The Sainsbury Centre is delighted to announce that we will be welcoming Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 27 January, when they will visit our landmark exhibition Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific.
Unique graduate residency programme launched with St. Mary’s Works and Norwich University of the Arts
The Sainsbury Centre has collaborated with St. Mary’s Works to offer graduate artists who have studied in East Anglia a unique residency scheme.
The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, at the University of East Anglia, Norwich in partnership with the King’s Lynn Festival is proud to present an exhibition of works by the remarkable painter Alfred Cohen
From 12–15 May 2016 in Home Park, Windsor Castle, a traditional hand-built Fijian canoe, specially commissioned for the major forthcoming exhibition Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific, will be a dramatic feature of the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration pageant.
The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is delighted to present an exhibition dedicated to the work of Alberto Giacometti, one of the giants of 20th century art, celebrated as a sculptor, painter and draughtsman. The exhibition commemorates thes 50th Anniversary of the artist's death and opens Saturday 23 April.
Alphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty explores the work of the artist, around the theme of beauty – the core principle underlying his artistic philosophy. The show includes over 60 works drawn primarily from the collection of the Mucha Trust, focusing on drawings, paintings, photographs and iconic posters, such as Gismonda, Mucha’s first poster designed for the actress Sarah Bernhardt.
Opening September 12 this exhibition presents the fascinating personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists, including Andy Warhol, Arman, Peter Blake, Edmund de Waal, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Sol LeWitt, Martin Parr, Hiroshi Sugimoto and Pae White.
The Sainsbury Centre has received a major painting by Frank Auerbach bequeathed by friend and celebrated fellow artist Lucian Freud who died in 2011
In her third guest blog Caroline Walker discusses her interested in the performance of femininity and how a gendered gaze plays out in her paintings.
Artist Caroline Walker explores her life, education and influences in her work in the first of a three part series of blogs.
Based in Carnoustie, Scotland, Alan has been a professional artist for 30 years and has exhibited all over the world. He spent the first 13 years of his life in Malawi, Africa exploring, creating and imagining. This he says, has shaped his free, fun-loving and often humorous approach to his work.
Phil Harris tells us how he spends his day, what his motivations are and life outside art.
This week Phil Harris explains the background to his two works in REALITY: Modern and Contemporary British Painting.
This third guest blog by exhibiting REALITY artist Phil Harris explores the challenges encountered over 28 years of painting
This is the second post by Phil Harris in our series of blogs by artists exhibiting in REALITY: Modern and Contemporary Painting. In his second post Phil Harris guides us through his life in London, developing his style and gaining recognition for his work.
Welcome to the first in our series of blogs by artists exhibiting in REALITY: Modern and Contemporary Painting exploring their backgrounds and influences whilstproviding an insight into what life is like as an artist. We start with Phil Harris, painter of Arizona Bloom and S.P Behind a Glass Door. Here he guides us through his early years and his journey of discovery into the world of art.
Students from the Earlham Early Years Centre, Norwich will feature in a short film celebrating the children’s creativity, energy and cooperation. Made in collaboration with artists and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts the film will premiere at the nursery on Friday 19 September.
The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia, Norwich has officially launched a new website – bringing its Collections and Exhibitions to the widest possible audience.
The Sainsbury Centre is one of the six finalists for the prestigious Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2014.