Artists welcome you into their workplaces
OPEN STUDIOS CAFEThe Black Box, BelfastSATURDAY 14 OCTOBER 20173pm – 5pm
BELFAST OPEN STUDIOSVenues across the citySATURDAY 21 OCTOBER 201711am – 5pm
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.
Saturday 21st 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.
CURATOR TALKSFriday 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 CURATINGSaturday 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.
COLLECTING & COLLECTIONSSunday 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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