Discover Firstsite’s latest news and announcements.
22nd September 2021
Colchester’s Firstsite was announced as Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021 last night (21 September 2021), with Director, Sally Shaw MBE presented with the £100,000 prize – the largest museum prize in the world – by broadcaster Edith…Find out more
7th October 2021
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.Find out more
24th September 2021
Our unique, golden building turns 10 on 25th September, 2021! Firstsite began life in Colchester’s 18th century Minories building, back in 1994. Our innovative programme of exhibitions and professional development for international, British and local Colchester artists soon began…Find out more