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What's On

Current exhibitions, events, classes, groups and what’s coming up



Our studios are home to an eclectic mix of small arts related businesses and individual artists and practitioners



Our innovative residency programme is open to anyone working in any discipline or field



The easiest way to get involved, participate, show your work or just offer support from as little as £10 per annum



Large scale projects in partnership with festivals and other organisations


History Project

An ongoing research project that maps the history of the listed building which Bank Street Arts calls home, as-well as the surrounding area



Help us preserve the centre and keep these buildings in the public domain


Book Prize

Now a major event in the book arts calendar worldwide, the artist’s book prize began in 2008 and has continued to grow since, attracting over 450 applicants in 2013. The 2015 Sheffield International Artist’s Book Prize is currently open for submissions

What’s happening…


Poetry Cafe

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The next poetry cafe at Bank Street Arts will be on Wednesday 2nd September, 12pm. We’re reading Shelley Roche-Jacques new pamphlet, Ripening Dark.


This New Land she has reached

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10/12/15 – 11/12/15
A new performance by artist Liz Hall using spoken word and visual imagery, based on the experience of being a a parent to a young woman who has a learning disability …


The Georgian Writing Desk

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04/11/15 – 05/12/15
Floating World have created new art works and artists books that will be contained in a beautiful Georgian writing desk which has been chosen as it reflects the period when the buildings first came into being …

Hidehiko Ishibashi

Unfolding the Archive: Reprised and Reassessed

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04/11/15 – 05/12/15
Unfolding the Archive set out to investigate the archives at The National Irish Visual Arts Library (NIVAL) and explore the richness of the archive as a starting point for the creation of new artworks …