The Temporary Contemporary Initiative is a partnership project of Queensgate Market, Kirklees Council and the School of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Huddersfield. Temporary Contemporary is an ongoing project shaped by a board comprising Kath Davies Economic Resilience Project Manager for Kirklees Council, Chris Cotton Markets Manager for Kirklees Council and Professor Donal Fitzpatrick Head of Art and Communication at the University of Huddersfield. The Temporary Contemporary mission is to examine and expand visual culture across the community of Huddersfield and to initiate creative interventions within the town and beyond.

Exhibition Spaces

Market Gallery

The Market Gallery is an exhibition venue whose primary function is to provide exhibition opportunities for research staff and postgraduate students from the School of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Huddersfield.

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Market Hardware

Market Hardware is an exhibition venue whose primary function is to provide exhibition opportunities for undergraduate students from the School of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Huddersfield.

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Market Showcase

Market Showcase is an exhibition venue whose primary function is to provide exhibition opportunities for artists and creative businesses working locally within Kirklees, to exhibit work and test ideas.

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