Opportunity/Artist Call out

Posted by on May 26, 2021 in Uncategorised | No Comments

  Artist/Project Lead – Cross Lane Hospital/Crescent Arts/Scarborough Museums Trust Fixed – Term  Part Time  The total commissioning fee is £4665 (including fees equivalent to 12 days work at £284.58 based on Artists’ Union England daily rates, travel expenses and production costs. Additional budget for access costs is available) Application Deadline: Monday 14th June 2021 Crescent […]

‘Place’ Exhibition

Posted by on May 25, 2021 in Uncategorised | No Comments

Artists: Georgia High, Ro Hardaker, Rhiannon Kendall, Sarah Mole, Molly Newham, Aphra O’Connor, Kat Spence, Sommer Vass and Meg Wellington-Barratt. Dates: 3rd June – August 28 2021 Location: Unit 12, Brunswick Centre, Brunswick Pavilion, Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1UE Opening Times: Thursday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm A new exhibition brought to you by Crescent Arts […]


Posted by on May 25, 2021 in Uncategorised | No Comments

Exhibition Date: 18th May – 25th July 2021   Location: Woodend Gallery, Woodend Creative Space, Scarborough. Opening times: Tuesday – Friday, 10am-5pm. Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm. Free and wheelchair accessible. preserve_konserwe’ is a new site specific installation by Anglo / Polish artists Ruth Miemczyk and Louise Severyn-Kosinska inspired and informed by their Polish heritage, by coming together to present an […]

New Look Crescent Arts

Posted by on May 12, 2021 in Discussion, Events, Uncategorised | No Comments

We are excited to reveal a fresh new look for Crescent, with new branding and an updated and accessible website. Since Crescent Arts’ inception in 1979 the organisation has had a number of logos reflecting the various changes the organisation has gone through.  We are now entering a new era for Crescent Arts , moving from our long-term […]

Crescent Arts // Micro-Commissions // Place

Crescent Arts // Micro-Commissions // Place Crescent Arts, Scarborough is launching a series of Micro-Commissions, offering £350 to creative practitioners across Scarborough, North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Coastal Region (East Riding, Hull and the Humber).  The Opportunity – 4 x micro commission opportunities (£350 each) on theme of ‘place’ – For artists, creative practitioners, and […]

Artist/Facilitator Call Out for Printing Workshops

Leading Scarborough-based visual arts organisation, Crescent Arts, is relaunching its popular creative workshop programme and is looking to connect with practitioners to facilitate these sessions. We want to invite new voices and talent into the organisation and offer new perspectives to audiences. Our current focus for these workshops is printmaking, tying in with the upcoming print exhibition ‘Flourish’ […]

Update: Crescent Arts

Crescent Arts has been a bit quiet recently, but don’t worry! We have been busy working behind the scenes to bring workshops and our art provision back safely after lockdown. This newsletter will communicate to you all a bit more information about where the organisation currently is and our plans for the future. Over the […]

Contemporary Visual Arts Network – Covid-19 Funding and Resources

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Information, Uncategorised | No Comments

This list of resources and opportunities will be updated on the CVAN website on a weekly basis.

Exhibition Payment Guide

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Information, Uncategorised | No Comments

The a-n/AIR Paying Artists Guide For artists and exhibiting organisations (First Edition)

On monuments and the structures of racism

Posted by on Jun 23, 2020 in Discussion, Topical | No Comments

John Akomfrah in conversation with Tina Campt, Ekow Eshun, Saidiya Hartman This discussion, recorded on Thursday 18 June 2020, examined the legacy of John Akomfrah’s early films, such as Signs of Empire and Handsworth Songs, in the context of ongoing Black Lives Matter protests, the destruction of colonial monuments and the structures of institutional racism. The conversation was moderated by writer and broadcaster […]

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