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The Open exhibition - Art & Culture in Leicester

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The Open Exhibition


The Open Exhibition

Leicester’s ever popular open exhibition, now in its 28th year, showcases contemporary artwork and craft by local and regional artists. The annual Open exhibition is the city’s premier showcase for visual art within the city, celebrating the rich and diverse skills of our local artists.

The Open exhibition, including the outstanding Youth Category, provides an excellent opportunity for artists from both amateur and professional backgrounds to demonstrate their artistic skills and creative vision. 

This year, across the main Open and Youth open, over 250 exhibits by 223 artists are being presented. Work featured in the exhibition is available for purchase, providing an ideal opportunity to start or develop your own original art collection whilst supporting the city and regions creative talent.

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Old Library Gallery, Leicester Adult Education College, Belvoir Street, Leicester, LE1 6QL

Tel: +44 (0) 116 4541900


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