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  • Dalí / Duchamp

    Partner event

    Take another look at two artistic giants: father of conceptual art Marcel Duchamp, and larger-than-life Surrealist Salvador Dalí. This is the first exhibition to throw light on their surprising relationship and its influence on the work of both artists.

    The Edward James Foundation is a loan partner for this exhibition.

    Image: Lobster Telephone (Edward James and Dali Collaboration) ©The Salvador Dali Foundation.

    Date
    07 October 2017 to 03 January 2018
    Location
    Royal Academy, London
    Price
    Adults £16.50 (without donation £15)
  • Dalí / Duchamp

    Partner event

    Take another look at two artistic giants: father of conceptual art Marcel Duchamp, and larger-than-life Surrealist Salvador Dalí. This is the first exhibition to throw light on their surprising relationship and its influence on the work of both artists.

    The Edward James Foundation is a loan partner for this exhibition.

    Image: Lobster Telephone (Edward James and Dali Collaboration) ©The Salvador Dali Foundation.

    Date
    07 October 2017 to 03 January 2018
    Location
    Royal Academy, London
    Price
    Adults £16.50 (without donation £15)
  • Caroline Achaintre - Fantômas

    Partner event

    Fantômas is an exhibition of new works by artist Caroline Achaintre. Her visually striking, witty ceramic sculptures and hand-tufted wall hangings incorporate diverse references such as catwalk fashion, carnival, and death-metal iconography, as well as Primitivism and Expressionism - early twentieth-century Western art movements that borrowed heavily from non-Western and prehistoric imagery to find new ways of representing the modern world.

    Date
    20 January - 29 April 2018
    Location
    De La Warr Pavilion, First Floor Gallery
  • Ceramic Plasticity

    Symposium

    One-day symposium at West Dean College.

    Reflecting the resurgence of craft and skills-based making in art over the past decade, this one-day symposium explores common ground between contemporary art and studio ceramics. Emphasising the commonalities between artist and craftsperson, the event focuses on practical, theoretical, and professional aspects of working with clay, embodied in its malleability and resistance - its plasticity.

    Date
    Friday 26 January 2018, 11am-6pm
    Location
    The Old Library, West Dean College
    Price
    £25 including a buffet lunch
  • Caroline Achaintre - Fantômas

    Partner event

    Fantômas is an exhibition of new works by artist Caroline Achaintre. Her visually striking, witty ceramic sculptures and hand-tufted wall hangings incorporate diverse references such as catwalk fashion, carnival, and death-metal iconography, as well as Primitivism and Expressionism - early twentieth-century Western art movements that borrowed heavily from non-Western and prehistoric imagery to find new ways of representing the modern world.

    Date
    20 January - 29 April 2018
    Location
    De La Warr Pavilion, First Floor Gallery
  • Caroline Achaintre - Fantômas

    Partner event

    Fantômas is an exhibition of new works by artist Caroline Achaintre. Her visually striking, witty ceramic sculptures and hand-tufted wall hangings incorporate diverse references such as catwalk fashion, carnival, and death-metal iconography, as well as Primitivism and Expressionism - early twentieth-century Western art movements that borrowed heavily from non-Western and prehistoric imagery to find new ways of representing the modern world.

    Date
    20 January - 29 April 2018
    Location
    De La Warr Pavilion, First Floor Gallery
  • Author Talk - Stephen May, Support for Artists: How, exactly, do you begin to live the dream?

    Talk

    You are invited to an evening talk with Author Stephen May. This is part of series of free talks organised by the MA Creative Writing Department at West Dean College.

    Are you a writer or artist of any kind? Is your passion to create art? Or to help others do so? This uncomplicated, stimulating and jargon-free talk will help unravel the mysteries of arts funding and explore the ways in which you can support yourself while developing your artistic career.

    Date
    20 March 2018, 5.30pm
    Location
    The Old Library, West Dean College
    Price
    Free event, Registration required
  • Caroline Achaintre - Fantômas

    Partner event

    Fantômas is an exhibition of new works by artist Caroline Achaintre. Her visually striking, witty ceramic sculptures and hand-tufted wall hangings incorporate diverse references such as catwalk fashion, carnival, and death-metal iconography, as well as Primitivism and Expressionism - early twentieth-century Western art movements that borrowed heavily from non-Western and prehistoric imagery to find new ways of representing the modern world.

    Date
    20 January - 29 April 2018
    Location
    De La Warr Pavilion, First Floor Gallery
  • West Dean Arts and Craft Festival

    Festival

    Open Call to Exhibitors and Demonstrators

    Contemporary arts and craft at the UK's most unique arts destination.

    This is an amazing venue that has inspired generations of artists, makers, designers and writers - the legacy of artist and Surrealist patron Edward James. The Festival attracted 5,000 visitors last year.

    Date
    1 - 3 June 2018, 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm)
  • Chilli Fiesta

    Garden Event

    The UK's biggest chilli festival returns 10 - 12 August 2018
    Join the party and dance to live Latin music, watch cookery and gardening demonstrations and taste delicious chilli foods. Make the most of the family-friendly festival atmosphere and camp onsite with great facilities.

    Early bird rate (20% discount) Book Today.

    Date
    10 - 12 August 2018
  • More events are added throughout the year – please check back soon. You can also sign up to one of our eNewsletters to stay informed.