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Events

Current and Forthcoming

Exhibitions
Sampler | DfDN (Department for Doing Nothing)

20 February 2018

As part of Tate Exchange, DfDN is a project that benefits young people from the city, giving them an opportunity to re-engage with learning and take part in workshops. The project aims to creatively explore issues of youth crime from the  ...More
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Sampler | Discover John Hansard Gallery: Family drop-in day

17 February 2018

Exploring the programme of artist works in the Gallery as part of Sampler, take part in free Discover Arts Award embedded activities for all of the family, . Drop-in  ...More
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Sampler | Discover John Hansard Gallery: School’s Open Day

21 February 2018

John Hansard Gallery invites schools from across Hampshire and the wider area to an Open Day in our new home at Studio 144. Groups will visit in allotted time slots throughout the day, which will last approximately 50 minutes and will incorporate  ...More
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Sampler | Discover John Hansard Gallery: Teacher's Preview

19 February 2018

Teachers, join us to discover our new building and forthcoming exhibitions programme. The event will help to inform our Arts Award and Artsmark Partner embedded schools programme offer, and learn more about how we can support cross-curricular  ...More
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Sampler | Elaine Mitchener: SWEET TOOTH | Performance

23 February 2018

As part of Sampler, on Friday 23 February acclaimed vocalist and movement artist Elaine Mitchener will present SWEET TOOTH, an experimental and ambitious 50-minute cross disciplinary music theatre piece dealing with the historical links between  ...More
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Sampler | Entropics 11: Holly Pester

21 February 2018

Over the past year, Southampton's experimental poetry series, Entropics, has hosted some of the most interesting contemporary poets and writers from around the UK and beyond. Holly Pester is a poet and multidisciplinary writer working  ...More
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Sampler | Future Cities Southampton Community Network Meeting & Researchers Café

22 February 2018

Future Cities Southampton Community Network Meeting will discuss initiatives that are of relevance to people today that will help shape the city for our future generations. The Researchers' Café enables students, staff and the public  ...More
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Sampler | SWEET TOOTH: Perspectives

24 February 2018

Following on from the performance on Friday 23 February at NST City, the series of conversations exploring the cross-disciplinary nature of SWEET TOOTH (more here). Speakers include will include Elaine Mitchener and composer Dr Drew Crawford  ...More
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Sampler | Tours of the Building

17 February 2018

Sign up on the day for a tour of John Hansard Gallery and City Eye, led by members of staff from both organisations. John Hansard Gallery will take you through their exhibitions and discuss the works on show, while City Eye unveil their  ...More
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Sampler | Writers-In-Conversation

19 February 2018

Winner of The McCrea Literary Award and The Polari First Book Prize, Paul McVeigh will read from his novel The Good Son, followed by a Q&A session. Book your place here  ...More
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Sampler | Communities Open Day

23 February 2018

Artist Lizzie Jones leads a drop-in workshop event in Studio 144 for Southampton Community groups where visitors are invited and encourill facilitate a creative workshop, where visitors will be invited and encouraged to make things in response to  ...More
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Sampler | Conversation Station with Stair/Slide/Space

16 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

Conversation Station led by Stair/Slide/Space is a participatory artwork in which people are invited to build a structure to enable comfortable discussion. Stair/Slide/Space is a Portsmouth-based group of artists and curators that work  ...More
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Sampler

17 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

Join us as John Hansard Gallery, City Eye and Nuffield Southampton Theatres celebrate moving into our new homes in Studio 144, Guildhall Square: Southampton Celebrates  Friday 16 February 6–9pm // Fireworks & Launch in  ...More
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Sampler presents | Rhona Byrne: Huddlehood

16 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

Huddlehood is a mobile immersive interactive artwork. Entering into this yellow landscape, this exhibition invites visitors to wear and inhabit Huddlewear, social clothing, that become tools for activating exchanges in relationships between  ...More
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Sampler presents | Rob Crosse: Prime Time

16 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

Prime Time follows a group of older gay men as they journey on a cruise ship around the Caribbean. Members of a social network of so-called ‘Prime Timers’, they regularly get together on excursions of this type, to renew  ...More
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Sampler presents | David Batchelor: P-A-R-A-D-E

16 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

David Batchelor’s work is primarily concerned with colour, its place in the modern city, in abstract art, and in our imagination. For P-A-R-A-D-E, Batchelor has designed ten new silhouette forms, each of which sits on a different coloured  ...More
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Sampler presents | Sam Laughlin: Untitled

16 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

Laughlin was invited to create documentary photographs of the underlying fabric of Studio 144 during the construction process. Untitled (2015-17) records Laughlin’s encounters with temporary temporary situations within the site, some  ...More
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Sampler presents | Hetain Patel: Don't Look at Finger

16 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

Sampler presents three works by Hetain Patel. Don’t Look at the Finger (2017) is a major new moving-image work by artist Hetain Patel. The film follows a ceremonial ‘fight’ between two protagonists, a man and a woman, in the  ...More
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Sampler presents | Hetain Patel: The Jump

16 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

Hetain Patel's The Jump (2015) connects the fantasy of action and superhero films with the domestic setting of Patel’s British Indian family home in Bolton. Featuring Patel’s homemade Spider-Man costume, The Jump presents two  ...More
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Sampler presents | Hetain Patel: Fiesta Transformer

16 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

Hetain Patel’s first car was a 1988 Ford Fiesta, given to him when he was 17-years-old, by his father who is a mechanic. In celebration of youthful independence and Patel’s passion for the 1980’s ‘Transformers’  ...More