Quay Arts

The terrace at Quay Arts Newport, Isle of WightQuay Arts in Newport is the Isle of Wight’s main arts hub, hosting music, theatre, comedy and art events as well as a restaurant and arts and craft shop.

Providing four gallery spaces, a theatre, a newly refurbished bar, a popular restaurant and room for rental, it servers the artistic community on the Island, as well as those simply looking for space to hire.

Quay Arts can also accommodate weddings.

Grace Petrie plays Quay Arts tonight, with support from Anna Oakes-Monger

Grace Petrie by www.ellylucas.co.uk

Grace Petrie exploded on to the national protest scene in 2010 with the emotive anthem Farewell to Welfare, which captured the spirit of the new wave of dissent in austerity Britain.

Thursday, 3rd October, 2019 10:09am

By Tayla Smith

Last call for Quay Arts Open exhibition entries

Quay Arts Open 2019 image

Emerging and established artists are invited to submit works in any medium for Quay Arts’ biennial OPEN Exhibition 2019 themed and titled: ‘A Life in Nature’.

Wednesday, 25th September, 2019 4:18pm

By Tayla Smith

Four fascinating art commissions showcased at Lift the Lid: A look inside

Guests were presented with four new art commissions. You can still see two of them on the Island.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 9:30am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight’s Quay Arts to host ARTIST ROOMS: Vija Celmins

Artwork by Vija Celmins

This exhibition focuses on a large body of meticulously crafted prints exploring the surface of the ocean, the vastness of the night sky, the darkness of deep space and the intricacies of a spider's web.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 5:06pm

By Feature Writer

Podcast: Giles Clarke, award-winning photojournalist returns home to show his stunning work on the Isle of Wight

Giles clarke at the pier view, cowes

Ahead of his exhibition, talk and short film screening at Quay Arts in Newport, we sat down for an hour or so with award-winning reportage photographer, Giles Clarke. It was a fascinating conversation. Listen within.

Sunday, 21st July, 2019 2:10pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

The Sound of Isle of Wight Indie music on Spotify

Fat Earthers performing on stage

If you're hankering after some Isle of Wight tunes, head to Spotify for the ultimate playlist of Isle of Wight independent music.

Sunday, 23rd June, 2019 6:41pm

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss PLANK: Skateboarding-inspired exhibition by James Jarvis and Ged Wells

PLANK james jarvis and ged wells at quay arts 640

You have until the end of the month to pop over to Quay Arts in Newport to catch the latest exhibition by James Jarvis and Ged Wells. If you're a fan of skateboarding, PLANK is a must-see exhibition.

Monday, 8th April, 2019 6:10pm

By Sally Perry

Quay Arts Open Exhibition winner presents new show

Drawing Dark Waters talk and workshop, Tower Bridge, 30.9.17 with Caroline Underwood and Liz Charsley for Totally Thames 2017

Caroline Underwood’s exhibition ‘Bearings’ opens in the West Gallery, Quay Arts on Saturday 27th April 2019, 6 – 8pm, all welcome.

Friday, 29th March, 2019 9:54am

By Tayla Smith

Help shape future Arts development on the Isle of Wight by taking survey

Paperwork from Visual arts network

If you are an artist on the Isle of Wight, whether emerging, mid-career or established, take the Artist Survey and help shape further Development Programmes.

Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 5:37pm

By Sally Perry

The Isle of Wight Children’s Festival returns for more fun this Easter: Book now

Performer on stage

Expect incredible performances, spell-binding storytelling, magical experiences, mad games and wicked workshops, as well as an epic Silent Disco, Baby Massage, The Lego Movie screening and loads of activities and games at this year's Isle of Wight Children's Festival.

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 6:18pm

By Jack Whitewood

Mike Howley’s legacy continues to support 18 to 30-year-olds

lauran hibberd and martha

Information event tonight (Tuesday) from 6pm for anyone 18-30 looking for investment in areas such as training, equipment, marketing and promotion, recording, rehearsal space, staging, publishing costs, or simply time to create.

Tuesday, 5th March, 2019 12:00pm

By Tayla Smith

Isle of Wight artists exhibit ‘season by season celebration’ of natural and built heritage

wild about art - in the woods

All welcome to the opening of this community show celebrating a whole year of art workshops exploring the Island’s natural & built world, from landscapes and wildlife to streetscapes and architecture.

Friday, 15th February, 2019 12:05pm

By Tayla Smith