BeesBlogs- Art in Manchester – September

28th August 2018

BeesBlogs contemporary art in Manchester   BeesBlogs starts September’s blog with a major new exhibition at The Whitworth, from contemporary artist Alice Kettle whose current focus is on stitched textiles. Unusually, BeesBlogs has included the main text of the media release so that the reader can get the full background to this amazing project which engages with migrants and the refugee crisis. The project also has involvement from The Travelling…

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BeesBlogs – Art Exhibitions in Manchester

BeesBlogs
2nd August 2018

BeesBlogs – August Art Exhibitions in Manchester and other news!     BeesBlogs round up of new and currently showing art exhibitions in Manchester early this August, plus a few other snippets! Last Friday found me at the PV of Saul Hay Gallery’s new exhibition ‘Being Allowed to Look‘ which was a real treat of contemporary art and sculpture, and also an opportunity to chat to exhibiting artists Peter Davis,…

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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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What’s On – Manchester contemporary art – June 2

15th June 2018

What’s On – Manchester contemporary art   Already half way through June and the art just keeps on coming. I must start by making mention of two exhibition previews I went to recently. Saul Hay Gallery in Castlefield have ‘Shortlist’ with artists from recent art prize competitions. It really is a great exhibition and must have challenged the curating skills of gallery Directors Catherine and Ian Hay. That the exhibition…

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Art in Manchester – What’s On in March – Three

BeesBlogs
18th March 2018

Art in Manchester – What’s On In March More Art in Manchester from BeesBlogs in what has been great month for art-lovers. I’ve also put in some Snippets as a reminder of some exhibitions still on if you haven’t yet had time to get around them, including: ‘Looking Forward at Saul Hay Gallery, Alison Wilding at The Whitworth, Manchester artist Chris Cyprus at Contemporary Six,  Paradise works hosts  Tipping the…

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BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – One

Art2c in Manchester
6th March 2018

BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – One March heralds in Spring and some great new art2c in Manchester this month. Rather than put together a What’s On of great length, I’ve decided to break it down in weekly bite-size pieces. More next week!! As part of International Women’s Day and Manchester’s Wonder Women Festival, Castlefield Gallery have brought together Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce in their latest exhibition previewing…

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Manchester Art – Free Arts Festival 3rd March

Manchester Art
26th February 2018

Manchester Art from Beesblogs If the Beast from the East allows, why not brave the weather and see the Free Arts Festival at NOMA this weekend? Plus, Saul Hay Gallery in Castlefield will be showing a selection of  Experimental Films part of Manchester Film Festival 2018 – Free. (More information on both these below). You can also see there latest exhibition of contemporary art ‘Looking Forward’ Manchester art Gallery’s Annie…

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BeesBlogs – New Art2c in Manchester this February Part One

BeesBlogs
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,…

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What’s On? – BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester

Art2c in January
15th January 2018

What’s On? – BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester What’s On? Well there’s a lot Art2c in Manchester’s already ….and it’s only January!  An interesting collaboration between Castlefield Gallery, Manchester Craft and Design and the Redeye Photography Network try to help answer the eternal question every artist ask every day. “When can I give up the day Job?” With workshops and advice from those who have managed to go full-time creative, it’s…

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

Nicola Dale
5th January 2018

  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…

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