Exhibitions and info events at Jubilee Library

June 2018

Art of Attachment, Monday 21 May to Sunday 3 June

A programme of research and artistic activity on the theme of Attachment with lead artists author/poet Lemn Sissay MBE and choreographer/director Charlotte Vincent, funded by the Wellcome Trust and film maker Becky Edmunds, illustrator Laura Bissonet and painter Oscar Romp, funded by Arts Council England. This is intended to be a show of ongoing work, including 2D text and artwork by participants (BOP clients) and commissioned artists (Laura Bissonet and Oscar Romp). In the Window and Foyer.

Angels in our City Competition, Monday 4 to Sunday 10 June

Information about the Interfaith Contact Group’s competition and the display of competition finalists’ creations. In the Foyer.

Volunteering Matters Lifelines, Tuesday 5 June

Promotion of local volunteering opportunities to support older people in the local area. Celebration of Volunteers’ Week In the Information Point.

Headscapes by Headway East Sussex, Monday 11 to Sunday 17 June

Artworks by the clients at Headway East Sussex, a charity that offers rehabilitation and support for people suffering from brain injuries. Headway East Sussex seeks to raise awareness and demonstrate how art can help relieve tension and anxiety by focusing on the present. Communication and social skills can also be improved by working as part of a group. The artworks provide a visual reminder of the emotions and feelings that went into their creation and can help clients come to terms with their brain injury. In the Foyer

Hidden Treasures of Refugee Heritage – Art Trail, Saturday 16 to Sunday 24 June

The exhibition aims to mark the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week in the UK by highlighting the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the refugee and migrant communities in the UK and across the world, with a specific focus on more than 70 countries around the Euro-Mediterranean region. Pick up your art trail map at the information point in the foyer and explore the library to discover the exhibition. More information available about events happening in the city for 2018 Refugee Week available at the Information Point

St John’s School and College Reveals Exhibition, Monday 18 to Friday 29 June

School and College art exhibition. In the Foyer

Connecting Places, Monday 18 to Sunday 30 June

An exhibition of text, visual art photography produced by members of the BME Heritage Network in partnership with Brighton Museum throughout the ‘Connecting Places: An Unconference of Untold Stories’ which reflects on issues of identity, sense of place and inter-cultural dialogue for community cohesion. In the Window

Exhibitions in the Tony Miller Reading Room, Jubilee

Book Arts Uncovered: Six Centuries of Bookbinding,Thursday 1 February to end of June

A curated selection of books from the Rare Books and Special Collections, chosen for their variety of bindings, structures and materials. 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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