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Bury Art Gallery has a selection of exhibitions with a broad appeal that have something to offer art lovers with a variety of tastes.
Time for Light
5 October to 1 February 2014
Celebrating the magic of Bury Light Night (11 October), the Art Museum surveys international contemporary artists working with light and time. The poetic beauty of Grazia Toderi's enchanting city scales, heavenly visions of human nights; a new installation of 'The Air That Held Them', giant inflating heads created by UK collective Brass Art, reflecting the precise measurements of the artists' heads taken from biomedical facial scans. A new neon commission by leading British poet and text artist, Tony Lopez, questions who we are and how we are defined.
21 September to 16 November
Start is an organisation that assists people with mental health issues to develop their creativity and confidence through the visual arts. The exhibition by members of Start has become a regular feature in the programme at Bury Art Museum and is always very popular with visitors. We are delighted to present another vibrant show of member's recent work.
23 November to 15 February 2014
Wright Platt is a highly acclaimed member of Bury Art Society and the winner of this year's Millennium Award. This is his first solo show at Bury Art Museum, which will showcase many of his landscape paintings for which he is best known.
30 November to 22 February 2014
Prospect Print showcases work by printmakers at Prospect Studios, Lancashire. The studio was established in 2004 by artists Liam Spencer (painter), Alan Birch (printmaker) and Jill Randall (sculptor). The studio is located in the centre of Waterfoot in a former Baptist Church. The exhibition includes work from over 20 printmakers who produce work at the studios. The studios holds regular Open Studio events and Alan Birch holds monthly print making classes.