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  • Bound Art Book Fair 2018

    12 Oct 2018 14 Oct 2018 The Whitworth
    Bound Art Book Fair is an annual celebration of artists publishing from the UK and Europe, taking place for the second year at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fair features stalls from inde ...
  • Paradise Works Open Studios

    13 Oct 2018 14 Oct 2018 Paradise Works
    Just over one year old, this artist-led space is now the base for 36 interdisciplinary artists and has established a dynamic programme of activity in their home on the Salford/Manchester border. PW Op ...
  • Strange Perfume - Book Fair

    13 Oct 2018 13 Oct 2018 Chetham's Library
    A wealth of stalls featuring artists, printers and small publishers curated by queer artists’ group Strange Perfume. There will be impromptu readings and events and a playlist by Prem Sahib running th ...

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  • Annie Swynnerton: Painting Light and Hope

    23 Feb 2018 06 Jan 2019 Manchester Art Gallery Manchester Art Gallery
    The first retrospective for nearly a century of the Manchester born painter Annie Swynnerton, a pioneering professional artist who challenged convention in art and life. Painting Light and Hope featur ...
  • Exchanges

    24 Mar 2018 01 Apr 2019 The Whitworth The Whitworth
    Exchanges sets art and artists together, sometimes in harmony, sometimes in opposition – always with insight and intention. Works by Gillian Wearing, William Hogarth and Louise Bourgious and Tracey Em ...
  • Materialise: A Showcase of Five Young Makers

    24 May 2018 09 Jan 2018 Manchester Craft & Design Centre
    An exhibition of young makers co-curated by Manchester Craft & Design Centre and the Creative Agents at 42nd Street, a Manchester charity supporting young people aged 11-25 with emotional wellbeing an ...
  • Camille Smithwick: Ode to the Untruth

    06 Jul 2018 02 Sep 2018 HOME HOME
    Camille Smithwick presents a series of drawings and portraits exploring the mysterious life of Kaspar Hauser, the teenage foundling who mysteriously appeared in Nuremberg in 1828. Allegedly having bee ...
  • closing event for Akinyemi Oludele

    22 Sep 2018 22 Sep 2018 Horsfalll
    Perhaps Manchester’s best known artist whose name you haven’t yet heard. This is a rare chance to see the vibrant abstract and documentary work of Akinyemi Oludele,  in one place. Encompassing his abs ...
  • Friends of the Whitworth Look Club-Threads bearing Witness

    27 Sep 2018 Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester
    You've been to a Book Club? Now Come to our Look Club, an opportunity to really look at a work of art and share your thoughts and ideas. September 27th, 6.00 to 7.00 in the Gallery. This month we will ...
  • The Great Debate: All Schools Should Be Art Schools?

    11 Oct 2018 Design Manchester Manchester School of Art
    with participants including Ellie Runcie, Future Programme Director of the Design Council Joanne Roney OBE, Chief Executive of Manchester City Council Lou Cordwell OBE, CEO of magneticNorth Jack Tinda ...
  • Life on the Outskirts: Contemporary Practice inspired by the Helen Storey Foundation archive

    11 Oct 2018 24 Oct 2018 Design Manchester Manchester School of Art
    Weekdays only, 9:00am - 4:00pm   Life on the Outskirts brings together work by art and design students and graduates from Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Leeds inspired by the ...
  • Preview: Mandy Barker and Charwei Tsai

    11 Oct 2018 11 Oct 2018 CFCCA Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
    Continuing 'A Season for Change’, we present two solo exhibitions that explore climate change and social responsibility.  In her first UK solo exhibition - 'Bulaubulau' - Taiwanese artist Charwei Tsai ...
  • Bound Art Book Fair 2018

    12 Oct 2018 14 Oct 2018 The Whitworth
    Bound Art Book Fair is an annual celebration of artists publishing from the UK and Europe, taking place for the second year at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fair features stalls from inde ...
  • Mandy Barker: Hong Kong Soup

    12 Oct 2018 20 Jan 2019 CFCCA Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
    Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) presents a selection of photographs from the award-winning series Hong Kong Soup: 1826 by photographer Mandy Barker (b. 1964, UK). The series demonstrates i ...
  • Charwei Tsai: Bulaubulau

    12 Oct 2018 20 Jan 2019 CFCCA Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
    ‘Bulaubulau’ is Charwei Tsai’s (b. 1980, Taiwan) first solo exhibition in the UK and it demonstrates her devoted interest in spiritual traditions and research in indigenous tribes in Taiwan. This exhi ...
  • Paradise Works Open Studios

    13 Oct 2018 14 Oct 2018 Paradise Works
    Just over one year old, this artist-led space is now the base for 36 interdisciplinary artists and has established a dynamic programme of activity in their home on the Salford/Manchester border. PW Op ...
  • Strange Perfume - Book Fair

    13 Oct 2018 13 Oct 2018 Chetham's Library
    A wealth of stalls featuring artists, printers and small publishers curated by queer artists’ group Strange Perfume. There will be impromptu readings and events and a playlist by Prem Sahib running th ...
  • In Conversation: Charwei Tsai

    13 Oct 2018 13 Oct 2018 CFCCA Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
    As part of her first UK solo exhibition in the UK ‘Bulaubulau’, this is the opportunity to meet artist Charwei Tsai and hear more detail about her practice and the works in the exhibition. This free i ...
  • What does it mean to be Asian today? How can we begin to define negotiate, negate or remodel the boundaries of this vast continent in relation to identities and issues of gender, race, community, abil ...
  • Conference: D(isrupt)M – Transformation by Design

    19 Oct 2018 Design Manchester The Bridgewater Hall
    D(isrupt)M will celebrate the noise makers, the pioneers and the inspiring creators. The unapologetically smart and funny, the humble and inspiring. The ones with the business upfront and the party at ...

Supported in 2018 by

Aviva Investors

5plus Architects

Cheadle Hulme School

G F Smith

Gusto

i newspaper

Jack Arts

J W Lees

Landmark Investments Group

Manchester School of Art

Manchester City Council

Manchester Evening News

The Principal

Willoughby's Wine

Cass Art