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Guildford House Open Exhibition

Diana Sandetskaya, Corner of Page Street (I), oil on gesso board, 30 x 40cm. Image supplied by Parker Harris

This new exhibition is open at Guildford House Gallery. It will be open until 6 January 2024. The display features a selection of artworks from the Guildford House Open Competition 2023. Promising a captivating experience for any contemporary art lover, this exhibition is for all ages.

In partnership with Parker Harris Contemporary Visual Arts Specialists (opens new window), this exhibition is selected from the Guildford House Open Competition (opens new window). This new annual art competition and exhibition will highlight outstanding artistic talent.

Visitors will have the opportunity to explore various pieces, including:

  • paintings
  • sculptures
  • drawings
  • photography
  • textiles
  • prints
  • mixed media creations

Guildford House Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4.30pm (last entry to galleries 4pm). With free entry and open viewing hours from Tuesdays to Saturdays, art enthusiasts and families are welcome.

Lead Councillor for Commercial Services, Cllr Catherine Houston, invites you:

"We can't wait to welcome you through our doors for the opening of this national event. Join us and celebrate the talents of regional and national artists.

"We helped select pieces for this exhibition from 1,000 entries by 475 talented artists. Now, we've gathered 94 amazing contemporary artworks by 79 exceptional artists for display.

"The selected pieces are a vibrant celebration of UK-based artistic talent. We're so proud to work in partnership with Parker Harris for this prestigious competition and exhibition. This exhibition isn't just about art, it's an invitation to experience emotions, stories, and creativity.

"You can join us from 25 November to 6 January at Guildford House Gallery. It's a free experience for all ages, not to be missed! Come explore and discover the wonders within our walls."

Image (c) Diana Sandetskaya, Corner of Page Street (I), oil on gesso board, 30 x 40cm. Image supplied by Parker Harris