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  • From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories Loading...
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    From Rags to Witches: the grim tale of children's stories

    Friday 04 May - Sunday 26 August

    Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children. From a bloodthirsty birth in a sinister European forest, to benign bedtime tales where “Children with their Milk
    are fed with the Tales of Witches, Hobgoblins, Prophecies and Miracles” this exhibition traces the developm

  • Steffie Richards Loading...
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    Steffie Richards

    Saturday 23 June - Sunday 26 August

    Steffie Richards’ paintings are physical traces of heightened emotional states and moments of self-awareness that, for the artist, encapsulate something of the original sensation.

  • Rana Begum: Space Light Colour Loading...
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    Rana Begum: Space Light Colour

    Saturday 07 July - Sunday 30 September

    Rana Begum’s meditative and transformative work blurs the boundaries between sculpture, painting and architecture

  • Claire Morris-Wright: The Hedge Project Loading...
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    Claire Morris-Wright: The Hedge Project

    Saturday 28 July - Sunday 09 September

    The summation of a 3-year project, Claire Morris-Wright’s prints explore the powerful metaphorical associations of the hedge.

  • Summer School: Art and Nature Loading...
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    Summer School: Art and Nature

    Monday 20 August - Friday 24 August

    Explore hedges and woodlands in the grounds of Highfields Park and University Park.

  • Summer School: Space Light Colour Loading...
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    Summer School: Space Light Colour

    Wednesday 29 August - Friday 31 August

    Rana Begum’s colourful exhibition in the Djanogly Gallery is the inspiration for this Summer School.

  • Meet the Artist: Claire Morris-Wright Loading...
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    Meet the Artist: Claire Morris-Wright

    Saturday 01 September

    Talk to the artist about her work and share your own hedge experiences, through the medium of writing or drawing if you choose.

  • Out of Place: Mandy Payne Loading...
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    Out of Place: Mandy Payne

    Saturday 01 September - Sunday 28 October

    Mandy Payne is a painter and printmaker based in Sheffield. Her work explores issues of gentrification, social housing and the flux of the urban landscape.

  • Printing From the Hedge Workshop Loading...
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    Printing From the Hedge Workshop

    Sunday 02 September

    You will experiment with embossing and monoprinting using collected hedge material, working towards a collection of personal work in response to the hedges at Lakeside.

  • A Selection of Elections: votes, suffrage and reform Loading...
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    A Selection of Elections: votes, suffrage and reform

    Friday 07 September - Sunday 02 December

    The year 2018 marks the centenary of the first UK general election in which some women were entitled to vote. We celebrate that fact by looking back at some memorable elections and exploring how electioneering has changed over the years.

  • Gallery Tour - Rana Begum: Space Light Colour Loading...
    Exhibitions

    Gallery Tour - Rana Begum: Space Light Colour

    Wednesday 12 September

    With Jonathan Hale, Professor of Architectural Theory.

  • Callum Beaney: The Space In Between Loading...
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    Callum Beaney: The Space In Between

    Saturday 15 September - Sunday 28 October

    Callum Beaney graduated from Nottingham Trent University’s BA Photography programme in 2017. He is the recipient of the Genesis Imaging and Lakeside Arts Bursary Award.