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Gallery for hire

June 28, 2016
R-Space Gallery is supported by funding from ACNI, which allows us to curate and commission six exhibitions per year. The galley is also available for hire to contemporary artists, groups or collectives working at high standards in any media. The charge of £200 per week (min 2 weeks) includes marketing support of your exhibition through […]
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Exhibition Open Call

June 2, 2016
Form, Function & Food 3 to 30 September 2016 R-Space Gallery invites proposals for a group exhibition entitled Form Function & Food presented in response to Northern Ireland’s Year of Food and Drink 2016. The theme for the month of September is Bread and Baking, so we particularly encourage submissions relevant to that subject area. The exhibition […]
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Free workshop

June 1, 2016
Janet Hackney presents a free workshop: Playing with Thread on Saturday 11 June, 2-4pm. Participants will use thread or yarn to make a brooch or tassel. The workshop is suitable for all levels of experience and ability, including children. Free admission, materials provided.
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We're hiring!

May 18, 2016
PT Freelance office administrator/manager  The post holder would: Manage and maintain office systems: files, accounts, policies, communications, finance (incl spreadsheets), reports, minutes, contracts and databases. Have successful fundraising experience. Assist with the continuing development of the visual arts programme of events, exhibitions and workshops. Act as gallery assistant and key holder as required. Report to […]
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Open Call

January 13, 2016
R-Space Gallery invites submissions from artists using Tattoos and/or Tattoo culture as their starting point or inspiration for creating works of art for an exhibition in Lisburn, Northern Ireland in April-May 2016. Selected works in any medium will be considered from artists in any location. Please email your artist statement and short CV (max one […]
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Open Call

December 9, 2015
We are looking for a talented visual artist, sound artist or musician to deliver a workshop at R-Space Gallery on Saturday 6 February 2016 as part of our 'VISIONING Weekender'. The workshop should be related to sound or moving images in some way and should be fun, creative and engaging for the participants. VISIONING at […]
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Culture Night 2015

September 2, 2015
Friday 18 September 2015 6-9pm   Join us  for a packed evening of creativity, hospitality and entertainment.   Opening of On Your Marks, an exhibition showing interim work from a collaborative exploration of Irish and Swedish linen heritage. Introduction by textile artist Helen McAllister at 7pm. Meet participating artists from Dublin and Malmo, Sweden. Hear artist Margareta Bergstrand's presentation on the history of […]
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InfoRm

August 27, 2015
Starting at R-Space this autumn, a series of informal monthly lectures. Join us for the launch on Culture Night, Friday 18 September, 6-9pm. Season 1: Autumn 2015 24 September: Dr Christopher Laughlin: William Todd Jones, radical MP   29 October: Anthea McWilliams: Cultural and historical legacy of Lisburn's Sir Richard Wallace   26 November: Amanda Croft: […]
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Open Call - Materials Messages Meaning #4 2015

August 19, 2015
Materials, Messages & Meaning #4    2015 R-Space Gallery invites submissions from Northern Ireland artists in response to the theme: “Nothing is ever as it seems” “The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as dreams, and dreams realities”. Samuel Johnston Materials Messages & Meaning 2015 will be our […]
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European Heritage Open Days 2015

August 12, 2015
'Is She Blew' exhibition by artist, curator and DJ David Littler (sampler-culture clash) Back for one day only - Saturday 12 September 11am to 5pm "At half past five the horn will blow, Six o'clock we all must go, And if you be a minute late. Robert McCabe will shut the gate.'   'Is She blew' refers […]
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Donaghadee Workshops

July 23, 2015
Linen Futures is supported by a programme of workshops, hosted by Jane McCann in Donaghadee. Learn from the artists themselves in a glorious seaside location. https://www.rspacelisburn.com/donaghadee-workshops/
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Marion Michell artists Skype talk May 2nd 2015

May 21, 2015
Marion Michell: Greetings from the in-between Listen to this talk on SoundCloud Strands of wishful thinking... If only I could say, at this moment: I'm here, with you, this afternoon, share space, art, thoughts and questions with you, directly, face to face. Instead I say: I wanted to be there, with you, ponder pleasures, perks and pains […]
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Open Call - Artist Short Films

January 6, 2015
Open Call - R-Space Gallery is looking for submissions of artist short films and videoworks to be screened as part of our series of #VISIONING events. All works will be screened sequentially on a projector in standard definition. We will be selecting two films over 15 minutes in length and two films that are under […]
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Research Commission Opportunity

November 28, 2014
R-Space Gallery seeks to commission an organisation or consultant(s) to carry out a research/ feasibility study to inform the development of a potential International Arts Biennial with the working title The Art of Linen. This projected is supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.   Deadline for research proposal - Monday 15th December 2014. Decision by […]
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Electric Clarinet

September 9, 2014
Saturday 20th September 2pm - 3pm at R-Space Gallery Suggested donation £5. Includes refreshments   Joanna Nicholson and Matthew Whiteside will present an afternoon concert of works for bass clarinet and electronics by Jonathan Nangle, Wayne Siegel and the Northern Irish premiere of a work by Matthew Whiteside. Joanna is a lively freelance musician performing, […]
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