Young Arts Pass

Inspired by art? Enjoy film? Love dance?

If you're aged 18 and under, you can enjoy free access to selected exhibitions events, films, music, performances and talks. Check out this season's YAP events below and book your place.

Coming up...

An evening with author Ian McGuire

12 October 2021, 19:00 - 20:00

Ian McGuire is the author various works of fiction, most recently the well-celebrated novels. Ian will be reading from his his latest book, The Abstainer, an historical thriller extending the great storytelling tradition of 19th century Dickens and mashing it with "the vividness and economy of a contemporary screenplay such as The Wire" (from the review in The Guardian, 2020).

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21 October 2021 – 27 February 2022

This award-winning exhibition takes visitors on an epic journey that traverses three states, three deserts and some 500,000 square kilometres, travelling from west to east: to places in the deserts of the Martu, the Ngaanyatjarra and the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) peoples. Using the power of contemporary art, performance, song, photography and multimedia, Songlines shares ancient stories from the world’s oldest continuing culture.

The Plymouth showing of Songlines is part of the UK/Australia Season 2021–22, a joint initiative by the British Council and the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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Seven Sisters Songline 1994 by Josephine Mick, Ninuku Arts © the artist/Copyright Agency 2020. Image: National Museum of Australia

Seven Sisters Songline 1994 by Josephine Mick, Ninuku Arts © the artist/Copyright Agency 2020. Image: National Museum of Australia

Centenary celebration of Sir Malcolm Arnold, a duo concert featuring violinist Peter Fisher and pianist Margaret Fingerhut

20 November 2021, 19:00 - 21:15

A unique concert commemorating the centenary of the British composer Sir Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006). Following the recent release of their exciting new recording of Arnold’s complete works for violin and piano, Peter Fisher and Margaret Fingerhut will perform Sonata No.1, Op.43, Five Pieces, Op.84 and more.

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Malcom Arnold, photo credit Fritz Curzon and June Mendoza

Malcom Arnold, photo credit Fritz Curzon and June Mendoza

Music Forum with baritone Dominic Sedgewick and pianist Ceri Owen

18 December 2021, 19:30 - 20:45

This joyous musical evening will feature performance and conversation with Dominic Sedgwick, who regularly sings at The Royal Opera House, and pianist Ceri Owen, who performs frequently in London.

Dominic will sing works by Vaughan Williams, Schubert, Brahms and Beethoven, with musical accompaniment by Ceri. In conversation with The Arts Institute's Music Director Dr Robert Taub, they will also discuss everything from musical styles to singing in different languages.

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Ceri Owen, pianist

Ceri Owen, pianist