We are moving & Website update in progress

Hello good people!  As you might have noticed from our recent social media activity, we are currently in the process of moving our hub to The Galleries in Wigan. We will be based based in Unit 8 Hope Street, WN1 1AR, where we will be working with The Galleries to...

Exhibition Launch: Distort Displace, Daniel Roberts

Exhibition Daniel Roberts’ Distort Displace focuses on the idea that dreams are a snapshot into the inner working of the mind and the unconscious. Using a combination of 3D motion capture, scanning technology, and video interviews of people talking about their dreams, the digital animation and prints presented in this...

Block Party 2018: Bloktoberfest

Saturday 20th October 2018: Doors open at 12PM; close is at 4PM.Sunday 21st October 2018: Doors open 10AM; close at 4PM.  Pixel pushers rejoice!  The next Block Party has been confirmed for Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October 2018. This year, Britain’s premier teletext festival will venture ‘up north’ to Wigan STEAM...

October Events Programme: Light Night Wigan & Leigh

Our October events programme is now up!As a part of Light Night Wigan & Leigh we are delivering a range of exciting workshops for all ages. Linking with the wider Light Night Programme, you will have an opportunity to showcase your light up artworks from the workshops at Wigan STEAM during...

Ketih Bloody Mary Q&A

With just over a week away from the launch of  'Unfashioned Creatures' an exhibition by Ketih Bloody Mary, we took some time to ask Keith a few burning questions we had in our head during her residency... and she was kind enough to shed some light on them, so here...

A Message from Keith Bloody Mary

Hello, my name is Keith Bloody Mary and I am going to be Artist in residence July / August this year at Wigan STEAM. I’ve just recently started making artwork inspired by science research but I’ve always had an interest in all things au naturale.  Earlier this year I worked with Cancer Research...

Natus Residency: Keith Bloody Mary

We’re excited to announce that the artist undertaking our Natus Residency over the summer will be Manchester-based Keith Bloody Mary. Alice Thickett, who works under the pseudonym Keith Bloody Mary, is currently studying for an MA in Visual Culture at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her work is most often found in...

Summer of Star Wars

Calling all Younglings and Padawans! This summer we have a Star Wars theme running through all of our activity workshops- check out our events page or go to our Eventbrite page. Join us, and together we can rule the galaxy as artists and geeks! For more on what is happening...

Artist Spotlight: Liz Chapman

My name is Liz Chapman; I am a Wigan-based artist and associate artist at Cross Street Arts in Standish. I studied Art and Design (Fine Art) at both college and university and have a BA Honours degree in Art History. I enjoy creating art work, delivering art workshops and occasionally...