Exhibitions and info events at Jubilee Library

November 2018

Monday 5 to Sunday 11 November Angels in the City – The Winners

The Interfaith Contact Group in Brighton ran a competition, Angels in the City, to design an angel to represent the spirit of Brighton & Hove. The award ceremony for the competition winners is on Saturday 3 November at 2pm. The winning entries will be displayed in the Foyer.

Monday 5 to Sunday 18 November Brighton and Hove Heritage Commission WW1 Exhibition

Eleven panelled hanging exhibition with three VC display cabinets. In the Window.

Monday 12 to Sunday 18 November Graham Read: FOREST – Paintings and Works on Paper.

The works shown will represent studies of trees, forests, woods and pools, both seen and imagined. Having made drawings in Stanmer Woods and in other locations, both in Sussex and abroad, the artist has produced a number of paintings and drawings which seek to convey the sense of being among trees and experiencing their link to a deeper past and resonating present. In the Foyer

Monday 19 to Sunday 25 November Work(Able)

This exhibition shares the stories of six people with a learning impairment who have participated in a research study exploring their experience of being in work. It is part of a PhD being conducted by Diana Ramsey, Occupational Therapist, studying at The University of Brighton. The stories have been collaboratively constructed with the individual participants, the researcher and the artist Sharon Boothroyd. These individuals’ stories, in visual and narrative form, reveal the resilience of six people as they face the challenges and successes in seeking and having work. In the Foyer and the Window.

Monday 26 November to Sunday 2 December Portraits of Writers

A collection of portraits of 20th/21st century ‘cult’ writers; Ballard, Calvino, Hesse, Borges, Kesey, Rand, Vonnegut, Plath, Jong, Burroughs, Sontag, Burgess etc. In the Foyer. 

Exhibitions in the Tony Miller Reading Room, Jubilee

Saturday 3 November to Saturday 12 January Angels: The Devotional & The Decorative
Discover a host of angels from Jubilee Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections. Display includes epic poems, religious manuscripts, ancient myths and Art Nouveau illustration. In the Tony Miller Reading Room.

Please note this room is occasionally privately hired, call ahead to check the exhibition is open to the public.

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