Here at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, we have six exhibition spaces showing a range of contemporary art and craft from local, regional, national and international artists.

Current exhibitions:

5 October-4 JanuaryBrick by Brick: International LEGO® Brick art

12 October-7 December –  Introducing 2019: Solo exhibitions highlighting some of the best artists in Lincolnshire and the Humber.

  • 12 October-19 October – Sammy-John Sands-de Freitas: Colourful and animated abstract landscape paintings.
  • 22 October-2 November – Jo Bird and Bob Riach: Stunning large-scale macroscopic photography.
  • 5 November-16 November – Ursula Cowling: Imagined industrial landscapes and horizons. Winner of our Open Exhibition 2018 People’s Choice Award.
  • 19 November-7 December – Student Introducing: The pick of this year’s college end of year shows.

12 October-7 December Ian Williamson: Villa Rosa – Graduate Curator Showcase

12 October-7 December Dark Horses: 20-21 staff group show

Forthcoming exhibitions:

14 December 2019 to 29 February 202062 Group: Ctrl/Shift – New directions in Textile Art

25 January to 18 April 2020Heather Phillipson: True to Size – mixed media installation of stimulating, fantastical and furry sculptural narratives

14 March to 13 June 2020Mandy Barker: Our Plastic Ocean – award-winning photographer Mandy Barker addresses the current global crisis of marine plastic pollution.

Why not check out our exhibitions archive and read about some of the fantastic exhibitions we’ve had at 20-21 over the last 15 years?

As well as the exhibitions we organise for in-house, we also manage the touring of exhibitions to venues across the UK and overseas. For details of our current touring exhibitions, visit our Touring Exhibitions page.


14 December to 29 February


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