Redeye Events

11 September 2019, 18:00 to 20:00

To kick off the Autumn 2019 Redeye series of events, join us for an in conversation with three talented artists, Edmund Clark, Roxana Allison, and Pablo Allison. Each will be presenting their latest work and discussing the similarities and differences between their approach, style and subject matter.

News and Opportunities

Supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s More and Better programme, Open Eye Gallery is introducing a 6-month professional development training opportunity running from mid-September 2019 until March 2020. 

An exciting role, leading on all PR functions connected to the World Photography Organisation and its activities and also contributing towards the company’s communications strategies and delivery.

What's On


© Giles Clarke for UN/OCHA, 2017
11 May 2019 to 26 January 2020

The Imperial War Museum North presents Yemen: Inside a Crisis. A free exhibition of photographs and objects from the conflict in Yemen. Key exhibits will include harrowing images captured by Yemeni photographers, worn Yemeni Rial notes, charity food vouchers, medical equipment used to treat malnutrition and cholera and dog-eared school books. 

Ian Beesley
13 May 2019 to 1 September 2019

The National Coal Mining Museum presents Ian Beesley's Grafters: Industrial Society in image and word, an exhibition exploring scenes of industrial life in 19th, 20th and 21st century Britain.

Untitled Film Still #21, 1978 © Cindy Sherman
27 June 2019 to 15 September 2019

The National Portrait Gallery presents Cindy Sherman’s first UK retrospective exhibition from 27th June – 15th September 2019. The show will consist of around 150 images, including work never presented in a public gallery. In the age of social media, Cindy Sherman’s work is as relevant as ever with her thorough critical analysis of modern culture and reality.

5 July 2019 to 29 September 2019

MIF19 World Premiere: This installation reflects on the half-forgotten history of Ibrahim Mahama’s home country of Ghana, whose journey from British colony to independent nation was completed barely 60 years ago.


13 July 2019 to 21 September 2019

Since 2009 and with the support of the Art Fund, the British Museum and the V&A have been assembling an important collection of contemporary photography focusing on the Middle East – the Art Fund Collection of Middle Eastern Photography.


29 June 2019, 09:30 to 14 September 2019, 21:30

Professional photographers Colin McPherson and Adam Lee will guide you through two days looking into ways to ‘re-set’ your practice and how to develop the idea of shooting a photographic essay, story or narrative. These short courses are aimed at people who love photography and want to take their practice to a new level. Your teachers will help you explore what makes a great photograph and how to take one. Enjoy a stimulating and rewarding visit to one of Scotland’s hidden treasures, Easdale island. 

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