Tag Archives: Public Art

Lion wins Art On The Beach

It was a sand and seaweed sculpture of a lion that was selected by the judges as the winner of the second annual Guernsey Arts Commission Art On The Beach event on Sunday 19th June, which this year was supported … Continue reading

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Art On The Beach returns to Vazon

After the success of the first Art On The Beach event in 2010 the Guernsey Arts Commission will be holding another this summer on the afternoon of Sunday 19th June with support from NatWest. Teams made up of families, friends, … Continue reading

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A day with the Alderney Stones

On Thursday 21st April 2011 the Arts and Islands Foundation held an event in Alderney with internationally renowned artist Andy Goldsworthy to launch his Alderney Stones project. The Guernsey Arts Commission is an associate partner of the foundation and as … Continue reading

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Arts & Islands spreads message of art in the Bailiwick to the world

As the unveiling of Andy Goldsworthy’s Alderney Stones draws near the Guernsey Arts Commission’s Public Arts Commissioner Eric Snell, who also heads up the Arts & Islands Foundation has helped spread the message that Guernsey and its surrounding islands are … 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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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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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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We Want You!

Have an idea but need money to get it off the ground?  Guernsey Arts Commission could help! The next date for funding applications is looming.  You have until Monday 1 March to get your application in. In 2009 we supported … Continue reading

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Andy Goldsworthy – Alderney Stones

Art and Islands is an initiative set up to invite and commission artists from around the world to work on, and respond to, Guernsey and the other Bailiwick islands of Alderney, Herm and Sark.  Maintaining a rolling programme of installations … Continue reading

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