Kylie - The Exhibition

KYLIE EVENTS PROGRAMME

We’ve got Kylie-inspired fun for everyone this summer. For adults, why not join one of our tours or workshops? For families, young people and the young-at-heart we will be running Kylie-related events throughout August.

Exhibition tour
Sat 30 June, 2 - 2.45pm 
Join Margot Anderson, curator from the Arts Centre, Melbourne for an informal tour around the exhibition. 
Free, please book

Inspired by Kylie
Sat 14 July, 4 – 4.30pm
Listen and watch music and dance inspired by Kylie. A performance by Chinese young people from the Wai Yin youth group.
Free, drop-in event

Summer Nights : Kyliemania
Thurs 26 July, 6 - 8pm
A chance to catch an evening viewing of the exhibition and enjoy music and Kylie-related activities.
Free, please book

Kylie style
A two day course in fashion, 11am – 4pm each day
Be inspired by our Kylie exhibition and turn yourself into a designer. You are invited to design and make a glamorous showgirl headdress using flamboyant materials where there are no limitations to what you can create!
£30 (£25 concessions), includes materials, please book

Kylie: the ultimate gay icon?
Thurs 23 August, 2 - 3pm
From Judy Garland to Kylie Minogue. An illustrated talk exploring gay icons past and present. Dr Sharif Mowlabocus from the University of Sussex will be discussing the concept of the 'gay icon' in contemporary culture.
Free, please book

Summer Nights : Kyliemania
Thurs 23 August, 6 - 8pm
A chance to strut your stuff and show us what you're made of in this Kylie inspired evening event. The perfect warm up to the Pride big weekend!
Free, please book

Handbag of Harmonies sing Kylie
Sun 26 August, 3 - 4pm
Get a new take on Kylie songs. The fabulous all-female voice choir from Chester show us how it's done.

To book for the events listed above please call 0161 235 8888 or e-mail magevents@manchester.gov.uk

Family Events

Kylie Pop Products
Wednesdays throughout August (1, 8, 15, 22, 29)
1-3pm
Make your own album cover artwork, produce your very own platinum disc or design music memorabilia inspired by Kylie.

Sing-along-a-Kylie
Thursdays throughout August (2, 9, 16, 23, 30)
1-3pm
Workshops for all budding pop stars! Sing-a-long to Kylie’s chart-topping tunes and make your own pop star accessories.

Spin around with Kylie
Fridays throughout August (3, 10, 17, 24, 31)
1-3pm
Learn some of Kylie’s best-known moves and create your own pop star accessories to take away in these dance-inspired workshops.

All family workshops are free, but places must be reserved in person at the gallery information desk from 12.30pm on the day.