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Paint the Day Artists Exhibit
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Paint the Day Artists Exhibit

On Saturday 23rd June, around 60 artists went out to Wolverhampton City Centre and Whitmore Reans to paint the wonders of the area on the lovely summer’s day. This is the 3rd time that this annual competition took place, and it was a tremendous success. The panel of voters (including professional artists and the local

Meet the Winners of Paint the Day 2018
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Meet the Winners of Paint the Day 2018

Meet the winners!   View the artworks that won over our judges in the Paint the Day 2018 competition. Is your favourite there? Don’t worry if not, there’s time to vote for the public prize. Come down to NAC this week to see the complete Paint the Day collection and cast your all important vote! Open

The Wright Man
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The Wright Man

NAC is delighted to announce the appointment of Trevelyan Wright as Chief Executive to take over from Christine McGowan who will be retiring in June. Trevelyan, is at present Executive Director of B Arts, based in Stoke-on-Trent with a history of work in Staffordshire, the Midlands and wider UK as well as globally. He says:

Paint the Day Success
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Paint the Day Success

Over 50 artists took to the streets in Paint the Day 2017 and the quality and range of the art work gave the judges and the public a hard time choosing the winners. We are grateful to our three judges: Neus Miro, Christian Mieves and Peter Harrington for tackling this task and for all the

New Funding Announced for NAC
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New Funding Announced for NAC

The Newhampton Arts Centre has been awarded funding by Arts Council England in their latest funding round. The funding, of £180,000 per year for four years from April 2018, will provide new opportunities for arts and culture in Wolverhampton. Centre Manager, Christine McGowan, was delighted to hear the news on Tuesday 27th June.  “It’s great

Board Member – who me?
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Board Member – who me?

Did you know that the Newhampton Arts Centre is a registered charity and is managed by a voluntary Board of Trustees who meet regularly to ensure the centre is being well managed, fulfills its aims and objectives, is financially secure and has a sustainable future? Trustees are drawn from local residents, site users, arts professionals