24 May – 8 June
Fair: 24 & 25 May
The Art Trail, a community-centred Arts Event organised by Southport Contemporary Art group, will launch following a two day art fair at Southport Temperance Institute.
ArtS@The Institute will celebrate the diversity of Arts on offer in and around Southport. In the ballroom, artists will be selling and exhibiting their work, some for the very first time. Also on the ground floor there will be workshops and demonstrations of different arts techniques. Upstairs there will be a performance space and space to promote local arts groups.
Each Arts Trail is organised by SCA and Southport artists open their studios, teach workshops or put on special events to promote the wide range of locally produced artwork. This can included textiles, ceramics, wood carving, photo art, painting, drawing, pastels, stained glass, mixed media, musical performance, drama, poetry, book binding, willow weaving, chain saw carving etc.
Southport Contemporary Arts is a not for profit company which promotes, teaches and supports local artists. It has a membership of more than 40 artists who work in a wide range of styles and materials.