Dinu Li's beautiful photographic portraits depict residents from Manchester's many different communities using call centres to keep in touch with their friends and relatives abroad.
See artworks produced at the gallery's family art clubs and inspired by our collections. Look out for them around the galleries, on display next to the original works.
A major new commission by Manchester International Festival with Manchester Art Gallery. Bach's sublime solo works for piano, violin and cello will be performed in a unique environment created by Zaha Hadid Architects.
See a selection of flip-book inspired animations by Manchester-based artist Andrew Bracey in this new exhibition.
Look out for Marc Quinn's sculpture No Visible Means of Escape IV (1996) on loan from Tate and on display in our Victorian Galleries as part of the Visual Dialogues programme.
From Quentin Blake to Eric Clapton, 45 famous names reveal their favourite things in this exhibition celebrating the art of illustration.
Discover Goya's extraordinary use of imagination, wit and satire in this exhibition of around 30 rarely-displayed prints from our collections.
See the Chapman Brothers' gruesome sculpture Disasters of War alongside the Goya etchings that inspired it.
Prepare to be amazed by ten rarely-shown works by current and future global art stars from China, India and Japan. Facing East is a wondrous exhibition featuring outstanding contemporary paintings and sculptures drawn from one of the largest and most important, privately held contemporary art collections in the UK today.