Category Archives: Open Arts Archive

Hosted by the Art History Department, and co-funded by Museums, Libraries and Archives (MLA), the Open Arts Archive is currently in collaboration with 16 museums and galleries around the UK. The Archive gives you direct access to a wealth of artistic and cultural resources, including:

Detailed information on forthcoming collaborative events and study days with a wide network of galleries and museums across Britain.

Shared art archives, artist interviews and access to collections.

Digital recordings of collaborative events held in each gallery.

OU arts events and research projects, including films and podcasts on art and visual culture from ancient times to the present day.

Prof Gill Perry on the airwaves

As this year’s shortlist for the Turner Prize was announced, Prof Gill Perry (Art History) was interviewed by a variety of local radio stations. Continue reading

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Olivia Plender Exhibition uses archived OU TV footage

The Open University has collaborated with the artist Olivia Plender in her current solo show at Milton Keynes Gallery, providing archived TV programmes from the Art and Environment course, first presented in the late 1970s. These are shown on television … Continue reading

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Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean, Book Launch 2nd May

Book launch: Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean, May 2nd, 6:30pm at inIVA. Continue reading

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