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PRESS RELEASE: New creative projects for St Peter’s and St Paul’s

04/05/2017

MEANTIME, Hardwick Gallery, and Take A Part CIC are thrilled to announce they have been awarded £13K from Arts Council England for a programme of projects co-created with and for residents of St Peter’s and St Paul’s, Cheltenham. The programme, called Love St Peter’s, Love St Paul’s, will run from May to September 2017 and

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Linda Taylor: A Quiet Drone – A response to the launch of Patrick Lowry’s exhibition, Surveillance, at Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham, 21 January 2016

02/02/2016

Drones – unmanned aerial vehicles capable of sustained remote surveillance and precise missile attacks – are, probably, so called due to their particular and pernicious sound. It is a gravid silence, however, that distinguishes Surveillance, Patrick Lowry’s exhibition at Hardwick Gallery in Cheltenham, comprising a full-scale replica MQ-1 Predator drone. Lowry’s painstakingly accurate model, cramped

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HARDWICK GALLERY EXHIBITION PROPOSALS 2016

24/11/2015

Exhibition proposals are invited from practitioners at all stages of their careers with new work to test in the public domain. We are looking for exhibition projects that will provoke discussion and engage students and public audiences, and for ideas that extend contemporary practice. We are looking to support innovative curatorial ideas and approaches to

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Revising Histories | Erasure and Reclamation

24/11/2015

Lucy Gresley   The Revising History Symposium at Hardwick Gallery provided a fascinating opportunity to experience three recent film works and to participate in the discussion of these works between the artists and their invited speakers. As the title suggests, the films were connected in their emphasis on the historical – on going back in

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Paul Hobson – Should We Be Talking About Art?

13/10/2015

THE WILSON ART GALLERY & MUSEUM WEDNESDAY 15TH APRIL 2015   Paul Hobson has a lot of questions. The Director of Modern Art Oxford began by offering his thoughts on the future of arts programming and audience engagement, thinking that has been sparked by recent excavations of MAO’s archive as it approaches its 50th anniversary.

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Walking a tight rope: Lorraine Robbins on poodles and parody

13/10/2015

Perky and Pinky – a series of works by artist duo Robbins and Roberts – was the inaugural project at the new Hardwick Gallery. Through their absurd circus of the everyday, Robbins and Roberts aimed to ‘explore feminist themes and gender-specific symbols in a playfully anarchic manner’. Arguably the centrepiece of the works exhibited was

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