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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.


Black Swan Arts Open 2016
This years Black Swan Annual Open Exhibition will open to the public from Friday 21st October with successful entries on display in the Long Gallery and Divas Cafe until 19th November.

Artists preview evening- Thursday 20th October 6pm

Panel of Judges:

Gavin Turk - Professor of Art and Design, Bath School of Art and Design
Lawrence Nash RWA - artist
Lucy MacDonald - Associate Director, Hauser and Wirth Somerset
Mark Francis – artist
Suzanne Bisset - Director, Bruton Art Factory

image credit: Kate Walters

Frome Art Society- Art Squared
The Round Tower

Sat 8th October- Sun 6th November

Frome Art Society’s Autumn exhibition - Art Squared – is being held in the Round Tower, Black Swan Arts in Frome between Saturday 8th October and Sunday 6th November. The exhibition is open Monday to Saturdays 10am and 4.00pm. Admission is free and all are welcome. A novel idea informs this year’s show, with members producing works measuring 30 by 30 cm in a variety of medium: Oil, acrylic, watercolour, mixed media.

Mahtola Eagle-Lippiatt
Divas Cafe
Thursday 18th August- Thursday 20th October

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” ~Henry David Thoreau

This is a body of stunning photographic work drawn together from the past three years, from the times Mahtola managed to get off course, to make connections to a place in substance and expression.

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
Black Swan Arts Annual Open

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