Prescriptions

The exhibition focuses on the book art of Martha Hall, on loan from the University of New England, and linked to a University of Kent symposium.

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Freedom from abuse: an exhibition in positive relationships

Local charity, Rising Sun Domestic Violence & Abuse Service showcases prints, paintings and art pieces produced from its programmes supporting adults, young people and children who have been affected by domestic abuse. Inspired by the pride they felt in creating artwork in a recent young persons’ project, these artists, with...

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Georgie Meadows: Stitched Drawings

The uniquely affecting and compassionate work of artist and occupational therapist Georgie Meadows encourages us to rethink the way we regard our older population. Using a domestic sewing machine, she translates delicate line drawings into tender and tactile stitched portraits of people she knows or has worked with. A Wellcome...

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Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

The Vanity of Small Differences is a series of six large scale tapestries by Grayson Perry, created alongside the BAFTA award-winning Channel 4 series, All in the Best Possible Taste. The series follows Perry as he embarks ‘on a safari amongst the taste tribes of Britain’ to gain inspiration for...

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Home Front Britain, 1914-18: the cartoonist’s view

Original cartoon artwork depicting life on the home front 1914-18 through the eyes of Haselden, a brilliant humourist with a highly successful 33-year career at the Mirror. He produced a cartoon for the paper every weekday during World War 1, and his multi-frame style makes him the father of the...

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Sensing Culture! The Mark of the Maker

A stunning exhibition by people with sight loss, created in workshops led by artists Wendy Daws and Claire Buckley at the Beaney and Cathedral. Participants responded to the stimulus of the buildings and collections with work in 3D and textiles – come and see the brilliant interpretations of Epstein’s Red...

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All Faiths or None?

Pupils from Canterbury Academy and Kent College exhibit work responding to the Beaney’s displays of objects and images around the themes of world faiths, superstitions and totems. In conjunction with the Methodist Modern Art Collection exhibition in the Special Exhibitions Room. Location: The Front Room, The Beaney 

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Strange Pilgrimage: elements of a narrative

A contemporary exploration of place, journey and society through images, objects and installation. The exhibition provides visual responses to Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales', using the medieval frames of earth, air, fire and water.

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