Exhibitions

Previous exhibitions

Open All Ours
The Exchange Collective

A group show by members of the Exchange Creative Community's studio collective all based in Morecambe's Arndale Centre!

21/07/18 to 29/08/18

At The Stone Jetty Cafe, Morecambe. Opening hours vary.

Entry Free

Sandgazer
Jenny Natusch

A mysterious new show by Jenny Natusch at the White Elephant Gallery in Morecambe's Arndale Centre!

07/07/18 to 18/08/18

Opening hours vary.

Entry Free

Awaydays
Blackburn University Students

Group show of contemporary art by 2nd year Fine Art students of Blackburn University. Featuring work by Jane Beckwith, Emma Colbert, Ludia McCaig, Aloise Diaw, Sana Patel, Imogen Holden, Tamzin Shorrock and Lyndsey Blezard.

At the Stone Jetty Cafe, 29/06/18 to 19/07/18. Entry Free. 

Paintings of Musicians
Jo Powell

MAC member Jo Powell’s latest exhibition will be held at More Music. Preview Night: Friday, May 26th 6.30pm, with wine and nibbles, plus live music from LUNA from Sunderland Point (accordion, guitar/banjo).

All welcome. Free entry

Facebook Event
The Tarkus Spring - Art, Optimism & Revolution
White Elephant Gallery

A social experiment funded by the Karabekian/Nargardo Foundation supported by the Institute of Uzbekistan Arts and East Street Arts.

At The White Elephant Gallery, The Arndale Centre for Cultural Consumerism, Morecambe. Free entry from May 5th - June 9th, 2018

The Big Dance
by Johnny Bean

In 2014, Johnny Bean, together with Typical Type, put a call out for dancers of any genre or style to come and dance for the camera in front of Typical Types big illuminated DANCE letters - here's what happened! 

At The Stone Jetty Cafe, free entry from May 16th 2018

Facebook event
Uncertain Edges
by Dawn Latham

‘Spaces where edges overlap - obvious, accidental or intangible - where land meets sea – where present leaves past – the impossibly delicate traces & layers in-between - that's where my art begins...’ 

At More Music, free entry from April 23rd to May 22nd 2018

By the Bay Driftwood Art
by Lin Dean
From Sat 24th March 2018 until early May, at The Stone Jetty Cafe in Morecambe, MAC presents… Lin Dean’s first exhibition features works created from driftwood washed up on the beaches of Morecambe Bay. Includes, prints, seaglass art and 3d- driftwood art. A delight. Free entry.
Little Man Your Time Has Arrived
by Paul Kondras
Impressions, fragments, memories of places. How often has one seen an oddity, a surprise, an idea only for it to dissolve in the memory and be forgotten? At The Hothouse, Morecambe 13/01/18 - March '18
Lancashire Skies, Lancashire Tides
by Jamie Holman

An intimate, invitation-only event for 23 guests. A supper, an art installation, a reflection on the tragedy of the death of 23 Chinese cockle pickers in Morecambe Bay. With Jenny Phung and Steve Childs.

Weds 14th March 2018 at The Stone Jetty Cafe.

Little Man Your Time Is Now
by Paul Kondras
The first exhibition in the White Elephant Contemporary Art Gallery in The Arndale, Morecambe. Featuring work from the Kondras Kollective and Hungarian artist Oulan Nagardo, with the support of the ‘Rabo Karabekian Foundation for the Arts’, ‘East Street Arts‘ and the ‘Arndale Centre for Cultural Consumerism’. The gallery, based in Morecambe’s Arndale Centre, will be open Fridays and Saturdays and by appointment for the month. The gallery will continue with a programme of rolling art exhibitions. This show is an expanded version of the exhibition shown recently at The Hothouse.
One Man Band Shebang
by Graham Wynne

Capturing the spirit and fun of the One Man Band Shebang, Graham Wynne is a brilliant photographer who has worked with More Music over the years as both a musician and photographer.

Accompanying the photographs there will be films from Johnny Bean, Tom Lloyd and others.

Opening Event with…you guessed it…a One Man Band Cabaret!

Fifty Faces of Employment
by Kirsty Stuart-Clarke

Amazing portraits of people from all walks of life by Kirsty Stuart Clarke (aka Bipolaroid Morecambe).

Kirst set Bipolaroid up about a year ago after being diagnosed as Bipolar. She wanted to do something that she loved and also something to keep herself grounded so decided to work on her photography. She started experimenting and sharing work on local sites, and slowly but surely she realised she was getting a great response. "I have to be honest," she says, "I was rather shocked. I kept working hard and the interest kept on growing. That was when I decided I would try and set up my own photography page and Bipolaroid Morecambe was born. Quite quickly momentum grew and the page became a business.”

This is Kirsty's first exhibition. At The Hothouse, Morecambe, October 2017

Lighthouses and Fishing Nets
by Jill Wignall
Work on a nautical theme featuring the illustrated stories of a fishing family on the River Lune. Lancaster artist, Jill Wignall, The works illustrate stories Jill has been told by Bob Parkinson. Bob’s stories, about growing up in a fishing family who also tended to two lighthouses, come to life through Jill’s drawings, paintings, textiles and embroideries. At the Stone Jetty Cafe, Morecambe, July 2017
MAC Auction
Group Show
An auction in aid of The Stone Jetty Cafe - home of many MAC exhibitions following a break-in. Held at Brucciani's Cafe, Morecambe. Free entry
New Paintings
by Kriss Foster

A collection of new paintings by artist, musician and comedian Kriss Foster. Don't miss the opening soiree afternoon with tea and ice creams. At Brucciani's Cafe, Morecambe, September 2017.

