The Apocalypse is Now! - Futures Film Festival
Four special film screenings addressing future issues with introductory talks and discussions on the themes of space waste, Anthropocene, architecture and androids.
- Date - 16th - 21st October
- Time - Various
- Location - Warwick Arts Centre
Sampling Sounds of Coventry's Future
A special event showcasing works from artists, composers, sound designers, and performers coming together to answer the question, What does the future of Coventry sound like? This will take multiple creative forms, including performances, poetry, visual projections, as well as turntablists mixing compositions and recorded performances constructed from collected sounds, some of which will have been printed on vinyl.
- Date - 29/10/21
- Time - 4-7pm
- Location - Market Hall, FarGo Village, Coventry
Modern Mercia: Art and design in post-war Coventry and Warwickshire, 1945-70
Celebrating post-war creativity, the 60 exhibits comprise architectural perspectives, sculpture, drawings, paintings, stained glass designs, photographs, archive films, textiles, ceramics and homeware.
They were selected to convey a period of extraordinary creativity in the Midlands after World War Two. The exhibition is curated by Jane Simpkiss, Visual Art Curator at Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum, and Louise Campbell, Professor Emerita of History of Art at the University of Warwick
Image - Hugh Richard ‘Dick’ Hosking’s Warwickshire Landscape c. 1965
- Date - 20 May - 19 September
- Location - Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum
Metropolis: Coventry's medieval and modernist ambitions
Drop by the Metropolis building on Earl Street to discover this free exhibition which includes exhibits from University of Warwick's Alan Chalmers and Kat Pearson. Through photographs, sculpture, an excerpt of a VR model and archival film material, the exhibition invites you to take a closer look at Coventry’s impressive built environment. (Picture - Ernest Ford Christmas Card, Culture Coventry Trust/Coventry Archives)
- Date - Opens 9th July
- Time - 10:00-18:00 daily
- Location - 1st Floor of Metropolis, Earl Street, Coventry, CV1 5QP