Open Hand, Open Space

Trading address:
571 Oxford Road
Reading
Reading
RG30 1HL
Category:
Creative
Description:

OHOS is an artist-led centre based in Reading that fosters excellence in contemporary art and provides affordable studio and exhibition space for artists. Its education and exhibition program is open to all and promotes public access to visual art and artists.

Since its foundation in 1980 in a former military keep, its studios or exhibition spaces have been used by well over 100 artists, including Cornelia Parker, Douglas Gordon, Paula Rego and Andy Goldsworthy. There are regular residencies for new visual arts graduates. Open Hand, Open Space is a society registered with the FCA under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 with charitable status.