A public art gallery, events programme and online resource based out of and supported by Arts University Plymouth.

MIRROR is a public gallery, events programme and online resource based out of and generously supported by Arts University Plymouth..

<p><a href="https://mirrorplymouth.com/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">MIRROR</a> features a contemporary programme of exhibitions, events and commissions which seeks to enrich teaching and learning at the University, whilst also welcoming a wider public audience to enjoy and debate contemporary arts.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://mirrorplymouth.com/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">MIRROR</a> is dedicated to supporting the professional development of artists based in the South West Region. Through their programme they are committed to taking a long-term, regenerative and proactive approach to developing the arts ecology in the South West.</p>

Left to Right: Eleanor Duffin, Huma Mulji, Katie Schwab, Maud Craigie, British Art Show 9

<p dir="ltr"><a href="https://mirrorplymouth.com/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">MIRROR</a> is renowned for the South West Showcase, a biennial exhibition opportunity that has exhibited artists including Abigail Reynolds, Simon Bayliss, Eleanor Duffin, Huhtamaki Wab, Huma Mulji and many more.</p> <p dir="ltr">Since 2009, the gallery has played a key role in advocating for and supporting the development of visual arts in the city through working in partnership with other art organisations. Through this work, we have worked with partners (including The Box; The Arts Institute, University of Plymouth; Karst; and Plymouth Arts Centre) to co-deliver six multi-site, multi-partner projects:</p> <p dir="ltr">The Animal Gaze (2009), The British Art Show 7 (2011), Sinopticon (2012), Walk On (2014), We the People are the Work (2017) and British Arts Show 9 (2022)<br /></p> <ul><li>You can find all forthcoming exhibitions, artist talks, and workshops hosted in or through the MIRROR programme <a href="https://mirrorplymouth.com/whats-on" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">here</a>.</li><li>You can see our ever-expanding archive of Gallery Shorts films – mini interview-led documentaries focusing on the artist's exhibition at MIRROR – online <a href="https://mirrorplymouth.com/shorts" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">here</a>.</li></ul>

Gallery Shorts: Bridge The Tamar

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Left to right: Katie Schwab, Simon Baylis, Envisions, Torsten Lauschmann, Laura Phillips

<p dir="ltr">Since 2011 MIRROR (previously named The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art) has been running a free, events programme which is open to all students, staff and the wider public.</p> <p dir="ltr">Events include artist/curator talks, in conversations, performances and screenings and tend to take place in association with exhibitions, usually on Thursday evenings at the University. </p> <p dir="ltr">Below is a list of the artists and curators who have delivered a talk or presented a performance at the university during the last three years:<br /></p>
<p>Stay up to date with exhibitions, events and behind the scenes info from MIRROR on <a href="https://www.instagram.com/mirror_plymouth/">Instagram</a>.</p>
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