About Unity Arts

Unity Arts is an exciting new community arts studio in Southampton where local people can get together to share and enjoy arts and creativity.

Here you can make your mark. Tell your story.

You will find things to see, things to do, things to learn.

Our launch project is HOME PORT. Supported by locally and nationally known artists, we are inviting local people to share their memories and stories of Home and all it means to them. We will work together to create exciting ways of sharing these stories in an exhibition at Unity Arts for everyone in the community to enjoy.


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Caribbean Creativity

Through our first exhibition – Lunch Club – I was delighted to meet the members Southampton organisation Black Heritage. Celebrating their 30th birthday next year, BH offer activities, and support to older Black people in Southampton. Chair Beverley Dowdell has a wealth of skills and stories from her childhood in Jamaica and when I learned … Continue reading Caribbean Creativity

VIP guests 

It was a pleasure to welcome guests from Hampshire Cultural Trust to the gallery last week. Yinnon Ezra is a long time supporter of Unity 101 – our parent organisation, and we were delighted when we learned that Chief Executive Janet Owen had asked if she could come along to join the visit.  Janet was … Continue reading VIP guests 

Questions of language 

Interesting article considering how interpreting material in different community languages could be part of a gallery’s responsibilities.  Im pleased that our gallery already has Welcome in several languages on the entrance already. Im ashamed to say i dont know which languages – I will find out.  http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/04/20/rise-in-english-proficiency-among-u-s-hispanics-is-driven-by-the-young/

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