Firstsite

Firstsite
Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UE
  • Telephone 01206 577067
  • Opening times Tue – Sun 10am–5pm; closed Mondays (except Bank Holidays).
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  • Website www.firstsite.uk.net
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Firstsite is a visual arts organisation based in Colchester, Essex. Our mission is to make contemporary art relevant to everyone. Our integrated programme of work includes projects, exhibitions and publications by established and emerging artists, as well as extensive learning opportunities and artists' support initiatives.

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Events at this venue

There are 6 events at this location

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Bronze Age C. 3500 BC - 2018 AD

An exhibition consisting of a fictional Bronze Age presentation from a forgotten museum.

Mon 15 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 16 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 28 Oct

Bronze Age C. 3500 BC-AD 2018

Sculptures, artefacts and other works made of bronze or from the Bronze Age period, presented as a fictional presentation from a forgotten museum.

Mon 15 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 16 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 10 more dates until 27 Oct

Faces Places

  • 5 stars
  • 2017
  • France
  • 1h 29min
  • Directed by: JR, Agnès Varda
  • Cast: Agnès Varda, JR
  • UK release: 7 September 2018

Director Agnès Varda and photographer JR go on a road trip through France, intending to send home postcards that gather the history of the places they visit. Varda’s mischievousness and empathy radiate throughout, and the pair’s cross-generational friendship is enriching, inspiring and irrestistible.

Tue 16 Oct

01206 577067

  • 16:00

flyingleaps: Art on the Streets

Firstsite, Colchester, is delighted to announce a group exhibition featuring posters by eight artists: Magda Archer, Dolores De Sade, Jeremy Deller, Dr. D, Heath Kane, kennardphillips, Oddly Head, Simon Roberts and Mark Titchner. Staged in collaboration with flyingleaps, the itinerant organisation that stages artistic…

Mon 15 Oct

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Tue 16 Oct

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Wed 17 Oct

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

…and 81 more dates until 6 Jan 2019

Legacy: Two Works on Hope and Memory

Ceramics from artists Julian Stair and Clare Twomey commemorating the First World War.

Mon 15 Oct

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Tue 16 Oct

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

Wed 17 Oct

Times vary / Free / 01206 577067

…and 81 more dates until 6 Jan 2019

Not Yet At Ease

'Not Yet At Ease' is a new commission by Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective with 14-18 NOW. The exhibition explores the legacy of the First World War with immersive video and sound fragments invoking the letters and images of those Indian soldiers who were among the first to be diagnosed with PTSD.

Mon 15 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 16 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Oct

Free / 01206 577067

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 95 more dates until 20 Jan 2019

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