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Art Happening in East Anglia Spring 2023

Suffolk, where we are based, is a very creative county, so we thought that it would be great to do a roundup of some of the exhibitions being curated this spring. From contemporary art to traditional landscapes, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some of the most anticipated art exhibitions in East Anglia for Spring 2023:

  1. Art for All Exhibition: This exhibition, hosted by the Ipswich Art Society, will showcase a range of artworks from both established and emerging artists. The exhibition will take place at the Ipswich Art School Gallery and will feature various mediums, including painting, sculpture, and photography.
  2. Constable and Gainsborough Exhibition: This exhibition will take place at the Colchester Castle Museum and will showcase the works of two of Suffolk's most famous artists, John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough. The exhibition will feature many of their most famous landscapes and portraits, providing visitors with a glimpse into Suffolk's rich artistic heritage.
  3. Modern Art Exhibition: The Aldeburgh Gallery will be hosting a modern art exhibition, showcasing contemporary works from local and national artists. The exhibition will feature a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture, and mixed media.
  4. Textile Art Exhibition: The Suffolk Craft Society will be hosting a textile art exhibition at the Snape Maltings Gallery. The exhibition will feature a range of textile artworks, including embroidery, quilting, and weaving. Visitors will be able to see the intricate and beautiful designs created by these talented artists.
  5. Printmaking Exhibition: The Norwich Print Fair will be exhibiting at the Ipswich Town Hall. The exhibition will showcase a range of prints created by artists from across the UK. Visitors will be able to see the diverse range of styles and techniques used in printmaking
  6. 14x14 Group exhibition: The Old Theatre, Framlingham. 1st-14Th April. Featuring sculpture, paintings, ceramics, photography & collage from 14 Suffolk based artists.
  7. April 1st - Day of Art. Multi-site, multi-media exhibition at the ArtStation, Saxmundham, The Stable Block, Snape Maltings & 303 projects Lowestoft. Featuring new work by artists' Melisa Novotna & Patrisiya Banova, Emily Richardson & Rebecca Riess.


In conclusion, Spring 2023 is an exciting time for art exhibitions in Suffolk, offering a variety of exhibitions to suit all interests. From traditional landscapes to modern and contemporary works, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are a local or a visitor, be sure to visit these exhibitions to experience the rich artistic heritage of Suffolk.


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