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GTG Online Forum Session 5: Make New Spaces

GTG Online Forum Session 5: Make New Spaces

Join us on Thursday 4th February at 2pm as our series of online discussions about improving diversity and inclusion in the arts in NI continues with two of the founders of the social media, storytelling and activism phenomenon Black and Irish. Black and Irish was...

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The Great Big Art Exhibition and the GTG!

The Great Big Art Exhibition and the GTG!

GTG is excited to announce that we are a partner of ‘The Great Big Art Exhibition’, led by Firstsite and supported by the Plus Tate Network and Arts Council England. Whether you are a professional artist, enthusiast, dabbler or complete first-timer, you can help...

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GTG Workshop: Little Plastic Family with Sophie Daly

GTG Workshop: Little Plastic Family with Sophie Daly

Welcome everyone to this week's Junior Gallery workshop! We will be making our own little version of our families out of plastic bottles. Plastic is a really difficult thing to recycle, but it is also something that is super hard to avoid using. Let's have a look at...

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LOVE ART BUY ART New GTG Exhibition

LOVE ART BUY ART New GTG Exhibition

ONLINE & Gallery 2 in February and March 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. LOVE ART BUY ART is a project devised to be a direct response to the...

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GTG Online Forum Session 4: Art at the centre of change

GTG Online Forum Session 4: Art at the centre of change

Back with a bang for 2021, our series of online discussions about improving diversity and inclusion in the arts in NI continues on Thursday 28th Jan. We’re delighted to be joined by a fantastic guest speaker for this event, artist and activist Cuthbert 'Tura'...

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Buy Local Art 2020 – thank you for making it a success!

Buy Local Art 2020 – thank you for making it a success!

Over the eight weeks of our Buy Local Art campaign we shared work by 53 artists from across Northern Ireland and Ireland! That's only a small sample of the incredible array of artists creating work on this island - artists whose talent and creativity should be...

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GTG Workshop: Mini chest of drawers with Sophie Daly!

GTG Workshop: Mini chest of drawers with Sophie Daly!

This week’s workshop will show you how to make your own miniature chest of drawers out of a cardboard box. We probably have lots of these left over from the holidays, so it would be great to make them useful again! The most fun part of making your own mini furniture...

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GTG Workshop: Festive and fierce present wrapping!

GTG Workshop: Festive and fierce present wrapping!

Our wonderful GTG elves know that everyone wants their Christmas presents to look extra special this year. So they've created this fun workshop to show you how to make gift wrapping into an artform, using sustainable, planet-friendly materials! Including a potato....

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Bonus GTG Junior Gallery Christmas Workshop!

Our GTG elves Katharine and Esther have filmed a bonus workshop for our Junior Gallery artists! Watch this video to learn how to make a beautiful and festive Christmas Tree mobile. https://vimeo.com/491179944 You'll need: A paper plate or circle of cardboard (you can...

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Not Alone in Amsterdam!

Not Alone in Amsterdam!

Our exhibition in a bottle has left Italy after four months and travelled across Europe to the Netherlands. Last week it arrived at the University of Amsterdam, and the wonderful UvA Kunstgeschiedenis, or Department of Art History. Art historian, curator and Professor...

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GTG Workshop: Fly the Flag 2020

GTG Workshop: Fly the Flag 2020

Today is #HumanRightsDay2020 marking the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year the focus is Article 25 of the Declaration: “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his...

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GTG Reopening Friday 11th December! Book your visit now!

GTG Reopening Friday 11th December! Book your visit now!

We're delighted to announce that the Golden Thread Gallery will re-open to the public on Friday 11th December, with our wonderful exhibitions Put It To The People and What al-Nadeem Knew. In order to keep all our visitors and staff safe, and follow government...

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GTG Blog: Show Us Our Culture

GTG Blog: Show Us Our Culture

Our Community Foundation NI New Needs intern Esther Andare reflects on the discussion that she led in our first GTG Improving Diversity & Inclusion in the Arts online session, which invited individuals to share their experiences as audience members. On the 24th of...

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GTG Workshop: Drawing Inspired by Outburst!

GTG Workshop: Drawing Inspired by Outburst!

In response to this year's Outburst Arts Festival exhibition What al-Nadeem Knew, Gallery Assistant Katharine has created a fun drawing workshop for our Junior Gallery artists, exploring how we might imagine and draw a person differently if we take away pronouns that...

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GTG Workshop: Drawing inspired by Outburst!

We've been lucky to see this year's Outburst exhibition What al-Nadeem Knew here in the gallery, but unfortunately we haven't been able to share it with the public yet, as we are still closed under Covid-19 restrictions. We hope we can re-open in time to welcome you...

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