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2018 Programme of Events

BELFAST OPEN STUDIOS
Venues across the city
SATURDAY 20 OCTOBER 2018
11am – 5pm 

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Belfast Open Studios

Saturday 20th October

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

Belfast Open Studios returns for it’s fifth annual insight into the tremendous creative activity that is going on all around us, all of the time.


Over 250 professional artists are at work behind usually closed doors in studios across Belfast. They produce work that is seen and celebrated in galleries around the world, and make our lives richer through their investigation and experimentation.


Belfast Open Studios is an invitation meet the artists, explore their workplaces and get a glimpse of their creative processes in action.

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Artist Programme

CURATOR TALKS

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

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. 


ARTIST RESIDENCIES


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Open House Belfast

Belfast Open Studios is part of Open House Belfast, a festival celebrating architecture, engineering and public space in the city. Open House Belfast provides access for the public to buildings and spaces across the city, free of charge.

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