Placards and loud hailers at the ready for The Art Party Conference

Posted on 28 August 2013

Here at Castlefield Gallery we’re getting our placards and loud hailers ready for The Art Party Conference that will take place in Scarborough on Sat 23 Nov 2013 and we encourage you to do the same!

Presented by Bob and Roberta Smith and Crescent Arts, Scarborough in association with The Spa, Scarborough (Sheffield International Venues Ltd) The Art Party Conference 2013 is the first of its kind, initiated by the artist Bob and Roberta Smith in the name of The Art Party, and follows on from his 2011 artwork LETTER TO MICHAEL GOVE MP SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EDUCATION.

The Art Party Conference 2013 will showcase a wealth of artistic talent with opportunities for debating the future of arts and education. There will be artists’ interventions, performances, film screenings, music, readings, happenings, stands, stalls, speakers, the digital fringe and installations featuring artists including Jeremy Deller, Haroon Mirza, Cornelia Parker, John Smith and Mark Wallinger as well as the Art Party March, an evening of DJs and bands, and culminating in The Art Party Road Movie.

For further information about The Art Party Conference 2013, and how you can participate, please visit
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