Art & Exhibitions

From a giant moon casting its glow upon lunar-inspired performances to a double decker bus taking people on a theatrical journey around the city, there are lots of colourful and quirky events to entertain audiences during this year’s Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

The work of Turner Prize-winning British sculptor Richard Long is set to feature in a new exhibition called Land and Sky: Richard Long, at Houghton Hall. Here are 10 things you might not have known about the world-renowned artist.

A Norfolk hall is set to be cast into the visual arts spotlight once again with news of a major new exhibition at the historic home being announced today.

Paintings by the 2016 Jerwood Painting Fellows Francesca Blomfield, Archie Franks and Dale Lewis feature in touring exhibition finale.

Norfolk artists Anthea Eames and Chris Hann bring west to east, while Michael Horn explores form and texture.

A pair of new street arts shows from Great Yarmouth artists and performers have been commissioned as part of a prestigious national consortium.

Work by a Norfolk artist has been selected for the prestigious annual Royal Society of British Artists Exhibition, which runs at the Mall Galleries, London, next month.

With works by major artists including Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso and Francis Bacon on display alongside art from around the world spanning the last 5,000 years, the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich must be one of the crowning jewels of our region’s rich cultural scene.

Thousands of visitors have flocked to see the Fiji exhibition at Norwich’s Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts - and this weekend is the final chance people will have to see the major show about the island nation.

A UK tour of never-before-seen photographs featuring rock band Queen is set to launch in Norwich this September, the first of more than a dozen dates nationwide.

Legendary pop artist Sir Peter Blake has donated an unusual artwork heralding a new age in energy usage to a Wymondham charity.

Greeted by Fijian warriors and the sounds of traditional drumming, the Queen was taken on a cultural tour of the South Pacific island during a visit to the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich.

Take a trip down literary lane at an art gallery’s first exhibition of 2017.

With the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh due to visit the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts this Friday to see the Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific exhibition, arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 reasons why we should all pay a trip to this great cultural centre on the University of East Anglia campus.

His work adorns Norwich Cathedral and many churches across the county, and later this month an exhibition will celebrate the life and work of master craftsman and teacher David Holgate.

More than 50,000 visitors are set to have enjoyed Norwich Castle’s exhibition of the work of pioneering photographer Olive Edis by the time the show closes later this month.

From pop superstars Take That heading to Carrow Road to Mamma Mia! taking to the stage at Norwich Theatre Royal, there is lots for audiences to look forward to in Norwich throughout 2017.

From cutting edge art to Mary Poppins, our fine city enjoyed an array of cultural treats in 2016. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at some highlights.

Norwich artist Beverley Gene Coraldean has created a new work of art featuring Norwich Cathedral to celebrate a concert that will be held in the historic venue in January.

From a celebration of dolls’ houses to an exhibition about Admiral Lord Nelson to a show featuring the art of Rembrandt – there is lots for visitors to look forward to at Norwich Castle in 2017.

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