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2016 Programme of Events

STUDIO FAIR @ THE BLACK BOX
THURSDAY 6 OCTOBER

PREPARING FOR STUDIO VISITS @ THE BLACK BOX
THURSDAY 13 OCTOBER

BELFAST OPEN STUDIOS
SATURDAY 22 OCTOBER

SPEED CURATING @ BELFAST EXPOSED
SATURDAY 5 NOVEMBER

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Studio Fair

Thursday 6th 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 2016 Programme.

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Visual Artists' Cafe: Preparing for Studio Visits

Thursday 13th October

Susan MacWilliam will talk through her experience of working with curators and how she prepares for studio visits. Susan will be joined by Riann Coulter, curator at the F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Feargal O’Malley, curator at the Ulster University Gallery.

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Belfast Open Studios

Saturday 22nd October

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

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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Speed Curating

Saturday 5th November

Ten curators from across Ireland 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. 


Niamh Brown: Ormston House, Limerick
Ann & Ken Bartley: ArtisAnn Gallery, Belfast
Maoliosa Boyle: Void Gallery, Derry
Warren Harper: Radical Essex
Kate Self: Radar, Loughborough
Alessia Cargnelli and Clare Gormley: Catalyst Arts, Belfast
Moran Been-noon: Platform Arts, Belfast
Adam Smythe: Bluecoat, Liverpool
(More to be added)

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