Tagged with Young Gallery

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Museum and archive collections are, in their very nature, eclectic. They often have roots in one person’s fascination with the past and they develop and grow much like a tree putting out roots. They are often dependent on donations, and collecting policies within museums are developed to provide some structure to this form of collecting, … Continue reading

Guest Blog: Linn O’Carroll, artist in residence at the Young Gallery Salisbury, talks about how the desire to take John Creasey’s walking stick collection into the community inspired haptic exploration, connecting and creative collaboration

Guest Blog: Linn O’Carroll, artist in residence at the Young Gallery Salisbury, talks about how the desire to take John Creasey’s walking stick collection into the community inspired haptic exploration, connecting and creative collaboration

‘Wonderment’ – that is the USP of a great gallery or museum space – it can transform people’s lives. This project has led to me reimagining and embedding approaches to how we engage with collections in museums/art galleries I have a solo exhibition for preSENSE with the Young Gallery, Market Square, Salisbury, Saturday 9th May 2015 (opening … Continue reading

Guest Blog: Pru Maltby, guest curator at the Young Gallery, talks about how Robin Tanner’s drawings inspired The Plant Project

Guest Blog: Pru Maltby, guest curator at the Young Gallery, talks about how Robin Tanner’s drawings inspired The Plant Project

The Plant Project: A modest rather tatty notebook caught my attention during a commission call-out event for artists and curators to work with the collection held at the Young Gallery, Salisbury, as part of their preSENSE project – raising awareness and reaching a wider audience. It contained the delicate observational drawings from nature by Robin … Continue reading