Art & Exhibitions

Heart-warming, rainbow-inspired paintings are helping Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital patients along the path to good health, in an exhibition featuring work by Gresham-based artist and therapist Hannah Hardy.

To some, it might seem like a fairly normal stretch of road.

As the countdown to Norfolk’s GoGoHares trail continues, hare’s your chance to have a GoGo at competitions involving two of the colourful sculptures that will decorate the county this summer.

Great Yarmouth library is going barking mad over the half term holiday.

As a major new exhibition puts a spotlight on the 900 years of history at Norwich Castle, author, actor and all round national treasure Stephen Fry has voiced a new video looking at the past, present and future of this amazing city landmark.

Haunting artworks depicting the North Sea coast have gone on show at North Norfolk District Council’s offices in Holt Road, Cromer.

People were encouraged to pick up a paintbrush and create art to celebrate the centenary of voting rights for women at a pop-up event in Norwich.

The first exhibition of life drawings by Craig Wylie who has garnered critical acclaim for his figurative work including winning the BP Portrait Award, includes intimate sketches that offer a rare glimpse into his studio process.

His iconic shark in formaldehyde and many other famous works have been shown in world-class venues around the globe, and now Norwich could be the next place to host a Damien Hirst sculpture.

In the early 1980s photographer Anita Corbin explored clubs, pubs and social hangouts capturing young women from different subcultures on camera. More than 30 years later she has re-photographed many and a selection of new and old portraits are going on show in. Emma Lee met her.

Stunning images by wildlife photographers from all over the world are on show at the Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Cley Marshes visitor centre, in an exhibition featuring some of the winning entries from last year’s Bird Photographer of the Year competition.

A pop-up exhibition and art workshop celebrating the centenary of voting rights for women is taking place at the Castle Mall in Norwich.

Master artist Sir Alfred Munnings honed his craft at the then Norwich School of Art and now rediscovered drawings from his days as a student are to go on display as a fundraising campaign is launched to help preserve them for future generations.

Inspired by anything and everything and images galores, collage artist Paul Escott’s wonderfully cluttered Norwich studio is packed full of books, magazines and old photos from which he makes his weird and wonderful art.

Excitement is building ahead of the next GoGo stars hopping into our county later this year.

A photographer is set to unveil his latest collection of work, which focuses on the impact of erosion on the East Anglian coastline.

Work by a Norfolk artist whose life was tragically cut short by lung cancer will be on show at Sheringham Museum this month, as part of a exhibition featuring prints, drawings and paintings inspired by the county’s coast and countryside.

While troops fought in the First Gulf War, soldier and artist Major Robin Watt captured powerful images of life in a combat zone.

Best known as a comedian Jim Moir – aka Vic Reeves – is also an artist and he will show his surreal, amusing, bizarre works, and often with a sinister edge, alongside those of his friend, Norwich artist Colin Self.

From a Turner painting being sent to Japan to a 6th century jewellery hoard being borrowed by the British Library, Norfolk Museums Service’s collections contribute to exhibitions across the country and wider world. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more.

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