Guests celebrate the start of MK Gallery’s expansion

Last Saturday, we held an event to mark the start of our major capital expansion. Guests included Sir Nicholas Serota CH, Chair of Arts Council England; Peter Horrocks CBE, Vice Chancellor of The Open University; Tom Emerson, Co-Director of 6a architects; Jack Kirkland, Main Board Director of Bowmer & Kirkland; City Club lead artists Gareth Jones and Nils Norman; and many past and present trustees and supporters of MK Gallery.

MK Gallery expansion celebration, 21 October 2017. From left to right: Tom Emerson, 6 architects, Co-Director; Will Cousins, MK Gallery, Chair of the Board; Sir Nicholas Serota CH, Arts Council England, Chair of the Board; Jack Kirkland; Bowmer & Kirkland, Main Board Director; Anthony Spira, MK Gallery, Director. Photo: Jane Russell.

MK Gallery expansion celebration, 21 October 2017. From left to right: Anthony Spira. MK Gallery, Director; Judith Barker, SEMLEP, Programme and Assurance Manager; Dr. Ann Limb CBE DL. SEMLEP, Chair of the Board; Sir Nicholas Serota CH, Arts Council England, Chair of the Board; Councillor Liz Gifford, Milton Keynes Council, Cabinet member responsible for Place; Ian Revell, Milton Keynes Community Foundation, CEO.

Guests celebrate the start of MK Gallery expansion works, 21 October 2017. Photo: Jane Russell.

MK Gallery expansion celebration, 21 October 2017. From left to right: Nils Norman, City Club Lead Artist; Jack Kirkland; Bowmer & Kirkland, Main Board Director; Tom Emerson, 6 architects, Co-Director; Sir Nicholas Serota CH, Arts Council England, Chair of the Board; Anthony Spira, MK Gallery, Director; Gareth Jones, City Club Lead Artist. Photo: Jane Russell.

View more photos from Saturday here.

Whilst construction takes place MK Gallery continues to deliver an exciting programme of activities including City Club. Gareth Jones and Nils Norman are the creators of City Club, a project developed by MK Gallery in collaboration with artists and arts organisations across Milton Keynes. Find out more at www.mkgallery.org and www.cityclubmk.org

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