Norfolk Contemporary Art Society Future Exhibitions

 

NCAS Sixty Years On: Treasures from the Castle's CollectionSep 24
2016
 - Mar 31
2017

NCAS Sixty Years On: Treasures from the Castle's Collection

Over the last 60 years, NCAS has been involved in the acquisition of more than sixty works of contemporary art for the Castle Museum and Art Gallery. This carefully curated exhibition showcases almost all of the works from that collection and makes a fitting contribution to our 60th anniversary celebrations.

The launch party on the 26th September saw over 200 people flock to the exhibition, which was officially opened by James Colman, artist and representative of the Colman family that have been intimately and generously connected with NCAS throughout its 60 year history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 photo: Brian Smith

 

 

James Colman talks with artist Peter Baldwin

 

 

 

 

 

 photo: Brian Smith

 

 

 

Artist Rosie Snell talks to trustee Selwyn Taylor about her painting Stalker

 

 

 

 photo: Nicky Roberts

 

 

 

Keith Roberts, Brenda Ferris, James Colman and Steve Miller after the opening speeches

Timothy Gurney Gallery
Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
Castle Meadow, Norwich

Starts 24th September and continues into Spring of 2017

 

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The Makers, an exhibition at Felbrigg HallApr 1
2017
 - Oct 31
2017

The Makers at Felbrigg Hall: Call to Artists

The National Trust in partnership with Norfolk Contemporary Art Society have now appointed three artists for ‘The Makers’ a contemporary art residency and commission project resulting in an exhibition at Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk during 2016-2017.

Selected from hundreds of applicants, the three artists finally chosen are Alec Stevens, Florence Kennard and Frances Kearney.

Felbrigg is a seventeenth century house that still retains the feeling of a family home while presenting the precious collections of some of its early residents. There are many fascinating paintings, sculptures, furniture and objects, reflecting making in all its forms and also an extensive library of books and manuscripts. The walled garden includes diverse plant species, fruit and vegetables and is rich in wildlife.

The artists appointed will have the opportunity to become inspired by Felbrigg estate, its house and grounds, during a week long residency from 3 to 8 October 2016. The residency will form a period of research and enquiry and each artist will then work up a proposal for work or works inspired by the place.

The work will be made and installed as an exhibition, on view to visitors during summer 2017.

 

 

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