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Milton Keynes Gallery

Milton Keynes Gallery is a nationally and internationally renowned visual arts gallery presenting innovative exhibitions of visual arts in all media with an associated education and outreach work.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £400,000
  • 2013-2014: £400,000
  • 2014-2015: £400,000

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Ellen Altfest / Exhibition

Ellen Altfest 3 April - 21 June 2015 MK Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in a UK public gallery of oil paintings by Ellen Altfest (born New York City, 1970). The exhibition spans 15 years, including early paintings and recent work. Film by Miles Umney

Ellen Altfest In Conversation with Jennifer Higgie

Ellen Altfest discuss her practice with Jennifer Higgie, writer and co-editor of Frieze.

How to Construct a Time Machine / Exhibition

Warning - video contains flashing images. An exhibition of historical and contemporary works that explore how artists transform our experience of time. Find out more: http://ow.ly/I8Z8c Film by Miles Umney

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Mark Wallinger and Ruth Ewan In Conversation with exhibition curator Marquard Smith

How to Construct a Time Machine exhibitors Mark Wallinger and Ruth Ewan discuss their practice with exhibition curator Dr Marquard Smith, Head of Doctoral Studies/Research Leader in the School of Humanities at the Royal College of Art, London.

New City Art Prize / Exhibition

5 December 2014 - 11 January 2015 Beatrice Gibson, Siobhán Hapaska, Jimmy Merris and Roger Palmer An exhibition of photography, sculpture, film and video by four leading artists in this inaugural £10,000 MK Community Foundation prize. Find out more: http://ow.ly/FXRGr Film by Miles Umney

Beatrice Gibson, Siobhán Hapaska, Jimmy Merris and Roger Palmer In Conversation with Adrian Searle

The New City Art Prize shortlisted artists discuss their work and developments in contemporary art with Guardian art critic Adrian Searle. Film by Miles Umney.

Pleasure Paradox

Thursday 31 October 2014 Featuring Fabienne Audéoud, John Costi, Nick Kilby & Trans/Human, Jen Liu and Janek Schaefer Curated by Christina Millare Through moving image, performance, sound and participation, Pleasure Paradox turned MK Gallery into an immersive environment that explored the relationship between fearful and pleasurable experiences. Film by Miles Umney

A Clockwork Jerusalem - Sam Jacob, Wouter Vantisphout and Kieran Long in Conversation

2014 Venice Architecture Biennale British Pavilion curators discuss A Clockwork Jerusalem with broadcaster / architectural historian Kieran Long, at MK Gallery. Film by Miles Umney.

An-My Lê In Conversation with exhibition curator Kate Bush

September 2014 Current MK Gallery exhibitor An-My Lê discusses her practice with exhibition curator Kate Bush, Head of Photography at Media Space/Science Museum and the National Media Museum.

An-My Lê / Exhibition

An-My Lê and curator Kate Bush talk about the current exhibition at MK Gallery. This survey by award-winning artist An-My Lê explores the myth and memory of war through photography and film.

An introduction to MK Gallery

Corporate video by J motion (http://www.jmotion.co.uk/) With thanks to Lola Perrin and Stuart Whipps. Music, Lola Perrin: Sleep/Coma from 'Let's Start At The End' (part 2) (www.lolaperrin.com) Photography of Melanie Smith exhibition installation courtesy of Stuart Whipps (www.stuartwhipps.com)

Melanie Pappenheim: Falling (full performance)

Melanie Pappenheim: Falling July 2014 Co-commissioned by IF: 2014 and MK Gallery Devised by performer Melanie Pappenheim and director Emma Bernard In a solo voice-theatre performance delivered within MK Gallery’s Cadences exhibition, acclaimed performer Melanie Pappenheim sings three uplifting songs about hitting the ground in a response to the themes of falling, destruction and gravity. Featured composers - Paul Clark: Coloro, Orlando Gough: Falling and Errollyn Wallen: Daedalus. Find out more: http://ow.ly/A1854 Film by Miles Umney

