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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

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  

WW1 Exhibition

Visit what promises to be a great photographic exhibition as well as an informative one.  The exhibition features a series of Photographs by our resident photographer Legge as well as artefacts all inspired from the Great War. The private view is on Friday 2nd October from 5pm-8pm – All welcome The exhibition is held at Westbury Arts Centre, Foxcovert Rd, Milton Keynes. For more information please visit our website www.westburyartscentre.co.uk  

My favourite things – The Grand unveiling!

For the last two months MacIntyre Charity and CLMK (Community Learning MK) have been working along side each other to produce this exciting exhibition. With the theme of ‘My favourite things’ they ran workshops for learners from both settings to make work in a variety of mediums. There was also an Open Call for work. The Exhibition starts this evening 12th of June at Christ the Cornerstone Church in Central Milton Keynes and will run for about 2 weeks subject to the Church opening hours and services. Some of the work may be sold in aid of the MacIntyre Charity.    

Arts Gateway Mingle (Arts Networking) – 23rd June

Please join us for our next Mingle ‘Networking for the Arts’ event on 23rd June 2015 – 6.30 – 9pm @ Arts Central There’ll be the usual Mingle activities, with lots of Networking, 1 or 2 presentations, some performance / music and refreshments whilst browsing a few stalls. Register for free here: https://agmk-mingle-230615.eventbrite.co.uk/ More details on the programme will follow shortly… Programme 6.30pm – Mingling and Networking (with refreshments) in  Cafe/Chill-out area 7.00pm – Welcome-AGMK/Arts Central/CARC updates (dance floor)  – John Best (Chair), Anthony Lucas-Smith (CARC Chair) Introductions of Key AGMK/Arts Central Reps (current vacancy for literature Chair) 7.05pm – Anouar Kassim (MKIAHC) – Art In the Park 7.10pm – Alex Salisbury  Acoustic Performance 7.20pm – Gin Fizz Events – Viv Doolan/Richard Welsh 7.30pm –

Photographic Exhibition “Requiem” now on

“Requeim” – Memory as process Resident Photographer David Whittington-Jones is currently exhibiting an exhibition of photographs & Sculptures.  The exhibition “Requeim” explores memory as process. The exhibition is open every weekend at Westbury Arts Centre, Foxcovert Rd, Milton Keynes –  until the 10th of May 10.00am-4.00pm and by appointment on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. If you would like to visit please contact us on 01908 501214 or admin@westburyartscentre.co.uk David Whittington-Jones has been a photographer for over 30 years and has taught photography. David’s current practices include Urban Landscape and Still Life Photography as well as Assemblage pieces.  David has exhibited work in many galleries including The London College of Fashion, London Institute Gallery, Smiths Gallery Covent Garden and Buckinghamshire Open Studios.

The Big Art Project – an open call for Artwork

The Big Art Project is a collaboration between MacIntyre Lifelong Learning and Community Learning MK. The theme – ‘My favourite things’ You are invited to create work in any media which is no larger than 30cms in any direction – 2d or 3d. Submission of work by the 6th of June to Rivers CLMK West Bletchey MK3 7BB or MacIntyre Lifelong Learning Beanhill 01908 667758 The Big Art Project poster

“The view from 2” – an Open Call for Artwork at Arts Central

“The view from 2” An exhibition of work from the 2nd floor of Arts Central …..come along and see for yourself the great views and what we have achieved! Image by Karen Kodish An Open Call for Artwork The Theme: ‘the View from the 2nd floor’ The Brief: Artwork in any media which is inspired on or by the view from Arts Central in any direction. This may include views from the 3rd floor, it would be a shame to omit them for the sake of a few meters! But new work will be from the 2nd floor. Venue: Arts Central 2nd floor gallery space Dates: March 2015, ready for the next mingle on the 18th of March Delivery: Work needs to be delivered to

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