Spike Island

Events and exhibitions


Photograph by Dave Sturdy

Residency: Sian Norris

2 January to 30 April 2017

Mary Paterson

Residency: Mary Paterson

3 January to 31 March 2017

Lubaina Himid <i>Naming the Money</i> (2004) Courtesy Hollybush Gardens

Lubaina HimidNavigation Charts

20 January to 26 March 2017

This week

Discussion: Art and Its Materials

Thursday 2 March 2017, 6–7.30pm

Jo Lathwood <i> Lunar</i> (2016) Volcanic glass (andesite) and plaster. Photograph by Paul Blakemore

Behind the Scenes Studio VisitsJo Lathwood

Saturday 4 March 2017, 2pm

Alexander Stevenson <I>Chimera Scotia</I> (2014) Wicker, outdoor fabrics, and a passing hiker

I am Making ArtCostume Concepts

Saturday 4 March 2017, 2–6pm

More forthcoming events

Lubaina Himid<i> Zanzibar</i> (1997) Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens

In Conversation: Lubaina Himid and Lisa Milroy

Thursday 9 March 2017, 6.30pm

Creative writing workshop for adultsShort Fiction

Saturday 11 March 2017, 1–3pm

Courtesy Test Space International and Volkskammer, Berlin

Test SpaceSkye 2

11 to 26 March 2017

Clockwise from top left: Tania Hershman (photograph by Lou Abercrombie); Holly Corfield Carr (courtesy Society of Authors); Bidisha; Sian Norris (courtesy Dave Sturdy)

Sian Norris: Literary Salon

Thursday 16 March 2017, 6.30–8.30pm

Studio shot of cast resin laptops for Bedwyr Williams <i>I hope this finds you well </i>, Barbican Centre (2016)

Behind the Scenes Studio VisitsPlenderleith Scantlebury

Saturday 18 March 2017, 2pm

Ujima Radio, Spike Island and Africa Week 2017 at UWE Bristol host an evening of performances

Thursday 23 March 2017, 6–9pm

Baby Art HourFor babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Friday 24 March 2017, 10–11am

Lubaina Himid <i>Drowned Orchard: Secret Boatyard </i> (2014) Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens. Photograph by Denise Swanson

Exhibition Tour: Lubaina HimidLed by Dr Elizabeth Robles

Saturday 25 March 2017, 2–3pm

Novel WritersDavid Keenan This is Memorial Device

Thursday 30 March 2017, 6.30–8pm

Andrea Luka Zimmermansolo exhibition

8 April to 18 June 2017

Giles Round <i>We live in the office</i> (2016) Installation view, The Architecture Gallery, RIBA Photograph by Sophie Mutevelian

Giles Roundsolo exhibition

8 April to 18 June 2017

Open Studios (2016) photograph by Max McClure

Spike Island Open Studios

28 April to 1 May 2017

Maeve Brennan, Production still (2017)

Maeve Brennansolo exhibition

8 July to 17 September 2017

Tessa Lynch <I>Umbrella (remembered)</I> (2016) Steel, weaving thread. Photograph by Max Slaven

Tessa Lynchsolo exhibition

8 July to 17 September 2017