Art in Manchester – Sculpture, Film and Manifest arts festival

Art in Manchester
10th June 2019

Paul Digby – Transcending the Figure – Saul Hay Gallery Exhibition 15th – 30th June Art in Manchester: Saul Hay Gallery present ‘Transcending the Figure‘. A celebration of the front line of the public sector; this exhibition is part of a three year project, 2016 – 2019, by artist Paul Digby. Paul worked with the emergency services drawing and sculpting them in classical poses. These classical poses highlight the heroic…

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Art in Manchester – Why be Exotic in Private? Louise Giovannelli and Slime UR Life

Art in Manchester
1st June 2019

    Jenny Steele – WHY BE EXOTIC IN PRIVATE? –  Rogue Artists’ Studios, PV: Saturday 8th June 2019, 2pm- 5pm Dates: 9th June  – Saturday 29th June 2019. ‘Why Be Exotic In Private? is a solo installation by artist Jenny Steele, which is the result of her research into South Beach Miami’s 1930’s ‘Seaside Moderne’ architecture which was inspired by the long sweeping streamlined curves and details of ocean…

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Art in Manchester – Opera North bring Verdi’s AIDA to The Bridgewater Hall

26th May 2019

    ​ Aida – The Bridgewater Hall – Tuesday 4 June at 7.30pm       Opera North return to Manchester in June with a concert staging of Verdi’s Egyptian epic, Aida, last performed by the Company over 20 years ago. The production reunites the creative team behind our critically-acclaimed Turandot including director Annabel Arden, designer Joanna Parker and conductor Sir Richard Armstrong, and marks Opera North’s long-awaited return…

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Art in Manchester – Festival Photography, Lemon Projects. Are You Still There?

Art in Manchester
13th May 2019

    Art in Manchester this week has the opening of a new exhibition of photography at Northern Quarter bar 33 Oldham Street The exhibition documents three years Cumbria’s ‘Kendal Calling’ Festival. You can see some of the fantastic photographs below and, most importantly, at the end of the exhibition on 15th June, the works will be auctioned off in aid of homelessness charity Big Change who have signed up…

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Art in Manchester – Seamus Killick, StockpART and Wigan Galleries

Art in Manchester
3rd May 2019

Art in Manchester this week has an exhibition from The Weavers Factory in Uppermill featuring Seamus Killick, GM Arts Prize finalist Peter Davis has authored the Stockport Art Guild centenary book, The launch of Wigan Galleries and New Light Arts Prize are looking for a Project Manager. Seamus Killick – The Weavers Factory- Uppermill May 4th & 5th Multi-media artist Seamus Killick explores Saddleworth’s dark history. Using a mixture of…

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Art in Manchester: Moscow, Kinder Scout & Nippelle Collective

26th April 2019

Art in Manchester this week must start with some sad news. In last weeks blog I included a solo exhibition at Rogue Artists Studios. ‘Land Remains’ by Kate Davies. Many of Kate’s friends were aware of her fight with cancer and that she had recently been told it was terminal. Her great friend of 40 years, fellow artist Sarah Feinmann, posted on Facebook on 23rd April, that Kate had passed….

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Art in Manchester – Kate Davies, 100 plus artists and Poetry in Longsight

17th April 2019

Art in Manchester this week has 2 for 1 at Altrincham’s Air Gallery, with Homeness a solo exhibition from Claire Tindale, and Micro, which, as it sounds, is art in smaller piece from national and international artists numbering 100+. Kate Davies solo exhibition ‘Land Remains’ at Rogue Artist Studios in Gorton, and poet and playwright Hafsah Aneela Bashir will be ‘Re-writing Longsight‘ as part of the Manchester Literary Festival. Reminders:…

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Art in Manchester: Techniques, Mystic Lamb and Disabled Activism

Art in Manchester
8th April 2019

Art in Manchester has some really interesting Art2c starting this week from Saul Hay, Peoples History Museum (PHM) and PROFORMA, who will have a number of Manchester based artists at the Venice Biennale this summer. I must to mention are Julian Bovis and Nigel Durkin the driving force behind The Weavers Factory in Uppermill, Saddleworth on the fantastic launch of their new gallery. A labour of love and dedication to…

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Art in Manchester – Ruskin, The Reno and The Northern Boys

Art in Manchester
27th March 2019

Art in Manchester: This week sees three exhibition from The Whitworth featuring Joy Forever, a response to John Ruskin, Ancient Textiles large textile works from the Paul Hughes Collection and The Reno who some Mancunians will remember from the 1970’s as a Moss Side nightclub venue for mixed race youths. If you’re talking art in Manchester, then Contemporary Six Gallery across from Manchester Town Hall has The Northern Boys an exhibition…

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Art in Manchester – Art, Photography, Architecture and Peterloo

Art in Manchester
21st March 2019

  Art in Manchester has lots of new exhibitions to enjoy this week including the new Peterloo Exhibition Disrupt? at Peoples History Museum, Castlefield Gallery have what promises to be a fascinating exhibition –  Undoing, Cherry Tenneson has a solo exhibition at Paradise Works and a series of events in Salford from Not Quite Light. In addition there is some great Art2c exhibitions still on: Neo:Artist exhibition ‘Fragmentation’ and ‘Detached’…

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