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Become a Trustee at The Art Station

We are looking for proactive, energetic trustees for our dynamic and ambitious arts organisation and charity located in the rural market town Saxmundham in East Suffolk. Be part of our fun and friendly busy team who are delivering an exciting programme.

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Funding News

We’re pleased to announce that we have recently received a number of grants from National Lottery Awards for All England, The Scarfe Trust, the trustees of The Elizabeth Frankland Moore and Star Foundation, and W N Estates Family Fund through Suffolk Community Foundation. These will enable us to continue delivering and developing our exciting art and learning programme.

Heads & Tails extended opening

We’re pleased to announce that we are extending the opening of our current exhibition, Heads & Tails, by Abigail Lane, until end of September!

Now recruiting! Creative Work Placements and Intern

We’re recruiting two new Creative Work Placements and one Creative Programme Intern at The Art Station, to assist the team to deliver the fun, all-ages Art and Learning programme.

Art Station Takeover on BBC Radio Suffolk

Listen to The Art Station’s takeover on BBC Radio Suffolk, July 2023. A conversation between Clare Palmier, Emily Cannell, and Jon Wright, about our vibrant community, and our current exhibition Heads & Tails, by Abigail Lane.

Heads & Tails by Abigail Lane in the news

Heads & Tails, a huge body of new fascinating works by Abigail Lane, is featured in June’s editition of Saxmundham News. Also, the first Sax Arts Fest 2023, a joyous celebration of arts and culture in East Suffolk.

Volunteer with The Art Station

We are looking for people who are friendly, reliable, interested in the creative industries, enjoy working as part of a team, and are happy to pitch in with a range of different tasks. We value diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and abilities.  

We’re Hiring! Programme Manager

The Art Station is looking for a new team member to join us in Saxmundham.

We’re looking for a creative and enthusiastic person to manage the day-to-day running and organisation of The Art Station alongside our Director, Programme Coordinator and team of volunteers.

New Funding from Foyle Foundation

Great News! Foyle Foundation has approved funding towards core costs of The Art Station.

New Funding for Print Space

East Suffolk Council have awarded The Art Station funding from the Plan for the Future Fund to go towards creating a new print room and mobile furniture units.

2022 at The Art Station

Welcome to 2022 at The Art Station! Read on for more info on our upcoming schedule, as we welcome you back for the new year with a packed programme of exhibitions, workshops and opportunities.

Telephone Exchange Project in the news

Our project to open up the former telephone exchange downstairs at The Art Station received lots of coverage in the local news, including articles on the BBC and East Anglian Daily Times plus interviews on BBC Radio Suffolk and ABC Radio.

Fiona Grady Returning For New Project

Artist Fiona Grady will be returning to The Art Station this October to create a large installation across The Art Station’s iconic first floor windows.

Rachel House postcard Anticipation is So Much Better

The Waiting Place – Book your free tickets online events on 8 and 9 May

Book your place on free online events to mark the launch of the virtual exhibition of The Waiting Place a collaborative project and group exhibition curated by Ann-Marie James and Emily Godden, commissioned by The Art Station.

Programme Assistants – Four New Work Placements

We’re looking for four young people with existing creative training, skills and experience who will work as part of our team to assist in developing Art Station’s facilities and activities. You’ll be supporting the delivery of our arts, tech and learning programme including exhibitions, discussions, events and training.

Opportunity: Join our new Artist-Led Peer Crit and Network Groups

Join our new Artist-Led Peer Crit and Network Groups

Online activities and resources for children and families

Fun online art, coding and yoga activities and resources for children and families.

Arts Council England Grant Awarded

Arts Council England ( Project Grants) has awarded us £15000 for our launch programme over the next six months.

Phase One of our refurbishment

Phase One of our refurbishment has been moving steadily forwards since March despite the many challenges that we’ve faced during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Crowdfunder Launched

On 9th April 2020 we successfully raised £14,000 with 116 supporters in 42 days. Thank you to everyone who took part.

Good News In The East Anglian Daily Times

Good news in the East Anglian Daily Times – big thank you to our supporters New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnerships.

See Inside The New Building

Work will be starting on the refurbishment in spring/summer 2020 and we will be looking for artists/makers/tech developers to join us

New Anglia growth hub supports the Art Station

Workspaces for creative start-ups and small businesses are to be developed in a Suffolk high street in a bid to drive regeneration. Saxmundham is to become a hub for artists, […]

2018 Art Station Update

Since the fire at Saxmundham station in February 2018, The Art Station has been lobbying Greater Anglia about the future of the station building, and liaised with SCDC and Saxmundham […]