Monthly Archives: April 2014

Nicky Colclough begins her residency at the PEH

Nicky Colclough has begun her Arts in Health residency at the PEH. The GAC are loving having Nicky here. We can already see what great work and strong impact Nicky is going to have at the PEH. Nicky has done … Continue reading

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Simone joins GAC as Arts Administrator

Hi everyone! I’m very happy to say I’m Guernsey Arts Commissions new Arts Administrator!  I’m roughly a month into the job and time has certainly flown by. I’ve been busy getting to know the GAC team and I’m definitely excited … Continue reading

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Nicky Colclough – Artist in Residence at Princess Elizabeth Hospital

Nicola Colclough made an initial visit to Guernsey on the Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th March prior to taking up an Artist in Residency at the PEH. This is part of the Arts and Health programme being delivered by Guernsey … Continue reading

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Future talks

Nicky Colclough, Artist in Residence at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital from 22nd April, will be talking about the power of arts in supporting health and well-being on 17th May from 4pm-5pm. Paul Staples will be reflecting on his international career … Continue reading

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Arts in Health – Frossard Ward

Last week Antonia and Marcel from our Community Arts Team started Art Workshops on The Children’s Ward at the PEH. It was great fun! We will be delivering workshops fortnightly as part of our Arts in Health Programme.     … Continue reading

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Paul Staples exhibition opens 18th April

“Why don’t you get a proper job?” was the answer that Paul Staple’s father gave to him when he expressed an interest in set design at a young age. The next exhibition opening on Friday 18 April will be a … Continue reading

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Welcome to GAC’s new chairman, Darren Duquemin

The GAC’s motto is ‘Celebrating the Power of the Arts’. As I take over as interim chair, I want this to evolve into ‘Increasing the Power of the Arts’ – both an increase in the numbers of those that participate … Continue reading

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April Arts Events

Photography prevails  There are two photographic exhibitions currently showing in St Peter Port that are worth a visit: Inside View –  Guernsey prisoners share insights into their closed world through exceptional photographs at the Gatehouse Gallery at Queen Elizabeth College … Continue reading

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Arts Sunday 2014 – Calling All Creatives!

Arts Sunday is fast approaching! Last year’s Arts Sunday had nearly 10,000 visitors! We’re gathering information for people who are interested in taking part in this year’s celebrated event. Your place at Arts Sunday is completely free! We need stalls, acts, food … Continue reading

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Call for art in the greenhouse @GIC

The Arts Commission is calling for proposals for summer arts activities such as workshops and exhibitions  in the greenhouse at the Information Centre, which is now available following the contemporary art gallery’s move to Candie.  We are open to ideas … Continue reading

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