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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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GTG Junior Gallery Christmas Workshop!

GTG Junior Gallery Christmas Workshop!

IT’S CHRIIIIISTTTTMASSSSSS!!!! Come join us as we show you how to make your own Christmas Decorations from paper plates and paper from around the house! You will learn how to make a hanging Christmas tree decoration and a Christmas wreath in our fun, creative festive...

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GTG Christmas Workshop for Grown Ups!

GTG Christmas Workshop for Grown Ups!

Grab a drink, stick on your Christmas jumper and come make some glittery Christmas decorations with us! To kick off the festive season and get you feeling a bit merry and bright on a dark December night, the GTG team are going to show you how to make your own...

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GTG Reopening Postponed

GTG Reopening Postponed

GTG REOPENING POSTPONED In line with the decision made by the Assembly tonight to extend Covid-19 restrictions, we must unfortunately postpone our re-opening & gallery launch of Outburst Arts Festival 'What al-Nadeem Knew' exhibition. We're all disappointed, but...

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Exploring the GTG Gallery Archive: Juno Calypso

Exploring the GTG Gallery Archive: Juno Calypso

Continuing our re-cataloguing of GTG Exhibition Archive material, Gallery Assistant and artist Katharine Paisley writes about one of her favourite (re)discoveries so far! Recently, we’ve been sorting through old archive material - as a new(ish) member of the GTG team,...

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GTG Gallery Talks: Joy Gerrard

GTG Gallery Talks: Joy Gerrard

Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions the wonderful exhibition 'Put It To The People' by Joy Gerrard is currently closed to the public. In lieu of being able to see the artworks in real life, we are delighted to bring you this unique and in-depth interview with the...

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GTG Online Forum Series: Improving Diversity in the Arts

GTG Online Forum Series: Improving Diversity in the Arts

Golden Thread Gallery is launching a series of events that will encompass webinars, talks and workshops, all focussed on widening participation within the arts sector and supported by the Community Foundation NI New Needs fund. Our first events are a series of three...

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GTG Workshop: Birds and symbolism, inspired by Thomas Brezing

For the mid-term break we have a brand new GTG Workshop for you! Learn about symbolism in visual art with this look at how artist Thomas Brezing uses birds in his beautiful paintings, part of our current (but sadly closed) exhibition 'Perhaps Our Awakening Is Our...

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Black History Month – Celebrating Black Voices

GTG New Needs Intern Esther Andare writes to mark Black History Month in the UK. Entering the later part of 2020, we are left to adapt our lives to the ‘new normal’ due to the pandemic, but also to deal and process with the aftermaths of the Black Lives Matter...

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Not Alone continues in Rome

Not Alone continues in Rome

For the past two weeks, our touring exhibition 'Not Alone' has been installed in the Roman home of curator Micol di Veroli and exhibited to the world through her Instagram. Once Micol unpacked the artworks (under the curious gaze of her beautiful cat!), she displayed...

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