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Manchester Art Fair 2024

18 Nov 2023
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    © Rachel Cherry
    Join a conversation between Paulette Brien (Curator at Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool), and Artist and Disability Arts and Rights activist, Tony Heaton OBE - as they unpack some of the key concerns within the artist’s practice and explore the disability arts movement, past and present.
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    Liam Spencer

    This presentation is an introduction to Liam Spencer’s work, and an exploration of the Irwell and its valley from its source in Rossendale to its destination at Salford Quays and the Manchester Ship Canal. Paintings, drawings, photography, and film will reveal its post-industrial landscapes and the wildlife which thrives there, often discreet and hidden from view.

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    Chad McCail
    An in-conversation with artists Chad McCail and Amrit Randhawa (Taxi Cab Industries), chaired by Robert Parkinson (the Whitworth)
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    In Conversation: Ian Rayer Smith
    My artistic inspiration draws from various sources, as much from the techniques of the Old Masters a ...
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    Williams BMW Presents The Recharge in Nature Project

    Join Williams BMW on a journey through art and nature with three professional artists working in and around the Peak District National Park, who created an immersive backdrop for their installation at this year’s Manchester Art Fair.

    Williams BMW
19 Nov 2023
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    Rogue Women
    Rogue Women Jen Orpin Margaret Cahill Julie Cassels Lindsey Bull Ruth Murray Emmer Winder Andrea Boo ...
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    Come and hear about Castlefield Gallery’s 40th anniversary year of programming coming up in 2024 which will see the return of art works from the gallery’s very early days being shown alongside new works by a younger generation of artists. Matthew will discuss examples of how and why artists are finding it important to revisit and reimagine the past in their work and how this might inform the way we think about the future.

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    Victoria Coleman
    Polly Checkland Harding talks with Victoria Coleman, the artist behind this year's cats on the Manchester Art Fair creative for 2023.
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    MAKE – Manchester, Art, KnownOrigin and eBay.

     KnownOrigin x eBay

    How Manchester’s art scene, combined with the cities technological excellence spurned the “digital art marketplace” KnownOrigin.