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Welcome to our new Community Arts Officer

The Guernsey Arts Commission is delighted to announce the appointment of the new Community Arts Officer. Marie-Claire Belford has taken over from Laura Simpson and started with the Commission on 18th January. Originally from the UK, Marie-Claire studied Music, Drama … Continue reading

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Richard Thompson’s Guernsey

An exhibition of paintings by local artist Richard Thompson Guernsey Picture Framer’s Art Gallery, Oatlands From 3rd – 30th November 2010 Make your way to Oatlands, park in the spacious car park and you’ll soon find yourself drawn to the … Continue reading

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Paintings within Paintings

Wednesday 13 October 2010 7.00 – 9.00pm Guernsey College of Further Education Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts Les Ozouets, St Peter Port Paintings within Paintings William Hogarth’s “Marriage a la Mode” An illustrated evening lecture by Guernsey International Artist … Continue reading

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2011 Funding Applications

The Guernsey Arts Commission has one sitting left this year for persons wishing to apply for funding. The deadline for applications is Monday 1st November. If you are applying for funding for an event which is taking place in 2010 … Continue reading

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GBG launch will bring music to the Fermain again

GBG 2: The Launch Saturday 2nd October 8.00pm In the spring of this year, the Guernsey Arts Commission’s music sub-committee together with twist records released the hotly anticipated GBG 2 CD, a compilation of music by 21 local bands on … Continue reading

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Design Matters: RIBA Downland Prize Exhibition & Eyesore Debate

Architecture Today The RIBA Downland Prize Exhibition The latest exhibition to open in the greenhouse is the 2009 RIBA Downland Prize Exhibition which demonstrates some of the best architectural designs in the South of the UK. This includes three Guernsey … Continue reading

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Andy Goldsworthy: Alderney Stones

Alderney Stones Project for Alderney, April 2011 As part of the Art & Islands initiative, and with support from the Guernsey Arts Commission, Andy Goldsworthy is working on a major work for Alderney which will open in April 2011. The … Continue reading

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An evening with the Chief Executive of The Royal Society of Arts

On Thursday 24th June as part of the 2nd Art & Islands and 6th International Small Islands Conference there will be an opportunity to listen to Matthew Taylor the Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts deliver the Conference’s … Continue reading

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Dig out your bucket and spade… ART on the BEACH is coming!

The Basics: Sunday 6th June, 2.30 – 5.00pm approx.  What’s it all about? A fun afternoon which challenges teams to turn an area of Vazon Bay into a public gallery using anything you can find on the beach.  The only … Continue reading

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Photomarathon Winners Announced

On Thursday 13th May, the Guernsey Photomarathon Exhibition opened to a full house. Over 150 people turned up to see the photos and hear the winners being announced. The winners for the Photomarathon were: 1st Prize – Robert Dingle 2nd … Continue reading

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