Moongazing

8 – 23 June
Fitzroy House
10 High Street
Lewes BN7 2AD

10am – 5pm over three weekends: 8/9 June, 15/16 June, 22/23 June 2019

Celebrate the moon in art, science and culture at Moongazing, an exhibition with related events.

Painters, printmakers and sculptors are exhibiting artworksfor this stunning show, many specially-commissioned,  in the 50th anniversary year of the first manned moon landing. A range of artists including Julian Bell, Peter Messer, Fergus Hare, Flora McLachlan and Charlotte Snook were asked to create work expressing different aspects of the moon: urban moon, childhood moon, magical moon, tidal moon, nocturnal animals and mythological moon are some of the themes developed by the participating artists. Twelve artists including sculptor Jonathan Armistead will be exhibiting in Moongazing at the intriguing Fitzroy House, the glass-domed Victorian Gothic building, once the town’s library now a developing arts venue.