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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.

Our last exhibtion of the year, 30 Years | 30 Artists previews this Friday from 6pm- a celebration of past and present makers and artists and other faces from the Black Swan Guild's history. The whole building will be open providing an opportunity for some early Christmas shopping. Join us as we celebrate the end of a fantastic year!


30 Years | 30 Artists
The Long Gallery

Saturday 26th November- Saturday 24th December

This year's main Winter Exhibition will be a fitting end to our 30th Anniversary year- a wonderful celebration of 30 past artists and makers who started their careers at the Black Swan and flew the nest! They'll be returning for this stunning mix of ceramic, jewellery, painting, pottery and printmaking as we look back on 30 years of nurturing creativity.

Preview evening Friday 25th November 6pm

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Kate Cochrane- Angles and Aspects
The Round Tower

Saturday 12th- Sunday 4th December

Kate will be showing a recent selection of work in the Round Tower this Winter.

As a colourist painter Kate transforms what she see into a mosaic of shapes and colour, considering tone, contrasts of hue and composition. She uses a variety of subject matter over time: still-life, landscape, skeletons, people, sea and rocks. Kate is currently working on elements from the landscape which includes the theme of Ancient Ruins, with a focus on castles and abbeys.
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Paul Newman- #dailytree
Divas Cafe
from Friday 25th November

Throughout 2016, artist Paul Newman has kept a daily walking journal by posting a 'tree a day' to Instagram, as a way of recording the natural world and to collect source material and develop ideas for further work. A selection of these will be on display in Divas throughout December.
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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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Opportunity to revitalise Black Swan's Friends Programme

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30th Anniversary
1000 Postcards Sale


Current Exhibition
30 Years | 30 Artists

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