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Open platform

Open Logo.

31 January 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm

A £1 million initiative for new site-specific commissions across the UK.

 

An Open event is being hosted by Leeds Art Gallery, Yorkshire with Artangel and BBC Radio 4. It is an opportunity for artists to hear about the open invitation for artists to come forward with ground-breaking project proposals which will transform the UK’s cultural landscape.

If you're a visual artist, filmmaker, writer, composer, theatre maker, choreographer, producer or an artist working in the digital space, this is your opportunity to hear about the opportunities Open offers.  

Meet with Artangel's Co-Directors, James Lingwood and Michael Morris, Artangel Producer Rob  Bowman and Artist Roger Hiorns and start to think about what Open could mean to you. 

Drinks will be provided and there will be a chance to talk informally with ourselves and the Artangel team after an initial presentation and discussion.  

This event is free but please reserve a space in advance at city.art.gallery@leeds.gov.uk or call 0113 247 8256 so we know you're coming.  

For more information about Open please visit artangel.org.uk/open 

Open is commissioned by Artangel in association with BBC Radio 4 and Arts Council England.

Price:   Free

Contact details:   Please reserve your place in advance at city.art.gallery@leeds.gov.uk or call (0113) 247 8256.

This will be held in the Henry Moore meeting room.

Additional information:  

 

Leeds Art Gallery 

The Headrow
Leeds
LS1 3AA

t.   0113 247 8256

Details  

Explore and enjoy a world of art in the heart of Leeds. Leeds Art Gallery is home to one of the best collections of 20th century British art outside London.

Facilities  

Baby change
Toilets
Shop
Cafe
Education facilities
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms

Access  

Follow the link on the right for more information about access at Leeds Art Gallery.

Public transport  

Getting to Leeds Art Gallery. By bus: Leeds Art Gallery is a 15 minute walk from the city centre bus station. By train: The Art Gallery is a 10 minute walk from Leeds Railway Station. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676 or visit www.wymetro.com. By car: The Art Gallery is well serviced by all routes travelling to the city-centre. If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS1 3AA.

Parking  

Metered street parking is located nearby on Cookridge Street.

Secure car parking is available in Woodhouse Lane, The Light, Merrion Centre and Rose Bowl car parks, which are a 5 or 10 minute walk from the Gallery.

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