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MK Gallery Events - May

Venue: MK Gallery, CMK
Date: 04 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Times: Various

MK Gallery Events - May

Picturing City Club
4 - 26 May 2018 / Admission free
Celebration event: 26 May / 11am - 1pm / All welcome
 
This exhibition presents artwork created by over 195 pupils from Germander Park School, Southwood School and Summerfield School in response to City Club. Pupils were invited by Bowmer & Kirkland to create pictures that will inspire the creation of a colourful new artwork for the hoarding panels surrounding the Gallery’s construction site.

Thursday Scratch Nights - Times and prices vary
 
3 May / Soapbox An open mic night for upcoming creatives of all forms to share their work.
 
10 May / MK CryptoParty Learn the basics about internet safety from experts and other participants. Organised by Girls Code MK.
 
17 May / In Conversation: Bettina Furnée and Fiona Boundy Artist Bettina Furnée will discuss her practice and current project Near Holme, Call Your Home Poetic.
 
24 May / Project Wild Thing A documentary inviting parents everywhere to help their kids re-connect with nature in our digital age.
 
31 May / Improv Night An open session for musicians, sound artists and those interested in exploring improvisation.

Friday Night Films

Films begin at 7.30pm / £6 (£4 Concessions)
Book online or by calling 01908 676 900
 
4 May / Living the Change This documentary explores solutions to the environmental, social and economic issues we face today.
 
11 May / Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady.
 
18 May / The Ballad of Shirley Collins A lyrical response to the life-and-work of folk music icon Shirley Collins.
 
25 May / Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri A darkly comedic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges).

Saturday Live Music - Times and prices vary.
 
12 May / Outlands #1: Matana Roberts and Kelly Jayne Jones An exciting live collaboration between US composer Matana Roberts and UK improviser and flautist Kelly Jayne Jones.
 
19 May / Miki Yui, Clive Bell and David Ross Three distinct voices from Manchester’s experimental imprint Cuspeditions come together to celebrate the release of Miki Yui’s album Mills.
 
26 May / Outlands #1 Workshop: Kelly Jaynes Jones A workshop sharing the methods, approaches and inspirations present within her sound making practice.
 
26 May / Structured Disasters Live music from Rack Screams, Jon Samsworth and co, and Lust Rollers

Children and Families
Start the Art
Every Tuesday and Wednesday / 11am - 12 noon / £1 on the door
For accompanied children aged under 5
 
This month's sessions celebrate spring. We'll work collaboratively to explore nature and the various ways that it can inspire our creativity.

Saturday Studio
Every Saturday / 1-3pm / 5+ year olds / £1 on the door
 
Work together as a family to explore, question and create in these weekly artist-led sessions.  
 
This month's sessions draw inspiration from works of public art and explore its role in shaping the character of a place.

Half Term Hangout
Saturday 26 May / Free, drop-in during opening hours
MK Gallery Project Space
 
Get creative at our making table with activities inspired by this month's Project Space exhibition. We’ll also have Minecraft at the ready for those who just want to hang out and play.

For more information contact www.mkgallery.org.uk

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