For a day out with a difference come and join us at one of our Art Unpacked events. You can unleash your creativity at a hands-on workshop or get a unique insight into the artists and their creative processes at one of our talks. We’re currently planning talks and workshops as part of our new series of exhibitions so sign up to our newsletter at the top of this page to be the first to hear about all our events.

Please get in touch if your school would like to visit one of the exhibitions for a tour and talk, or other bespoke activities.

Upcoming Events

  • Access Unpacked Seminar

    Presented by Chrysalis Arts Development & Outside In
    Artists’ talks and discussions on access and barriers.

    Friday 20 September


    Whitby Museum

    Pannett Park

    Whitby YO21 1RE

    Join us at Whitby Museum to hear from the artists currently exhibiting in our Hard Wired exhibition now on display at Whitby Library.  They’ll be sharing their personal journeys and discussing their work as we dive deeper into the themes of access and barriers in the art world. The day will include individual speakers, as well as a performance and panel discussion, with plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

    The Hard Wired exhibition is a partnership between Chrysalis Arts Development and Outside In. There will be time in the day to visit Whitby Library and see the exhibition.

    Speakers: Drew Fox, Anthony Stevens, Lynn Cox

    Panel members including Phil Baird, Lucy Barker, Jenny McCarthy and Ian Sherman

    Performance by Emma Louvelle

    Audiences and artists alike face barriers accessing the art world. Through its Art Unpacked series, Chrysalis Arts Development has championed bringing high-quality art to rural areas and small towns. Through utilising spaces, such as libraries, the exhibition series has made art more accessible to a wider public.

    Outside In is an award-winning charity helping artists facing barriers by giving them a platform. They provide artists with development opportunities, exhibitions and training. Working together on Hard Wired, both organisations are striving to break down barriers, and make art more accessible.
    £10 for arts organisations.
    Free for individual artists & voluntary organisations. Please note, there are a limited number of these free tickets, and they will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.
    Includes tea and coffee on arrival and a vegetarian lunch.

    Purchase your ticket on Eventbrite.

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Head to our Archive to see our past events and exhibitions.