Contemporary art exhibitions from: HOME, Air Gallery & Castlefield Gallery

8th November 2018

In this weeks blog: John Walter’s major solo exhibition CAPSID starts at HOME.  and Altrincham’s Air Gallery have timely and poignant solo exhibition from artist Carole Evans  commemorating the 29 dead and the further 20 who died from their wounds, who all came from one street in Altrincham and which was awarded a roll of honour by King George V subsequently it became known as ‘The Bravest Little Street in…

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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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What’s On – Contemporary art in Manchester

Art in Manchester
20th April 2018

    Contemporary art in Manchester This April has been a superb month and there are still more exhibitions opening this coming week. After their recent successful opening exhibition with Lesley Halliwell’s  ‘Tilted Plane’  Zellij Arts next exhibition will be the work of Iran born artist Fatemeh Takht Keshian  Bankley Gallery have ‘That Sinking Feeling‘ from contemporary art partnership ARM.  Tanisha Salakoh says that she is inspired by Gerhard Richter…

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Art in Manchester – More Exhibitions for April

Art in Manchester
16th April 2018

April art in Manchester   This week’s BeesBlogs has more new contemporary art in Manchester for readers to see in April. Plus, although we are art in Manchester,  Manchester artist Tracy Hill has an exhibition at Warrington Art gallery. We have a new performance work from Elisa Artesero at Artwork Atelier this Thursday which will include music from Caro C  and, also starting Thursday, we have a new exhibition from…

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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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BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester this February Part Two

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6th February 2018

Following on from the last  BeesBlogs Art2c in Manchester Part One here are more exhibitions of great Art2c in Manchester: Update from my last BeesBlogs blog: Three of the exhibitions mentioned have now opened. Zellij Arts, Elizabeth Kwant’s  latest venture based in the Alexandria Library on Wilmslow Road has had a successful launch of work by Lesley Halliwell entitled ‘Tilted Plane‘. Saul Hay launched ‘Looking Forward’ their first exhibition of…

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

OA Studios
28th November 2017

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…

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Hidden Altrincham 2017 Festival & Paola Bazz at Con Club

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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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….in Dark Times – Castlefield Gallery – Contemporary Art in Manchester

3rd March 2017

….in Darker Times – Castlefield Gallery The latest exhibition at Castlefield Gallery in Manchester again focuses on emerging talent in the contemporary art field. The exhibition called   …..in Dark Times is tagged “An exhibition on the thingness of things in the age of the thingless medium” features six artists using various media to interpret the exhibitions theme. As Castlefield explain: Much of our contemporary experiences are increasingly mediated by the Internet and…

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