BeesBlogs – New Art2c in Manchester this February Part One

25th January 2018

BeesBlogs has lots of new art2c in Manchester this February with many new exhibitions getting underway. In this blog: Looking Forward at Saul Hay,  Fe/Male at Altrincham’s Air Gallery, Landscape artist Harry Ousey at Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery, and Richard Diggle at 53two Theatre. In New Art2c in Manchester this February Part Two will be Castlefield Gallery, Zellij Art at the Alexandria Library, Sophie Tyrrell at The Portico Library,…


Art2c in Manchester – November Snippets

November Snippets
31st October 2017

November Snippets – Art2c in Manchester this month Now that the Manchester Contemporary and Buy Art Fair are over what can Manchester art lovers see in November? Hetain Patel  Raqs Media Collective | HOME | Air Gallery | The Old Courts | Saul Hay Gallery | Bury Art Museum  Hetain Patel – ‘Don’t Look at the Finger’ at Manchester Art Gallery   The current must see for me is part…


Hidden Altrincham 2017 Festival & Paola Bazz at Con Club

12th September 2017

  Hidden Altrincham Festival 2017  Various Venues 14th – 24th September   Hidden Altrincham was something I hadn’t heard of until recently. With 50 artists and 30 venues across the town it’s no small undertaking. Hidden Altrincham is the town’s summer art festival and will have daily events and live experiences. Shining a spotlight on Altrincham’s culture, heritage, architecture, independent shops, cafes and restaurants, imaginative residents and exciting businesses, the…


Last Chance – Art2c – Exhibitions Ending Soon

24th August 2017

Art2c – Exhibitions now on…but Ending Soon   Summer is nearly over and some great exhibitions are also coming to an end. If you’ve not already seen them, make the time. Manchester has some great art……and these are all free!   Cross Street Arts | Air Gallery | Saul Hay | Manchester Art Gallery |                           The Whitworth…


Material | Matters – Saul Hay Gallery – Castlefield

Material Matters
14th August 2017

  Material | Matters – Saul Hay Gallery Material | Matters, is Saul Hay’s latest exhibition and with nine exhibiting artists there’s a lot to see. The quality of the artists work means that having so much to see is a real bonus.  Material | Matters explores the physicality of the artists’ chosen medium, considering our sense of history and the mystical connections we feel to our landscape. A particular…


Colourists Exhibition at Saul Hay brings Summer to Manchester

24th May 2017

Colour, Its All About Us   Colour, it’s a major factor in our lives. Designers are paid amazing amounts of money to create the right atmosphere in everything from shops, restaurants and offices to our homes. Its been proved to affect our moods, reaction to stress and our health. So, seeing the title, I was really looking forward to the preview of Saul Hay’s fourth exhibition ‘Colour & I Are One’ at their…


Vienna Art: It’s Not All Klimt

24th April 2017

Klimt’s Kiss and much, much more! I’ve recently had the good fortune to visit Vienna. Going for a short holiday it was inevitable that I would take in some of the art for which Vienna is famous. This is , after all, the home of Klimt and the Kiss. Having said that, it would have been possible to spend every day visiting one museum or gallery after another, so it was necessary…


Castlefield Gallery – Stick or Twist – Now On

7th February 2017

Castlefield Gallery Artists Take Control!   You need to be quick if you want to see this Launch Pad exhibition by Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery. Open from 3rd – 12th February at the galleries Hewitt Street site. Castlefield Launch Pad is one of many initiatives undertaken by the gallery who’s stated vision is for the North to be a place where artists can live and produce work, to nurture that talent, explore…


Rachel Maclean – Wot u :-) about? at HOME Manchester

21st November 2016

 Rachel Maclean at HOME Manchester The sheer vibrancy of Rachel Maclean’s new solo exhibition at HOME Manchester, quiet takes your breath away. This major exhibition by the acclaimed Scottish artist forms part of HOME’s winter season and, for me, a must see for anyone prepared to be entertained, shocked and amused by the breadth of this presentation.   Rachel Maclean – Wot U 🙂 About? Centred on a linked body…


Yorkshire Sculpture Park – Art in the Open

19th September 2016

  Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The name say’s it all. Most people know that Manchester isn’t in Yorkshire, and also that here at Beesblogs we concentrate mainly on the Manchester art scene. But….as far as I know, we don’t currently have anything like the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.(YSP) It’s fair to say we have some tremendous sculpture at Manchester’s museums and galleries; but after a recent visit, on what was a great weather day…