Join us for International Women’s Day on Tuesday March 8th, for an exhibition called Family Album featuring photographic work made in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s by Maud Sulter and Jeanne Moutoussamy Ashe, curated by international artist Lubaina Himid, Professor of Contemporary Art at UClan. At 2pm Lubaina will be in conversation with international photographer Ingrid Pollard talking about the work and the artists
Oxheys will be open all day for the exhibition from 11am, with residents also opening their studios all day, followed by a party and private view with light refreshments from 6-8pm. Everyone welcome!
Also open all day from 11-5 is a small new exhibition called Portraits : Black Women’s Lives at the Making Histories Visible Archive space at The Centre for Contemporary Art at 37 St Peters Street, opposite the University library. Our friends at The Birley studios are also holding a drop-in between 12-3pm with light refreshments at 12, for their exhibition Seen up close and from a distance
Come and make a real day of it in Preston and celebrate #IWD2016 in style with art events, talk, exhibitions and open studios.