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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…

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BSA Members Show – ‘Work in Progress’

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21/07/2015 – 27/08/2015
A unique blend of working studios and exhibition spaces will take shape in all galleries in this show open to all members…

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Poetry Cafe

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The next Poetry Cafe at Bank Street Arts will be on Wednesday, 5th August. We’re reading Matthew Clegg’s ‘The Navigators’. From 1pm, we’ll start the workshop. Bring half a dozen or so copies of your poem. We’ll aim to finish between 3pm and half past.


Members Gallery – Madeleine Walton

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27/05/2015 – 11/07/2015
For the purposes of this exhibition Madeleine Walton has trawled through charity shops and purchased second hand paintings. These discarded art works are re-presented, having gone through a process of abstraction and addition using techniques of overpainting and collage.

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Public Planning Consultation

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15/06/2015 from 10am – 7pm

Urbo and Sheffield City Council are proposing to submit an outline planning application for development at West Bar in Summer 2015.
You may already be aware of the development partnership and we would like to invite you to attend a public consultation event, which will be taking place at Bank Street Arts, 32-40 Bank Street, Sheffield, S1 2DS on Monday 15th June from 10am – 7pm.