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Forthcoming Exhibitions

At the Black Swan we like to change exhibitions between every 4 and 6 weeks.

Evolver Prize 2016
Main Gallery
Saturday 2nd July- Saturday 27th August


West Country based artists, photographers and graphic designers compete annually for the prize of £500 and having their work published on the front cover of the July / August edition of Evolver, the region's arts and culture guide. Black Swan Arts is delighted to be hosting the Evolver Prize 2016 exhibition featuring the winning piece of work alongside the 49 runners-up.

Date for your diary: the exhibition will launch with a preview at 3pm on Saturday 2nd July
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Secret Swans Arts Trail
Venues all over Frome
Friday 1st- Sunday 10th July

Part of the Frome Festival: 1–10 July

A free, fun art trail of 30 swan-themed artworks in various media. Steel sculpture, drawings, textiles, ceramics, glass, taxidermy and other surprising forms will be on display at venues around Frome, such as shops, cafes, public buildings and outdoor locations. An opportunity for families and art lovers alike to discover and buy intriguing pieces by selected artists. Visitors can make secret auction bids for the work at each trail venue and the winning bidders will be notified at the end of the festival. Badges will also be available for everyone who identifies all 30 artworks and there will be the opportunity to enter a prize draw at the Black Swan.

SECRET SWANS poster designed and drawn by Beatrice Hunt
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North Hill House Student show
Round Tower
Saturday 25th June- Sunday 3rd July

North Hill House - End of year students exhibition: Art and photography GCSE students from Priory's North Hill House school in Frome will proudly display their exam and course-work in a public exhibition in the Round Tower. Last year's show was a hit with visitors so we are really excited to welcome them back for what promises to be a varied and exciting show!

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Frome Embroiderers' Guild 30th Anniversary Show
Round Tower
Tuesday 5th July- Saturday 23rd July

Come and be amazed as the Frome and District branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild celebrate their Pearl Anniversary with a show in the Round Tower, during the Frome Festival (1st-10th July). The Guild is a national charity which promotes creativity in embroidery, textiles and related crafts.

Hand and machine embroidery and textiles will be exhibited in both modern and traditional styles. They will also show work from their many varied workshops.


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Black Swan Arts Open
Main Gallery
Saturday 22 Oct- Saturday 19 Nov

This year' s Black Swan Arts Open call for entries will be announced over the Summer, watch this space!
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30th Anniversary
1000 Postcards Sale


Current Exhibition
1000 Postcards

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