Art and Culture in Manchester this week from BeesBlogs

25th October 2018

  Art and culture in Manchester never ceases to amaze me by its diversity and quality. From public gallery’s to squats, street art, people’s front rooms and empty shop windows, the opportunity to show art in all its forms is eagerly grasped. Which makes putting together a blog of what to see is a delight…..and a challenge to try to cover everything without making the blog so large it’s un-manageable….

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Manchester’s ‘Buzzin’ art scene

18th October 2018

  ‘Buzzin’ Manchester’s contemporary art scene certainly is! After a fantastic week in which we saw the George Owells son Richard Blair, open Saul Hay Gallery’s latest exhibition ‘Room 103’ Aviva Investors Manchester Art Fair at Manchester Central, which was the best yet. (The fair continues to get better every year and is firm favourite on the Manchester art calendar), we also had Paradise Works Open 2018 and the re-launch…

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George Orwell tribute in Castlefield and Placebo at The Lowry – BeesBlogs Art in Manchester

8th October 2018

George Orwell in Manchester? Saul Hay  shortlisted by Northern Soul for Small Business of the Year 2018, present their latest exhibition ‘Room 103 – a visual tribute to George Orwell‘ and the great mans son Richard Blair will be at the opening on 6th October. We also have international contemporary dance at The Lowry with Placebo. Risa Takita at The Portico and Charwei Tsai and Mandy Barker at Centre for…

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Ben Eine, Deborah Grice, William Kentridge – BeesBlogs Art in Manchester

17th September 2018

Ben Eine, Deborah Grice, William Kentridge – BeesBlogs art in Manchester.   Ben Eine kicks off the latest BeesBlogs post with the international muralist creating a homagé to ‘Brit Noir’ filmed in 1960’s Manchester, at the iconic Refuge building, now The Principal Hotel. Saul Hay launch their latest exhibition from New Lights Prize winner Deborah Grice. The Whitworth has South African artist William Kentridge’s animated drawings and film in its…

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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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Manchester contemporary arts from BeesBlogs

Manchester contemporary
16th August 2018

Manchester contemporary arts from BeesBlogs   In this latest edition of Manchester contemporary arts from  BeesBlogs we have: Manchester artist Richard Heys ‘Homecoming’ exhibition at the Millyard Gallery in Saddleworth.  ‘Self and Other’ at Neo Artists. ‘Furnished Archipelago’ and Apparel’ at Paradise Works and news of the Manchester Contemporary Art Fund winners. Plus Air Gallery OPEN 2018 is still on and well worth a visit as is Saul Hay’s ‘Being…

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BeesBlogs – Art Exhibitions in Manchester

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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 July 3

23rd July 2018

Art Exhibitions – Summer in the City – July 3 Being Allowed To Look – Saul Hay Gallery 28th July to 16th September.   Contemporary art at its best comes to Saul Hay at the end of July. It is rare that we have an opportunity to slow, stop and look, really look, at our fellow humans.The artists in this exhibition have and in doing so, as contemporary artists, have…

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Art exhibitions in Manchester – Summer in the City 2

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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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