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August events at MK Gallery

Venue: MK Gallery, CMK
Date: 02 Aug 2019 - 07 Sep 2019
Times: Various

Secret Self(ie)

22 July – 30 August 2019

Secret Self(ie)-MK Gallery's summer art programme for young people-is back for another year. Between 22 July and 30 August, the Gallery invites 14 to 18 year olds to get involved, collaborate with MK Gallery Associate Artists, and create something amazing.

Each week, a different artist will work with Secret Self(ie) participants inspiring a creative project of their choosing. This could range in anything from film to sculpture to dance to painting with the results being exhibited in the Gallery's Event Space.


The Portuguese Conspiracy present a season of concerts and screenings throughout the Summer to complement the current exhibition at MK Gallery

Collaborative, diverse and explorative, the path trailed by this generation of artists, has been opened up and enlightened by Paula Rego’s beacon of creative autonomy and freedom

Saturday 10 August, 7pm: Negra Branca & Filho da Mãe
Saturday 24 August, 7pm: Rafael Toral & Bezbog
Saturday 7 September, 7pm: Norberto Lobo & Tropa Macaca


Paula Rego: Obedience and Defiance

15 June-22 September
This first major retrospective of Paula Rego's work in England in over 20 years focuses on political and feminist themes in paintings and drawings from the 1950s to today.

 
Playtime

The Studio will be transformed into a laboratory for play, exploration and adventure. For children 5+ and their families.

Friday 9 August, 12pm-3pm

Join artist Natasha Bird for an afternoon of moving sculpture play. Make sculptures that transform from one form to another, that attach to your body and that help you look at objects from new perspectives. We'll work with installation, object making and basic animation techniques to play with movement and space.
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Friday 23 August 2019, 12 – 3pm

Join artist Lee Farmer as you make and play a colourful, large-scale boardgame.  You’ll make the board, the route, the pieces and the rules!


NT Live Encore: Fleabag

Saturday 28 September 2019, 7pm
See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC's hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast to cinemas from London's West End.


NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Thursday 17 October 2019, 7pm
A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences.


Check out www.mkgallery.org for more information and to book.

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