• BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – Two
  • BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – One
  • Paradise Works – ‘Tipping The Scales’ PV 2nd March
  • Manchester Art – Free Arts Festival 3rd March
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Sara Riccardi

BeesBlogs Talks To Sara Riccardi – Founder of Art Across

BeesBlogs talks to Sara Riccardi of Art Across     BeesBlogs spoke to Sara Riccardi the face behind Art Across a project aiming to bring open discussion about modern art and its evolution from art history. Born in Rome, Sara Riccardi, arrived in Manchester via Bath having completed her BA and MA in the History of Art at “La Sapienza” University of Rome. Living among some of the worlds great…

Nicola Dale

Nicola Dale ‘The Things That Look Back’ The Portico Library

  Nicola Dale at The Portico Library 11th Jan – 10th Feb 2018 The Portico Library is one of Manchester’s most iconic buildings. Opened in 1806 as a Library and Newsroom and inspired by a visit to The Athenaeum Liverpool some 10 years earlier by surgeon Michael Ward and his friend Robert Robinson, Thomas Harrison’s classical revival design has stood the test of time. Although The Portico has hosted art…


Bee in the City Launch and Art2c in Manchester this December

In Art2c in December we have: Bee in the City Launch | Peter Hodgson retrospective at Castlefield Gallery. | Mike Chavez-Dawson in Conversation with Sara Riccardi at Saul Hay Gallery | John Stezaker at The Whitworth | Winter Exhibition at Contemporary Six | Hidden Treasure at The Portico Library |    Bee in the City 2018 – Manchester will be Buzzin next Summer   Manchester officially launched the Bee in…

OA Studios

OA Studios – New Artist Led Space joins Greater Manchester’s Vibrant Art Scene

OA Studios. A Welcome Addition to Greater Manchester’s Vibrant Art Scene     Hot on the heels of the Paradise Works launch comes OA Studios. I visited the King Street, Salford based Studios new artist led space, complete with its own exhibition gallery, the morning after the night before’s launch party. …..which I think was a great success!   A 5 minutes walk from Victoria Station and just off Blackfriars…

Art2c in Manchester

Art2c in Manchester – BeesBlogs Round up of Art2c in November

Artc2c in Manchester There’s an amazing amount of Art2c in Manchester this November. With a new exhibition ‘Is Seeing Believing’ at Saul Hay Gallery, Lemn Sissay announcing the Manchester Histories Festival 2018,  Castlefield Gallery have their latest Launch Pad exhibition. Artist Kate Collins talks about her career at Contemporary Six, More news of Paradise Works, the new artist-led studio’s in Salford, Cecily Brown’s Shipwreck Drawings at The Whitworth, who also…


Artzu Gallery – Light | Touch Exhibition

  Artzu – Light | Touch 8th-23rd November   Artzu, one of Manchester’s most established independent galleries, has announced its latest exhibition which promises to be a riot of light and colour as we enter the darkness of the winter nights. North West artists Stephen Farley and Tony Spink, are well established in their own right and have joined  to produce this exhibition of their work.   Stephen Farley’s themes…

November Snippets

Art2c in Manchester – November Snippets

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…


Bruntwood Prize for Playwrighting 2017 – Shorlist Announced

Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2017 Shortlist   Top left to bottom right: Alan McKendrick, Archie Maddox, Daniel Foxsmith, Joshua Val Martin, Kevin Doyle, Laurie Nunn, Rebecca Callard, Sharon Clark, Tim Foley and Timothy X Atack. Photographer: The Other Richards. Bruntwood Prize Awards Ceremony: 13 November 2017 I have to declare that as a member and season ticket holder at the Royal Exchange Theatre, I look forward to the Bruntwood Prize…

Manchester Contemporary

Paradise Works & The Manchester Contemporary 2017- Manchester’s Great Weekend of Art

Manchester Contemporary & Paradise Works Opening – Manchester’s Great Weekend of Art   It’s going to be a great weekend for art lovers and artists alike this weekend as Manchester Contemporary 2017, now in its tenth edition, and the only UK invitational art fair for critically engaged contemporary art outside London comes to Manchester Central and Artists Hilary Jack and Lucy Harvey, with the support of Tom Bloxham’s  Urban Splash…

Saul Hay

Saul Hay Anniversary Exhibition – BeesBlogs Interviews Co-Directors Catherine & Ian Hay

Saul Hay – First Anniversary Exhibition – BeesBlogs talks to Co-Directors Catherine & Ian Hay   Saul Hay Fine Art opened in October 2016. Born of love for contemporary art and a passion to realise a long-held dream, Catherine and Ian Hay have put their dream, and their money to the ultimate test. They’ve certainly made a mark on Manchester’s art scene. They have a stand at The Manchester Contemporary …