Supported Studio Opportunity

An opportunity for a professional visual artist, partnership or company to work from a spacious supported studio at Art Gene, Barrow-in-Furness.

One for Sorrow: Artwork installed on Walney

In the final stage of the project, Fort Walney, Uncovered, Art Gene has installed One for Sorrow – a war memorial artwork for the site of the former WW1 and WW2 practice trenches the project has been excavating on North Walney.

£444K of Coastal Communities Fund for Barrow

The Islands and Bays of Barrow and Furness Coastal Team has been awarded £444K from the Coastal Communities Fund to begin to act on the aspirations of our team’s Economic Place Plan, written by Charlie MacKeith and Maddi Nicholson of Art Gene.  

Seldom Seen App – OUT NOW

There are 5 new ‘Seldom Seen Apps’. These are guided Walking Audio/Video Tours which explore small parts of the areas covered in the 5 Seldom Seen Maps, through historic photographs and video clips, featuring local people as your guides.

Seldom Seen Maps – Out Now!

Developed by Art Gene working closely with Morecambe Bay Partnership, together, these 5 maps span from the islands of Barrow to Cockerham; plotting the hidden assets of the spectacular Morecambe Bay area of Cumbria and Lancashire.