Exhibitions and info events at Jubilee Library
Monday 10 – Sunday 16 Kim Mok Paintings
Watercolour paintings on a theme of travel. In the Foyer.
Monday 15 – Sunday 23 June Refugee Week Mighty Pens
Refugee journalists, writers and poets The exhibition contains the portraits, short biographies, quotes and personal statements by refugee journalists, writers and poets throughout history, with particular focus on those who have lived in the UK. The exhibition aims to highlight the remarkable contributions by the depicted literary and media figures in brightening the intellectual horizons. Curator of the exhibition is Euro-Mernet coordinator Umit Ozturk.
Monday 17 onwards Identity, Belonging & Sanctuary
An exhibition of tapestries by Queens Park and Middle Street Primary Schools and The Network of International Women. Inspired by the Illuminate tapestry by the Network of International Women, children in our primary schools have explored ideas around identity, belonging and the principles of sanctuary and then made tapestries depicting their thoughts and ideas on this topic. The work produced is both moving and inspirational. Come and view their interpretation of such complex ideas.
Monday 17 – 23 St John’s Art Exhibition
As part of their BTEC qualification learners have been asked to produce 2D outcomes to build on their portfolio of work and to promote the college. Learners have picked either natural forms, everyday objects or sweet things to base their artwork on. There is a combination of paintings and mix-media pieces of work along with statements about their work. In the Foyer.
Monday 24 – 30 Martin Thomas
Original paintings of Brighton street scenes, buildings and people with associated prints and cards. In the Foyer.
Thursday 27 - Friday 28 RSPB – Give Nature a Home
Give nature a home, talk about what people can do in their own homes to help nature and inspire them to support a small monthly donation and become members. In the Information Point.
Exhibitions in the Tony Miller Reading Room
6 – 12 May Festival Time: A Riot of Woven Tapestries
A new display of books and prints from our Rare Books and Special Collections in the Tony Miller Reading Room. Featuring folk tales from a variety of countries, with many book illustrations from the Golden Age of Illustration. Highlights include illustrations by Arthur Rackham, prints by Hokusai and an early edition of Grimms’ fairy tales. (Please note that the Reading Room is sometimes booked for private meetings, so do call ahead if you are making a special trip.)
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