News

Latest News

  • Focus On… Martin Smith

    Huddersfield based, Martin Smith, describes himself as, “an Artist who makes things that are usually kinetic but not always moving.” The movement element is important to Martin as it allows him an additional dimension to play with in the creation of his work. And his art work is that, playful, and humorous but also beautiful and ...
  • Catch Marvellous Mechanicals in Accrington

    Marvellous Mechanicals in AccringtonWe’ve had a great response to Marvellous Mechanicals in Accrington Library- you can still see the exhibition there until Saturday 29 July. With plenty of opportunities to turn handles on Lisa Slater’s charming wooden automata or drop a coin into Martin Smith’s Cache Machine, this is an exhibition kids love. 
  • Konsthantverk/ Show Me Your Craft

    partridge-h-webster-5864Following last year’s thought provoking Textil/ Juvel exhibition of textiles and jewellery from West Sweden, we’re working with Konsthantverkscentrum (KHVC) again to take the work of three North Yorkshire based artists who work in textiles to Sweden this June. Angela Chalmers, Barbara Greene and Serena Partridge’s work will feature alongside work by Swedish artists. KHVC have devised ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Art Unpacked and York St John students in Scarborough!

    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 ...
  • Heading to Northumberland

    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 ...
  • Catch Textil/Juvel before it goes!

    home-banner-002 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

    TJ Woodend 3Visit 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.
  • Textil/Juvel in Accrington

    We’ve moved to Accrington Library, who’ve been great hosts in the past for Make it Slow and Unfamiliar Ground. We’ve taken over one of the book bays so you’ll find Textil/Juvel nestling between the children’s section and fiction. The exhibition is in Accrington until the end of January, then we move to the final stop ...