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Platform Gallery Exhibitions 2014

Platform Gallery 2014 Exhibitions

Micheal, Brennand , Wood, textiles

January 25 - 19 April

Beauty Is The First Test

The exhibition explores craft and mathematics. It shows how important mathematics is to the contemporary craft practice. Beauty and playfulness will be evident in the exhibits to illustrate what delights craftspeople and maths geeks alike.

January 31 - 22 February

Education Gallery- Glen Purchase, Ribble Valley Open Prize-winner 2013

Each year the Clitheroe Castle Museum host a Ribble Valley Open Exhibition, displaying selected artwork inspired by the Ribble Valley. In 2013 Glen Purchase of Clitheroe was awarded the Ribble Valley Prize, which showcases and celebrates the diversity and excellence of the current art practice in the Ribble Valley. As part of her prize she won this opportunity to have a solo exhibition within Ribble Valley.

March 1

Education Gallery - Workshop with Priscilla Jones, Mark-making and Mixed Media

Mark-making and Mixed Media Workshop with artist Priscilla Jones. You will spend the day creating a range of your own drawing tools and then use these to make a series of mixed media collages and drawings.The aim of the workshop is to explore and experiment using mark making techniques so you can be playful, free up your drawing skills, push the boundaries and beyond! £48 Per Person 10.30-4.30 pm Saturday 1 March 2014 at the Platform Gallery and Visitor Information Centre, Station Rd, Clitheroe, BB7 2JT. To book your place email Priscilla at priscilla@priscillajones.co.uk or call 07816 886522.

March 29

Education Gallery - Maison Thé, Pop Up Café

Maison Thé returns to the Platform Gallery for a special Mother’s Day Afternoon tea and café. They have taken spring as their inspiration for this months menu which includes many floral and fruity flavours! 11am - 3pm.

March 31 - April 5

Education Gallery - Pendle Potters

Exhibition of ceramics made by the Pendle Potters. Ceramics created by local people who attend classes at Pendle Pottery at Simonstone. Work varies from complete beginners to accomplished potters.

May 3 - 12 July

Craft Open 2014

The gallery's annual open exhibition. Craftmakers from across the North of England are invited to apply to be considered for selection. Selected makers are exhibited together in this vibrant and eclectic exhibition.  Furniture, textiles, jewellery, ceramics, glass and mixed media works hang side by side in this celebration of the hand-made. Vote for your favourite piece in the show through the People's Choice Award. 

26 July - 11 October

Crafts For The Home

Late summer exhibition showcasing crafts for the home

25 October -  11 January 2015

Winter Crafts

Our annual selection of gorgeous delights!  Treat yourself or someone special!  Our usual festive delights, including handmade Christmas decorations and unique Christmas Gifts!

Dates may be subject to change - please call the gallery on 01200 425566 before travelling.
The main gallery space closes for two weeks between exhibition for re-hanging but the shop and Visitor Information Centre remain open for business.