Dimbola Museum and Galleries in Freshwater, will be allowing visitors FREE entry to the Galleries for the entire month of February.
This is to encourage Isle of Wight visitors and locals to get involved in their heritage, and to engage with some of our exhibitions, one of which is a rare photographic exhibition from the Scott Polar Research institute in Cambridge. Continue reading
Some good news for the Isle of Wight Digital Imaging Group during National Photography Month… we now have over 200 votes in the Greats of Great Britain: Great Exhibition Awards 2012.
Today we noticed with 206 votes that the IWDIG is currently top, in first place, in the Celebrate in Great Britain: Best in Britain 2012 Photographer Category.
The official title and category we could win, in the Great Exhibition Awards 2012, is Best in Britain Photographer.
Rest assured a poster in celebration of our wonderous accolade is now winging its way out in print. Continue reading
Good news for stereoscopic photography fans, Brian May is visiting the Isle of Wight to interact with visitors in his 3D A Village Lost and Found Exhibition at Dimbola Museum.
Brian May will be at Dimbola Lodge today Monday 18th July from 4.00 to 5pm, to meet visitors to the museum and to autograph the book that accompanies the exhibition A Village Lost and Found.
*Please note as you will see from the pictures below this event is a book signing to coincide with the Village Lost and Found Exhibition and is photography related. Continue reading
Chris Gabrin’s photographic rollercoaster ride through one of the most exciting decades in modern music, allowed him to produce unique, stunning imagery of Debbie Harry aka Blondie, Brinsley Schwarz, Ian Dury, Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Wreckless Eric, The Dammed, The Stranglers, Motorhead, The Buzzcocks etc… whilst on location both here and in the USA.
The exhibition ‘From Hear To Photography – Ten Years Through The Looking Glass’ encapsulates 10 years of Chri’s photographic career in the music industry and is on display in the Olympus Gallery at Dimbola until 2nd October 2011. Continue reading
Quay Arts is offering local and regional contemporary artists the chance to come and exhibit their work in The West Gallery for Quay Arts’ ‘Artfordable’.
This event provides a very special opportunity to discuss and to buy unique artworks direct from the maker.
Works may include prints, paintings, ceramics, craft, photography and much, much more! A fantastic opportunity to sell and buy work commission free for one day only! Continue reading