Only a few days left for North Lincolnshire museum to win renowned artist

20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe.
20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe.

Voting closes on Saturday to win internationally renowned contemporary artist Luke Jerram to work with 20-21 Visual Art Centre to stage a major Museums at Night event. North Lincolnshire Council desperately needs more votes if it is to be in with a chance of winning again this year.

20-21 Visual Art Centre is currently in third place on the leader board, behind Bristol and Devon. Only five areas in the UK have been shortlisted with Scunthorpe’s 20-21 Visual Art Centre being one of them. It is the only venue in the Yorkshire and Humber region to be shortlisted.

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Luke Jerram is known worldwide for his large scale public engagement artworks. Most recently, his giant installation Park and Slide caught the world’s imagination. His celebrated street piano installation ‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ has been presented in over 46 cities so far, reaching an audience to date of over six million people around the world.

The winning venue will be decided on Saturday, May 16.

Michelle Lally, Visual Art Officer at 20-21 Visual Art Centre, said: “Thank you to everyone who has already voted for 20-21 Visual Art Centre. We have been lucky to have been shortlisted three years running and won so far. It is really important for us and the whole of the region that we win again. Help us win a third time by voting for us now – and ask your friends and family to vote. Fingers and everything else crossed that we win!