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.
Ron Mueck's hyper-real sculptures of the human figure are tender portrayals of people in their most intimate, isolated and vulnerable moments. This exhibition features three of his remarkable, out of scale sculptures: Wild Man, 2005; Spooning Couple, 2005; and Mask III, 2005.
See the winners of our Inspired by… competition displayed alongside the work that inspired them in the gallery.
This is the first comprehensive retrospective to trace Dorothy Bohm’s exceptional photographic career – a career that spans six decades and several continents.
Charlotte Newson’s photo-mosaic portrait of Manchester suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst is formed from thousands of images of other inspirational women, supplied by people around the world.
You’re invited to sing a karaoke duet with a soldier.
This quietly provocative installation was made by the Manchester-based Quarantine theatre company over an 18 month period with currently serving soldiers.
Lighting created by young people from across Manchester together with lighting designer Daniel Davis James.
Drawing, textiles and mixed-media artworks inspired by the gallery and our collections, created by people with learning disabilities.
See the winners of our annual competition for adults.