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2017 Programme of Events

VISUAL ARTISTS CAFE
The Black Box, Belfast
SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER 2017
1pm – 3pm


BELFAST OPEN STUDIOS
Venues across the city
SATURDAY 21 OCTOBER 2017
11am – 5pm

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Visual Artists' Cafe

Saturday 14th October

A fan or just curious about art, an artist, a student, recent graduate, an art collector, or if you simply want to find out more about the visual arts in Belfast, this is a chance to meet studio groups, artists and galleries and find out more about the rest of the Belfast Open Studios 2017 Programme.

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Belfast Open Studios

Saturday 21st October

Just how does an artist get from an idea to a finished exhibition?Β 

Belfast Open Studios is an invitation to the public to come and see how artists work, take a glimpse into the creative processes and meet over 150 artists working in the city.

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Artist Programme

CURATOR TALKS
Friday 3rd November

A chance to hear some of our invited curators talk about their own practices, and reflections on what interests them when putting together exhibitions.


SPEED CURATING
Saturday 4th November

Eighteen curators from across Ireland and the UK coming together to hear your ten minute pitches. You will be able to see up to three curators during the afternoon so it’s important that you pick the right curators for you.Β 


COLLECTING & COLLECTIONS
Sunday 5th November

Talks looking at what motivates public institutions and private collectors to acquire new work, and what demands this put on artists and their practice.

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Programme

Download a PDF of the 2017 programme with information on all the studios and events.

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