Join Art Gene on Friday 8th December, 6.30pm – 8.30pm for the opening celebration of visual artist Sarah Hardacre’s newly commissioned Lightbox exhibition, on Duke Street and outside the Forum. Warm coats essential, with free hot soup!

Artist in Residence Sarah Hardacre, in collaboration with Art Gene, supported by Barrowfull has been working to reveal the personal stories and fascinating histories linked to the Lost Shops in Duke Street, Barrow’s “High Street Heritage Action Zone”

Following this installation, Sarah’s work will form part of an Art Gene exhibition of Lost Shops, bringing together business histories and art works produced by the Barrow art companies.

Save the Launch date: Friday 9th February 2024, in the Art Gene Gallery, The Nan Tait Centre, Abbey Road, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria LA14 5TY.

Sarah’s work is part of a four year cultural programme in partnership with Westmorland and Furness Council, Barrows Cultural Consortium, and kindly funded by Historic England.


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