• Art in Manchester – RAGE, Binge, Undercurrents and More
  • Art in Manchester – Festival Photography, Lemon Projects. Are You Still There?
  • Art in Manchester – Seamus Killick, StockpART and Wigan Galleries
  • Art in Manchester: Moscow, Kinder Scout & Nippelle Collective
  • Art in Manchester – Kate Davies, 100 plus artists and Poetry in Longsight
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HOME – ‘A Revolution Betrayed’ New Autumn Season Marks the Centenary of Russian Revolution

HOME – Major Autumn Season Marks Centenary of Russian Revolution     Manchester’s HOME has announced a major Autumn season A Revolution Betrayed?, inspired by the centenary of the Russian Revolution. From a short-lived surge of post-revolutionary optimism came tremendous intentions to change the world, an explosion of new aesthetics and a passion for artistic experimentation. A Revolution Betrayed? delves into the history, memory and powerful legacy of the Revolution –…

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Dementia

Beyond Dementia Exhibition at The Whitworth Manchester

‘Beyond Dementia’ New Exhibition at The Whitworth 28th July – 17th September Beyond Dementia Dementia is currently striking fear into many older people, and with the latest figures showing that we now have approaching One Million people living with dementia, this timely exhibition will aim to show that there are ways to live well after diagnosis. ​Beyond Dementia explores the lived experience of dementia, looking beyond the condition and highlighting the…

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Saul Hay

Saul Hay Gallery to Sponsor The New Light Prize Exhibition Emerging Artist Award

Saul Hay Sponsor Emerging Artist Award This is great news for Saul Hay who have really made an impact on the contemporary art scene in Manchester since opening last October. Ian and Catherine are passionate about contemporary art and supporting emerging art and artists in Manchester and deserve this to be a great success – B ____________________________________________________________________________________________ One of Manchester’s youngest contemporary art galleries is lending a helping hand to…

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Joy

True Faith – The Joy of Joy Division & New Order at MAG

True Faith – Manchester Art Gallery – Until 3rd Sept Joy Division and New Order There is no doubt in my mind, that this will be one of Manchester Art Gallery’s (MAG) most visited exhibitions. With its mix of artwork, video, album covers and installation pieces, including mannequins and the soundtrack of Manchester from the 70’s with Joy Division until todays, still going New Order, there is something for art lovers, music lovers, and…

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Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess Tribute – No End to Enderby at The Whitworth

Anthony Burgess Tribute No End to Enderby – The Whitworth Anthony Burgess. The name is synonymous with his novel and later film by Stanley Kubrick, A Clockwork Orange. Perhaps lesser known, certainly to many Clockwork Orange fans, were his quartet of comic novels under the pseudonym Joseph Kell which started with Inside Mr Enderby in 1963 concluding with Enderby’s Dark Lady or No End to Enderby in 1984. These comic novels…

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Manifest Arts Festival 5-9th July

Manifest Arts Festival 2017 5th-9th July Manifest Arts Festival 2017 Launches tomorrow at the New Adelphi Gallery on the University of Salford campus (close to Salford Crescent station) The Manifest Festival starts its second year with a stronger than ever offering of mainly artist curated contemporary art in venues across Manchester and Salford, plus one in Bolton. Directors John Lynch, Elisa Artesero and Roger Bygott have brought together some of…

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Lindsey Bull and Plastique Fantastic at Castlefield Gallery

Lindsey Bull & Plastique Fantastique at Castlefield Gallery 23 June 2017 — 6 August 2017 Okay. I’m delighted you are visiting BeesBlogs to read my latest review of Lindsey Bull & Plastique Fantastique going Head to Head . But, before we go any further, Go See this latest offering from Castlefield Gallery. It’s a pity that the performance by Plastique Fantastique can’t be repeated as it had everyone watching totally…

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Manchester’s Buzzing – Art to See in June

June Exhibitions – Art in Manchester June has so much to see in and around Manchester that I’ve put together a bumper edition of BeesBlogs to try to get it all in! So read through and pick your favourites to see this month: Lindsey Bull and Plastique Fantastique at Castlefield Gallery, Cornelia Parker and Raqib Shaw at The Whitworth, Shirley Baker’s Photography at Manchester Art Gallery, Hi-5 at ArtWork Atelier in Salford, ‘Colour & I Are One’ at…

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Shirley Baker

Shirley Baker – Women, Chlidren & Loitering Men at MAG

Shirley Baker – Pioneer of Women’s Street Photography Shirley Baker would have been in her mid thirties during the Swinging Sixties. Flower Power, The Beatles, Rolling Stones and so many of the ‘Beautiful People’ that have now become part of our social history and entered the language we use today. It would be possible to wax lyrical on how good these times were…….but as Shirley Baker shows not necessarily for everyone. As…

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Colour

Colourists Exhibition at Saul Hay brings Summer to Manchester

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…

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