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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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LOVE ART BUY ART

LOVE ART BUY ART

The Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to present LOVE ART BUY ART, a special showcase of local, exceptional artwork from artists who sell their work, available at accessible prices. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who has ever wished to invest in an original piece of contemporary art by an artist whose work is gaining increasing acclaim and recognition.

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Not Alone in The Dollhouse

Not Alone in The Dollhouse

Another new (temporary) home for our exhibition in a bottle! Last weekend the repacked artworks were driven across the Netherlands to North Holland and delivered to curator Ciara Finnegan in The Dollhouse Space.

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GTG Junior Gallery Newsletter: Lockdown Edition!

GTG Junior Gallery Newsletter: Lockdown Edition!

In our latest GTG Junior Gallery Newsletter you can explore our new Project Space exhibition Fionnghlas by Paul Moore, learn about the art created in lockdown by artists Nina Cosford, David Hockney, Antony Gormley and the mysterious street artist Banksy, and find out...

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GTG Online Forum Session 6: Where Next?

GTG Online Forum Session 6: Where Next?

Join us on Thursday 11th February at 2pm as our current series of online discussions about improving diversity and inclusion in the arts in NI concludes with a very special panel event! Our incredible guest speakers are Nisha Tandon OBE, CEO of ArtsEkta, Lori...

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GTG & Over The Hill Music Collective Workshop: Room Songs

GTG & Over The Hill Music Collective Workshop: Room Songs

Golden Thread Gallery is delighted to be partnering with the Over the Hill Music Collective for a free online workshop with a difference.   In Room Songs, Paul Kane and Chip Bailey will use music and storytelling to ask how we are all relating to the rooms we...

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