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Plymouth Art Weekender

Friday 23rd September 2016 - Sunday 25th September 2016

In 2015 the first Plymouth Art Weekender took over the city, attracting over 17,000 visitors and popping up in unusual venues across Plymouth. This year PAW is back and promising to be an even bigger splash than the last.

Sore Spot

Friday 23rd September 2016 - Sunday 25th September 2016

Three artists from Plymouth and Glasgow have come together to present the outcomes of a web-facilitated dialogue about making contemporary sculpture.



Bridget Reweti: I thought I would of climbed more mountains by now

Tuesday 23rd August 2016 - Thursday 1st September 2016

New Zealand artist Bridget Reweti’s film reflects on mountain climbing as a metaphor for success, an analogy for conquering, with the punch to sky as a cliche of triumph.


Josie Cockram: Interlocutor

Tuesday 23rd August 2016 - Thursday 1st September 2016

Following on from a three month PAC Home residency in the Batter Street studio, Josie Cockram presents a new film and surround-sound work.


Heather Phillipson: TRUE TO SIZE

Friday 24th June 2016 - Saturday 20th August 2016

Phillipson's commission for the Arts Council Collection’s 70th anniversary, TRUE TO SIZE, is a series of video, audio and sculptural works that present a sequence of post-human landscapes.

PAC Home Talk: Helen Nisbet

Tuesday 9th August 2016

Helen Nisbet is a London based curator. Over the past 12 years she has worked on artist projects with organisations including the ICA, InIVA, Contemporary Art Society and Creative Time and with artist studios including Andy Goldsworthy and Ryan Gande...


Pleasure Through Drowning / This Building, This Breath

Tuesday 14th June 2016 - Thursday 23rd June 2016

Kihlberg & Henry bring two films to Plymouth Arts Centre: Pleasure Through Drowning is the artists' attempt to escape from a society over-saturated with moving image, whilst This Building, This Breath is a 15-minute hybrid of live performance, instal...


Kelly Best: All Walls Are Interrupted

Friday 15th April 2016 - Saturday 11th June 2016

Kelly Best’s site specific drawing installations respond to the architecture of the galleries they inhabit, expanding beyond the flat surface and in some cases creating three dimensional optical illusions.

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