Youth Programme launch: call for participants

Void Gallery is delighted to be working in partnership with intern and artist facilitator, Zoe McSparron, in the creation of a new Youth Programme.

This programme is aimed at persons aged 14-20 and will create an encouraging and creative space where participants will explore their personal and collective creativity. While developing their individual creativity, members will also engage in innovative research, experimentation, and create work in response to our ambitious exhibitions programme.

The emphasis on this youth group will not only be about enjoying art; it will also be about gaining experience on a professional level. Participants will have the opportunity to programme talks, podcasts, and lectures, which will be presented online or in the gallery (pending COVID-19 restrictions), write exhibition texts and press releases, set up Instagram takeovers, collaborate and work alongside professional creatives.

Void Gallery wants this to be a group created by you, for you, so if you are interested in the creative arts and are aged 14-20 our orgnisation would be grateful if you could complete an expression of interest survey that you can find on our website at www.derryvoid.com or visit the link below

docs.google.com/forms/d/1SEabZjuZPIzo1-iv0M_eEkkz91seBWVAjN0zYlgNYp0/edit

If you have a son or daughter who may be interested, please do share it with them. You can also have the survey sent directly to you by emailing marketing@derryvoid.com.

When you complete the survey and submit your contact details you will be automatically entered into a competition to be in with the chance of winning a £40 BradburyART art voucher.

For further information on Void Gallery or to arrange a tour or interview, please contact: Tansy Cowley, Press & Marketing Coordinator, Void Gallery, 100 Patrick Street, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 7EL, marketing@derryvoid.com, or by phone on 028 7130 8080.

Void Gallery:

Void Gallery is a contemporary art space located in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland. With up to 5 exhibitions per year showing the work of established international and Irish artists, Void has created an international reputation for its wide-ranging and challenging exhibition programme. A key element of the gallery is Void Engage, our learning and outreach programme, which places participation and engagement at the heart of Void, making contemporary visual art accessible to visitors of all ages.

Void Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 5pm. Admission is free. Due to COVID-19, we are currently closed, and hope to reopen soon. Please stay tuned to our website for changes. We have put a range of health and safety measures in place to ensure the welfare and peace of mind of our visitors and staff, including hand sanitiser and disposable face masks. Please see our website for details or contact us.

Void Gallery is supported using public funding from Arts Council Northern Ireland, Derry City and Strabane District Council, Enkalon Foundation, Ragdoll Foundation, COVID 19 Charities Fund, Art Fund, Community Foundation NI, The Art Society, and Garfield Weston Foundation.

Void Gallery is a member of the PlusTate network.

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  • Void Gallery, 100 Patrick Street, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 7EL.
    +44 (0)28 7130 8080 / www.derryvoid.com.
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