The Art Party

The Art Party Conference 2013

Presented by Bob and Roberta Smith and Crescent Arts, Scarborough
In association with The Spa, Scarborough (SIV Ltd.)

The Spa, Scarborough
Saturday 23rd November
2.00 pm – 2.00 am

£5.00 (plus 50p booking fee for phone/online bookings)
£6.00 on the day
T: 01723 821888
Online Booking

For information about what’s happening on the day, download the programme here:


The Art Party Conference 2013, initiated by the artist Bob and Roberta Smith, comes to Scarborough showcasing a wealth of artistic talent with opportunities for debating the future of arts and education. There will be artists’ interventions, performances, film screenings, music, readings, happenings, stands, stalls, speakers, the digital fringe and installations featuring artists including Jeremy Deller, Haroon Mirza, Cornelia Parker, John Smith and Richard Wentworth as well as the Art Party March, an evening of DJs and bands, and culminating in The Art Party Road Movie.

For further information about The Art Party Conference 2013, and how you can participate, please visit
or email

The Art Party Conference 2013 press/media & PR:

Jeannie Swales 07968 953737 / E:

Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, and by Art Fund, DACS and Sir John Cass Faculty of Art (London Metropolitan University). We are grateful for significant support ‘in kind’, especially from The Spa/SIV Ltd., University of Hull, School of Arts and New Media, Welcome to Yorkshire and Yorkshire Coast College.

The Art Party Conference 2013 looks forward to support from a-n, Artquest, Artsadmin, Axis, British Council, BFI, CVAN, CAS, Create, Cultural Learning Alliance, Culture 24, Index on Censorship, Leeds College of Art, Leeds Met. University, Scarborough Museums Trust, Stephen Joseph Theatre, UAL, What Next? Yorkshire Sculpture Park and many more.

Principal funders and sponsors: