Homelessness charity Roundabout are celebrating forty years of services by hosting Britain’s first art roadshow banger rally with the theme Bangers and Cash. The charity are inviting forty local businesses to each purchase an old car worth £650 or less and have it painted by a local artist to drive from Sheffield to Monte Carlo. The car bonnets will then go to an exhibition to be auctioned off for charity. Nick Coleman reports for Sheffield Live!
Hosted by Access Space, the 20×20 exhibition is into its twelfth year providing a platform to showcase work from beginners to established artists, the only requirement being that each piece must fit a 20 by 20 inch square. Sheffield Live! reporter Nick Coleman spoke to Jake Harris, director of art and innovation for Access Space.
An exhibition from the Black women’s arts collective, Black Blossoms has been on display at the Workstation. The display includes a series of images of Black women and has been accompanied by a painter at work, Sola Olulode. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
Arts charity, Ignite Imaginations, has presented a new exhibition at Sheffield Winter Gardens exploring issues of mental health and identity. The project has been development in partnership with Adullam Homes and support of the National Lottery. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Louisa Golob, chief executive of Ignite Imaginations.
A new exhibition from Heeley Art Club has been launched at the Winter Gardens to bring local artists’ work to a wider public. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
Hundreds of people attended the annual exhibition of the Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce held at the New York stadium, home to Rotherham United Football club. The Chamber Means Business event offers businesses the opportunity to promote their brand, products and services and to engage in networking and ideas sharing. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
A touring exhibition of dolls’ houses from the V&A Museum of Childhood is on display at Weston Park Museum. Visitors can journey through the history of the home with 12 intricately crafted dolls’ houses spanning over 300 years. Marriages, parties, politics and crime play out in country mansions, suburban villas, newly-built council estates and high-rise apartments, as each house is brought to life by the characters that live and work there. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!
The Alternative Realities exhibition at the Millennium Gallery and in Tudor Square provided a taste of emerging technologies including 3D and 360 degree film-making. Sheffield Live! reporter Simon Thake gazes into the future.
Sheffield Women against Pit Closures are the subject of a new ‘protest lab’ exhibition at the Millenium Gallery. The exhibition includes memorabilia, banners and poetry from the 1984/85 miners strike but also for the first time from the women’s pit camp at Houghton Main in 1993 set up to campaign against pit closures. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!
An exhibition that charts the history of protests and activism in Sheffield, from 1794 to the present day, is on display at The Millennium Gallery. The exhibition, titled Protest Lab, invites visitors to contribute by adding their own stories to the collection. The project is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation Collection Fund and will be on display until the end of May. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!