Art exhibitions in Manchester – Summer in the City 2

art exhibitions
9th July 2018

Art Exhibitions  – Summer in the City 2 Welcome to this bumper edition of art exhibitions from BeesBlogs. We have new exhibitions from Bankley Gallery & Studios, with ‘Prop Me Up’, The Turnpike, Leigh, with an exhibition of work by the late Dave Pearson.  Paradise Works has a solo exhibition from Richard Shields, The Hepworth, Wakefield, have Modern British Photography from the Hyman Collection. Artzu have a new show of…

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Manchester contemporary art snippets – May.

Manchester contemporary art
21st May 2018

Manchester contemporary art – Snippets   May has been an amazing month for Manchester contemporary art. New events and exhibitions are coming out almost daily. As always BeesBlogs will try to keep you up to date with Manchester’s fantastic contemporary art scene, plus the odd taster of what’s on elsewhere. Air Gallery in Altrincham have a solo exhibition by Louise Garman starting tomorrow – 22nd  (Full details in my last…

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Contemporary art snippets – May

contemporary art
14th May 2018

Contemporary art snippets – May   In this contemporary art snippets blog I’ve included, alongside local Manchester events, a Hilary Jack exhibition in Scotland, and Altrincham’s Word Fest. Plus we have a new contemporary art exhibition from Louise Garman at Air Gallery and two from Cross Street Arts We also have a reminder of some great contemporary art events which we have featured in recent blogs but are still on…

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Nicola Ellis – Metal-Morphosis – Art in Manufacturing 2

New contemporary art
10th May 2018

Nicola Ellis Metal-Morphosis Art in Manufacturing 2 Residency – Ritherdon Limited, Blackburn     Artist Nicola Ellis  has talked to BeeBlogs about her residency at Ritherdon Limited in Blackburn as part of the Art in Manufacturing 2 programme. A sound scape experience in an eerily abandoned ballroom, the full-bodied embrace of a wallpaper mill’s colour capabilities, a cardboard cinema and the procession of tons of industrial machinery are all set…

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Art in Manchester – GM Arts Prize 2018 – Shortlist

GM Arts Prize 2018
27th April 2018

GM Arts Prize 2018 – Manchester’s Premiere Contemporary Arts Prize   Suzanne Moxhay   GM Arts Prize 2018 Shortlist The standard of entry for this years GM Arts Prize is again truly inspiring in its breadth of subject and standard of presentation . The judging panel consisting of Castlefield Gallery Director Helen Wewiora,  Artist, and 2017 GM Arts Prize winner Helen Davis, MAN Diesel’s Legal Counsel and Northern Art Collector Louise Durose…

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BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester

BeesBlogs
20th February 2018

BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester has more Spring Art2c. In addition to my two blogs earlier this month BeesBlogs has more  new exhibitions for art lovers in Manchester and the North West. Joe O’Rourke – PS Mirabel | Hannah Wooll – Paper Gallery | Then There Was Us & Aaron Hansford – Sloe Gallery | Kate Haywood – MAG | Annie Swynnerton Retrospective – MAG | Alison Wilding – The Whitworth…

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Bruntwood Prize for Playwrighting 2017 – Shorlist Announced

26th October 2017

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…

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Art Snippets – More of What’s On in Manchester

Art Snippets
2nd October 2017

Art Snippets – Manchester’s Buzzin Art Scene This latest Art Snippets is absolutely full of great Art2C in Manchester and the North West most starting this week. Miami to Morcambe – Artist Jenny Steele presents This Building for Hope  A new solo exhibition at the iconic Art Deco Midland Hotel, Morecambe from 4th – 22nd October 2017     This Building for Hope is a new exhibition of site specific artwork and interventions…

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Hidden Altrincham 2017 Festival & Paola Bazz at Con Club

snippets
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…

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The Making of a Festival – Elisa Artesero on Manifest Arts Festival 2017

Art in Manchester
7th August 2017

Manifest Arts Festival 2017   Manifest Arts Festival returned this year, for its second outing. This year also saw a step change in the festival with more artists and venues across Greater Manchester. An artist led festival, with its aim of promoting North West artists, Manifest programmed its 5 days to run along-side the multi-million pound Manchester International Festival. With 33+ venues and 250 artists  putting on this festival was bound to be a challenge…

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