Press Releases

Aug 20, 2014 15:20 BST Sims Gallery The new book “Borlase Smart – a life in Art” (ISBN 9781291959079) has been launched, with copies on offer throughout the forthcoming exhibition of the artist's work in St Ives at the promotional price of £12 (RRP £19.99). The book includes reproductions of 100 works and a fascinating reappraisal of the artist's oeuvre. It is available to purchase at the promotional price at

Aug 16, 2014 18:26 BST Sims Gallery An important selling exhibition at the Crypt gallery in St Ives (6th to 26th September) marks the end of an era for both artist and organiser.

Aug 16, 2014 18:20 BST Sims Gallery A lost painting by the British artist Robert Borlase Smart (1881-1947) was recently discovered whilst preparing works for a forthcoming exhibition. The painting was last seen in 1929 when it was exhibited at the Royal Academy, it had also been exhibited in 1928 at the Royal West of England Academy. The painting had been covered by another canvas, which was slightly later in date.

Jan 09, 2014 09:32 GMT Miss Squiggles Communications Saudi art Gallery Opens Online Shop Lahd Gallery Launches its e-gallery with MENASA artists

Taking the everyday and mixing it up

May 31, 2013 09:52 BST Bury Council Presenting common objects and tools in a new context is the subject of a new exhibition at Bury Art Museum.

School children to help Mayor travel to Victorian times

Mar 05, 2013 14:55 GMT Bury Council Pupils from Greenhill Primary School are being taken back in time and taking the Mayor with them on Thursday 14 March 2013. As part of the ‘Victorian Variety’ offered by The Fusilier Museum, Bury Art Museum and Bury Transport Museum, pupils will discover what life was like more than 100 years ago.

Text festival earns Bury Art Gallery £40k cash windfall

Feb 26, 2013 11:31 GMT Bury Council Bury Council has been awarded a £40k cash windfall by The Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC ) to establish an arts archive within Bury Art Gallery and Archives section.

Apr 05, 2011 12:22 BST Easyart UK PS.ILoveNed fever has reached the UK! Ned's inspiring thoughts have found humorous expression in a range of products, such as Topshop t-shirts, bags and postcards. A collection of art prints featuring the lovable character of PS.ILoveNed has now been exclusively produced for

Jan 17, 2011 14:19 GMT Easyart UK Gilbert & George's original works now fetch tens of thousands of pounds at auction, and they are recognised as being among the most important figures in Post-War Contemporary Art in Britain.