Lunseide by The Seaside
by Lunside studios

Artists from Lancaster's Luneside studios take a trip to the seaside to present a selection box of visual treats.

At the Stone Jetty Cafe, Morecambe, August 2017.

Inspired by Journeys
by Johnny Bean, Simon Dalton & Graham Dean

3 photographers take different perspectives on the theme of "Journeys" in a photographic exhibition at Carnforth Railway Station, April 2017.

Journeys: a group show
by various artists

A group show of work all based on a theme of "Journeys". 

At The Stone Jetty Cafe and The Hothouse, May 2017.

The Faces Behind Our Food
by Johnny Bean

24 photographic portraits of 12 Lancashire-based food producers tell the tales behind the food on our plates.

At The Hothouse, March 2017.

Hidden Process
by Rosie Tacon-Glass

Collages based on sewing and knitting patterns. Layering up the sewing templates exposed an organic visual map, both beautiful in itself and as a guide to Rosemary's use of paint to make new documents, palimpsests.

At The Stone Jetty Cafe, March 2017.

iMap the Neighbourhood
by Various Artists

Streets on Show - A multilayered residency. 3 artists work to gain an understanding of our community by creating overlayered maps of the complete infrastructure through community participatory activity with artists and engineers.

The project was run by Pete Moser together with Andy Plant, Mark Powell, Lizzie Coombs, Kate Maddison, Johnny Bean and Sue Flowers.
At The Hothouse, February 2017.
Real
by Irena Switala

First exhibition by Irena Switala, a series of photographs exploring the bond between children and their chosen toys.

At The Hothouse, October 2016.

Everything is Not the Same
by Hannah Farrell

Hannah Farrell returns to her hometown to present a body of photographs formed in two distant places, Morecambe and Pula, Croatia, where she completed an artist in residence programme earlier this year. She combines portraits of her subject, 17-year-old Jacob, with sculptural landscapes and still lives to rework photographic conventions and explore human identity

At The Hothouse, October 2016

The 20th Century Art Trail
by Various Artists

32 artists exhibit in 15 unexpected venues throughout Morecambe to coincide with Vintage By The Sea 2016. 

Supermarché by the Sea
By Charlie Kondras, Ben Hall & Joshua Dring

Lancaster's hip design youngsters take a trip to the seaside to show their wares.

At The Stone Jetty Cafe, July 2016.

Shoreline
by Jenny McCabe

Jenny McCabe’s work focuses on British wildlife and nature, she combines drawings, collage and printmaking, using messy gestural lines to capture the energy and movement of the subjects. Jenny uses layers of vintage paper to build up the tones and textures of her subject, enjoying the happy accidents that occur with the placement of collage - lines and colours of the paper referencing the original subject but also creating something new and different.

Shoreline is a new range of work looking at the coastal birds of Morecambe Bay. Using local maps Jenny has created 8 new pieces exploring the birdlife of the bay including Curlews, Lapwings, Bar-tailed Godwits and of course your common Gull.

At The Stone Jetty, May 2016.

The Art Show Wot We Did
by various artists

An exhibition celebrating the life of Eric Morecambe set to coincide with what would have been the comedian's 90th birthday. The Art Show Wot We Did event at Morecambe Library runs from 14 May until 9 July and will feature art "inspired" by the TV comedian. Organisers Morecambe Artist Colony asked 150 artists to submit work but say anyone can send in "Eric artwork". The event coincides with an exhibition about the Morecambe-born entertainer at Lancaster's City Museum from 14 May.

At Morecambe Library, May 2016.

Featured on BBC's Look North West

 

Morecambe Mini's
by John Kingston

A pop-up cinema night showing independent short films by local filmmakers at the Stone Jetty cafe.

Morecambe Minis, a not for profit pop up cinema, will be showing films by Jenny McCabe, Molly Bland, Ben Hall, Tom Diffenthal, Darren Conway, Steve Varden and Charlie Kondras.

Our Paths
by James Attwood

James creates intricate, detailed papercuts that depict scenes familiar to Morecambe Bay residents and visitors alike. His work captures and celebrates places and spaces that many of us visit. Not always the grand view or building but the more intimate and familiar places that we love but often take for granted. The exhibition at The Hothouse showcases 9 papercuts from this ongoing series.

April 2016.

I Made It Myself
by Alan Outram

An exhibition of record sleeves and posters championing DIY culture and the art of plunder. Created by Alan Outram.

At The Hothouse, March 2016.

Grand Ole Opry
by Louiza Rabouhi Kilcawley

Pen and ink drawings of country and western stars, wrestlers and more by Louiza Rahbouhi Kilcawley.

At The Stone Jetty Cafe, March 2016.

The End of the Pier
by Kate Drummond & Kohn Kingston

Typographic prints by Kate Drummond and paintings by John Kingston.

At The Stone Jetty Cafe, March 2016.

Offstage
by Johnny Bean

Portraits of local musicians, snapped away from the performance arena, by photographer Johnny Bean from an ongoing series. At The Hothouse, February 2016.

Out of Season
by Nick Burns

Photographs by Nick Burns, including double exposures and manipulated images.

At The Stone Jetty Cafe, November 2015.

Prom! Prom! Prom!
by Johnny Bean, Simon Dalton & Graham Dean

3 different photographers with very different visual perspectives take a look at life on Morecambe Promenade.

At The Dukes, Lancaster, October 2015.

 

Om Pom Pom!
by Various Artists

The inaugural show by artists from the Morecambe artist colony collective.

At The Hothouse and The Stone Jetty Cafe, October 2015.