sat 17th feb 6pm-9pm - aboriginal inspired art, at the cet (IN THE NEWSROOM GALLERY)
Opening night preview with refreshments. an exhibition of 100+ paintings by Coventry born Len Cattell, together with a short film showing aboriginal dancing - projected onto our brand new Newsroom Gallery cinema wall.
SAT 24TH FEB 12-4PM - SYNTHCURIOUS, IN THE CET REAR PRESS HALL
Coventry synth guys setting up camp in the cet';s amazing rear press hall all afternoon - promises to be an astonishing spectacle following on from their success last summer, performing at the Cathedral as part of the Deliaphonics event.
SAT 10TH FEB 7.30PM - AN A'CAPELLA NIGHT IN THE PRINT HALL
Local Coventry a'cappela choir 'One Voice' will be performing two short sets of songs from around the world, specially chosen to showcase the extraordinary acoustics of the old coventry telepgraph press hall. This is a free event - with a bar in the front reception lobby provided by 'Urban', and the opportunity to have a walk round the building c/o our 'cet self guided walking tour'.
No ticket required - just turn up on the night (doors open 6.30pm).
SAT 3RD FEB 12-4PM - MOROCCO DAVE IN THE REAR PRESS HALL
As part of Independent Music Week, we have an afternoon of electronic doodlings in the CET's cathedral-like rear press hall - another free CET event, no ticketing - just pop-along on the day.
SAT 27TH JAN 2-4PM - EMERGING ART
Artist Talk/networking event hosted by Jonny Bark, Ryan Hughes and Nilupa Yasmin - click here for full details
friday 12TH jan 2018 -thurs 18th jan prelude - cov uni fine arts faculty students
The CET is hosting the year 3 'half yearly' show - 22 students exhibiting over 50 pieces of art in our 300m2 first floor 'NEWSROOM GALLERY'. Opening night preview is 6-8pm on the 12th.
SATURDAY 16TH DEC 2017 -[ONGOING] inhabiting edgelands, by jonny bark
A photo-montage covering 1200ft2 of wall space in the cathedral-like rear press hall at the CET - over 1100 individual printed pages of a4 have been pasted up on to the walls to create an amazing woodland photographic scene. 'Edgelands' are the transitional spaces found at the perimeter of human occupation - this exhibition portrays one such example that exists less than a mile from Coventry City Centre, close by the Charterhouse Priory of St Anne.
SATURDAY 9TH DEC 2017 -thurs 11th dec REX CINEMA VIRTUAL REALITY FILM OPENING
The rex cinema stood across the road from where the cet building is today - lost in the blitz it has been re-created using 3-d vr digital modelling to let you see the 30's art deco glamour for yourself! This is a 7 min film, produced by 'Coventry Rebuilt' showing all day in the main lobby - from sat 9th dec.
7th -14th december, bcu ma arts show
Birmingham City University MA students are exhibiting 40 or so artwork installations throughout the building as part of their yearly assesment - painting, sculpture, digital projection, live curation. Open to everyone, daily 12-4.. absolutely don't miss this - it's awesome!