Young Creatives inspire positive change and creativity for 2022

Thea Schultz, Dreaming of Metamorphosis, acrylic on sugar paper. Courtesy of the artist

“Building a vision of what we would, and could do.” Modern Art Oxford Young Creative 2021 We all know that creativity can make such a positive difference to our wellbeing. It’s a subject we regularly return to in our programmes and online conversations, and this January is absolutely no exception. So this Blue Monday, we’re… Continue reading Young Creatives inspire positive change and creativity for 2022

branch: come and play with what’s possible

From February 2022 take part in branch, a living, expanding, branching artwork that explores the many varying possibilities for what’s to come. Experiment with alternatives, futures and what could be: for us, for others, for the planet. Fusing game design, interactive storytelling, speculative fiction and citizen science, branch won’t be one thing: it will hold… Continue reading branch: come and play with what’s possible

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Join our team of Modern Art Oxford Young Creatives

We are looking for 8 individuals aged 16-19 to join the Modern Art Oxford Young Creatives.  Interested in a career in the arts? Want to learn more about how an arts organisation is run? This year’s Young Creatives will meet monthly throughout 2022 as part of City as Studio, our artist-led project for young people… Continue reading Join our team of Modern Art Oxford Young Creatives

Creative consultancy opportunity for ages 18-25 | Play-testing the Future

Are you interested in thinking creatively about the future? Do you enjoy playing games, or telling stories? Join us as a Creative Consultant and be a part of Modern Art Oxford’s new digital project! We are inviting 8-10 creative, curious and open-minded individuals between the ages of 18-25 to join a series of online sessions… Continue reading Creative consultancy opportunity for ages 18-25 | Play-testing the Future

13 Creative Wellbeing Ideas for All Ages

Feeling in need of some everyday inspiration at the moment? You’re definitely not alone. Immersing yourself even briefly in creative activities can offer welcome distraction, fresh perspectives and unexpected moments of joy.

Phones: An Open Discussion – a short film by young artist Niamh

Young artist Niamh joined one of our City as Studio online film-making residencies in February 2021. The group explored DIY film and music-making techniques to create work about the issues they care about. Using some of these new techniques, Niamh created a short film about phones, media and our experience of self in the current… Continue reading Phones: An Open Discussion – a short film by young artist Niamh

Samson Kambalu wins Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth

We are excited to announce that artist Samson Kambalu will be one of two new commissions for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth. Samson Kambalu, who has a major solo exhibition at Modern Art Oxford (22 May – 5 September 2021) presents the powerful new sculpture, Antelope for the commission. Antelope restages a 1914 photograph of the Baptist… Continue reading Samson Kambalu wins Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth

Samson Kamblau’s proposal for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square

Samson Kambalu’s proposal for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square has been revealed. Our current exhibiting artist Samson Kambalu is one of six artists shortlisted for the Fourth Plinth commission in Trafalgar Square in London. Visit our exhibition New Liberia to see a model of Antelope, the artist’s proposed sculpture for the Fourth Plinth, a sculptural restaging of… Continue reading Samson Kamblau’s proposal for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square