Together the galleries present contemporary work in all media by regional, national and international artists, with a programme of events, activities and education.
Formerly the town’s telephone exchange, the huge space retains the original industrial feel of the building and features a large t-shaped gallery and a striking glass facade that runs the entire length of the building.
EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Joy Gregory: Lost Languages and other voices
11 FEB — 06 MAY 2017
Joy Gregory is one of the most significantartists to emerge from the Black Britishphotography movement of the 1980s. This major retrospective brings together16 bodies of work exploring race, historyand gender, encompassing a wide rangeof photographic media, from digital video installations to Victorian printing techniques.
Lost Languages and other voices is an Impressions Gallery touring exhibition, curated by Anne McNeill.
The Engine Room at The Exchange
Showing short duration projects and exhibitions throughout the year with an emphasis on collaboration and community. The space is also used for installation and social participation projects.
CAFE MORTE: THE TEARS OF THINGS
11 FEB - 18 MAR
A growing collection of broken objectsto initiate conversation around the emotional value and attachment we have to something that is broken in our lives. The collection will form the beginning of a growing body of research relating to death and loss.
YOUNG PEOPLE’S ART PRIZE
25 MAR - 29 APR
Our annual competition for secondaryschool and college students from across the county. This year’s theme is ‘identity’, with three age categories for prizes; 11-13, 14-16, and 17-19 years, plus a prize for the Visitors’ Vote, which will be awarded at the end of the exhibition.
WE ALL END UP DIFFERENT
25 MAR - 29 APR
A presentation of work created during a textile project with Year 9 students from Humphry Davy School.
TUE – SAT, 10.00 – 17.00 (until 18 Mar)
MON – Sat, 10.00 – 17.00 (from 20 Mar)