Black Swan Arts, 2 Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BB   Tel 01373 473980   Registered Charity No.292463

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Frome's Art Galleries with Cafe, Shop, Pop-up and Artisan Studios - committed to serving the community through engagement and education in Arts and Crafts.

Happy New Year from everyone at Black Swan Arts! Thank you for celebrating our 30th Anniversary Year in 2016 with us and making it such an outstanding success.


Clive Walley- 'Birches in Mist'
The Long Gallery

Sat 7 Jan- Sat 4 Feb

Ground breaking film-maker Clive Walley revisits his love of painting, producing a special suite of paintings for the Black Swan, looking at the relationship between reality, perception and what we are allowed to see.

Angie Seaway- New Paintings
Divas Cafe

Thur 5th Jan- Thur 2nd Mar

Angie Seaway's new work is a celebration of all things vintage and shabby chic. Soothing beautiful original paintings in subtle tones painted with a pastel palette. Paintings to adorn your living space and bring calm and serenity.

Angie is an expressive landscape artist who lives and works just minutes from the seafront at Exmouth. Seascapes can be viewed on her online gallery page on Saatchi online and also on Instagram and Twitter.


Alice Jennings- 'Folds'
The Pop up Studio

Tue 16 Jan- Sat 28 Jan

In a new initiative for Somerset Art Works and Black Swan Arts, SAW Graduate Residency Programme artist Alice Jennings will be working in the Pop up studio presenting an active workshop involving the links between line drawing, live clay-making and response to sound.

Open Tues- Sat- 10am- 4pm

Applying for Exhibitions at Black Swan Arts
Black Swan Arts welcomes proposals for exhibitions in the Long Gallery, Round Tower and Divas Cafe, supporting a thriving programme of challenging art and contemporary craft. The Round Tower is also a great space for evening meetings, presentations and workshops. Studio space is available for practicing artists and makers and the Art Car Boot Sale takes place every Summer to coincide with Frome Festival.

For more details about hire rates, commission, pitches and availability please contact the office [email protected]

Visiting Black Swan Arts

Black Swan Arts is a dynamic arts centre at the heart of the renowned creative market town of Frome in Somerset. The building features a vibrant programme of contemporary and innovative art and crafts, providing inspiration for the creative talents of Frome and beyond. The centre is made up of the Main Gallery, the Round Tower, three artists' studios, a pop-up studio, SEED shop, Divas Cafe and the Courtyard.
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30th Anniversary
1000 Postcards Sale

Current Exhibition
Clive Walley- Birches in Mist

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