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Poets Respond to Paintings

Sat 10 Dec | 2pm

Inspired by the artwork of Lucian Freud, David Hockney, Rose Wylie and others, poets Emily Berry, Richard Price and Rommi Smith perform their specially commissioned work written to respond to the exhibition One Day, Something Happens.

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Art Store Tour

Sun 11 Dec | 12-1pm

Guided by one of our knowledgeable gallery team, you will learn about the story of Towner’s impressive art collection, from the original Victorian bequest to recent acquisitions of works by contemporary artists.

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Arts in Mind – Festive Open Studio

Thu 15 Dec | 2.30 - 4.30

A special opportunity to view and purchase original artworks made by Arts in Mind, a weekly artist-led group supporting mental health through creative development. Join the group […]

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Teacher Twilight

Tue 20 Dec | 5.00 - 7.00pm

Join us for a glass of wine and festive nibbles as we share plans for our 2018 schools programme. Teachers of all subjects and ages welcome.

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Families & Children VIEW ALL

Tiny Towner: All Dressed Up

Tue 13 Dec | 10.30am-12.30pm

Held every Tuesday from 10.30-12.30 these specially designed early years sessions are free and open for all under 5s and their parents/carers during both holidays and term times. This week we’re exploring lights, songs and performance.

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Tiny Towner: Festive Special

Tue 20 Dec | 10.30am-12.30pm

Held every Tuesday from 10.30-12.30 these specially designed early years sessions are free and open for all under 5s and their parents/carers during both holidays and term times. This week we’re exploring making new worlds through sound.

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Tiny Towner

Tue 3 Jan | 10.30am-12.30pm

Held every Tuesday from 10.30-12.30 these specially designed early years sessions are free and open for all under 5s and their parents/carers during both holidays and term times. This week we’re exploring puppets, storytelling and character play.

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Tiny Towner

Tue 10 Jan | 10.30am-12.30pm

Held every Tuesday from 10.30-12.30 these specially designed early years sessions are free and open for all under 5s and their parents/carers during both holidays and term times. This week we’re exploring puppets, storytelling and character play.

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Artist network VIEW ALL

Out Of Hours – Members Select

Wed 14 Dec | 6-8pm

This month for our popular Out of Hours event, we’ve invited five of our members to each select and talk about a piece of work from Towards Night, an exhibition at Towner, curated by Tom Hammick. Each artist will tell us about their selection and their reasons for choosing it, perhaps even bringing along a piece of their own work in response to it.

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EXCHANGE: Three artists share recent projects

Wed 25 Jan | 6-8pm

Continuing our occasional EXCHANGE series creating opportunities for artists to share some of the rich and wide ranging knowledge and experience that exists within our arts community. Three Blue Monkey Network artists have recently been successful in gaining support which has made a real and tangible difference to their arts practices. These artists will join us to share their experiences and tell us how these developments have impacted on their practices.

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