From The Port To The Bridge

1st-29th October

Free Entry

A retrospective exhibition of the work of Port Glasgow-born electronic music pioneers Thomas Leer and the late Robert Rental, two of Scotland’s finest, but perhaps less well-known, musicians brought to Beacon Arts Centre by Simon Dell.

Thomas and Robert’s ground-breaking music and approach helped create the template for an explosion of the independent post-punk releases and synth-pop boom in the early 1980’s.

Special evening of electronic music on 12th October (DJ JD Twitch, Security, hausfrau & DJ Loraine Williams.)

Image by Peter Christopherson, courtesy of Mute Records

130th Anniversary of Greenock Camera Club

1st – 16th September

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A celebration of 130 years of the Greenock Camera Club, the exhibition shows how photography has changed from the days of darkroom printing to the digital photography we enjoy today with landscapes, people, nature, sport and local scenes.

The Last Yard

Photography Exhibition by Louis Pastore

14th November – 9th December

Inverlcyde photographer, Louie Pastore, takes us on a photographic journey around the last remaining shipyard on the Lower Clyde, Ferguson Shipyard, documenting the old buildings before they were demolished too. The images inspired him to recreate a new series of photographs based on stories he heard from former shipyard workers,

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As featured on the cover of our new brochure!

I Welcome: An Amnesty International and Magnum Photos Exhibition

Camp de rŽfugiŽs de Stenkovac, Macedoine

10th December – 19th January

Free Entry

This photographic exhibition features refugee crises past & present, bringing together 70 years of Magum Photos and Amnesty International’s work.

Putting a human face to the statistics and news stories, the photographs illustrate the reasons many are forced to flee, the journeys they face and for some, the end point of safety; for some this is the west of Scotland.

WS Graham Centenary Exhibition

30th October – 13th November

Free Entry

Work by the NIghtfishers. This exhibition will highlight the work produced 2018 inspired by the poetry of poet W S Graham, who was born in Greenock 100 years ago. The works have been produced as a result of workshops staged by local artists Alec Galloway, Kate McAllen and Martyn McKenzie and will feature stained glass, watercolour painting and mixed media creations.