Photograph by Marty Stevens

Photograph by Marty Stevens

 

PROJECT STRUCTURE & OPPORTUNITIES

Stage 1: tHE BUILD

MAY - AUGUST 2019

The Beehive is an interactive public artwork. It’s skeleton will be formed of a geodesic structure made from locally sourced materials. Inside, the Beehive will be lined with submitted artworks, donated clothes, handmade textiles and more to make a bright and fascinating space. The outside of the Hive will have an elegant, translucent waterproof cover made from recycled sails, tents and other fabrics, allowing the space to glow.

ARTWORK OPEN CALL:   Exhibit with The Beehive: make a bee in any medium and post it to us before July 10th and your artwork will be exhibited in the Beehive as it tours!   Read the submission details here (best viewed on a computer)

ARTWORK OPEN CALL:

Exhibit with The Beehive: make a bee in any medium and post it to us before July 10th and your artwork will be exhibited in the Beehive as it tours!

Read the submission details here (best viewed on a computer)

DONATE YOUR OLD CLOTHES:   Send the project your beloved old clothes and not only will it be used to make the lining of the Beehive, but a photograph of the garment and your memories of it will be published in the project’s book.   Find out how to donate your clothing here (best viewed on a computer)

DONATE YOUR OLD CLOTHES:

Send the project your beloved old clothes and not only will it be used to make the lining of the Beehive, but a photograph of the garment and your memories of it will be published in the project’s book.

Find out how to donate your clothing here (best viewed on a computer)

TAKE PART VIA WORKSHOPS:   Are you a school, hospital, community group, retirement home or any other organisation that benefits the community? Get in contact to arrange a free creative workshop to help build the Beehive.   Contact Debbie here

TAKE PART VIA WORKSHOPS:

Are you a school, hospital, community group, retirement home or any other organisation that benefits the community? Get in contact to arrange a free creative workshop to help build the Beehive.

Contact Debbie here

SUPPORT THE PROJECT:   The Beehive Project is 2/3 funded and will be Crowdfunding throughout June to raise the remaining funds! Click below to see all the fantastic rewards donated by emerging artists and local companies.   Support the project here

SUPPORT THE PROJECT:

The Beehive Project is 2/3 funded and will be Crowdfunding throughout June to raise the remaining funds! Click below to see all the fantastic rewards donated by emerging artists and local companies.

Support the project here

stage 2: The tour

AUGUST - OCTOBER 2019


The Beehive will go on tour around Tolworth, Kingston Upon Thames, Surbiton, Long Ditton and other areas as a public art work and a free creative venue for workshops and ideas. We aim to hold a new event in the Beehive every day, showcasing local creativity and innovation. The Beehive will be exhibited in a myriad of venue types, resulting in a massive footfall and public awareness.

 
TOUR VENUES:   The Beehive Project is currently swarming to find venues for the tour - if you would like to exhibit a public artwork full of events and workshops, do get in contact!   Contact Debbie here

TOUR VENUES:

The Beehive Project is currently swarming to find venues for the tour - if you would like to exhibit a public artwork full of events and workshops, do get in contact!

Contact Debbie here

TOUR EVENTS:   Do you have a bright idea that you’ve always wanted to try out? The Beehive will be a free venue available to host workshops, performances, lectures, projects, talks, events and anything else you can think of. If you have something in mind please send me a proposal!   Fill out a proposal here

TOUR EVENTS:

Do you have a bright idea that you’ve always wanted to try out? The Beehive will be a free venue available to host workshops, performances, lectures, projects, talks, events and anything else you can think of. If you have something in mind please send me a proposal!

Fill out a proposal here

 
 

support the beehive project

This is a non-profit project that is able to run thanks to incredibly generous grant awards and donations. If you would like to support the project’s growth and continuation (plus the careers of many emerging artists and organisations who’ve provided rewards) by backing our Indiegogo campaign, click below.