Young Islanders: Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for creative funding

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Mike Howley’s legacy continues to support 18 to 30-year-olds. Don't miss the deadline if you intend to apply

Monday, 20th April, 2020 5:16pm

By Tayla Smith

Celebrate the Great Leap Day with free workshops, performances and fun for all ages

Pupil from Island Free School working on artwork

This Saturday there’ll be loads to see and do at the Great Leap Day event at Quay Arts to mark the end of the Lift the Lid project - so why not take the family for a great day out

Tuesday, 25th February, 2020 12:53pm

By Tayla Smith with 3 readers' comments

Great Leap Day: Free workshops, performances and fun for all ages #LetsCreateIW

Clay models by Island Free School pupils

There'll be loads to see and do at the Great Leap Day event at Quay Arts to mark the end of the Lift the Lid project

Thursday, 20th February, 2020 4:45pm

By Tayla Smith

Young Islanders look to the future with ‘The Great Leap Forward’ exhibition

Work by Year 6 pupils at Queensgate Primary Foundation

The Great Leap Forward is a celebration of the art commissions and call to explore the future of culture on the Island through the eyes of young people

Monday, 27th January, 2020 5:48pm

By Tayla Smith

Double exhibition opening at Isle of Wight’s Quay Arts Centre

All are invited to the twin exhibition launch event at Quay Arts, where works from 40 Island Artists will be on display plus artefacts from the Isle of Wight Natural History and Archaeological Society

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 12:47pm

By Tayla Smith

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

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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

Lift the Lid presents The Great Light and Dark Show this weekend

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This Saturday between 2-5pm, head to Totland for this (free) exciting event set within one of the Island’s long-standing communities and meet the people who make life happen there.

Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 12:51pm

By Tayla Smith

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

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

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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

Grab your tickets for PUNK’s end of exhibition closing party

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Grab your tickets, dig out your best punk outfits and head to Quay Arts on 9th February for the closing party of the PUNK exhibition.

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 10:30am

By Tayla Smith