MK Gallery is an architectural gem that presents a dynamic programme of contemporary art and design exhibitions, alongside extensive public programmes.
An independent café, shop, cinema and spectacular views over the park feature in this new building. Inspired by the unique history of Milton Keynes, the building was designed by renowned architects 6a and completed in 2019, now an iconic feature of the city skyline.
Three major exhibitions are presented each year across five elegant and spacious galleries, from thematic group exhibitions to in-depth solo presentations. Alongside exhibitions, the gallery hosts events exploring music, dance, talks and conferences, mixing emerging and locally based talent with established names. There is also a weekly film programme featuring the best of independent cinema in partnership with Curzon.
There are schools and family activities on offer throughout the year and there's even an artist-designed play area for young art lovers.
You can help stage the largest Laura Knight exhibition in over 50 years. MK Gallery are crowdfunding to raise £10,000 on Art Happens to bring together works by the pioneering painter in a major new exhibition. The campaign closes Monday 9 August 2021.