Re-Animating The Snowman: Curated by Daniel Cox and Steven Henderson

10 November - 15 December 2017

Re-animating The Snowman uncovers unique material from the never-before-seen archives to tell the story of animation through this beloved children’s classic.

Featuring original cels alongside pre-production work this exhibition provides a behind the scenes insight into the creation of The Snowman. It also features material from The Snowman and the Snowdog, the sequel created to mark the 30th anniversary of the original landmark broadcast.

This is a collaborative project with TheGallery, Centre for Creative Learning and Faculty of Media and Performance, Arts University Bournemouth and Leeds Arts University. A number of artworks are on loan from Arts University Bournemouth.

Opening night: Thursday 9 November 5-7pm
Refreshments will be provided and everyone is welcome. Booking not required.

Image: The Snowman™ and The Snowdog © Snowdog Enterprises Ltd. 2016 THE SNOWMAN™ Snowman Enterprises Limited The Snowman by Raymond Briggs is published by Puffin.

TheGallery and AUB touring exhibition

TheGallery, AUB
Established in 1998 TheGallery, Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a major resource for contemporary art and design in the South of England. TheGallery delivers an exciting portfolio of exhibitions across the Arts University Bournemouth campus, comprising of five public exhibition spaces.

TheGallery programme showcases work by contemporary artists and designers from around the world, including collections on loan from major galleries and museums. Its exhibitions have toured nationally and internationally, expanding AUB’s ever-growing partnerships with external organisations. TheGallery received special recognition in the Sir Misha Black Awards 2016, which was awarded to the AUB for Innovation in Design Education.

text + work is the concept which underpins the exhibition programme and creative events at the Arts University Bournemouth. It promotes a forum for challenging dialogues between contemporary art, design, media practice and its theoretical context. Contributing to the partnerships with writers and critics who provide supportive narrative in the form of published text to accompany the exhibitions.

For further information visit:

  • 10 November - 15 December 2017
  • Blenheim Walk Gallery, Leeds Arts University, LS2 9AQ (Get Directions)