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Keiran Lyons' work

Kieran Lyons

The Kieran Lyons’ exploration of drawing spans for more than thirty years. His detailed drawings map the 'line of travel' and the "impulse that attracts a drawn line away from its original direction of travel".

The exhibition aims to represent the artist’s varied and diverse practice, as he uses sculpture, installation, animation and digital projection as a tool to explore the notion of drawing.

Saturday 9 March - Saturday 13 April

Chez Paulette on the Sunset Strip

Anya Lewin

Set in the hills of the Sunset Strip, Chez Paulette, one of the new European-style coffee houses that emerged in Los Angeles in the late 1950’s, attracted film stars, Marlon Brando, James Dean, Rita Hayworth and Jack Nicholson. This Hollywood haven was run by Anya Lewin’s father, Max Lewin, an occasional actor and immigrant from Europe. Chez Paulette was so smooth that a set of the café was featured, with Max as host, in the detective series 77 Sunset Strip. 

Chez Paulette has been reconstructed again, this time in Plymouth. Come along and experience that lure of the after-dark; sip an espresso, watch a detective movie, and bring that European culture that travelled to Hollywood back again.

CAFE OPEN 13:00 – 15:00 DAILY

Saturday 27 April – Friday 31 May

Degree Show 2013

Faculty of Arts, Plymouth University 

Visit the Faculty of Arts annual Degree Show, featuring work from final year students. Covering a range of creative disciplines from Fine Art, Media Arts, Architecture, Graphic Communication and Typography, Illustration to 3D Design and Digital Art and Technology, the exhibition highlights the depth and breadth of student talent and enterprise at Plymouth University.

Friday 14 June – Thursday 27 June

Plymouth High School for Girls

A-Level Art Exhibition

Plymouth High School for Girls proudly showcase a collection of inspirational artworks by their A-Level students, exploring painting, textiles, illustration and photography.

The collection is made up of final pieces with some preparatory work demonstrating the progression of the students. The exhibition highlights the quality of work produced by our students and celebrates their incredible talent and hard work.

Tuesday 25 June – Friday 28 June
Cube3 Gallery, Portland Square Building

Reflecting the Rural

James Ravilious, Colin Robins & Oli Udy

This exhibition spans past and present, identifying connections and signalling contrasts; it includes photographs by James Ravilious, who lived and worked in North Devon during the 70’s and 80’s, and the contemporary portraits of Cornish people by Colin Robins and Oli Udy. They share a common concern and affection for people and the patina of their everyday lives, yet they approach their subject differently. The result is a fascinating comparison, between periods of rural life in the South West and between attitudes and approaches to photography over four decades.

Saturday 13 July – Saturday 31 August

Transitions Signpost 2

Devonport High School for Girls

Over the last four years Devonport High School for Girls has developed partnerships with contemporary local artists, curating exhibitions that explore what is innovative in our local art scene together with the ever changing work that is produced by our students. Transitions looks at how we process and move from one theme or idea to another.

Whether we meditate, sketch, go on long journeys or take short walks, we are inspired by different things and motivated in different ways. Transitions celebrates the shared experiences of exhibiting student’s work alongside contemporary local artists, whilst rejoicing in their differences and unique qualities.

Friday 5 July – Friday 9 August
Cube3 Gallery, Portland Square Building

Peninsula Arts Gallery interior

Peninsula Arts Gallery

Peninsula Arts Gallery, located in the flagship Roland Levinsky building provides a large purpose built venue for exhibitions of contemporary art and design of distinct national and international interest. The building houses the Faculty of Arts and includes; lecture theatres, a cinema, cafe and office spaces. 

The gallery is sited on the ground floor adjacent to the Crosspoint space, with gallery access from North Hill. 

The gallery provides full wheelchair access and is open to the public.

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday, 10:00-17:00
Saturday, 11:00-16:00

John Virtue, 2007

Gallery Archives

Peninsula Arts has been displaying a variety of exhibitions across its three gallery venues since 2007.

Peninsula Arts - Gallery Archive

Cube3 Gallery - Gallery Archive