Paul Chiappe - Untitled 2


Art Unpacked is a series of touring art exhibitions created by Chrysalis Arts. It brings the very best of contemporary art and craft to small and unique galleries, from East Lancashire to the Yorkshire coast.


  • Hard Wired: Lynn Cox Film & Sound Works

    Lynn Cox is an artist, mother, runner and partner – all of these aspects inform her work as an artist as well as the fact she has a visual impairment. Her artwork stimulates all of the senses and isn’t limited to sight alone; often it incorporates two or three sensual effects within one artwork ...

  • Hard Wired Medusa by Jenny McCarthy

    Hard Wired is an exhibition about technology and artists’ responses to it: How artists use technology in their artwork, the impact it has on their life, how they understand it and how they are able to access it. The artists’ creativity prompts us to think about our own relationship to technology, reflecting on its impact ...

Coming Soon


    • Truth and Fantasy in Chorley Library

      Truth and Fantasy is open at the next stop on its tour- Chorley Library. We’re there until the end of July with news of new activities coming soon. Come down to the library to see stunning work by five very different artists who use drawing as a key part of their practice, and who knows, ...

    • Truth and Fantasy – Contemporary Artists Drawing Dennis - Creffield - Improvisation-on-the-Life-Cast-of-William-Blake-2008-Courtesy - James-Hyman-Gallery

      Our latest exhibition is currently at North Bridlington Library- you can catch it there until Saturday 2 June, with news here of free drawing activity with exhibition artist Penny Davenport  on Friday 1 June. Truth and Fantasy then moves to Chorley Library, open from Saturday 9 June. 

      Truth and Fantasy brings together artists from across the ...

    • Marvellous Mechanicals at the Platform Gallery!

      A new venue for Art Unpacked! Join us on Friday 19th January as Marvellous Mechanicals moves to Platform Gallery in Clitheroe.




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