of framed print by Antony Gormley – who will be the lucky winner?
On 14th October at 5.30pm we will draw the winning ticket for the raffle of the Antony Gormley print, so you have only a few days left to buy your tickets and to promote the raffle to everyone you know and everyone you meet!
Antony Gormley has been most
generous in donating this print in support of Cromer Artspace
projects. Someone will be lucky enough to win a print worth thousands
for the price of a £5 ticket.
are on sale at Artspace on the Prom and online via our website. All
the money raised will go towards enabling Cromer Artspace to fulfil
its aims of making art and creativity accessible in Cromer for the
benefit of residents and visitors.
do really need the money! Our running costs are higher than you might
think, the building needs further improvement and we want to bring
exciting art to Cromer and to support emerging artists. For example,
we are including a schools’ exhibition in the 2024 programme and
hope to enable artists to work with the children.
and Answer session with some of the ‘Colour’ show artists
October at 5.30pm, after the raffle draw, we will have a Q&A session
with some of the artists whose work is in the ‘Colour’ show.
Curator Sue Bell will ask them about their work and you will also
have a chance to ask your own questions. Come along to chat over a
glass of wine, meet the artists and share ideas about colour.
at Artspace on the Prom
until 18 October
Cromer Artspace Open: Colour continues until October 18th,
including work in a range of media: glass, photography, textile,
wood, painting and print.
Artists included are from Cromer,
Norfolk, London, Worcestershire and Doncaster, all showing new and
The PV was well attended and many
visitors have come especially to Cromer to see the show, with very
Saturday 21 until Sunday 29 October
Material Process includes work by Hannelore Smith, Francesca Cant and
Kaitlin Ferguson. You
can meet them and talk to them about their work on Saturday 28th
October from 4pm.
On Friday 27th
October from 4.30 to 6.30 Rosemary Appleton will lead a workshop at
Artspace on the Prom on writing poetry, linked to the Material
Process exhibition, followed by an Open Mic session at 6.30pm.
workshop will cost £10 and you can book on the website
cromer-artspace.uk. The Open Mic will be free.
Experiments (Part II)
November the Submersed Research Collective will be back to show work
developed following their original residency at Artspace on the Prom
in November 2022.
They will show photography, film and drawings made as a result of their 2022 contacts with local people, thinking about the North Sea and the Norfolk coastline.
They will hold informal
conversations with Phil Harris, Judith Ellis and Chris, a local farmer, on Friday 3rd
November and Saturday 4th
November. Look on the website or at Artspace on the Prom for further
sadly that will be the end of our 2023 season, but there will be…
winter, although we are planning for future improvements, it will
still be very cold and damp in Artspace on the Prom. If you know any
artists who nevertheless would like to work with the amazing light,
the sound of the sea and proximity to waves, they should contact
have two bookings already.
ahead for 2024.
The panel met to finalise the
programme for 2024 on Wednesday 4th
October and selected from 22 submissions to produce a varied and
balanced programme. More information will follow in the November
October there will be a meeting to discuss the next stages for
Pictures around the Town. If you have ideas send them to
The survey of the project so far has produced some very warm
variety of works...some known others unfamiliar...the way that you
come upon them unexpectedly and placed in off the beat places....the
generous length of time they have been on show means they have become
friends to be dropped in on from time to time “
well done exhibition with good range of periods and subjects. Amusing
choice of painting for location - eg Draught of fishes on chip shop
wall. Don't know whether all were matched but several were - full
marks for attention to detail!”
October the first Advisory Forum meeting will be held to generate
ideas about what events, workshops and talks etc might cohere around
the programme of exhibitions at Artspace on the Prom and the outside
exhibition of ‘Pictures around the Town.’ We plan to hold regular
Advisory Forum meetings on specific topics, inviting contributors
according to the topic. Look out for a report in the November
are waiting to hear that invitations to tender for the work on
the roof have been sent out so that work on the roof can be
completed early in the spring, using the money we raised through a grant. In the meantime we are busy working on grants for the next
stages of insulation, ventilation, heating and lighting. If there is anyone who would like to join our team working 'behind the scenes' on projects like fundraising please get in touch [email protected].
have been drawn up for better storage and new sinks ‘backstage’, for which we need funding or sponsorship.
to new volunteers
We are delighted to welcome more new
volunteers to our team, some of whom enjoyed the Volunteers’
Viewing for the Colour exhibition.
is always a wide range of tasks: helping with publicity, greeting
exhibition visitors, refreshing the paint, assisting with admin,
looking after one of the Pictures around the Town. Perhaps you have a
friend who would like to join us?
will be a Volunteers’ Social on November 24th
at 2pm at the Community Hall which could provide an opportunity to
introduce someone thinking of joining us.
look forward to seeing you at one of the upcoming exhibitions or