There's a new pop-up art gallery coming to Ashton Court in NovemberPosted on: 16 Oct 2020
Browse affordable, Bristol-made art at the new temporary gallery.
The local art aficionados at Zeg's Decorative Fine Arts have unveiled plans for their first-ever contemporary pop-up gallery, set to take over Ashton Court Manor from Sunday 1 - Sunday 8 November.
A collection of more than sixty hand-picked antiques and original artworks will be displayed alongside some of the key players in Bristol's internationally-renowned street art scene.
With the new project, set to develop into a running series of pop-up galleries, Zeg's aim to provide accessible art directly to the Bristol public, with the majority of pieces on show available, ready to hang, for £20-100.
Supported by Bristol-based charity Artspace Lifespace, the pop-up gallery will be available to attend free of charge, with a virtual preview tour set to launch online on the opening day.
The exhibition features unrecognised, amateur artistic talent and combines contemporary works with classical oil and watercolour paintings dating back to the 19th century.
Not only that, a retrospective installation of work from Bristol street artists 3Dom, Feek and Sepr will also feature, with original work to be made available both on-site at the pop-up and online.
As well as the physical pop-up, Zeg's virtual tour footage will allow art fans to experience the gallery from their own homes if they choose. Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, every measure has been taken to ensure the experience is as safe as possible.
Floor plans have been set out to ensure social distancing guidelines are met, and visitors will be encouraged to follow a one-way system to minimise risk of contact with others.
Speaking on the announcement of their first pop-up, Zeg's Curator, Hugo Stanbury, said:
“With the history of the space and the pedigree within Bristol that Artspace Lifespace have built over the years, we are delighted to present this inaugural event for the first time at Ashton Court.
"After months of lockdown and only a limited number of events taking place, exploring new ways to help people connect with each other and original art is the premise for this exciting new prospect.”
Zeg's Affordable Art Pop-up will be open to the public at Ashton Court Manor from Monday 2 - Sunday 8 November from 09:00-18:00.
For more information, or to follow updates, head to the Zeg's Decorative Fine Arts Facebook page.
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