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Arts Season programme of events:
Borough Open Exhibition - Hammersmith
Town Hall, small hall (19-26 June)
Annual open exhibition, organised by the council's arts team,
to give professional and amateur artists who live, work or study
in the borough the chance to show their work. Exhibition is open
11am - 6pm, week days only.
Visual Arts Season launch, reception
and photocall - Hammersmith Town Hall (6pm on Thursday, 19 June)
Includes the Borough Open Exhibition. A video Inside Out, by Lisa-Raine
Davis, which explores the relationship between local people and
the town hall, will be shown. Deputy mayor, Cllr Mercy Umeh, will
Schools artwork display
- William Morris Society (until 28 June)
A display of this year's John Kay memorial prize for local schools,
showing work produced while visiting the William Morris Society.
Exhibition runs at the William Morris Society, Kelmscott House,
26 Upper Mall, Hammersmith.
Opening times: 2 - 5pm on Thursdays and Saturdays only. Phone:
020 8748 5207.
Shanti Panchal - The Bhavan Institute of Indian Art &
Culture, 4a Castletown Road, W14 (until 29 June)
Large-scale watercolours by renowned Indian
Work by students from Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College
is on show at the college's campus in Gliddon Road, Barons Court
from 10am-5pm - until 20 June. Phone: 020 8741 1688.
Work by part-time adult students who attend Chelsea College of
Art & Design is on show at Hugon Road, SW6. Open: 10am - 7.30pm,
Mon-Thurs; 10am - 5pm, Fri; and 10am - 3.30pm, Sat - from 20-26
June. Phone: 020 7514 7751.
Colours of Daylight - Novotel
London West, 1 Shortlands, W6 (until 30 June)
Semi-abstract paintings by Milton Grubert. Open: 10am - 6pm daily.
Alive - Wills Art Warehouse,
Unit 3, Heathmans Road, SW6 (24 June - 27 July)
Contemporary paintings, prints and sculpture. Open: 10.30am -
The Stonemason's Arms pub, 54 Cambridge
Grove, W6 (until 30 June)
Local artists exhibit their work. Open: usual pub hours.
The Gate Restaurant, 51 Queen Caroline
Street, W6 (throughout June)
Steve Lester pop art. Open: noon - 6pm daily.
Walking Your Way to Health -
Walking tours of exhibitions (17 & 19 June)
17 June - two-hour walk leaving from fish tank in main entrance
at Charing Cross Hospital, in Fulham Palace Road, at 10am.
19 June - short walk leaving from NDC North Fulham office, 143
Lillie Road, at 2pm. Includes visit to the Bhavan Institute of
Indian Art and Culture. Phone: Sylvia Warman on 020 7736 1504.
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artist Shanti Panchal. Open: 11am
- 7pm daily. Phone: 020 7381 3086.
Leave to Remain - Acava
artists' collective (16-22 June)
Members of the contemporary artists' group Acava hold a group
show, based on the experiences of UK asylum seekers, at Central
Space, 23-29 Faroe Road, W14. Open: 2 - 6pm, Mon-Fri; 12 - 6pm,
Road Works - Acava (until
Outdoor paintings by Clare Burnett, which question our response
to street signs. On 24-hour show in Chancellors Street, opposite
the Riverside Studios. Email: email@example.com
Viva Art (children's artwork)
- Masbro Centre, 87 Masbro Road, W14 (until 27 June)
Exhibition of work by children, aged four to 13, who have taken
part in art classes at local community centres. Open: 9.30am -
9pm, Mon-Fri. Phone: 020 8743 0978.
Crossing the Water - Hammersmith
& Fulham Irish Centre, Blacks Road, W6 (until 30 June)
Paintings on the theme of Irish emigration and settlement in Britain
in the 1960s by Bernard Canavan. Open: 10.30am-9pm, Mon-Fri; 10am-2pm,
Sat. Phone: 020 8563 8232.
The Riverside Story - Riverside
Studios, Crisp Road, W6 (until 30 June)
Film and photographs tracing the illustrious artistic history
of the studios over the past 25 years. Open: 9am - 11pm, Mon-Fri;
Face Value - Riverside Studios
(16 June - 20 July)
Portraits of local people from west London and from Lapus, a town
in northern Transylvania by Romanian-born artist Marianna Gordon.
Open: 9am - 11pm, Mon-Fri; noon-10.30pm, Sat-Sun.
White City Murals - Wood
Lane, W12 (throughout June)
Young people from the White City estate have worked with artist
Marcelle Price to produce a series of billboard-sized posters,
which will be on display on hoardings along Wood Lane. The first
in a series of digital arts projects funded by the council, developers
Chelsfield and regeneration money with the support of the Acava
artists' collective. Phone: 020 8960 5015.
Summer Dreams Batik Work
- Hammersmith Information Centre, 20 Broadway Shopping Centre,
W6 (until 20 June)
Original batik fabric designs, produced by the Occupational Therapy
Service in association with Acava artists' collective. Open: 11am
- 6pm, Mon-Fri.
Open Studios - Artists at
Home (13-15 June)
More than 40 artists and designers welcome visitors to their private
Phone: 020 8743 5030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maya Textiles from Highland Guatemala - Maya Guatemalan Indian
Centre (until 30 June)
Exhibition of daily and ceremonial dress. Open: 2 - 6pm, Tues
& Thurs; 10am - 6pm, Sat. Phone: 020 7371 5291.
As Nature Intended - POSK
Gallery, Polish Centre, 238-246 King Street (15-27 June)
Oils, drawings and sculpture by Stanislaw Slavomir Blatton. 11am
- 9pm, Mon-Sun. Phone: 020 8741 1940.
Al-Iraq Exhibition - Aya
Gallery, 15 Fulham High Street, SW6 (until 21 June)
Exhibition by Iraqi artist Hamid al Attar, illustrating the history
of Iraq and current turmoil. Visits by appointment. Phone: 020
Art-West - Riverside Artists
Group (until 29 June)
Small show of artwork to enliven outpatients clinic corridor at
Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, W6. Open during hospital
hours. Contact: 020 7602 6226.
Brackenbury Primary School hat
making project - Cambridge House Foyer, Cambridge Grove, W6
(until 30 June)
Hats produced by pupils with the help of professional hat maker
Flora Vincent. Open: 9am-5pm; Mon-Fri.