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Current & Upcoming Exhibitions


Cicatrix: the scar of a healed wound

Museum and gallery spaces Monday 9 January - Friday 7 April

This season we are delighted to host international multimedia touring exhibition Cicatrix from artists Henny Burnett, Susan Francis, Prudence Maltby and Caro Williams.

The exhibition incorporates drawing, film, sculpture and sound, offering insights into the legacy of the First World War.

Family Workshop
Saturday 11 March, 10am - 12noon, Free

A free workshop for young people with the Cicatrix artists

Meet the Makers
Saturday 11 March, 2.30pm, £6

A chance to meet the Cicatrix artists and go on an exclusive tour of the Cicatrix exhibition

Exhibition tour & meet the artists Book now

Open Exhibition 2017: Inspired by our Heritage

Upper Mezzanine Gallery Tuesday 18 April – Friday 30 June 2017

As one of the UK’s only integrated arts centres and museums, The Spring is very interested in combining heritage and artistic activity. We wanted to use the arts to bring our heritage stories to life and see how our local heritage can inspire artists.  

Credit: Graeme Swain


May Days Arts Trail: Creativity Continues

Theatre Gallery Monday 24 April – Friday 30 June

See the work of our talented art students in our Creativity Continues exhibition. 

Meet the Makers
Saturday 20 May 11am – 1pm, Free

As part of the May Days Arts Trail we are inviting all the artists from our Open Exhibition and our art class tutors to come in and meet the public. There will also be crafts for young people and art for the adults. 

Credit: Jenny Bullen


Art Bugs: Treasure Chest

Upper Mezzanine Gallery Thursday 20 July – Thursday 31 August

An exhibition by the children of Art Bugs, an art group for ages 5 to 10. This year's exhibition is based on the theme of protecting and hiding a precious treasure. 

For more information on Art Bugs click here

Sponsored by Portsdown DFAS.