Press Releases

Solar Weekend welcomes international guests

May 15, 2015 11:58 BST Solar Weekend Festival After a decade of huge success in the Netherlands, the super creative Solar Weekend will be more international than ever before. In cooperation with Festicket we offer complete packages for our British guests. You can expect mind-blowing stages, the loveliest camping ever, on-site entertainment and a chock-full program of quality music, from hiphop to house and from bands to bombastic beats.

​Packed and diverse programme on eleventh edition Solar Weekend

Apr 20, 2015 09:12 BST Solar Weekend Festival EINDHOVEN – The Bloody Beetroots, Adam Beyer, Typhoon, Jett Rebel, Vitalic, Carl Craig, Don Diablo, and Nouveau Riche All Stars are a few of the many big names that will shine on Solar Weekend this year. Extrema’s festival is well-known for its broad line-up and creative interpretation.

The Beauty and Brutality of the City

Apr 20, 2015 07:38 BST Nasjonalmuseet - Norway Carlos Garaicoa has participated in all the major international art biennials, and is one of the most acclaimed Cuban artists on the international art scene. The National Museum is proud to present Scandinavia’s first solo exhibition by this artist: “Carlos Garaicoa. The Politics and Poetry of Space”.

Finnish ambassador opens new art exhibition in Bury

Apr 07, 2015 16:56 BST Bury Council There’s no need to travel to Helsinki to experience the latest in Finnish contemporary art.

Solar Weekend to have 72-hours area with Club Silent

Mar 26, 2015 08:53 GMT Solar Weekend Festival EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS - For its eleventh edition Solar Weekend offers a 72-hours area. In cooperation with Club Silent the visitors will be able to party at any given time in a silent disco at the camping. Solar Weekend also partners with 3FM. The radio station will broadcast live from the festival. To crown it all, Solar Weekend will shoot for a Guinness world record.

Poor Art – Rich Legacy

Mar 11, 2015 14:43 GMT Nasjonalmuseet - Norway The exhibition “Poor Art – Rich Legacy: Arte Povera and Parallel Practices 1968–2015” is based on some of the most significant works from the Norwegian National Museum’s collection of contemporary art.

"Family Life" to colour up Art Quake Kyoto. The Japan Creativity Biennale.

Mar 08, 2015 22:11 GMT Marcel Schreur Marcel Schreur has been invited to show three of his works at Art Quake Kyoto.It is the first time that the original Dutch artist will exhibiting in Japan.From the 16th to the 22nd of March the Kyoto museum is the perfect platform for the Japan Creativity Biennale.Kyoto is the cultural and artistic heart of Japan.Artists from all over the globe are expressing their desire for peace.Inspiring many.

Feb 23, 2015 12:23 GMT Portrait Progress A new ‘artist in residence’ initiative between artist Gerald O’Connell and students at St Mungo's Broadway Recovery College aims to raise funds and awareness about homelessness.

Artists’ invitation to hear about Lancashire folklore

Feb 03, 2015 10:07 GMT Bury Council Bury Art Museum and Sculpture Centre is inviting residents to meet five artists featured in its Lancashire folklore exhibition “The King of the Cats”.

Feb 02, 2015 15:20 GMT Keltic Clothing Influential artist Zoe Summer is the vanguard of what she has named, “The Luxury Art Movement” this new art genre-turned-trend—is taking art to a higher level.