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Extended deadline for MK Arts Week applications!

Still time to sign up for MK Arts Week Open Studios and make it into the catalogue!  The deadline is now the 26th of August! More info: …. calling all artists in the wider MK area , visual artists and crafters… Join MKAW to showcase your work so we can present a rich, diverse arts experience for this area. Benefits: You will be listed on this website either  with a small (thumbnail) photo of your work  (150 x 150) which you provide, we will list your studio address, contact details, the times of opening during MKAW and a small description plus a link to your own website (note deadlines) You will be listed in a printed brochure/ catalogue  (note deadlines) Benefit from the publicity spread through various media

Creative Arts Showcase – Market place stalls available – 30th June

This event replaces our quarterly Mingles.  Stalls are now available to hire for Arts & Crafts sellers, Food and Vendors, and anyone wishing to display their work or promote their event in a lively networking evening. 30th June – 5-9pm Free to Residents, £5 to Members and £20 to Non-Members. Please book via: info@artsgatewaymk.org.uk This event is taking place at Arts Central Clyde House – No. 10/20 Milburn Avenue, Oldbrook, MK6 2WA  

The Arts Gateway Christmas Mingle & APM – 15th Dec

Please join us for the Christmas Arts Networking Mingle and launch of our new Arts Central Logo and websites preceded by our Annual Public Meeting (unofficial AGM).. 6 – 6.30pm – APM 6.30 – 9pm – Mingle Register now via Eventbrite   …at our new location Norfolk House situated in front of the figure of 8 sculpture adjacent to the City Church (Silbury Boulevard side) and the MK Council Civic Offices (off Saxon Gate) Browse stalls and get into the Christmas spirit of creativity! You can register for a stall yourself via the Eventbrite registration form too! Come and find out what we are up to and our future plans and also discuss your plans with us! Music, Performance and refreshments available. Bring your flyers,

Call out for art work at the Cornerstone Gallery CMK

Arts Central’s new exhbition space is the 1st floor cloisters of the Cornerstone Church in CMK. This is the first Open call out for work for the exhibition in December in celebration of Advent and the light from the darkness of Winter. This is not a religious exhibition, in the depths of Winter we all need the light and warmth of colour and this is a celebration, culminating in Advent. We are looking for work in all mediums, there is curved wall space and space in the windows for 3d and hanging work. For any further information please email cornerstone.gallery@artsgatewaymk.org.uk   Advent call out  

Promotional Launch of MK Arts Week

Join us for the promotional launch of Milton Keynes Arts Week on the 12th and 13th September 2015 at the following times and venues:   11.00 on Sat 12th, at Cornerstone Church, Central MK (a mixed exhibit demonstrating diverse local arts and crafts) 14.00 on Sat 12th, at The Royal British Legion, Newport Pagnell(with a beautiful exhibition from local Artist Tracey Mason- running across the whole weekend) 12.00 on Sun 13th, at Westbury Arts Centre, Shenley Church End (with 12 artists opening their studios across the whole weekend) 14.00 on Sun 13th, at Olney Pottery, 1 Holes Road, Olney   Rebecca Godden, on behalf of the MK Arts Week planning team, said: ” MK Arts Week will include the opening of local studios and workshops, showcasing artists’

Public Statement: Arts Central moving on to new premises

Public Statement: Arts Central moving on to new premises Arts Gateway MK, the umbrella charity for Arts and Creatives in and around MK, is moving our creative hub Arts Central to a new home on 11th September. Arts Central has been an unprecedented success at Station House above CMK station, both in its pilot form on Level 3, and then full scale on Level 2. In just over two years we have supported over 140 people with low-cost creative workspace, and put on or enabled over 250 events. We have had over 10,000 visits to our spaces, confirming that there is widespread demand for creative activity in Milton Keynes. We will be sad to say goodbye to the Station House space, which we had on

Volunteer’s Day

Arts Central invites you to join us for Volunteer’s Day 30th June 2015 Coffee morning 10am – 12:00pm & Light refreshments 6:30pm – 8:30pm We want to thank our volunteers past and present for helping us support the arts in Milton Keynes, as well as invite new volunteers to join our community. Everyone is welcome. Please RSVP via email or text to sheereen.khan31@gmail.com / 07547187812 We look forward to seeing you there!

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