3rd October - 3rd November 2019
Artists collaborate with industry for a third time as five artists meet five manufacturers for The National Festival of Making’s unpredictable, collaborative art commissioning series
Through out 2018 and 2019 we will be working with Blackburn based artist Jamie Holman on a co-commission with Lancashire Encounters Festival
Join us for FREE family textile workshops inspired by Padiham's world-class Gawthorpe Textiles Collection
Claire Wellesley-Smith works with the local community at Elmfield Hall, and experimented with dyeing techniques that were pioneered at the hall almost 100 years ago.
An interactive light work for the Cotton Exchange in Blackburn.
A celebration of textiles through the eyes of artists in Pennine Lancashire September 2017
A work by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Personal reflections on Partition
Bristol-based artist Marina Moreno spent the academic year with St Silas CE Primary School in Blackburn. She staged creative interventions in the school and worked with the children on photography, dance, drama, drawing, yoga and much more.
Artist Laura Jamieson is artist in residence at the Jinnah Centre in Burnley. Over eight months she spent time with the communities and young people of Stoneyholme and Daneshouse.
Art in Manufacturing is a collaboration between the Festival of Making and Super Slow Way. Together we commissioned nine multidisciplinary artists to work with some of the leading manufacturers across Pennine Lancashire.
US artist Suzanne Lacy worked with the people of Pendle to create a mass participation artwork at Brierfield Mill in September.
A co-commission with Tate Liverpool let audiences see the entire production and performance of a musical unfold live in the gallery.