Quay@Home

A selection of things to make, do and view during lockdown

This weekend at Quay Arts, an exciting new exhibition was meant to be opening… DAZZLE & DISRUPT Focusing on themes of perception, disorientation and disruption, ‘Dazzle & Disrupt’ is an exhibition showcasing the work of two emerging contemporary visual artists working

As we’re sure you are aware, we had to cancel/postpone a large amount of events due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  We have managed to reschedule the majority of the cancelled March-April programme and are pleased to announce the new dates

Did you take part in last years The Big Draw Festival at Quay Arts? We wanted to share with you the amazing animation video that was made in result of the family workshop.  On Wednesday 30th Oct, Quay Arts took part in

This would of been the last week to see the ‘Great Leap Forward’ Exhibition in the West Gallery… The Great Leap Forward Exhibition is a group exhibition of work created by local school children from across the Island reflecting upon

A simple and fun activity making art from shadows. Materials needed: Paper, crayons, pens, sunshine or an internal light source. Find a sunny spot in your garden or on your stoop. Place an object or two directly on the ground

Every Friday at Quay Arts, we normally have the incredible In Tune Upcycle Orchestra rehearsing in our building. Every Friday, we will be sharing videos and stories of these inspirational individuals in the Upcycle Orchestra. This Friday, we share a

Three years have past since Turner Prize winning artist and Britain’s leading figure in Land Art, Richard Long presented a series of photographic and text works as well as a monumental floor installation made from flint in our main gallery.

Drawing consequences is a great fun quick game to play with your family! Here is what you need… Any size plain paperPen or pencilFelt tips or colouring pencilsOther people to play with Without letting anyone else see, draw a ‘head’

With the Mike Howley Trust funding round now open for 2020/2021, we have asked previous MHT recepients what they have been up to during Isolation and how they have found new ways to be creative staying at home. Here is

Make your own Bejeweled Eggs this Easter weekend! Between 1885 – 1917 the House of Faberge produced exquisite jewelled eggs for the Tsars of Russia. This Easter, Quay Arts is inviting you to create and share your own blinged-up eggs

Who remembers any of these old Quay Arts Brochures? We want to hear your QUAY memories. A massive thank you to everyone who sent in their suggestions and ideas on what to do with our current brochure which has been printed.

Exhibitions are closed but don’t worry – we are bringing the latest exhibition to you at home!    Currently in the West Gallery we have ‘The Great Leap Forward’ Exhibition. A group exhibition of work created by local school children