News & Exhibitions

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Artistsmeet Rickmansworth exhibition

Rickmansworth from all Sides
Jane Cousins
Tuesday 11 July – Friday 25 August 2017
Open Monday - Friday, 10am – 4pm

See the geometry of Rickmansworth’s rooftops, the shadows of its buildings and the textures of their bricks be brought to life in a unique exhibition this summer!

Jane Cousins’ new collection of work based around maps of the local area will certainly invite you to look at Rickmansworth from a new perspective. Using satellite imagery and recycled maps, tactile artworks are created in machine stitch and fabric.

For more information please contact Elaine Johnson, Arts Development Officer / 01923 776611

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Space2 Watford

Watford based Artist Mario Lautier Vella exhibiting at Space2.

The show entitled Homebodies features a selection of drawings, painting, collage and mixed media work. The show is on until Saturday August 26th. The museum is open every Thursday - Saturday and is free to enter.

Watford Museum 194 Lower High Street, Watford, WD17 2DT Thursday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Telephone 01923 232297

New Art Exhibition at Rothamsted

There is a new, regularly changing, art exhibition now being shown at Rothamsted in Harpenden! The Harpenden Arts Club (HAC) and staff at the Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) have been working together on a new art initiative to provide a display of HAC members’ artworks to be exhibited for sale in the Rothamsted Conference Centre Restaurant, which is open to the public. 

Parndon Mill current exhibition

The Gallery at Parndon Mill


29th June - 6th August

Celebrating Harlow being 70 years old this year, the exhibition PICTURE HARLOW which will run from 29th June - 6th August in The Gallery at Parndon Mill, shows paintings, drawings, sculpture and prints of various aspects of the town.

The subjects selected by the exhibiting artists range from new town architecture to some of the original older buildings well as trees and green spaces. Highlights of Harlow, the Sculpture Collection and the Gibberd Garden are also featured. This exhibition will be rich and varied and it is hoped that it will encourage its visitors to look at our town in a different light and appreciate some of the diversity it has to offer.

The Gallery at Parndon Mill

Off Elizabeth Way


tel: 01279 426042

Registered Charity 1168202

Herts Affordable Art Fair

Herts Visual Arts first Affordable Art Fair!

This new exhibition was borne to provide an opportunity for HVA members to showcase their work in North Herts.

Artists with different disciplines came together earlier this year with the idea of finding an affordable way to bring art to the general public. 

Sharon KorekSandy AndrewsHillary TaylorLaura Dunmow and Sally Taylor met regularly to plan the details.

Taking place at The Sun Hotel, Hitchin 28th - 30th July 2017 during the Hitchin Festival.

To see the full list of exhibitors here's a link to the website 

Here's a link to the Facebook event for you to share



Private view: Wednesday 5th July 18:30-21:30
Exhibition: Thursday 6 July - 12 August (Thurs-Sat 11am-5pm)
Artist's Collective NOHAT proudly presents 25 and Counting, a multi-disciplinary exhibition of work by 25 plus Bedfordshire-based female artists. This show will highlight and tackle the under-representation of women in the art world. Themes of identity, visibility and invisibility are explored. Expect sculptural textiles, video work, mysterious embroidery, and works on paper.

Nude Tin Can Gallery

Sculpture Garden of Eden 

Opening Night Friday 9th June 2017
running through June & July 2017. 2 month showing exhibition and sale of sculpture from a selection of artists. more details to follow

The Open Door - Berkhamsted workshops

Art and Crafts Workshop Venue from top tutors bought to you by the curators of The Upstairs Gallery in Berkhamsted. 


We are excited to announce our new project at The Open Door, 360-364 High Street, Berkhamsted, where Upstairs will be Downstairs, running workshops, showing artwork and providing a pop-up exhibition space. This is in addition to the main gallery above the Post Office.

We are looking for new volunteers so if you would like to be involved in this new exciting venture in any way, either as an artist or on the admin side or just being part of the team, we would love to hear from you - please email or call in and talk to us.

To see classes currently running

or see their Facebook Page