De La Warr Pavilion

De La Warr Pavilion
Marina
Bexhill on Sea
East Sussex
TN40 1DP
England

Website

Website

www.dlwp.com

E-mail

Box Office

boxoffice@dlwp.com

General Information

info@dlwp.com

Telephone

Box Office

01424 229 111

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De La Warr Pavilion
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The De La Warr Pavilion is a Modernist icon for contemporary arts on the sea front in Bexhil on Sea. It is pioneering in its programme and extraordinary in its approach, attracting leading contemporary artists and thousands of visitors every year. It has two gallery spaces, an auditorium, cafe bar, shop, sea-facing balconies and an outdoor terrace with an award-winning bandstand.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Heritage site, Architecture centre

Opening hours

Open every day
10:00 - 17:00 weekdays
10:00 - 18:00 weekends

Closed: Christmas Day

Admission charges

Free

Additional info

Cafe bar open every day for light lunches, snacks, homemade cakes and drinks.
Selection of spaces available to hire for weddings parties and special occasions
Shop selling books, prints, cards, limited editions, ouvenirs and design-led accessories for the home

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

The Nakeds

  • 13 December 2014 — 8 February 2015 *on now

The Nakeds is a group exhibition that looks at drawings of the body exposed. The practice of drawing a naked body, either from the self, life model, reproduction or imagination, has provided the artist with the freedom to explore the inner self.

The drawings in this exhibition are not necessarily physically realistic yet the sense of mental and psychological anguish that they evoke is real enough. Some of the bodily distortions are at odds with the images of perfect bodies that abound in our physical and online environment.

Website

http://www.dlwp.com/event/the-nakeds

Ladybird By Design

  • 24 January — 3 May 2015 *on now

For one hundred years, Ladybird books have delighted children, their parents, grandparents and teachers alike, taking readers on a journey of discovery and enlightenment.

Affordable and accessible, Ladybird books hold a significant and affectionate place in the collective psyche of the nation, conjuring up, through written word and illustration, life in Britain in more innocent times.

The De La Warr Pavilion will display over 200 original illustrations that cover a selection of Ladybird books from the late 1950s to early 1970s. Focusing on those books which reflected the world in which the reader lived, the exhibition will feature selections from the People At Work series, Shopping With Mother, the Science and Nature series as well as the Well Loved Tales and Key Words series.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.dlwp.com/event/ladybird-by-design

J.D ‘Okhai Ojeikere: Hairstyles and Headdresses

  • 14 February — 19 April 2015

Hayward Touring is proud to present the first UK touring exhibition of J.D ‘Okhai Ojeikere, widely regarded as one of the most important photographers to emerge from Africa in the last sixty years.

Born in Nigeria, Ojeikere took up photography in the 1950s, starting a relationship with an artistic form of expression that defined his life’s work. He ran a commercial studio and was involved in the emerging Nigerian Arts Council, but it was his Hairstyles series – a personal project began in 1968 – that brought international acclaim.

The Hairstyles project, which laterally grew to incorporate headdresses, spanned more than forty years and included over 1000 images, but was finally drawn to a close by the artists’ death early in 2013. J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s lasting legacy is this unique typological survey, which provides an enduringly beautiful and powerful insight into Nigerian culture.

Website

http://www.dlwp.com/event/j-d-okhai-ojeikere-hairstyles-and-headdresses

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

De La Warr Pavilion Resource Pack

http://www.dlwp.com/education/Architecture.htm

Our innovative DLWP Resource Pack is designed to open up the building and its architecture as a resource for teaching and learning, and is suitable for primary and secondary schools and youth groups.

How to obtain

Packs are free to schools and youth organisations. Pick one up when you visit or call Natalie on 01424 229103 to have a pack sent to you (postage & packing will be charged).

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