of our new exhibition and make your own simple moving device. Renowned automata artist Martin Smith makes kinetic devices, often with a humorous element.  Martin will lead a Bubble Machine workshop, suitable for families at The Art Depot, Eshton Road, Gargrave on Friday 2 June 2017, 1-3pm. This event is part of North Yorkshire Open Studios– book by emailing [email protected] or calling 01756 748529. Cost: £10 family ticket

Marvellous Mechanicals

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1 June– 11 June, 10.30am – 5.30pm then touring The Art Depot, Eshton Road, Gargrave Come and enjoy a taste of our new exhibition, a celebration of the makers and tinkerers who explore movement in their art. Featuring a range of sculptures, from beautifully simple wooden automata to bespoke machines and homemade robotics, Marvellous Mechanicals will engage and inspire all ages. Our first exhibition in the new series of Art Unpacked exhibitions is opening … Read More →

Make a Bubble Machine with artist Martin Smith

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BUBBLE MACHINE WORKSHOP Friday 2nd June 2017, 1-3pm The Art Depot, Eshton Road, Gargrave Renowned automata artist Martin Smith makes kinetic devices, often with a humorous element.  Martin will lead a Bubble Machine workshop, suitable for families. This event is part of North Yorkshire Open Studios– book by emailing [email protected] or calling 01756 748529. Cost: £10 family ticket  

Successful fundraising for Art Unpacked!

Chrysalis Arts awarded funding for new Art Unpacked touring exhibition programme Chrysalis Arts is delighted to announce that it has been awarded funding from Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring programme and from Esmee Fairbairn Foundation to develop a further series of Art Unpacked touring contemporary visual arts exhibitions. Art Unpacked brings the very best of contemporary art and craft to small and unique venues across North Yorkshire and Lancashire. Art … Read More →

Art Unpacked and York St John students in Scarborough!

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New work from emerging artists, curated by students from York St John University 7th to 10th July 2016 at The Old Parcels Office, Scarborough Opening on the 7th July comes Tracks an exhibition based on movement and process, stagnant and changing environments. The exhibition takes place in the historic Old Parcels Office on Scarborough train station platform, providing an opportunity to see contemporary artworks from five exciting young artists from … Read More →

Art Unpacked pops up in Scarborough

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Tracks New work from emerging artists, curated by students from York St John University Hazel Dixon, Lung 10 Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th July 2016 at The Old Parcels Office, Scarborough Opening on the 7th July comes “Tracks” an exhibition based on movement and process, stagnant and changing environments. The exhibition takes place in the historic Old Parcels Office on Scarborough train station platform, providing an opportunity to see contemporary artworks … Read More →

Heading to Northumberland

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Textil/Juvel has a new venue! We’re delighted that the exhibition, due to close in Scarborough in March, is now open in Berwick-upon-Tweed until 10 June. The exhibition is at Berwick Museum, housed within the Barracks and a fascinating place to visit. The new venue was facilitated by our Konsthantverkscentrum colleague Katarina Karlsson, who was there to welcome a delegation from Sweden last week.

Catch Textil/Juvel before it goes!

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Annika Andersson Catch our stunning exhibition of textiles and jewellery from Sweden at Woodend before it closes on Saturday 19 March. Before we go, we have  a talk from exhibiting artist Jessica Johannesson and co-curator Katarina Karlsson on Friday 18 March, 1pm.   Book now at Woodend Tel: 01723 384 500 Email: [email protected]

Textil/Juvel is open in Scarborough

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Visit Art Unpacked’s stunning exhibition of craft from Sweden at Woodend, Scarborough Textil/Juvel has reached its final venue in the Art Unpacked tour and we’re delighted to be back in Scarborough. Find out more about the exhibition on our Exhibitions page.

Artist talk this Friday in Scarborough

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Past events Join us this Friday lunchtime for a talk from Textil/Juvel artist Jessica Johannesson. Jessica will talk about her intricately knotted sculptural work, explaining the process and the ideas behind her work. We will also be joined by Katarina Karlsson, co-curator of the exhibition. Katarina is based at Konsthantverkscentrum, representing Swedish craft across the world. The talk takes place at Woodend in Scarborough, on Friday 18 March, 1pm. Please … Read More →