Thread Count Part One

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Putting Creativity At The Heart Of A Suffolk Market Town

The Art Station is a charity arts organisation providing a new creative hub in Saxmundham, a rural market town in coastal Suffolk. Having completed a major refurbishment of the first floor of a former 1950’s telephone exchange and post office, The Art Station’s unique venue has become a base for a dynamic and engaging arts and community programme.

We aim to unlock potential and effect real change – enabling people to come together to form communities around the creative industries and tech. By providing affordable creative space for local artists, makers and tech developers, alongside exhibition and event spaces, The Art Station is developing new networks in the region and provides access to unique creative opportunities.

 

Photo: Dean Brannagan, 2021

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About Us

The Art Station is a charity arts organisation, having developed a new workspace for the creative industries in Saxmundham, it now acts as a base for an engaging arts programme that serves the local community and coastal Suffolk

Our Spaces

We have a range of studio, co-working and project spaces available

Art & Learning

The Art Station offers a variety of learning experiences which link people to different methods, practices, ideas and technology

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“The creation of studios, work spaces and a meeting point for the cultural and creative community in rural East Suffolk, has the potential to build the local economy and sense of place.”

Jayne Knight (arts development manager, Suffolk County Council)

What's On

Summer Holiday Activity days 2024

Four days of creative making & movement inspired by THREAD COUNT our contemporary textile exhibition

Thread Count in Conversation

Join Professor Freddie Robins & Art Station Director, Clare Palmier in conversation with Woo Jin Joo and Sophie Giller

Ceramic pot with a knitted bottom, in blue and green.

Thread Count Part Two

An exhibition of contemporary textile practice in two parts, co-curated by Professor Freddie Robins and The Art Station. Launching Sat 6th July 2024 at The Old Theatre, Framlingham.

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Art Station Film – June 2024

Art Station Film June edition

An exciting selection of films from our current Thread Count artists and others curated Emily Richardson.

PhotoShed Summer 2024

PhotoShed is a weekly photography session, led by photographer Richard Allenby-Pratt. Meeting on Fridays in Saxmundham.

Thread Count

An exhibition of contemporary textile practice in two parts, co-curated by Professor Freddie Robins and The Art Station.

8th June – 31st August 2024.

Thread Count Part One

An exhibition of contemporary textile practice in two parts, co-curated by Professor Freddie Robins and The Art Station.
Launching Sat 8th June, 2024.