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“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

NEWS : August 13, 2018

The Women’s Honour Award – Meet the Judges

NEWS : 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 […]


Who says women don’t like football

NEWS : 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 […]


The Women’s Honour Award

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  “Projects like The Women’s Honour Award are really important. Women should be recognised for the work they contribute to society. There are a lot of inspiring women out there, looking after their families and caring for others who have never thought that they’ve got skills- they do! They might not have the certificate to […]


We’re delighted to be working with artist @sarahtaylorsilverwood on a new commission for 18/19. Sarah is launching an award to celebrate women. The award will focus on honouring the many important and varied roles that women play, and will culminate in a new series of portraits by Sarah of the award winners. The women will be nominated by people in #Sandwell and portraits will be shared in community centres and libraries across the borough. . . Sarah Taylor Silverwood is a visual artist with a practice rooted in drawing and language, used as material to produce print, animations and installation works. She often pulls together narratives through collaboration, a specific site, or a curatorial framework. She enjoys working with people, whether with other artists, or by inviting participation in the work. Sarah is currently working towards a solo show at New Art Gallery Walsall (2019). . . . . . #Multistoryartist #newcommission #Multistory #communities #women #womensaward #portraits #drawing #participation #nomination #BlackCountry

NEWS : March 29, 2018

We’re delighted to be working with artist @sarahtaylorsilverwood on a new commission for 18/19. Sarah is launching an award to celebrate women. The award will focus on honouring the many important and varied roles that women play, and will culminate in a new series of portraits by Sarah of the award winners. The women will […]


16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM WITH SUSAN MEISELAS

NEWS : January 3, 2018

What an incredible couple of weeks we had on our #16daysofactivism campaign with Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas. Huge thanks to all those who supported the campaign by buying a book, donating to our GoFundMe page, visiting the installation, or attending an event. We were delighted to hand over £2500 (our target) to The Haven, a […]


Susan Meiselas’ A ROOM OF THEIR OWN – POP-UP INSTALLATION.

NEWS : November 27, 2017

Susan Meiselas’ A ROOM OF THEIR OWN – POP-UP INSTALLATION. We have taken over two stalls at West Bromwich Indoor Market for our pop-up installation as part of #16DaysofActivism.  Come visit us from Saturday 25th Nov to Saturday 9th Dec 2017.  Open daily from 10am until 4pm (except Sunday). Visit our Pop-up installation which includes […]


Campaign with Susan Meiselas to raise funds for women in refuge

NEWS : October 31, 2017

“Only when I actually entered a refuge and found openness to start a dialogue, did I begin to imagine creating a work that could connect women whose lives had been mostly deeply impacted, with women who could listen and learn from them” Susan Meiselas, 2017 During 2015 and 2016, we collaborated with Magnum photographer, Susan Meiselas […]