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Save cash and support the arts* – Firstsite launches Mosaic Membership scheme

21st November 2023

To coincide with the reopening of its upgraded cinema on Thursday 23 November, Firstsite is launching a membership scheme that will give culture lovers UNLIMITED FREE access to all its standard film screenings over a 12-month period, along with…

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A new exhibition co-curated by Firstsite’s YAK community opens 4 November

26th October 2023

    YAK: Zero Contract: Zero Contact 4 – 26 November 2023   A new, pop-up exhibition produced by Firstsite’s Young Art Kommunity (YAK), in association with Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, seeks to highlight issues affecting younger…

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Firstsite announces new exhibition – Claire Cansick: You and I Are Earth

25th October 2023

Saturday 14 October 2023 – Sunday 14 April 2024 Claire Cansick’s (b.1971) new exhibition, You and I Are Earth – her first in a public gallery – acts as a stark reminder of the increasingly damaging effects of climate…

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Firstsite Collectors’ Group Bursary Awards 2023

10th October 2023

The Firstsite Collectors’ Group Bursary Awards scheme aims to support artists working in Essex and Suffolk with their professional career development. These annual awards are made possible through the Collectors’ Group continuing engagement and interest in contemporary visual art in the region. 

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Welcome area at Firstsite. 'Big Hello' (2018) Peter Liversidge. Photo by Jayne Lloyd.

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