Melanie Pappenheim: Falling

Melanie Pappenheim: Falling July 2014 Co-commissioned by IF: 2014 and MK Gallery Devised by performer Melanie Pappenheim and director Emma Bernard In a solo voice-theatre performance delivered within MK Gallery’s Cadences exhibition, acclaimed performer Melanie Pappenheim sings three uplifting songs about hitting the ground in a response to the themes of falling, destruction and gravity. Featured composers - Paul Clark: Coloro, Orlando Gough: Falling and Errollyn Wallen: Daedalus. Find out more: http://ow.ly/A1854

The Future City Debate: Mobility and Infrastructure

Presented by the Fred Roche Foundation Thursday 17 April 2014 Speakers: John Miles, David Marron A series of talks with the aim to stimulate creative discussion and debate around subjects that are vital to the growth and vitality of Milton Keynes. This talk focused on advanced transport systems and the impact on city form with a view to building sound foundations and implementing a long term infrastructure strategy for Milton Keynes.

An English National Ballet Dance Response to Peter Dreher's Work

Friday 18 October 2013 A unique pre-performance dance event at MK Gallery, performed by members of English National Ballet (ENB) in response to the work of German artist Peter Dreher. Film by Miles Umney

The Future City Debate: City Visions

The Future City Debate: City Visions Presented by the Fred Roche Foundation Thursday 8 May 2014 In December 2013, to complement the Future City exhibition, MK Gallery held two Pecha Kucha style talks that explored both the history of Milton Keynes and it's possible future. What Does our Future Look Like? brought together several key figures from a variety of sectors to present their personal visions for Milton Keynes in under five minutes. The attending audiences were then asked to vote for their favourites. This event brought together the three selected speakers - Julia Upton, Prof. Gerd Kortuem and Linda Inoki - to expand upon their 'city vision'.

The Future City Debate: Priming The Local Economy

Thursday 22 May 2014 Speakers: Andrew Carter, Deputy Chief Executive, Centre for Cities; and Geoff Snelson, Director of Strategy, MK Council A series of talks presented by the Fred Roche Foundation that aim to stimulate creative discussion and debate around subjects that are vital to the growth and vitality of Milton Keynes. This talk addressed how we prepare for growth in the future, and a diverse and prosperous local economy that embraces enterprise and forward thinking ideas.

Melanie Smith In Conversation

April 2014: Current exhibitor Melanie Smith discusses her practice with writer, curator and lecturer, Professor Dawn Ades. Filmmaker: Luke Williams, in association with Open Arts Archive.

Melanie Smith: Exhibition

Melanie Smith talks about her first UK survey exhibition at MK Gallery. Born in the UK, Melanie Smith moved to Mexico 25 years ago and has become one of their most celebrated contemporary artists. Her first UK survey exhibition includes film, photography, painting and sculpture. It features the prėmiere of a new film, Fordlandia (2014), shot in an abandoned city and rubber plantation built in the Amazon in the 1920s by Henry Ford. (film/edit: Edward Lucas)

Olivia Plender / Exhibition

http://goo.gl/AXSN1 British artist Olivia Plender (b.1977) talks about her current exhibition at MK Gallery. Through sculpture, embroidery, posters, board games and architectural models the show explores how attitudes towards mass education have evolved over time.

New Art MK / Exhibition

Exhibition New Art MK Eight Artists From Milton Keynes 8 July -- 18 September 2011 This summer MK Gallery presents an exciting group exhibition by eight emerging artists from Milton Keynes, who work in a range of media including photography, drawing, painting and cross-stitching. Find out more www.mkgallery.org

Gareth Jones / Exhibition

Artist Gareth Jones talks about his latest exhibition at MK Gallery, which explores the social and cultural landscape of Milton Keynes in the 1970s. 15 April - 26 June 2011. Find out more www.mkgallery.org

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3
Theatre Walk

Milton Keynes
MK9 3PX

52.04388, -0.7479

01908 676 900

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