August 19, 2018

Happy #worldphotoday. Here’s a photo from our current exhibition We Are Family, which has been curated from The Multistory Collection to explore an expanded definition for family. ‘Curls DJ Classes, MC-ing’ was taken as part of Black Country Stories by Martin Parr (Magnum Photos) in 2011. . . . . #multistory #photography #portraits #exhibition #archives #family #wearefamily #multistoryartists #martinparr #photos

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August 13, 2018

“A lot of the work that women do is behind the scenes, often unpaid, and not rewarded. The sorts of images and paintings we see in public spaces have historically shown a mainly male, privileged voice. I want to create portraits that change this narrative we have seen throughout history by celebrating and honouring these women.” . . @sarahtaylorsilverwood talks about The Women’s Honour Award. Read the rest of the blog post on the ‘News’ section of our website. . . Last few days to nominate, deadline 15 August 2018. . . . . . #women #art #portraits #multistory #sandwell #nominate #100yearswomensvoting #sarahtaylorsilverwood

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Sarah Taylor Silverwood on initiating The Women’s Honour Award

August 10, 2018

Sarah Taylor Silverwood talks about why she’s collaborated with Multistory to launch The Women’s Honour Award. “The Women’s Honour Award is a chance for people to celebrate someone who goes above and beyond for them. A lot of the work that women do is behind the scenes, often unpaid, and not rewarded. The sorts of […]

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The Women’s Honour Award – Meet the Judges #3

July 31, 2018

We’re delighted to introduce our third judge Cllr Syeda Khatun, deputy leader of Sandwell Council and cabinet member for neighbourhoods and communities, who is also on the panel to judge nominations to The Women’s Honour Award. Syeda is the deputy leader of Sandwell Council and cabinet member for neighbourhoods and communities and has been the Councillor […]

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The Women’s Honour Award – Meet the Judges #2

July 27, 2018

We’re delighted to introduce our second judge Julie McKirdy, a very special Sandwell Librarian, who is also on the panel to judge nominations to The Women’s Honour Award. On 4 September 1978, Julie started working at Thimblemill Library, straight from school, when she was 16 and says it was like the job was made for her. She […]

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The Women’s Honour Award – Meet the Judges

July 17, 2018

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing the fabulous panel who will judge entries to The Women’s Honour Award. First up, Tina Cockbill. Tina has been working at Nods Café in the West Bromwich Indoor Market for 15 years and is a central figure to the West Bromwich community. She is on the Friends of […]

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THE WOMEN’S HONOUR AWARD

July 13, 2018

Sarah Taylor Silverwood Created by artist Sarah Taylor Silverwood, in collaboration with Multistory, The Women’s Honour Award will celebrate the many important and varied roles that women who live and / or work in Sandwell do as care-givers, supporters and more. We all know a woman who goes above and beyond for us; who quietly goes that extra […]

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Who says women don’t like football

July 11, 2018

On the night of England’s semi-finals, we’re delighted to join the football fever and share with you Emma Purshouse’s first poem from Tipton Tales, her new commission with Multistory. “I’m delighted to be working for Multistory on this project.  I’ve just written my first poem for ‘Tipton Tales’.  It’s fairly topical.   I wrote it based on notes […]

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