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Are you the UK's best wild bird photographer?

Authored by Mary

Winter is a tough time for wild birds but as spring approaches and the weather becomes warmer, we should expect to hear more tweeting in our gardens.

One of the UK’s leading home and garden retailers, wilko, is inviting you to share your best wild bird photos in its annual competition to capture the best of our feathered friends.

Are you a keen photographer? If so, wilko...

Plymouth College of Art Commercial Photography students archive collections at The Box

Authored by plymouthcollegeofart

Students from Plymouth College of Art’s BA (Hons) Commercial Photography for Fashion, Advertising and Editorial course have collaborated with expert curators from The Box, Plymouth to photograph items from the collections of the £40+ million cultural development which is set to open in spring 2020.

Guided by Curator of Art, Terah Walkup and Media Archivist, Stacey Anderson, the...

Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Show 2019

The School of Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Show is an inspiring exhibition of work from nearly 500 final year students across the University of Plymouth School of Art, Design and Architecture. It showcases the impressive creativity, innovation and talent of our students across a wide spectrum of disciplines, from architecture and design, to media and photography.

The Graduate Show provides a platform for students to present their work publicly as budding professional artists, designers and architects. It is a visible reminder of the prominence and importance of the...

Charity Calendar Raising Funds for British Lung Foundation Research

Authored by SWMSG

The iPlymouth Photography Group on Flickr has united with the South West Mesothelioma Support Group to produce a 2019 calendar which is raising funds for the British Lung Foundation's Mesothelioma Research Scheme.

A full preview can be found here .

The calendar was produced for free by Plymouth University Cartographer Jamie Quinn, in his spare time, and features the work of 41...

Exhibition: Collected Shadows

This exhibition of 200 photographs is drawn from the extensive collection of the Archive of Modern Conflict (AMC). The AMC was first established 25 years ago as a repository for vernacular photography and ephemera relating to the First and Second World Wars. It has since grown to a total of eight million images encompassing a plethora of subject matter – not solely defined by war and conflict – collected from diverse sources all over the world.

Curated by AMC Director, Timothy Prus, Collected Shadows offers a glimpse into these extraordinary holdings. This eclectic display includes...

Design to Sell pop-up shop and exhibition

Plymouth College of Art Pre Degree students aged 16 to 19 will be exhibiting and selling their original work as part of the twentieth annual Design to Sell event, held in the college’s Palace Court campus on Buckwell Street, beside the Barbican.

Design to Sell is a collaborative project involving students from the college’s range of Extended Diplomas hosting a public exhibition and pop-up shop where students can sell their work and gain valuable market exposure, as entrepreneurs and professional practitioners.

As an enterprise, Design to Sell gives students the opportunity...

Design to Sell exhibition and pop-up shop

Plymouth College of Art Pre Degree students aged 16 to 19 will be exhibiting and selling their original work as part of the twentieth annual Design to Sell event, held in the college’s Palace Court campus on Buckwell Street, beside the Barbican.

Design to Sell is a collaborative project involving students from the college’s range of Extended Diplomas hosting a public exhibition and pop-up shop where students can sell their work and gain valuable market exposure, as entrepreneurs and professional practitioners.

As an enterprise, Design to Sell gives students the opportunity...

Art Soirée 2017 Charity event Devon & Cornwall Lady Taverners - Giving young people a sporting chance

Authored by emma nichols

An evening viewing on Thursday 23rd March 2017 of over 140 original modern & contemporary works of art displayed at ‘The Annexe’ the new additional exhibition space on the Barbican Plymouth for Michael Wood Fine Art.

Ninety plus ticket paying guests and eight Lady Taverners enjoyed viewing the work of local, national and international artists, presented in a light and airy purpose...

Last chance to see photography exhibition

Authored by Mary

An exhibition featuring images by nine of the world‘s top photographers will be on display at the City Museum and Art Gallery for just ten more days.

‘Open for Business’ features images of contemporary British manufacturing and is the result of a project led by UK arts organisation Multistory and world-famous photographic co-operative Magnum Photos.

The images in the exhibition...

Arts Funding Scheme Launched in Plymouth

Authored by New Wave

A new scheme to enable young people to lead their own creative projects has been launched in Plymouth. New Wave is inviting young people in the city to apply for small grants of between £50 and £1500 from today until 28th March 2014.

New Wave is run by the Real Ideas Organisation (RIO) as part of their brief as the Arts Council Bridge Organisation for the South West. The scheme aims to...

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