Content by Author: Kirsty Young
Thu 21 – Sun 24 September 2017
Abandon Normal Devices Festival 2017
In 2017 Abandon Normal Devices (AND) is coming to the Peak District! The site-specific festival of new cinema, digital culture and art will be based in Castleton, and Site Gallery is the Sheffield programme partner. The Formation exhibition forms part of Site’s offsite programme while the gallery is closed for
1 - 3 July, 2017
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
Building is underway! We are trebling the scale of our public offer through an ambitious expansion programme. Meanwhile, we have some fantastic offsite projects lined up 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.