Secret Norfolk: Spring exhibitions

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Secret Norfolk: Life in a Fine County

Contemporary art, sculpture, photography and mixed media – when it comes to art, Norfolk has an abundance of talent and a thriving art community. This Spring, why not enjoy one of these fantastic exhibitions…

Ros Newman: Sparks Fly

A retrospective of the life and works of Ros Newman – Fairhurst Gallery, Norwich


Running till: 30 March

Norwich based sculptor, Ros Newman, is celebrating her 80th birthday with a solo retrospective exhibition. Capturing the movement of human and animal forms in delicate, figurative steelwork, a broad selection of her work will be on display to look back at her long and rewarding career.

Royal Society of British Artists – Bircham Gallery, Holt, Norfolk

Running from: 9 March – 3 April 2019

Selected RBA show including work from Malcolm Ashman, Susan Bower, David Eustace, Brian George, Martin Leman, and William Shelby with Sculpture by Neil Wood.

In Flight – Pensthorpe Natural Park, Fakenham

Running from 2-9 April

This Easter exhibition from a young Norfolk artist will display a range of wildlife paintings specific to Norfolk. Emily Rose herself will be there every day throughout the exhibition in a pop-up studio working on fresh paintings for you to see!

Turn the Page – The Forum, Norwich

Running from 17-18 May

Showcasing sculptural and altered books, zines, limited editions and multiples, this exhibition will feature work by individual artists, small & fine presses, independent publishers and artists groups. A program of poetry, storytelling and creative workshops will also be available.


Water Rising, works by Lynn Dennison, Simon Faithfull, Stewart Hearn, Susan Hiller, Peter Matthews – Groundwork Gallery, Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Running from: 9 March – 2 June 2019

This exhibition explores issues with climate change, in particular how would we cope when there is too much or too little water. The exhibition includes work in video, drawing, photography, paint, glass, by a number of prominent artists.

The Body Observed: Magnum Photos – Sainsburys Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich

Running from: 23 March – 30 June 2019

With photographs from the 1930s to the contemporary, see how Magnum photographers have turned their lens to the body, exploring identity, intimacy, sexuality and ritual.

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