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Mima And The Art Of Fun Running

A new sponsor is bringing artistic flair to this year’s Tees 3k Fun Run which is now less than a month away. mima – the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art - is the official backer for the popular family event which takes place before the Tees Pride 10k on Sunday, September 6. This year’s 3k Fun Run is expected to attract more than 1,000 runners, joggers and walkers of all ....

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Useful Museum Invites Visitors To Inform Collections Display

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art’s vision as the \'useful museum\' has provided the inspiration for the new exhibition, Using our Collection, opening to the public on Tuesday 11 August. The exhibition will experiment with new ways to use Middlesbrough’s collection. Visitors are invited to engage with works and reconsider the ways in which they can be employed as a tool for ....

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Familiesí River Tees Inspired Artwork Exhibited

  An exhibition of artwork inspired by the River Tees and created by Middlesbrough families has been launched at Middlesbrough Central Library. Teesside Print Group, who have a passion for celebrating traditional print techniques, delivered a series of workshops on the skill during the May half-term. Families who attended the events at Thorntree Community Hub, Acklam Library and ....

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Risk Painting At The Dorman

A limited edition print of a breathtaking watercolour painting by a successful local artist has gone on show at Dorman Museum as part of Local History Month and to mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo (June 18, 1815). ‘The Charge of the Scots Greys at the Battle of Waterloo’, painted by Mario Capaldi, features the Royal Scots Greys charging forward to meet the enemy in ....

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Feel The Heat At Gallery Ts1ís Sizzling Summer Show

  There\'s a treat in store for art lovers at a Middlesbrough gallery’s sizzling summer show. Feel The Heat is the theme of the exhibition at Gallery TS1 which opens this Friday (June 5) at the venue on Corporation Road. The gallery’s artists have responded to the theme with a broad and eclectic range of works ranging from the traditional to the purely abstract. Local ....

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House For Sale Exhibition

ALAN MORLEY ESTATE AGENTS GALLERY TS1.  1st. May – 29th. May, ....

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Recognition And Achievement Award For Artist Mackenzie

Internationally acclaimed Middlesbrough artist Mackenzie Thorpe and his wife Susan have been recognised with a special award. The couple were joined by a large group of friends and family for the presentation of a Recognition and Achievement Award at Middlesbrough Town Hall on Wednesday (April 29). The ceremony in a packed Council Chamber was hosted by Middlesbrough Mayor Ray Mallon who paid ....

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New Platform For Mackenzie Thorpe

Renowned Middlesbrough artist Mackenzie Thorpe has found a new platform for his work – at the town’s historic railway station. The popular artist has been asked by Middlesbrough Council to exhibit some of his work at the station which is used by more than one million passengers every year. Mackenzie is creating a couple of significant new pieces especially for the exhibition which ....

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Night At The Museum As Kids Takeover Mima For The Evening.

mima recently gave a taste of the future to five lucky youngsters, who experienced a night at the helm of the internationally renowned gallery. Five willing apprentices were able to experience a number of roles within mima, assisting the visitor services, curatorial, marketing and communications and events teams at mima. The event was part of a national programme from Kids in Museums, an ....

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Mackenzie Thorpe To Hold Hometown Book Signing

  Mackenzie Thorpe will be signing copies of his new book – which projects his life in pictures – at the Dorman Museum. Out of the Shadows is the Middlesbrough-born artist’s first book in eight years and covers his early life growing up in his hometown to becoming an artist of international renown. Described as “his most personal and compelling book to date”, ....

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Doraís Exploring Leads To Pictures By Top Artist

A dog’s eventful night lost on the streets of Middlesbrough inspired two paintings by renowned hometown artist Mackenzie Thorpe. Mackenzie became aware of the story of Dora the miniature schnauzer after it was Tweeted from the Middlesbrough Dog Wardens’ Twitter account. Seven-month-old Dora had recently been re-homed from the Dogs Trust when she went missing in Albert Park. On ....

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Come Over To The Dark Side With Discover Middlesbrough

Darkness is the theme for a series of creative events taking place this Friday (October 24) as part of the Discover Middlesbrough Festival. Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark is curated by visual artist Nicky Peacock and certainly one worth staying up past bedtime for. The one-night-only event in the town centre features candlelit readings of shadowy tales, outdoor film screenings, disembodied ....

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Don\'t Be Afraid Of The Dark

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark will see Middlesbrough town centre transformed for one night only – with outdoor film screenings, mysterious art installations and special events taking place in mima, Central Library, Cleveland Centre and across Centre Square itself. This free programme of creative happenings on Friday 24 October has been curated by Teesside based multidisciplinary artist ....

