Inspired by Celia Fiennes (1662–1741) who journeyed through England on horseback and came to Manchester in 1688, Jo Roberts will be a contemporary reporter coming to the city. She will take as her subject Manchester’s two football clubs, revealing the quirky through drawing and writing, reflecting and observing.
This exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of Art Treasures of the United Kingdom, the largest ever art exhibition in the UK, held here in Manchester in 1857.
This exhibition is the result of a photographic project commissioned by Look 07 working with eight groups and twelve artists. Each group presents what is distinctive about their experience of Manchester and has worked with photographic techniques from polaroids and pinhole cameras to digital media.
Sophie MacCorquodale is the winner of the Crosby Manchester Art prize for 2005.
Laylah Ali, Hamad Butt, Ellen Gallagher & Edgar Cleijne, David Huffman, Hew Locke, Marepe, Henna Nadeem, Kori Newkirk, Yinka Shonibare MBE,
Eric Wesley and Mario Ybarra Jr.
The Creative Consultants - our group of young people who explore the exhibitions and collections and help to interpret art works for a young audience - bring together two art works, to create a visual dialogue in our twentieth century galleries. Watch out for their interpretation of these art works from mid January.
Don't miss your only chance to see Kylie – The Exhibition in the north of England.
A special exhibition celebrating the creativity of the communities of Manchester. Inspired by the Art Treasures exhibition.
Pakistan’s new miniature art movement is experiencing a spectacular revival around the world. Beyond the Page brings eight of the most prestigious artists trained in Pakistan to Manchester Art Gallery, as part of the Festival of Muslim Cultures 2006.
Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba is one of the most exciting Asian artists to have emerged in recent years. This retrospective is his first major UK exhibition.