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Eric Ravilious: New findings and futher refelctions - A Towner symposioum

Saturday 12 November 10am - all day event

Featuring a range of expert speakers and panel discussions, and a one-day exhibition of Ravilious printed works. Facilitated by Dr Alan Powers.

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Gillian Wearing: Self Made

Friday 18 November 7.30pm

Self Made is the debut documentary feature from Turner Prize winning artist Gillian Wearing. Cert 15, with pay bar. Followed by pre-recorded Q&A with director Gillian Wearing.

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New Eyes talk & walk

Friday 18 November 7.30pm

Join two artists from the bluemonkeynet curatorial team on a talk and walk around New Eyes, the collection display which they curated. Hear about their experiences of the selection process from an artist's perspective.

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Franziska Furter in conversation

Saturday 26 November 2pm

This is a one-off opportunity to hear Swiss artist Furter in the UK. Hear about her journey to create new work in response to our Exhibition gallery, and gain an insight into her practice. Throughout this weekend we will also be screening films that have inspired Furterís work and themes - 2001: A Space Odyssey and Spirited Away.

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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Saturday 26 November screenings at 11am & 2pm (free)

Part of our weekend of films that have inspired Franziska Furter's art. Mankind finds a mysterious and obviously artificial artifact buried on the moon and, with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.

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Spirited Away (2001)

Saturday 26 November screenings at 11am & 2pm (free)

Part of our weekend of films that have inspired Franziska Furter's art. Let Chihiroís story carry you away as you follow her familyís battle for freedom - through a world ruled by gods, witches and monsters... Miyazaki's Spirited Away is Winner of the 2003 Oscar for Best Animated Film, and Japanís most successful film of all time.

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Christmas Creations at Towner

Sunday 11 December 11am - 3pm (free)

Join artist Alicja Rogalska to make a Christmas card with a twist! As well as taking home your card, you can also convert it to a digital card to email your family and friends.

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New Eyes comes alive

Sunday 22 January 11am - 3pm (free)

Inspired by our collection display New Eyes, join illustrator Andy Willard and actor John Kirk to create your own world and bring it to life! This is a free drop-in event for all ages.

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