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Mima To Receive Over £1.5million In Funding From Arts Council For Next Three Years

Arts Council England announced its National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) grant funding for 2015-18. mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, already an NPO, is pleased to announce that it will receive £1,532,270 in revenue funding over the three financial years, £510,757 per year subject to a funding agreement and business plan. mima is one of 670 cultural organisations in England ....

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Last Chance To See - Art And Optimism In 1950s Britain

mima’s current exhibition, Art and Optimism in 1950s Britain, has wowed audiences and critics alike since its opening in February this year. The exhibition closes at the end of the month so make sure you do not miss out. Closes 29 June 2014 Free entry The Financial Times described the show as “full of iconic pieces”, and Aesthetica Magazine blog called it “a ....

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If a first gig or first published piece of written work is a big deal then a first solo art exhibition is a really major undertaking. No wonder Saltburn artist Sara Henry has entitled her debut solo show Exposed for she is really sticking her neck out by exposing her art to the world. Saltburn Studio Artist, Sara Henry, is holding her first solo exhibition of her paintings. Titled "Exposed", ....

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Artists Turn Out For New Gallery Ts1 Heritage Exhibition

Dozens of artists and guests gathered for the launch of a new exhibition celebrating the Tees Valley’s heritage at Gallery TS1 in Corporation Road.  The new show - Looking Back: Moving Forward - is a collaboration between Gallery TS1, the £2.6m Heritage Lottery Fund supported Tees Transporter Bridge Visitor Experience Project and The Secret Artists’ Company, which ....

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Local Gallery Calls For Submissions For Tees Heritage Exhibition

A new working relationship with The Secret Artists’ Company is bringing a new era to Middlesbrough’s Gallery TS1. The popular town centre venue is now on the look-out for new artists and particularly craftspeople and artisans to show their work between now and September.   The gallery will continue to showcase the work of local artists and artisans, and a programme of ....

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New Exhibition At Mima Examines The Landscape Of The East Coast.

  The works on display, including John Constable and Paul Nash, focus on representations of the English east coast from the last 200 years.  The exhibition particularly looks at the influence of industry and technology on landscape – a theme that will resonate with Teesside’s industrial heritage.  The works on show are specifically drawn from the collections of ....

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Artist Rooms Celebrates The First Five Years And 29 Million Visitors With Mima

mima attended a special reception which was held on 25 February in Downing Street to mark the first five years of ARTIST ROOMS. The event was hosted by Secretary of State for Culture, Maria Miller and attended by Anthony d’Offay who established the ARTIST ROOMS collection for the nation.  mima’s Helen Wickens and Alice Hornby are part of a special group of young people involved ....

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Artists And Bridge Fans Turn Out For Landmark Launch

Artists, engineers and bridge enthusiasts all turned out in force for the launch of the Cleveland Art Society’s ‘The Green One and the Blue One’ exhibition. The event was held at The Heritage Gallery on Middlesbrough Road, near Skippers Lane Industrial Estate, Cargo Fleet. Guests included representatives from the worlds of art, engineering, higher education and local ....

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Interim Director Appointed For Mima

Mark Robinson has been appointed as Interim Director of Middlesbrough’s flagship modern art gallery mima. The move follows the announcement of Director Kate Brindley’s departure after nearly five years to join Arnolfini Centre for the Contemporary Arts in Bristol. The appointment has been agreed with Arts Council England and Teesside University which is taking over the day-to-day ....

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Exhibition Celebrates Landmark Year For Green One And Blue One

A landmark year for the Tees Newport and Tees Transporter Bridges is to be marked by a new Cleveland Art Society exhibition later this month. ‘The Green One and the Blue One’ at The Heritage Gallery, Cargo Fleet, launches with a Preview Night on Friday, February 28 - the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Tees Newport Bridge.  The artwork brings together an array of ....

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Artist Returns To School That Inspired 50-year Career

Middlesbrough-born artist William Tillyer returned to the school where he was taught, Whinney Banks Primary School, to speak to a new generation of students who have been inspired by his work. William was born in 1938, the same year the school was built. He was a student during his early years and was taught a way of working that has stayed with him throughout his life and career. In ....

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Letís Make Mima Matter, Says Prospective Mayor

Middlesbrough’s prospective next mayor is calling for changes to the future direction of mima as Middlesbrough Insitutute of Modern Art prepares to begin a new era. Local businessman and charity leader Andy Preston believes the forthcoming departure of mima director Kate Brindley and the switch that means the gallery is now run by Teesside University create an opportunity to make mima ....

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