Art Treasures in Manchester 150 Years on: Community Exhibition

Collage of accessories created by Birch Community centre inspired by Victorian lost property list
  • Saturday 19 January 2008 - Sunday 20 April 2008
  • Manchester Art Gallery
  • FREE
A special exhibition celebrating the creativity of the communities of Manchester. Inspired by the Art Treasures exhibition.
Nine groups from a range of communities across Manchester have worked with artists to explore aspects of their individual and community heritage, using photography, sculpture, textiles, words, sound recordings and design. The works have been created by people of all ages from Collyhurst, Rusholme and Wythenshawe.

Partners in these projects are The Addy Young People’s Centre; Birch Community Centre; Churnet Street Sheltered Housing; Crescent Community High School; Family Action Benchill; NCH Foundations; Tree of Life Centre; Shimmer and Shine; Redeye.
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