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R-Space temporary closure due to updated restrictions

October 21, 2020
Following further guidelines from the NI Executive, in response to the most recent public health update, R-Space Gallery will remain closed for a planned four week period. This will mean that the opening of our next exhibition, Materials Messages and Meaning - Obvious, will be delayed until Saturday 14 November 2020, although we plan to launch the […]
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R-Space Continuing to provide support to the community thanks to National Lottery Funding

July 14, 2020
R-Space Gallery in Castle Street, Lisburn, has received £47,000 from Arts Council National Lottery funds to support their re-opening in Lisburn City amid the COVID-19 pandemic with a deferred annual programme commencing on 12 September 2020.  The grant will allow R-Space to continue to provide its regular artistic services including exhibitions, workshops and activities, engaging […]
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R-Space reopening plans

July 8, 2020
We are delighted to confirm that R-Space will reopen on 12 September 2020 with the Preview of Re: New Wallace #3, new work by artist Robert Peters responding to his residency at The Wallace Collection, supported by Arts Council of Northern Ireland. There will of course be many measures in place to ensure your safety as […]
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MMM#8 Postponed - Covid-19 update

March 18, 2020
R-Space Management and Board have taken the decision to postpone our next two exhibitions due to the ongoing Covid-19 concerns. We look forward to rescheduling this later in the year, and hope all our artists, partners and friends stay safe and well in the coming weeks. In the meantime, advice from the Arts Council Of […]
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Open Call : MMM#8

January 9, 2020
Open call for Artists and Makers whose work responds to the theme: Obvious Word family: (noun) obviousness (adjective) obvious (adverb) obviously  easy to notice or understand, it is obvious (that), obvious to behaving in a way that shows you want something very badly, when other people think this behaviour is not suitable. the/an obvious choice […]
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Re:New Wallace #3 Open Call

November 12, 2019
  This Open Call represents a unique opportunity for one NI Artist/Maker to undertake the following: 1-week residency at The Wallace Collection London in early 2020 (by arrangement and in conjunction with Anthea McWilliams at R-Space Gallery and the staff of The Wallace Collection – see www.wallacecollection.org)   A solo exhibition at R-Space in May / […]
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Linen Biennale 2020 - Open Call

September 27, 2019
Open Call/Expressions of Interest Following on from the success of N.Ireland’s inaugural Linen Biennale in 2018, Lisburn’s R-Space Gallery is at the Planning & Fundraising stage for next year’s events programme and is seeking Contributors, Collaborators, Partners, Researchers and Businesses to help us realise the second Linen Biennale N.Ireland , 1st of August – 31st of October […]
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We are recruiting!

August 23, 2019
R-Space are now recruiting for the role of Board Trustee, initially co-opted for a period of 6 months, with expectation to become a voluntary director of R-Space Gallery Limited, a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. Company No NI610493Deadline: 12/9/19 About our organisation  R-Space Gallery is a visual arts and cultural space, presenting […]
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R-SPACE ‘DECKD’ PROJECT UNDERWAY AT LISBURN’S RESURGAM TRUST

March 13, 2019
R-Space Gallery is pleased to announce it has received Making Art In Communities and Arts Encounters funding from Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council’s Arts Service, and private sponsorship from JP Corry Lisburn, to support the a new Urban Art Project. The project, which is now underway, is an intergenerational urban art project on self-esteem, identity and […]
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Open Call : MMM#7

February 12, 2019
Open call for Artists and Makers whose work responds to the theme: Body Language ...the gestures, movements, and mannerisms by which a person or animal communicates with others. ...in Indian art, whether in reference to poetry, painting or music, the operative word is rasa or “juice” and the person who responds to a work of […]
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DECKD Project launches in Lisburn

February 8, 2019
Friday 8 February saw the launch of DECKD, an R-Space and The Resurgam Trust partnership, kindly supported by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, JP Corry and Arts Council of Northern Ireland National Lottery fund.  Stephen Mackey Artist and JMK ART will be working with the Men's Shed group and The Resurgam Youth Initiative to build a skate ramp and create urban art works which will be displayed […]
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R-Space Board Of Trustees recognised for Good Leadership, Governance and Commitment

November 30, 2018
The Leadership and Good Governance Awards, organised by VSB Foundation in partnership with CO3, Investec and Volunteer Now celebrate voluntary organisations which are working hard to improve their governance.   At the Awards Ceremony in  Stormont, Denise Hayward, Chief Executive, Volunteer Now said: “Congratulations to all three organisations on winning this year’s Leadership and Good Governance […]
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Open Call - Re: New Wallace Collection #2

October 11, 2018
This Open Call represents a unique opportunity for one NI Artist/Maker to undertake the following: 1-week residency at The Wallace Collection London (by arrangement and in conjunction with Anthea McWilliams at R-Space Gallery and the staff of The Wallace Collection – see www.wallacecollection.org)   A solo exhibition at R-Space in February 2019 celebrating the life […]
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Volunteer call out for Linen Opera extras!

September 19, 2018
10 people (18+yrs) are required to perform non-singing roles in a new opera created by R-Space for the Linen Biennale in partnership with Northern Ireland Opera. Waking Beauty is written by Peter Morgan Barnes and composed by Seán Doherty; it explores what might happen in the present day if, as in the tale of Sleeping […]
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It's official! We are now a registered charity.

August 31, 2018
R-Space Gallery have achieved another important milestone - we are now registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland! We would like to thank The Charity Commission, our funding partners, visitors and patrons and most importantly our amazing Board of Trustees for their hard work and support in this step forward in the provision of […]
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Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC106350
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