Exhibitions

Our Town Digital Exhibition

We were recently commissioned by Wigan Council and Curious Minds to develop the Wigan Arts Award. The Wigan Arts Award celebrates what it means to be from the town that brought the world Wigan Casino, Theodore Major, Gandalf and The Verve. We’ve come along way from Orwell’s cinder paths and slag heaps, and a new generation is celebrating it’s own heritage and culture.

 

To launch the Wigan Arts Award, we’re putting on an exhibition which will tell you all about Wigan’s cultural history, and inspire you to explore Wigan’s cultural landmarks. The show will feature some beautiful work by local photographer Martin Holden, who we commissioned to capture Wigan’s public art and cultural landmarks.

This project is connected with Wigan Council’s Our Town campaign. The Our Town campaign aims to bring people together to share their stories and to celebrate our borough, its heritage, its beauty and the people that make it great. Find out more here.

Previous Exhibitions

Alien Agency

Cath Garvey

The Lonely Sea

Dustin Lyon

Do Not Fold Spindle or Mutilate

Clare Phelan

Martha: The Alzheimer's Machine II

Matthew Pickering

We Fight for the Future of Our Nation

Anna FC Smith

I Shall Walk Softly There

Damaris Athene

Encounter with a Bubble

Cat Scott

Unfashioned Creatures

Keith Bloody Mary

Distort Displace

Daniel Roberts

Florum Machina

Liz Chapman

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Weds: 10am - 4pm

Thurs: 10am - 4pm

Sat: 11am - 3pm

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