Awards provide six English museums with 'New Opportunities' to work with artists

Awards provide six English museums with 'New Opportunities' to work with artists

Find out about the six winners of the inaugural New Opportunities Award, which aims to create innovative partnerships for organisations in the heritage sector as well as new ways of working for artists.

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Visual Arts South West presents Weymouth 2012 Visual Arts Networking Tour

A one off opportunity to experience the wealth of visual arts activity in Weymouth & Portland this summer and develop new conversations and collaborations on the way in a selected tour of the Cultural Olympiad Visual Arts exhibits and events.

Wednesday 1 August 2012, meet 11.15am Weymouth Railway Station (finish approx. 6pm)


Photo: Max McClure

Presented by Visual Arts South West, a member of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network, the coach tour will comprise visits to SW's Artists Taking the Lead project 'Nowhereisland' by Max McClure; a selection from b-side multimedia festival including weird & wonderful mis-guided walking tours, film screenings and artist talks;  'Boat Project' from the South East, a trip to Portland Bill for an exploration of science and art through one of ExLab's commissioned projects; and opportunities for discussion with artists, curators, producers and directors of arts organisations in the region.

The tour is free, but booking is required as places are limited. For more information and to book you place, please follow this link: