Upcoming exhibitions at Qube Gallery

This year will see the return of some of our favourite exhibitions including the Qube Open Art Competition, the Millicent Kaye Exhibition and the fabulous Christmas Crafts at the end of the year.

Wycinanki – The Art Of Polish Paper-cuts

8th March to 10th April

Wycinanki or paper cuts are a traditional Polish folk art that first appeared in the 19th century, when they decorated the inside walls of rural homes. This touring exhibition from the Horniman Museum features works from two regions known for their traditional crafts

Oswestry Heritage Comics

12th April to 14th May

Qube have teamed up with archaeologist and comic illustrator John Swogger to produce a series of heritage comics, featured weekly in the Advertizer newspaper. This exhibition will feature artwork created during the project.

Find out more about the project here… 

Ow Bist

17th May to 15th June

Qube has been running a two-year project taking quality art experiences out into rural communities. The groups have tried their hand at textiles, mark making, printing, clay, drumming, Tai Chi, environmental art and creative writing. This exhibition features some of their beautiful creations.

Find out more about the project here… 

Millicent Kaye Children’s Art Competition

17th to 30th June

This annual children’s competition attracts over 350 entries each year. Organised by Oswestry Rotary Club, local primary school pupils are invited to create a piece of art on a particular theme. Winning and highly commended entries go on display in the gallery.

MADE

3rd July to 1st August

‘MADE’ is an an Arts Council funded project that allows volunteers, health professionals, carers or those working with young people to come and learn simple craft skills that they can then pass on to others. This exhibition features to work of our four incredible paper artist tutors, Ryan Hall, Mary Crabb, Clare Pentlow and Yoshiko Ruff, and the beautiful works created by those in the classes.

Click here to find out more about MADE…

Painting by Pixels

3rd August to 3rd September

Nadia Kingsley, Paul Kielty and Giancarlo Faccinetti will be exhibiting some of their new and exciting digital art, all created on android tablets. They will also be holding workshops to inspire others to have a go.

Qube Open 2018

6th September to 15th October

This annual competition invites artist from all over the country to submit work on a particular theme. This exhibition features the shortlisted entries. There is a cash prize for the best in show and exhibition space for the People’s Choice winner. This years theme will be announced in spring 2018.

Wilfred Owen Festival

18th October to 16th November

This exhibition is part of the Oswestry wide Wilfred Owen festival, celebrating the life and work of the local poet.

Christmas Arts and Crafts exhibition

18th November to 23rd December

Over the festive period the gallery will be filled with locally made arts and crafts. The perfect place to pick up unique Christmas gifts.

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