Loading Events

← Back to Events

January 2019

Wild Adventures: Zine-making for 11-16 year olds with Daniel Locke

26 January
11:00 am
4:00 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom
Free
illustration/ cartoon of a beaver

Saturday January 26, 11am - 4pm, for young people aged 11 - 16 Young people aged 11 -16 are invited to join graphic novelist Daniel Locke at ONCA’s Barge at Brighton Marina for a fun day of drawing and thinking about the natural world. Daniel will introduce you to the history of the natural world through a process of story-telling and hands on experimental drawing and collage. By the end of the session young people will have produced their own…

Find out more »

February 2019

Constructed Geographies

6 February17 February
ONCA Gallery, 14 Saint George's Place
Brighton, England BN1 4GB United Kingdom

Constructed Geographies is an exhibition featuring artists who have created new work in response to Sussex’s diverse heritage and population. Artists include: Amanda Jobson, Judith Ricketts, Josef Cabey, Rikki Tarascas, and Maria Amidu, curated by Amy Zamarripa Solis. The broad theme of the exhibition allows each artist to approach it from their own perspective and art practice - including photography, painting, sculpture, video, digital and performance - to explore the rich cultural heritage of the area and draw out stories…

Find out more »

Nature, travel and life writing workshop with Joe Minihane

6 February
6:00 pm
8:00 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 Saint George's Place
Brighton, England BN1 4GB United Kingdom
£15.00

**Please note this will take place in our upstairs meeting room above the gallery** Run by author and travel journalist Joe Minihane, the session will give participants a chance to read relevant extracts from writers such as Peter Matthiessen, Amy Liptrot and Roger Deakin, before giving them time to develop their own practice, sharing ideas and spending time writing short scenes which they will be free to read to the group at the end if they so wish. About Joe Joe Minihane is an author,…

Find out more »

Constructed Geographies Artist Talk

8 February
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 Saint George's Place
Brighton, England BN1 4GB United Kingdom

Join a special talk and walk around the Constructed Geographies exhibition at ONCA Gallery by all 7 artists. The artists are: Maria Amidu, Akila Richards, Amanda Jobson, Rikki Tarascas, Judith Ricketts, Josef Cabey and Amy Zamarripa Solis. The artists will talk about their art work and practice, and the curator will also say a few words about how the show came together. There will be time for questions and answers in this relaxed session before the Private View opening. Photo credit: Akila Richards,…

Find out more »

Dreaming Futures: writing workshop with Sol Howard

11 February
6:30 pm
8:30 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 Saint George's Place
Brighton, England BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Donation
colourful photo of coral/ flower

In order to create radical change, we need to know what we’re fighting against, but also what we’re fighting for. This writing workshop is an invitation to let loose with the future(s), to let go of what’s realistic, to go searching for utopias. Inspired by Jacob Joyce’s work, this workshop emerged out of a prompt they gave, asking participants to look into what boring, depressing futures are laid out for us, and to ask how we could turn those ideas…

Find out more »

ONCA Kids’ Art School: Seahorses!

16 February
11:00 am
1:00 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom
£10.00

Are your kids 6 - 11? Do they like art? Are they interested in science? If the answer is Yes! Then why not join ONCA artists and marine nature nerds on the ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina for a 2-hour workshop inspired by local marine wildlife - especially seahorses - on Saturday 16 February, 11am - 1pm! As part of Brighton Science Festival. This inspiring art session will encourage curiosity and creative experiment. Participants will learn a bit of science, share some knowledge, discover the…

Find out more »

Martin Shaw: Imaginalia

20 February24 February
ONCA Gallery, 14 Saint George's Place
Brighton, England BN1 4GB United Kingdom

ONCA is delighted to host Martin Shaw’s first solo exhibition in ten years: Imaginalia. In summer 2018, Martin Shaw found himself painting. For three months, all day every day he would walk out to his studio and begin. It wasn’t exactly planned, it was something that happened. Imaginalia is an exhibition that brings together much of the work created over that time. From graphite drawings to large oil paintings we witness someone working at the edge of their imagination, towards what Henry Corbin…

Find out more »

Martin Shaw: The Night Wages book launch

22 February
6:30 pm
8:30 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 Saint George's Place
Brighton, England BN1 4GB United Kingdom
£8.00

ONCA is delighted to announce the launch of Martin Shaw’s long awaited new book The Night Wages, Friday 22 February, at 6.30 pm. Martin will be reading from the book, telling stories and answering questions. This will be the very first opportunity to buy a signed copy, and hear a little more about the creation of this extraordinary work. To watch the trailer, click here: The Night Wages by Martin Shaw from Martin Shaw on Vimeo. The book launch takes…

Find out more »

What Next? Climate & Culture meeting

28 February
9:30 am
11:00 am
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom
Free
a colourful cartoon of a red boat

Please come to the Barge to talk climate change and culture, exploring what's going on and how arts sector practitioners can join forces for positive action locally. The agenda is open - please contact persephone@onca.org.uk with ideas. To get to the Barge: https://onca.org.uk/the-barge/visit/

Find out more »

April 2019

Art & Nature on the Barge: Family workshop with Bea von Preussen

13 April
11:00 am
1:00 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom
£10.00
drawing of bird nest

Art and Nature on the ONCA Barge Sat 13 April, 11am – 1pm **Theme TBC!** Join one of ONCA's favourite artists Bea von Preussen for a spring family art workshop on the Barge. This inspiring art session will encourage curiosity and creative experiment. Participants will learn a bit of science, share some knowledge, and enjoy discovering the natural world from a new angle, and create pieces of art to take home. This fun workshop is suitable for children and adults to work alongside one…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Accessibility:

Please contact info@onca.org.uk or 01273 607101 if you have specific access needs, please note the gallery is wheelchair accessible but the toilet is up five stairs. We have hearing assistive technology and our staff have Basic BSL & Deaf Awareness training.