Content by Author: Kirsty Young
1 - 3 July, 2017
Site Gallery at Victoria Quays Sheffield
For one weekend in July 2017 you will find Site Gallery by the water at Victoria Quays (formerly Sheffield Canal Basin). While we continue with building works to expand the gallery on Brown Street, we are bringing our events to you.
Thursday 25 May, 7 - 9pm
Site Sessions: The New Economies
Creative practice can be a powerful tool for change, but how do artists relate to economies and money, and is digital improving the picture? Andy Warhol stated that ‘good business is the best art’. Do we agree and embrace this idea? In this turbulent global moment, it’s time for a fresh and constructive look at art’s role in economies.
Simon Ings, Katharine Vega and Dr Sean Power talk Art, Science and The Truth
Read about our first Site Sessions event, featuring Simon Ings, author and culture editor at New Scientist, Katharine Vega, artist and educator from Brighton and Dr Sean Power, philosopher from Trinity College, Dublin.
Thurs 27 April, 7 - 10pm
Site Sessions: Art, Science and The Truth
Who has the claim to what’s true, in these rational times? To what extent are art, science and belief “branches of the same tree” as Albert Einstein once said, and what happens when some of those branches begin to crack?
Teenagers of Sheffield! Get involved!
Do you live in Sheffield? Are you aged 14-19 years old? Are you creative, interested in art, architecture, or film?
Site Gallery Expansion 2017
We have some fantastic projects lined up for 2017 and are working with some incredible local and national partners.
2016 - 2020
On The Road
On The Road is our pioneering programme of activity for young people in Sheffield. Travelling around the city in a bespoke mini-van, young people we meet along the way will become ambassadors, curators and participants in a series of new artists’ commissions and events.
Supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, On
Friday 10 March, 5.30pm
Site Gallery Closing Event
This very special event will mark an historic moment for Site Gallery as we close our doors to the public that day for a 12 month period, to allow building work to commence on our gallery expansion.
17 February - 10 March 2017
Anouk De Clercq, Eva and Franco Mattes, Penny Mccarthy, susan schuppli
A new group exhibition of work that questions structures and scientific facts, interrogating the stability of material evidence.