- Date: 13 May 2010
- Artform: Visual arts
- Area: South East
Following a successful capital bid and fundraising campaign, Wysing Arts Centre celebrated the launch of its new £1.7 million building in 2008.
The additional building houses seven lightfilled artists' studios, office and education facilities, and a new media suite. It won a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) award in 2008.
Wysing Arts Centre in Cambridgeshire is a centre of excellence for visual arts. It provides established and emerging visual artists with space to develop and exhibit their work, enabling creative risk-taking and encouraging collaborative working.
This creative research and development centre, in Bourn in Cambridge, nurtures local artists from the region as well as attracting international talent to practice in the East of England.