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Studios-Desks-Creative space available at Art Central!

Would you like to be a Resident of Arts Central and have your own permanent space at our Creative Hub community with 24/7 access? Looking for somewhere ‘other than home or the kitchen table’ to be creative and/or run your business? With other like-minded creatives who inspire each other possibly creating networking/collaborative opportunities (if you’d like that)? Somewhere to write, paint, draw, work on projects, do media & design, run workshops, events, meet your clients, photography, music, dance, do arts & crafts, fashion, community arts or just the admin that goes along with running your own business! We have a few studios and desk areas available at the moment at the most affordable rates in Milton Keynes! Get in touch now to arrange a visit/tour

AGMK APM, Mingle & Christmas Market – 14th December 2017

You are invited to our next Mingle @ Christmas Market **Networking – Live Music – Dance Performance – Photobooth – ArtsC Tree – Talks – Stalls (available to hire) – Exhibition – Mince Pies – Mulled Wine/Hot Food & other nibbles – Raffle + more!!** Programme + running order TBC. Do you get in touch now if you have something you’d like to share or promote. Stall application form: https://www.dropbox.com/s/v0iuunlwk2p8y6z/Mingle%20Stall%20Form.doc?dl=0 This event will kick off with our Annual Public Meeting at 6pm – 6.30pm REGISTER HERE Entry: Members Free | Non Members £2 (pay on door) – please gift aid if possible www.artsgatewaymk.org.uk

Highlights from Art in The Park 2016

Remembering the highlights from this year’s Art in the Park Festival! Thank you to everyone that joined us this year to celebrate Art in the Park 2016, we were pleased to welcome over 10,000 visitors to the colourful event at Campbell Park. You can view the highlights from this year’s festival below, or why not tell us what you thought about the event on our Facebook Page. This year Nottingham Based Artist Nadim Chaudry created one of his largest colourful Installations to date which filled the large Art Marquee at this year’s Art in the Park. Find out more here. This year’s festival saw a wide range of talent, from dancers to artists as well as some delicious culinary treats from a wide range of cultures.

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

National Beading Week exhibition

As part of National Beading Week in the UK, Sylvia Fairhurst of Witch Beads has invited artists and crafter’s to submit  work as part of this exciting exhibition. 30th July – 7th August only 6th August – a day of demonstration and special exhibits in the Guild hall at the back of the church 9.30-4 Upstairs at the: The Cornerstone Galley City Church Milton Keynes  

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  

Mix3d Stitch and friends – Part of Bucks Open Studios

Mix3d Stitch are Hilary Grayson, Jane Charles, Yvonne Elliott This year they are joined by: JaneRhodes, Jane Sharp, Lily Glover-Wright, Nicola Saunderson, TraceyMason, Elaine McKenzie Contemporary Stitch, Mixed Media, Fine Art 9 artists working with oils, cloth, papers, vintage finds, paint, print & stitch to create fine art, eclectic embroideries, art quilts, artist’s books, wall hangings, and smaller pieces of textile work. Where? The Cornerstone Gallery Church of Christ the Cornerstone 300 Saxon Gate West Central Milton Keynes MK9 2ES Tel: 07967 742598 Artists present Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday June 11-26 Sat 11am – 5.30pm Sun 11 am – 4 pm Wed 12 noon – 7 pm Mix3d Stitch on Facebook  

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