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Golden Thread Gallery Mentoring & Exhibition Award 2021

Golden Thread Gallery Mentoring & Exhibition Award 2021

We are delighted to announce that the recipient of the Golden Thread Gallery Mentoring & Exhibition Award 2021 is Drydan Wilson. The award is presented to an University of Ulster School of Art Graduate based on their MFA work and show. The winner of the award will...

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GTG SAYS #THANKSTOYOU FOR NATIONAL LOTTERY OPEN WEEK

GTG SAYS #THANKSTOYOU FOR NATIONAL LOTTERY OPEN WEEK

We’re celebrating National Lottery Open Week with an amazing art giveaway! From Tuesday 15th June the first 50 visitors who present any National Lottery ticket at the Golden Thread Gallery Reception will receive a free limited edition David Sherry art postcard, signed by the artist!

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GTG supports the Kids in Museums Manifesto!

GTG supports the Kids in Museums Manifesto!

We're excited to share that we have signed up to the Kids in Museums Manifesto. It's a set of simple guidelines for museums, heritage sites and cultural organisations that was created with children, young people and families. It sets out what they feel makes a gallery...

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GTG Gallery Explorer Packs – Tell Us What You Think!

GTG Gallery Explorer Packs – Tell Us What You Think!

We would really love to know what you think about our new Gallery Explorer packs! It helps us so much to hear from you. Please fill in this short feedback form, it takes just a couple of minutes. Thank you! MY GTG GALLERY EXPLORER PACK MADE ME

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FREE GALLERY EXPLORER ART PACKS!

FREE GALLERY EXPLORER ART PACKS!

Become a Golden Thread Gallery Explorer! Thanks to funding from the Halifax Foundation NI, we’ve got a really special welcome for all junior visitors to the Gallery. Every child under 16 can get a free Gallery Explorer backpack when they visit!

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Paul Moore’s sea swimming inspiration

Paul Moore’s sea swimming inspiration

Make sure to catch Paul Moore’s exhibition, Fionnghlas when the gallery reopens on May 25th! The exhibition was delayed by lockdown, so you have just a short time to see it in the Project Space. In 2019 Paul Moore received the ACNI Artist Career Enhancement Scheme...

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Across and In-Between: Suzanne Lacy

Across and In-Between: Suzanne Lacy

Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to be premiering the installation of Suzanne Lacy’s Across and In-Between in the summer of 2021, presented in association with Ulster University. Co-commissioned and presented as a work-in-progress for the closing season of 14-18 NOW and the Belfast International Arts Festival; the project amplified the voices and experiences of border residents during Brexit negotiations through words, imagery, sound and performance, providing them an opportunity to reclaim the landscape around them.

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Junior Gallery Newsletter: Community Edition!

Junior Gallery Newsletter: Community Edition!

This month our theme is Community, taking inspiration from the exhibition currently showing in Gallery 1 &2, 'not only the earth we share' by Sol Archer. Sol worked with Household Belfast and the community of Sailortown in North Belfast to develop this work. We...

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We are hiring: Exhibitions Officer (Maternity Cover)

We are hiring: Exhibitions Officer (Maternity Cover)

Golden Thread Gallery is seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to join us as Exhibitions Officer. This is a fixed-term contract for maternity cover, ending no later than 31st March 2022. The application deadline is Friday 14th May. The GTG is Belfast’s...

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GTG seeks volunteers!

GTG seeks volunteers!

Now that we're making plans to reopen soon, the Golden Thread Gallery is seeking applications from new volunteers. Volunteers are an intrinsic part of the gallery team and help with tasks spanning Front of House, invigilation, event facilitation, archiving, workshop...

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not only the earth we share – website now live

not only the earth we share – website now live

The specially commissioned website for not only the earth we share by Sol Archer with Household Belfast is now live. At https://not-only-the-earth-we-share.org you can watch extracts of film from the exhibition and other documentation captured by Sol since 2018....

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Audience Delight Award for our Junior Gallery Newsletter!

Audience Delight Award for our Junior Gallery Newsletter!

We are thrilled that our Junior Gallery Newsletter has won a thrive 2021 Audience Delight Award! Thrive, Northern Ireland's audience development agency, says "Golden Thread Gallery haven't forgotten about their younger audiences during lockdown & created a...

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Junior Gallery Newsletter: Oceans Edition!

Junior Gallery Newsletter: Oceans Edition!

This month's newsletter celebrates Earth Day 2021... well, our oceans in fact! We will discover artworks made by historical and contemporary artists which capture the beauty of the ocean and its inhabitants. Inside you will also find fun creative activities with an...

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Blog: Celebrate Earth Day 2021

Blog: Celebrate Earth Day 2021

Art is an important platform for protest, new ideas and challenging the status quo, including the fight against climate change. All over the world there are so many visual artists who want their work to inspire people to take action to save the Earth or at least remind them about important issues that they may have forgotten.

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not only the earth we share – Sol Archer

not only the earth we share – Sol Archer

Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to present not only the earth we share, an exhibition of film and sculptural installation by Sol Archer, which examines the past, present, and future of a small neighbourhood in Belfast called Sailortown.

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GTG Diversity Forum: Joe Nawaz in conversation

GTG Diversity Forum: Joe Nawaz in conversation

Wednesday 31st March, 12.00 - 13.00, on Zoom In partnership with the Strand Arts Centre in Belfast, Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to announce a new online event with writer, performer and critic Joe Nawaz, part of our continuing series of discussions about...

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Easter Zoom Workshop – Book Now!

Easter Zoom Workshop – Book Now!

Struggling with ideas of how to keep the kids entertained over Easter? Don’t worry, GTG have you covered! We have an eggcellent Easter creative workshop on the way. Katharine and Esther will be creating colourful Easter animals using handprints live over Zoom on...

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Junior Gallery Newsletter: Spring Edition!

Junior Gallery Newsletter: Spring Edition!

Our brand new Junior Gallery Newsletter is out now! Celebrate the beauty and creative inspiration of Spring by making your own 3D Daffodil and a traditional Japanese Sakura cherry blossom artwork.

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