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The Male Graze goes live across the UK from today!

Anonymous U.S feminist arts collective Guerrilla Girls today unveil a series of large-scale billboards across the UK, in iconic locations from outside the Glasgow Barrowlands, at London Bridge to countryside locations and seaside towns. The billboards are part of a new commission for Art Night,...

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Announcing our Exclusive Media partners

We are thrilled to announce that our friends at Art Review are our exclusive media partners for our 2021 festival. Keep an eye on their channels for exclusive content and insights into Art Night as the month progresses! Founded in 1949, ArtReview is one of...

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TALK: Ideas for the reimagining of public space

IF I CAN’T DANCE IT’S NOT MY REVOLUTION: Ideas for the reimagining of public space WHEN: Wednesday 7 July, 6.30-8pm WHERE: Online V&A Dundee, Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA), and Art Night bring together a speculative discussion on what it might feel like to be truly...

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ART NEWSPAPER PODCAST WITH THE GUERRILLA GIRLS

The Guerrilla Girls recently appeared on The Art Newspaper podcast, Guerrilla Girls: corrupt museum boards, the female nude and NFTs, where host Aimee Dawson spoke to Frida Kahlo and Kathe Kollwitz of the Guerrilla Girls about their ongoing activism and their new billboards for Art...

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ISABEL LEWIS IN SKYE – BOOK NOW

Now open for booking: WHAT CAN WE LEARN ABOUT LOVE FROM LICHEN? — A project by Isabel Lewis, and an Art Night and ATLAS Arts co-commission. Building on research and conversations with locally-based collaborators, Isabel has choreographed a series of guided walks across Skye —...

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AN ONLINE EVENT WITH THE GUERRILLA GIRLS — BOOK NOW

Now open for booking: THE MALE GRAZE — AN ONLINE EVENT WITH THE GUERRILLA GIRLS As part of Art Night 2021, the Guerrilla Girls will present The Male Graze, their largest public commission in the UK to date.  The work will manifest as a website...

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ART NIGHT 2O21 — UK LOCATIONS

For Art Night’s fifth edition, the festival will be extending its run to a full month of night-time events, throughout the country. Catch Art Night in-person commissions in the following locations: ISABEL LEWIS Brase Hall, Isle of Skye Compton Verney, Warwick ALBERTA WHITTLE Abergavenny Train...

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ART NIGHT LAUNCHES ART HAPPENS CAMPAIGN

Help Art Night go UK-wide and make Art Happen! We are pleased to announce a campaign on Art Happens, Art Fund’s crowdfunding platform, to help make sure this year’s edition of the Art Night festival happens. Support the Art Fund Art Happens crowdfunding campaign to...

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ART NIGHT 2O21 — PROGRAMME ANNOUNCEMENT

Make sure your calendars are still marked: Art Night 2021 will take place from 18 June to 18 July 2021. Art Night will celebrate its fifth edition by taking place in locations across the United Kingdom for the first time this summer. Art Night 2021,...

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OPEN CALL: NEW COVENT GARDEN MARKET VITRINE ART COMMISSION 2O21

We are seeking proposals from artists for the final edition of Vitrine; a paid commission for a 20m long public art space on Nine Elms Lane at New Covent Garden Market. THE BRIEF We are looking for artwork proposals that celebrate the themes of fruit,...

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ART NIGHT 2O21
— A NEW FORMAT

Next Summer, marking its fifth edition, Art Night will change the festival format to include extended run-time and national series of events As you know, we’re an all-night contemporary art festival, which traditionally transformed an area of London for one unforgettable night each year. In...

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NEW COVENT GARDEN MARKET VITRINE COMMISSION 2O2O

BLKBRD COLLECTIVE HAS BEEN SELECTED FOR THE 2020 NEW COVENT GARDEN MARKET VITRINE ART COMMISSION This October, the second annual iteration of the three-year long New Covent Garden Market Vitrine Art Commission project will be unveiled to the public, featuring a powerful new outdoor mural...

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A runner looks at the printed map in the lobby of Pullman Hotel

ART NIGHT x PULLMAN ART RUN

ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET… Art Night have partnered with Pullman Hotels to launch a brand new project celebrating the many public art works throughout two of the UK’s most exciting cities; London and Liverpool. The Pullman Art Run will lead Pullman guests and locals...

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Philippine Nguyen and Ksenia Zemtsova, the founders of Art Night in front at Battersea Power Station, in front of the Suzanne Treister mural

AN UPDATE FROM THE ART NIGHT TEAM

Dear Art Night friends, The past few months have been incredibly challenging. We were looking forward to celebrating 5 years of Art Night on 20 June 2020 and like many other organisations in our sector, had to cancel the festival due to the global pandemic....

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ART NIGHT PRESENTS ‘TRAILERS’

Art Night presents ‘Trailers’ online on 20 June 2020 from 7pm BST To mark Art Night’s original 2020 date and to celebrate the Festival’s fifth anniversary, Art Night will present ‘Trailers’ on Saturday 20th June, between 7pm and 12am BST, coinciding with this year’s Summer...

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OPEN CALL: NEW COVENT GARDEN MARKET VITRINE ART COMMISSION 2020

We are calling artists of all ages and career stages to apply to present an artwork for the 20m long building facade on Nine Elms Lane at New Covent Garden Market. THE BRIEF We are looking for artwork proposals that celebrate the themes of fruit, vegetables, flowers...

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DO HO SUH ‘BRIDGING HOME, LONDON’ — ENDING SOON

Don’t miss seeing Do Ho Suh’s ‘Bridging Home, London’, which will be de-installed towards the end of the 2020. Commissioned by Art Night and Sculpture in the City, the ambitious installation by Korean artist Do Ho Suh (b.1962, South Korea) and curated by Fatoş Üstek was...

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The cobbled courtyard of the neo-classical Somerset House

POSTPONEMENT OF ART NIGHT UNTIL 2O21

Dear Art Night family, Concerned with the global health crisis and safety of our communities, we have made the difficult decision to postpone Art Night 2020. We owe it to our team, our artists, and our audience (that’s you) to follow the latest advice from...

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ART NIGHT ANNOUNCES 2O2O PROGRAMME

EDIT:  Festival has now been postponed until Summer 2021. London’s most popular contemporary art festival, Art Night, will celebrate its fifth edition in June 2020 and reflect on what the nocturnal event has achieved since its first iteration in 2016. Transforming iconic and unexpected public...

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