Exterior of Aspex Portsmouth by photographer Daniel Boss

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Aspex Portsmouth is a visual arts and educational charity bringing new art and ideas to the heart of the city.

Located next to Portsmouth’s historic waterfront in the Gunwharf Quays complex, Aspex lets visitors immerse themselves in contemporary art and culture within its vibrant gallery space.

There is a diverse programme of art and community exhibitions; events and activities (including workshops and lates); a shop featuring a collection of prints, gifts and more; and an independent cafe.

Aspex Portsmouth is free to visit and donations are warmly welcomed. You can find out more about the gallery and plan a visit by heading to: aspex.org.uk.

CLASSifications

19 July - 13 October

Featuring Jasleen Kaur, Dinu Li, Jamila Prowse and Joshua Raffell, Aspex Portsmouth's major group exhibition CLASSifications delves into the complex realm of class and identity. It brings together four local, national and international artists for the first time with a group of new and pre-existing work.

This expansive exhibition gathers four artists whose work has never been presented together, working with objects to explore how we impart them with meaning and classify them - and in doing so, become a metaphor for how class functions in our society.

Featuring a collection of thought-provoking object-based works by artists, the exhibition will invite audiences to be amongst these objects, reflecting on the lives they (mis)represent and question how class is embedded, marketed and co-opted by the reigning narratives.

It will further encourage visitors to contemplate what class looks like nationally and internationally? How does class intersect with identity, and how does class affect the way people consume, make and talk about art?

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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - 2 disabled parking bays only.
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Serving a seasonal menu which reflects the talents of local producers, with delicious cakes and daily specials. Maximum capacity 36.

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - Corporate hire of entire building or meeting room only.
  • Event Venue
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Toilets

Languages spoken

  • French spoken

Payment Methods

  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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Map & Directions

Aspex

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Aspex Portsmouth, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3BF
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Tel+44 023 9277 8080

Opening Times

Open year-round (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
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Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00

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