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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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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Summer in the City – Contemporary art in Manchester – July

Summer
29th June 2018

Summer in the City – Contemporary art in Manchester – July   I hope you’re all enjoying Summer in the City. The beautiful weather makes you want to go out and make the most of the light nights and warm temperatures. So why not get out and see some of Manchester’s latest exhibitions of contemporary art. I say contemporary, this blog has the not so contemporary Goya and Hogarth exhibition…

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

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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 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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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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BeesBlogs Talks To Sara Riccardi – Founder of Art Across

Sara Riccardi
9th January 2018

BeesBlogs talks to Sara Riccardi of Art Across     BeesBlogs spoke to Sara Riccardi the face behind Art Across a project aiming to bring open discussion about modern art and its evolution from art history. Born in Rome, Sara Riccardi, arrived in Manchester via Bath having completed her BA and MA in the History of Art at “La Sapienza” University of Rome. Living among some of the worlds great…

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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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Bee in the City Launch and Art2c in Manchester this December

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4th December 2017

In Art2c in December we have: Bee in the City Launch | Peter Hodgson retrospective at Castlefield Gallery. | Mike Chavez-Dawson in Conversation with Sara Riccardi at Saul Hay Gallery | John Stezaker at The Whitworth | Winter Exhibition at Contemporary Six | Hidden Treasure at The Portico Library |    Bee in the City 2018 – Manchester will be Buzzin next Summer   Manchester officially launched the Bee in…

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The Making of a Festival – Elisa Artesero on Manifest Arts Festival 2017

Art in Manchester
7th August 2017

Manifest Arts Festival 2017   Manifest Arts Festival returned this year, for its second outing. This year also saw a step change in the festival with more artists and venues across Greater Manchester. An artist led festival, with its aim of promoting North West artists, Manifest programmed its 5 days to run along-side the multi-million pound Manchester International Festival. With 33+ venues and 250 artists  putting on this festival was bound to be a challenge…

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